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Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Spirit of Portland Awards

  • Amber Stark Amber Stark, 2014 Spirit of Portland Community Award Winner and Mayor Charlie Hales

  • George T. Nicola 2014 Spirit of Portland Community Award Winner with Commissioner Amanda Fritz

  • Steve Rudman 2014 Spirit of Portland Community Award Winner with Commissioner Dan Saltzman

  • André Baugh André Baugh, Winner of 2014 Spirit of Portland Mayor's Award with Mayor Hales

2015 Spirit of Portland Awards: Call for Nominations

The City Council presents Spirit of Portland Awards each year to individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to our community. Please nominate an individual, business, organization, neighborhood or business association that has created a project, service or event that has helped Portland shine! Nominations will be accepted in an individual’s native language.

Save the Date!

Ceremony will be held on November 17th, 2015, 6:00 PM, Location TBD

 

2015 Spirit of Portland Awards Category Descriptions

Outstanding Leadership Awards

  • Outstanding Community Leader (2 awards)
  • Outstanding Young Leader (1 award)
  • Individual Making a Difference (1 award)
  • Innovative City Leader Award (1 award)

Outstanding Organization Awards

  • Business Community Partner of the Year (1 award)
  • Community Group/Organization of the Year (1 award)
  • Neighborhood Association of the Year (1 award)
  • Organization Making a Difference (1 award)

Awards for Outstanding Leadership or Organization

  • Sandy Diedrich Environmental Stewardship (1 award)
  • Equity in Practice (1 award)

 

To nominate individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to our community

NOMINATION FORMS IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES WILL BE POSTED SOON: ROMANIAN, UKRAINIAN, LAOTIAN, ARABIC, JAPANESE, AND HAITIAN CREOLE


Deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, September 11th, 2015

Send completed nomination forms to:

Office of Neighborhood Involvement, Attn: SOP
1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, Oregon 97204
Email: spiritofportland@portlandoregon.gov
Fax: 503-823-3050

Questions and for more information:

Juliette Muracchioli at 503-823-3093 or spiritofportland@portlandoregon.gov

Limited English proficiency (LEP) and ADA Accommodations:

To help ensure equal access to programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities and for those for whom English is a second language. Call 503-823-3093 or TTY 503-823-6868 to request assistance with accommodations.

 

 


Winners of the 2014 Spirit of Portland Awards

Winners of the 2014 Spirit of Portland Awards

Press Release - Spirit of Portland Awards Nominations Open Through Friday, September 11th, 2015

Press Release - Spirit of Portland Awards Nominations Open Through Friday, September 11th, 2015

Past Winners: 1985 - 2014

Previous winners of the Spirit of Portland Awards from 1985 through 2014