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Grants to Portland area, Oregon nonprofit organizations, groups, agencies, and neighborhood associations for community partnerships that improve the region's habitat. To start the application process, applicants must first submit a pre-application. Eligible projects are those that improve water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and connect people with nature.
The restoration and community stewardship grants are intended to support community-driven initiatives and programs. Partnerships are key to a competitive proposal. These grants are intended to serve people of all ages and abilities from all backgrounds. Organizations are encouraged to submit applications for projects benefitting, designed by, and led by communities of color and other historically marginalized groups.
This grant program requires each application to have at least three partners (including applicant). Applicants may partner in multiple grant applications.
Projects must address at least one of the program goals but priority will be given to applications that meet each of the three grant program’s goals.
- Goal 1: Improve water quality, fish and wildlife habitat
- Goal 2: Community partnerships
- Goal 3: Economic and environmental equity
Funding is available for projects that:
- Preserve and restore local fish and wildlife habitat
- Support larger conservation initiatives
- Increase people's awareness of the need for protecting and managing natural areas
- Engage people in protecting and managing natural areas at the community level
- Increase the expertise and capacity of organizations to lead habitat restoration and land management activities
- Provide environmental resources and economic opportunities to communities of color and other historically marginalized groups
- Offer direct access to protected natural areas and the positive impacts of clean land, air, and water to communities of color and other historically marginalized groups.
GrantWatch ID#: 170542
Small grants have a maximum award of $50,000 and large grants have a maximum award of $100,000.
After being awarded the grant, projects must be completed within 24 months.
USA: Oregon: Portland Metropolitan area