State Farm Neighborhood Assist is back

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – State Farm will be offering people the opportunity to help change their communities for the better.

Part of the State Farm Neighborhood of Good® initiative, State Farm Neighborhood Assist is back for its eighth year in 2019. 

The program awards $25,000 grants to 40 nonprofit organizations to help fund neighborhood projects involved in education, safety and community development.

“Neighborhood Assist is another example of how small acts can equal big impacts in communities all across the U.S.,” said Allison Bertsche, State Farm Public Affairs Director. “From identifying an important cause to rallying your community to vote for it, this program is all about neighbors helping neighbors.”

Submission Phase: Starts June 5 and ends when 2,000 submissions are reached. Individuals can submit a cause at www.neighborhoodassist.com starting June 5. You can prepare now by going to the website and downloading the Submission Guide. They will accept the first 2,000 submissions. 

Voting Phase: Aug. 14-Aug.23 and Winners will be Announced: Sept. 25

“Neighborhood Assist is another example of how small acts can equal big impacts in communities all across the U.S.,” said Allison Bertsche, State Farm Public Affairs Director. “From identifying an important cause to rallying your community to vote for it, this program is all about neighbors helping neighbors.”

Since the program began, State Farm has awarded $7 million to more than 250 organizations.

Five of the 40 winners in 2018 were causes from Illinois, including Peoria, Decatur and Bloomington-Normal.

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