2019 Community & Civic Engagement Small Grants Program

My Story Project

Central Northeast Neighbors awarded $10,000 in grants to five groups that are engaging community in projects that build healthy, connected, and more resilient communities and neighborhoods. Grantees are leveraging and contributing resources equivalent to $80,000!  Grants range from $1000 to $3000.

See a list of past grant projects, a map of Central Northeast, how to qualify, apply, and more:


The grant applications were due: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by 4 PM.

⇒The grant workshop was Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact CNN to get feedback on project ideas.  We will not accept late or incomplete applications.                                     

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2019 grant projects

The Community & Civic Engagement Small Grants Program has been made possible through funding by the City of Portland, Office of Community & Civic Life.