The Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Neighbors West-Northwest are excited to offer two grant programs this year. Funds will be made available to neighborhood and community-based organizations working in inner SW and NW Portland for the following: In its fifth year, the Neighborhood Small Grant Program will disburse up to $11,375 to provide neighborhood and community organizations an opportunity to expand their community-building capacity, increase diversity and sustain those already involved. Find applications here.
Graffiti Abatement Grant Program Up to $3,896 will be disbursed to support community-driven improvement projects and community building opportunities with an emphasis on graffiti prevention, graffiti abatement and/ or addressing locations chronically tagged with graffiti. Find applications and additional resources here. Join us on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. for an informational NWNW Grant Workshop at the Lincoln High School, 1600 SW Salmon, Room 106. For either grant, workshop attendance is highly recommended! Submit applications to Neighbors West-Northwest, 2257 NW Raleigh St., Portland, OR 97210 by 2:00 p.m. on November 1, 2010. Please contact Angela Southwick with any questions: 503 823-4211, firstname.lastname@example.org.