Home Improvement Grants

Home Improvement Grants

Qualified persons are resident homeowners in Fruit Valley Neighborhood, Vancouver, WA who can demonstrate a financial or physical need for assistance on home improvement, repair or maintenance.  No cash will be awarded. Grants will be awarded by purchase of materials for the homeowner or reimbursement of the purchase price of materials up to the approved grant amount.

Applications will be reviewed by a joint panel of the Fruit Valley Foundation and the Fruit Valley Neighborhood Association and considered based on the following:

  • Financial or Physical Need
  • Level of Impact the Project Would Have on the Property
  • Safety – Projects That Improve Safety or Accessibility
  • Visibility From the Perspective of Neighbors
  • Creativity and Aesthetics

Submission Requirements and Checklist:

  1. Completed Grant Request Form (download grant request form here)
  2. Completed Project Outline and Estimated Cost
  3. Proof of Residency and Home Ownership in Fruit Valley Neighborhood
  4. Demonstration of Need

Disclaimer: No submission will be reviewed unless it is complete, any omissions will result in disqualification. All submissions, if accepted, will become public record.

The Fruit Valley Foundation and the Fruit Valley Neighborhood Association will review the project once completed and we request authorization to take before and after photos for future promotion and funding of the program.

Applications are accepted by either faxing to 360-694-8930 or mailed to the following:

The Fruit Valley Foundation
Attention: GRANTS
PO Box 72
Vancouver, WA 98666-0072