Grant Resources Throughout Portland
Descriptions are provided by and adapted from providers.
Better Block PSU is a partnership program between the public spaces advocacy nonprofit Better Block PDX and Portland State University. Partnering since 2015, we have developed implementation plans and designs for many community-driven transportation projects. Check the TREC website for future opportunities to shape your community.
Since 2020, Central Eastside Together provides community grants for projects that address Houseless Services, Workforce Development, Placemaking, and Community Building, Environment & Citizen Engagement.
City of Portland Environmental Services and PSU provides funding for small projects that benefit the numerous watersheds throughout the city. Stewardship Grants and Native plant vouchers are available to community groups.
Small Project & Community Events (SPACE) Grants are available. Grant writing assistance is available in both English and Spanish with priority given to BIPOC-led projects.
“The Portland Parks Foundation’s Small Grants Program awards financial support to community-based organizations within the city of Portland who foster equitable access to our urban parks, natural areas, community gardens and community recreation centers.”