SNI Tree Application

SNI Tree Application Volunteer Form

Request for Proposals - Neighborhood Organization, Outreach & Training Services

Through the Strong Neighborhoods Initiative (SNI), the City of Oklahoma City seeks to holistically improve neighborhoods through physical, social and economic investments that will tip neighborhoods toward vitality and self-sufficiency. SNI is funded by the City of Oklahoma City and with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.


SNI Target Areas

Based on several neighborhood indicators, three Oklahoma City neighborhoods were chosen as SNI Target Areas: Classen Ten Penn, Classen’s North Highland Parked and Culbertson’s East Highland.



SNI neighborhoods will soon see new sidewalks, new homes under construction, existing homes being repaired, hazardous trees removed, afterschool programs and more – all in an organized effort to realize the following revitalization outcomes: 

  1. Improved quality of life—From a place to “A Place”
  2. Engaged neighborhood groups, children & parents 
  3. Decreased turnover in neighborhood & schools 
  4. Improved property values & market stabilization 
  5. Decreased perception of crime 
  6. Reduction of vacant properties 
  7. Greater connectivity to jobs, education & services 
  8. Increased homeownership & private investment 

Recent Reports

One of the keys to the success of the SNI is openly engaging with the community and stakeholders. In this section, Staff will post SNI-related items such as reports, updates or presentations that may be of interest.  
2014 STEAM Case Study
2013-2015 SNI Progress Report (Published Spring 2016)

More Information 

Shannon Entz
(405) 297-2911

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