Community Activities Fund

Community Activities Fund is closed.

Deadline to apply was Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, 5:00pm

Requested amounts may range from $20 to $500

We have $5,000 to fund projects in this cycle of the Community Activities Fund. The application is a simple one page request form. We hope you will consider applying!


Many types of activities will qualify for this fund. For example,

  • Collective action and advocacy efforts to address issues of concern to your community
  • Events, celebrations, work parties, community conversations, and other community building projects

Who can apply?

Formal and informal groups with a community project or activity that involves and benefits East Portlanders and takes place in East Portland (unless there is a compelling reason for another location). Map of East Portland:

The project must meet at least one of our program’s goals. These goals are to:

  • increase the number and diversity of people involved in their communities

  • strengthen community capacity through, for example, skills building, fostering teamwork or partnerships, and other community building activities

  • increase community impact on public decisions

Some projects funded in the past include

  • African Youth and Community Organization (AYCO) - Education Advocacy Workshop
  • Kachin American Community (KAC) - Kachin Culture and Language Classes
  • Supportland - Community Breakdance Competition
  • Slavic Community Center - A Night of Conversing and Public Reading
  • Wisdom of the Elders - Native American STEAM Academy
  • Community Alliance of Tenants - Comprehensive Plan Testify 
  • Zomi Association, USA -  Zomi New Year
To see more examples of funded projects visit: 
Scroll down the page to see the Community Activities Fund list.
Have an idea? Please contact us!

For further information on the process and requirements please read the instructions.

To make a request please fill out the one page request form.


Contact Eliza Lindsay, 503-823-5905,

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Thank you to the East Portland Neighborhood Office Advisory Committee for making these funds available to the East Portland community. /community-activities-fund