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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Eligibility Requirements

  1. All projects and events must be located within and benefit City of Portland community members.

  2. Projects and events must address one or more of the goals or priorities outlined in the program overview.

  3. An applicant must have 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS or be fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Ineligible Applicants and Projects

  1. Costs that may be incurred in preparing this application.

  2. Direct social services or emergency services (such as food baskets, health clinic services, items for distribution for individual general use, staff providing direct services to individuals).

  3. Ongoing general organizational support (such as rent or utilities).

  4. Direct grants, scholarships or loans for the benefit of specific individuals.

  5. Loans or debt retirement for the organization (paying bills existing before the grant is awarded).

  6. Annual appeals, requests for funding, or general fund drives.

  7. Supporting or opposing a political campaign or candidate for public office, encouraging violations of law or public policy or improper private benefit.

  8. Activities or events held on property whose owner discriminates against individuals or groups because of race, color creed, national origin, sex, age or disability, in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, as amended; 42 U.S.C. Section 2000d; Section 303 of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; 42 U.S.C. Section 6102; Section 202 of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990; 42 U.S.C. Section 12132.