This program aims to help communities kick-start or add on to a localgraffiti prevention program. Grant funds may also be used for a one-timeproject that has the potential to help reduce graffiti in the community. Grants of $2,000 will be offered in twocategories – communities with a population over 300,000 and communities with apopulation under 300,000. The funds must be used for projects that begin by fallof 2007 and are completed no later than Dec. 31, 2008. Proposed projects can address graffitiprevention and education, rapid removal, or help to enforce local anti-graffitilaws. Businesses that make or operate graffiti removal equipment ortechnologies are not eligible.