Block Party Grant

Does your neighborhood want to host a neighborhood block party? Apply for a grant here!

Application Process

Step 1.Understand the Guidelines

  • Each grant will reimburse eligible expenses up to $200
  • Eligible expenses include: food, paper goods, door prizes, and entertainment/performers
  • Ineligible expense include: alcohol, play equipment, tent rental, stages and/or risers
  • Neighborhoods may receive two block party grants each year
  • The city clerk’s office has to approve the block party
  • The City will accept applications from April 1 through Oct. 15. Block parties need to take place by Nov. 4.
  • Receipts must be submitted for reimbursement by Nov. 7. 

Step 2.Complete notification form

Completed form must be submitted to City Hall five (5) days prior to event to allow for processing. 

Click here(PDF, 633KB)

Step 3.Complete your application

Block Party Grant Application(PDF, 132KB)

Step 4.Complete your Covid-19 Waiver

Covid 19 Block Party Permit Disclaimer(PDF, 127KB)

Step 5.Online application coming soon

Until then, please email application and documents or mail to:

       City of Merriam
       Attn: David Easley
       9001 W. 62nd St.
       Merriam, KS 66202