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2020 Small Grants Program

Applications Due No Later Than:

Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 3:00 pm 

Small Grant Program Goals

  • Increase the number and diversity of people who are involved and engaged in the broader communities and neighborhoods.
  • Strengthen community or neighborhood capacity to build community leadership, identity, skills, relationships and/or partnerships.
  • Increase community or neighborhood impact on public decisions and community life.
  • Projects will engage community members in the Central Northeast Neighbors area. (see page 10)

 If you have questions about the application or submission process please contact Ronda Johnson, Equity Outreach Manager, and Grants Coordinator at (503) 823-2780 or

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

Required CNN Grant Workshop

Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Central Northeast Neighbors
4415 NE 87th Avenue
Portland, OR 97220

  • 5:30-6:00 food and meet and greet fellow grantees
  • 6:00-7:00 presentation
  • 7:00-7:30 Questions

Please request assistance in a reasonable amount of time before the grant deadline so we can best assist you.

View/Download the complete Workshop Announcement

Additional Small Grant Program Documents

2020 CNN Handbook        2020 CNN Grants Application

Fiscal Sponsorship Application            Grant Writing:   Tip & Tricks

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