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Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Apply for a Stewardship Grant

2016-2017 stewardship grant application materials are posted on this page.  Pre-application forms are due by 4 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Community Watershed Stewardship Program provides grants of up to $10,000 to help Portlanders address challenges faced by their neighborhoods and communities, while also improving the health of our urban environment. For more information about the kinds of projects CWSP funds, see Types of Projects.

Application Process

For comprehensive information about the application process including full instructions, selection criteria, and resources, see the Grant Guide.

Applying for a CWSP grant is a two-stage process:

  1. Those interested in applying for a CWSP grant submit a grant pre-application. Pre-application forms are due by 4 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016.

  2. A grant review committee reviews the pre-applications. CWSP will then invite selected applicants to submit a full application.

CWSP is committed to supporting applicants throughout the process, so don’t let limited grant-writing or environmental experience stop you from applying!

Grant Writing Workshops

CWSP will schedule grant-writing workshops this winter that are free and open to everyone. This is an opportunity to learn more about CWSP grants, our application process, and general grant writing tips. Watch this page for an updated schedule.

Contact Us to Discuss Your Project Ideas

If you have questions about the grant program or past projects, or have an idea for a project of your own, contact Stewardship Coordinator Jessica Rojas at 503-823-7917, or send a message to the CWSP team.

Grant Budget Form (Excel)

Download this Excel file to help develop your project budget

Sample Application

See an example of a successful grant application