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City of Portland Special Appropriations FY2017-18 Grant Opportunities

City of Portland Special Appropriations FY2017-18 Grant Opportunities - $350,000 Portland United Against Hate grants; $650,000 for youth, arts/culture, economic, and community health opportunities grants. Info session on ONI $350,000 anti-hate grants, Tues. July 25. Deadline for both grant allocations: Tues. August 15 by 5:00 PM.

City of Portland Special Appropriations FY2017-18 Grant Opportunities


What this is

The Portland City Council approved $1,000,000 in the FY2017-18 Adopted Budget for one-time Special Appropriations.

Of this amount, $350,000 has been allocated to The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) for the Portland United Against Hate (PUAH) competitive grants process. Please note that there are two separate applications for each set of funds.



$650,000 Special Appropriations allocation

Funding may be awarded in each of the following areas:

  • Expanding Opportunities for Youth
  • Community-Based Arts and Culture
  • Expanding Economic Opportunities for Portlanders
  • Community Health


$350,000 Portland United Against Hate (PUAH) Special Appropriations allocation

Funding may be awarded under the following opportunities:

  • Capacity Building
  • Data Collections and Analysis


More info on PUAH project and PUAH webpage

Please view the PUAH Addendum and PUAH Application for full scope of work.

Applicants can apply for either one or both opportunities. A separate application is required for each opportunity.


Info session on PUAH allocation

The Office of Neighborhood Involvement, will host an informational meeting for potential PUAH grant applicants.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Portland City Hall, Lovejoy Room, 2nd floor

1221 SW 4th Ave. – Enter from 4th Ave.

Requests for accommodations at the info session for persons with disabilities and for those for whom English is a second language. Contact Linda Castillo 503-823-3170 or TTY 503-823-6868 to request assistance with accommodations.


More information

  • PUAH Information – Special appropriations FY2017-18 Grant Application Information about the Portland United Against Hate (PUAH) Competitive Grant Process.
  • PUAH Addendum – Portland United Against Hate FY2017-18 Special Appropriations Funding Application Addendum.
  • Citywide Racial Equity Goals and Strategies – Summary of City’s Racial Equity Goals – used in application and reporting.
  • Project Budget Example – Example of budget line items for a grant project – used in application and reporting. (Link to WORD document on additional info page)
  • The Portland Plan – A strategic roadmap to help our City thrive into the future – used in application.



All applications must be submitted by:

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, to the address on the application form.

E-mailed and mailed submissions will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

Selection notification date: Friday, September 29, 2017


Grants awarded last year – FY2016-17

Info and photos on projects funded last year through City Council special appropriations.


Information and translation requests

For info and translation requests related to the application process contact:

Craig Haynes, Financial Analyst, Office of Management and Finance



New Portlander Policy Commission

Immigrant and refugee integration policy and best practices advisory board


New Portlander Policy Commissioner Dr. Richard Birkel (Exec Dir of Catholic Charities of Oregon),

just right of sleepy baby girl with sign WELCOME HOME! – leading Portlanders at late night airport

reception and protection party for our exhausted newest neighbors. Just outside of photo frame are

Commissioners Sho Dozono, Wajdi Said, Evelyn Liu, and Musse Olol. Foto:OSU Prof Richard Mitchell.


NEW PORTLANDER POLICY COMMISSION – Regular Session July 13, 2017

Historic Portland City Hall, Rose Room.  4:30 to 6:30pm

Commission co-chairs:  

Sho Dozono, Rev. Joe Enlet, Maria Garcia

Committee Reports                                        40 mins

                Advocacy and Public Education Committee – Co-chairs June Arima Schumann and Jamal Dar

                Community and Family Integrity Committee – Chair Dr. Baher Butti

                Economic Integration Committee

                Equity in Practice Committee – Co-chairs Dr. Rick Birkel and Kolini Fusitu’a

Administrative matters                                 30 mins

Public Comment                                            20 mins

Bureau Testimony                                         20 mins


Questions or comments:Ronault LS Catalani (Polo)                             Tel or text  503.823.6224

Immigrant Integration Policy Advisor

Good in the Hood Music and Food Festival, June 23-25

Show your support for this important community event by attending the 2017 Good in the Hood Music and Food Festival - Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25.

2017 Good in the Hood

Friday, June 23 thru Sunday, June 25


The Good in the Hood Music and Food festival is the largest multi-cultural festival in the Pacific NW by which Portland residents, businesses and organizations can engage in music, food and resources while connecting people with experiences that strengthen unity in the community. This three-day music festival opens with a community parade that travels through Northeast Portland and ends at Lillis-Albina Park.


As reported extensively in the news, organizers of the event were the target of a hate-filled letter with threats to the organization and its volunteer leaders. The Office of Neighborhood Involvement urges all to show their support by attending and/or donating to this important community event.


Good in the Hood Parade

Saturday, June 24

11 AM - 1 PM

Starts at King Elementary, goes along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and ends at Lillis-Albina Park.


Good in the Hood Festival

Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25

Lillias-Albina Park, N. Russell St. and N. Flint Ave.

Aside from music there is a kids’ space, food vendors, marketplace, and informational tabling.


For more info: 971-302-6380