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Municipal Grant Program

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible
Cities for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Lake Oswego

Deadline Date:

02/17/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Oregon nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects and services that benefit residents in eligible cities. Funding is intended to support projects that enhance the local environment or economy, offer social services, and provide cultural enrichment in the city of Lake Oswego.

Grant Criteria by Category:

  • Special Projects:  Projects undertaken by local non-profit organizations, or boards, commissions, and committees of the City of Lake Oswego that focus on supporting, enhancing, and stimulating the economic and/or environmental preservation and/or enhancement of the City. 
  • Social Services:  Services provided by any area non-profit organization specifically serving the social needs of City residents and assisting in enhancing the quality of life in the community.
  • Cultural Grants:  Financial assistance to non-profit organizations specifically involved with enriching and improving the cultural life and experiences of residents of the City and/or the area.

Applicants must demonstrate that their project meets the grant criteria outlined above, with the goal of providing a benefit to the community. Within these parameters, the City welcomes new project ideas.

Following is a list of project ideas that have been implemented in past years and/or support the community benefit criteria. Applicants are not limited to these projects but are encouraged to review the list for inspiration.

  • Special Projects such as seating/resting wall at cemetery, and a boat for community rowing.
  • Social Services such as emergency shelters for domestic violence, and a food pantry.
  • Cultural Grants such as rotating exhibits of Lake Oswego history, and a center for arts education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150849

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$35,000

Term of Contract:

Funds must be expended by 30 June of the fiscal year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible grant recipients are nonprofit organizations and governmental entities that benefit residents in the City of Lake Oswego.

Ineligible Activities:
Municipal grant funding is not available for activities by any organization for initiating or increasing endowments, for annual fund‐raising campaigns or dinners, for individuals, for capital improvements including building campaigns and construction projects, or for political purposes. Retirement of existing debts or financial obligations or replacement of financial resources used to retire debts or obligations are ineligible. Applicants that make charitable contributions to other individuals, groups or organizations are normally not funded through the City's grant programs.

Pre-Application Information:

To receive consideration, applications need to be submitted by 5 p.m. on February 17, 2020.

The grant recipients will be determined by committee in the Spring of 2020 for funding for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email the application and supporting information to:

scross@lakeoswego.city

Or submit the application by mail to:

City of Lake Oswego
Finance Department - Municipal Grants
380 A Avenue
P.O. Box 369
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

For questions, contact Shawn Cross at the above email address or call 503-697-7413

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon: City of Lake Oswego

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