Applications now open!
Since 2006, NECN and the Office of Civic and Community Life have partnered to provide grants to neighborhood and community organizations working to make Northeast Portland a stronger, more inclusive community. We have funded dozens of innovative projects that have collectively improved the quality of life in our area, and brought its residents closer together.
Grants given are up to $2,000 per applicant.
See below for the application and important information on how to apply.
What we look for
Funding rounds take place annually, and are awarded based on a project's potential to:
Involve and benefit a diverse group of people
Build leadership skills, relationships and partnerships, especially with and among underrepresented groups
Increase community capacity to influence public decisions and shape the future of Inner North/Northeast Portland
Create unique projects with the potential to make an impact in communities large and small
Click here to apply online. Please note that your form is not able to be saved, so we strongly advise you look over the application first and prepare your answers before you begin the process.
Contact our grants coordinator for any questions about the program or to discuss an idea for a project:
Mischa Webley mischa[at]necoalition.org 503.388.9030