Short North Foundation Accepting Grant Requests
As part of its continuing mission to support advancements in the Short North, the Short North Foundation is now accepting requests for grants between $500 and $2,500 from area organizations with projects taking place in or around the neighborhood. Specifically, the Foundation seeks projects and programs that benefit Short North area residents, unite Short North neighborhoods, and incorporate or preserve public works of art and architecture. The deadline to submit a grant proposal is Monday, June 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. Projects requiring multiple-year funding will be considered. Past projects that have been funded by the Foundation include the Harrison West Jazz Stage, Goodale Park Music Series, Screen on the Green movie series in Goodale Park, Harrison Park Art Awards, tree plaques in Goodale Park, flowerbeds in Italian Village Park, Columbus Art Walks, Gate restoration in Goodale Park, and the Columbus International Film & Video Festival.

Download the Grant Application here.

About The Short North Foundation
TFounded in 2000, the Short North Foundation serves to advance the creative spirit, diversity, and vitality of the Short North Neighborhoods and Short North Arts District. It maintains partnerships with the Friends of Goodale Park, Harrison West Society, Italian Village Commission, Italian Village Society, Short North Alliance, Short North Civic Association, and the Victorian Village Commission. Since its inception, the Short North Foundation has worked with neighborhood civic organizations to help fund Short North area bench restorations, neighborhood sign programs, bicycle bollards, the Community Campaign for Creating Encounters in Urban Art and History, the Short North Parking Initiative, the Short North Pocket Parks Campaign, and the Short North District Roundtables. Visit for more information.

Building A Legacy
The Short North Foundation (formerly The Short North Neighborhood Foundation) exists to advance the creative spirit, diversity, and vitality of the Short North in order to benefit all who live, work, and play in its neighborhood.

Creating Encounters in Urban Art & History
"Creating encounters in urban art and history" is a campaign to raise funds to create "pocket parks" or streetscapes that will include art, greenspace and historical journeys.