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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

MAILING ADDRESS: 1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Apply for a Stewardship Grant

Environmental Services is accepting pre-applications for 2019-2020 projects.
Pre-applications are due Friday February 1, 2019.

Stewardship Grants

Community Watershed Stewardship Program provides grants of up to $12,000 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.

  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!

Contact Us

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

Sample Application

See an example of a successful grant application

Grant Budget Form (Excel)

Download this Excel file to help develop your project budget