Neighborhood Grants

Two grants are available to homeowner associations to enhance their neighborhood common areas.  The next deadline to apply will be April 15, 2024. After this date, the applications will be reviewed by the City and letters will be mailed out.  After being notified of grant approval by the City, associations may install the improvements.  All projects are subject to applicable codes and permitting requirements.  Grant recipients submit documentation once the work is done.  Reimbursement checks are then mailed out. 

 Applications may be dropped off or mailed to City Hall, Community Development, 750 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL 34695.  All documentation listed in the application is required.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Neighborhood Project Grants

Eligible projects include physical improvements such as entryway signs, fencing, walkways, fountains and lighting in a common area or neighborhood entryway. Reimbursement is available for the full cost of the project up to a maximum of $5,000. Lighting should be designed and installed with energy saving fixtures. Maintenance costs are not eligible.  

Beautification Matching Grants

Eligible projects include landscaping and irrigation in a common area or neighborhood entryway.  Irrigation systems must be low flow (soaker hoses, or drip irrigation) and landscaping may not obstruct motorist sight distances.  Landscaping should be Florida Friendly. Reimbursement is available for a 50% project cost match up to $2,500. Maintenance costs are not eligible.  

Mayor's Award of Excellence

This program recognizes businesses and residents for their efforts to beautify their property in the City of Safety Harbor.   Nominations are accepted at any time. Examples of eligible projects include painting, cleaning, remodeling, and landscaping. 

How to Apply

To apply for a grant or nominate a residential project for the Mayor's Award of Excellence, please complete the form and mail with your pictures and description to: 

    City of Safety Harbor 

    Community Development Department

    750 Main Street 

    Safety Harbor, FL 34695 

More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Cecilia Chen at 727-724-1555 x 1703 or via email at


Frequently Asked Questions about Grants