Grant funds are available for community projects, and the deadline is coming up soon!
Short Pre-Applications are due February 6th for projects that meet community needs and improve watershed health.
The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is accepting pre-applications for Stewardship Grants. The deadline to submit pre-applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2015. A grant review committee will then invite selected applicants to submit full applications in April.
CWSP provides stewardship grants of up to $10,000 for projects that help Portlanders make improvements in their neighborhoods and communities, while improving watershed health.
Projects that can be funded include:
- Neighborhood safety, health and livability
- Youth leadership and skills development
- Community gardens and green spaces
- Art and education
- Cleanup and restoration
- Stormwater Management
CWSP encourages applications for projects that involve the leadership and meaningful participation of people of color, immigrants, elders, youth, those with disabilities, low-income residents, and other underrepresented groups.
For help developing project ideas and putting together an application, contact CWSP Coordinator Jessica Rojas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-823-7917 or go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/CWSP.
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