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City accepts stewardship grant applications

News Release

January 28, 2013

For immediate release

For more information contact Linc Mann, 503-823-5328

Grant funds available for watershed projects

The Bureau of Environmental Services is inviting proposals for community-based projects that benefit neighborhoods and improve watershed health in the City of Portland. The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) provides grants of up to $10,000 subject to 2013-2014 budget approval. Applications are due by Friday, March 29, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.

The program funds projects that include neighborhood safety, health and livability; youth leadership and skills development; community gardens and green spaces; art and education; cleanup and restoration; and stormwater management. For more information, to download an application, or for help developing project ideas and putting together an application; go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/stewardship, call 503-823-7917 or email shannon.jamison@portlandoregon.gov.

Environmental Services has scheduled four workshops for grant applicants:

Thursday, January 31

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

SE Uplift Offices

3534 SE Main Street

Monday, February 4

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 Southwest Capitol Highway

Saturday, February 9

10:00 a.m. – noon

East Portland Community Center

740 SE 106th Avenue

Wednesday, February 13

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Kenton Library

8226 N Denver Avenue Portland

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration.

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Linc Mann
Public Information Officer Environmental Services 1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000 Portland OR 97204 phone: 503-823-5328 cell: 503-823-8872 fax: 503-823-6995 Linc.Mann@portlandoregon.gov

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