View some of these Grants In Action, including pictures and videos from funded projects. Neighbors West-Northwest supports three grant programs: Neighborhood Small Grants, Graffiti Abatement Grants, and the Northwest Neighborhood Parks & Recreation Fund. Continue reading to find out more.
Neighborhood Small Grant Program
The Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Neighbors West-Northwest are pleased to announce the seventh year of this program which offers Neighborhood Associations and community-based organizations within our coalition area an opportunity to build community, attract new and diverse members and sustain those already involved. We encourage applicants to accomplish our goal by building partnerships between neighborhood, business, and community-based organizations. Engagement of historically under-engaged communities is a high priority for this grant program. Please find the application instructions and the application form below.
Did you miss the Grantwriting Workshop in September? Schedule an individual appointment with Grant Manager, Angela Southwick, 503 823-4211. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the grant information session or meet individually with the grant manager to discuss the application, the committee review process, what funds can be used for, and unique priorities of for this particular coalition area. Applicants tend to submit stronger applications when connecting directly with Neighbors West-Northwest. Individual appointments are available if held prior to October 19, 2012.
Northwest Neighborhoods Parks and Recreation Fund (NWNPR)
This is a grant opportunity for NW Portland nonprofit organizations. The Northwest Neighborhoods Parks and Recreation Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation has taken proposals from qualified nonprofit and public organizations for grants to support the construction and renovation of parks and recreation facilities in Northwest Portland. Recent grants for projects have ranged from $3,500 to $75,000.