Neighborhood Investment Program

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What is the Neighborhood Investment Program?


The Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP - formerly Neighborhood Reinvestment Grants) is a partnership between the City of Boise and City registered neighborhood associations.

The program funds comprehensive neighborhood plans and capital construction projects to help enrich the lives of our citizens, enhance the identity and quality of life in our neighborhoods and encourage a strong sense of community. The program also funds mini-grants to support neighborhood communication and community-building.

Application Information


The application period was open from November 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. At this time, all apprlications are being reviewed. Neighborhood Associations will be notified of application decisions and the award announcement date in July 2019.

All groups and associations interested in submitting a project application are strongly encouraged to attend the City Project Manager Open House event for an opportunity to discuss project ideas, plans, and feasibility. All groups and associations planning to submit a project application will be required to attend a Neighborhood Investment Program workshop in the Fall of 2019 (see below for Workshop dates/times).

Important Dates

  • Application open: Nov. 1, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

  • Open House: Sept. 16, 5:30-7:30 pm at the senior center

Neighborhood Investment Program Workshops

  • Sept. 24 | Library! at Cole & Ustick | 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Oct. 9 | Library! at Collister | 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Oct. 22 | Library! at Hillcrest | 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Nov. 7 | Library! at Bown Crossing | 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Nov. 12 | Main Library | 6:30-8:00 pm

For questions regarding the Neighborhood Investment Program, please contact us via email or call (208) 570-6834.

NIP Awards