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Saturday, June 30, 2018

The Sidewalk Foundation is pleased to announce four $500 micro-grants to be paid to those who build their own sidewalk in Nashville!

The Sidewalk Foundation is pleased to announce four $500 micro-grants to be paid to those who build their own sidewalk in Nashville!






The Sidewalk Foundation of Nashville is very thankful to have recently received two $1000 donations!  Thank you to those who are putting a donation behind the belief that it is our right to walk comfortably and safely in this city. 


We are turning these donations directly around and are offering four $500 micro-grants to those who put in their own piece of sidewalk per Nashville's Public Works standards.






Two of these grants are being offered to those who live on Bowling Av as this is my sidewalk project # 1!  Bowling Av is getting a sidewalk extension from West End to Forest Park but, the remainder, to Woodmont, is not in the plan.  The first two homeowners who puts in their piece on Bowling will be awarded $500 from The Sidewalk Foundation.  The additional two grants will be opened up to anyone of Nashville who does the same. 





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I want to remind Nashville that we have a long history of neighbors pitching in to complete wanted projects.  Woodmont Blvd was the first paved road in Nashville AND it was funded by those who lived in the neighborhood (in 1914!!!). 





Most likely understand, as disappointing as this is, that our city cannot fund all needed sidewalks in a timely way.  The estimate to completion date for Nashville's sidewalk network, at our current pace, is 1000 years from now.  If we truly want walkability, we will all need to help.  


To make a donation: 


Please contact us if interested in a $500 grant for sidewalk production per Public Works standards: 

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