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Anniston Changers Launch 5th Round of Grant Opportunities for Residential Property Repairs

Anniston Changers Minor Home Repair Grants

Anniston, AL – The Anniston Changers are thrilled to announce the commencement of their 5th round of grant opportunities, available from Monday, April 8, 2024, through Monday, May 13, 2024. These grants, focusing on minor residential property repairs to address health or safety hazards, can amount to a maximum of $2,500 per applicant.

Funded through the City of Anniston Fund, administered by the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, these grants aim to support charitable initiatives within the corporate city limits of Anniston, Alabama. The Anniston Changers, comprised of dedicated volunteers deeply passionate about the well-being of Anniston and its residents, collaborate with community members and organizations to undertake monthly service projects across the city.

Eligibility for these grants is subject to meeting specific criteria:
1. Ownership of a home within the corporate city limits of Anniston, Alabama (refer to the city map provided).
2. Being either over 60 years old, mentally or physically disabled, or belonging to a low-income household.
3. Submission of an application for residential property that the applicant owns and occupies as their primary residence.

To apply for these grants, interested individuals can access the online application via the provided link or refer to the announcement flyer for more details. Additionally, applicants can utilize the QR codes on the flyer or follow the links provided for step-by-step instructional guides and an instructional video.

The grants cover various areas of residential property repairs aimed at rectifying minor health or safety hazards. Examples of eligible work include the installation of wheelchair ramps, window replacements, minor roof patching, minor plumbing repairs, and minor deck or awning repairs.

Key information regarding the grant application process includes:
1. Deadline for applications is May 13, 2024, at 5:00 PM CT.
2. Applicants can request a maximum of $2,500.00 in funding.
3. Grantees are responsible for sourcing their own contractor(s).
4. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For further inquiries or information regarding the grant application process, interested parties can contact:

Lethea Cortner
Scholarships & Grants Coordinator
Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama
1130 Quintard Avenue, Suite 100, Anniston, AL 36201
Telephone: 256-231-5160, Ext 24
Email: lcortner@cfnea.org

The Anniston Changers encourage eligible individuals to take advantage of these grant opportunities to enhance the safety and well-being of their residential properties and, by extension, the community as a whole.

 

Anniston Changers Minor Home Repair Grants

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