How to Apply for a Community Grant

Community members white boarding a community grant proposal

Not currently accepting applications; Intent to apply deadline has passed

Application instructions are outlined below. Contact us with questions at any time.

1. Develop your project idea:

2. Submit the intent to apply form in our online application portal by noon on Thursday, February 10, 2022.  Information is not binding and can be updated at the full proposal stage.

3. Submit the full proposal and supplemental documents in the online portal by noon on Thursday, March 10, 2022. 

We welcome your feedback

How helpful do you find our application resources such as webinars and email/telephone assistance? Please email with your thoughts on what was particularly helpful and/or what could be improved, or leave a voice mail at 503-418-8077.

Estimated timing for the next funding opportunity:

  • Request for proposals opens: mid-July 2022
  • Intent to apply forms due: mid-August, 2022
  • Proposals due: early September 2022
  • Notification of awards: Late November, 2022
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Download the 2022-1 RFP

Learn about the most recent funding opportunity (deadline has passed).