Beautification: Includes community gardening, neighborhood cleanups, and recycling projects that occur in multiple sessions over a period of time.
Education: Projects which improve access to existing educational services, college preparatory courses, college fairs, and/or visits to higher education institutions
Community Safety/Policing: Includes projects involving an inter-generational mix of participants to decrease or eliminate crime and violence in the community.
Health: Projects which improve health outcomes, and increase access to healthcare. Examples include walking clubs, exercise initiatives, and assist families to obtain health insurance or care.
Housing: Projects designed to improve living conditions for residents of wards one and two. Examples include house repairs/improvement or demolitions.
Jobs/Economic Development: These projects include resume building, job fairs, career options and visits to career centers or workplaces.
Recreation: Projects including physical activities or after-school events for the youth that promote physical fitness and skill/leadership development.
Specialized Services: Projects designed for elderly, immigrants, substance abusers, veterans, the homeless, and those with disabilities.
Transportation: Projects that include the improvement of access to transportation and infrastructure improvement.
Youth Development: Projects which teach leadership skills and provide opportunities for young people to contribute to the community. Examples include any variety of activities that include leadership development.