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Grant Smorgasbord


Hear from local grantmakers, enjoy a burger and a beer, and meet other Portland grantee hopefuls!

With representatives from five local funders, you’re sure to find a funding opportunity that’s just perfect for your project. At the very least, you’ll leave inspired and ready to move an idea forward in your community.

Sorry – we’ve reached capacity for this workshop!

Please consider joining us for an upcoming Neighborhood Small Grants Workshop

at SE Uplift in October or November (click here for details). 

When: Wednesday, September 30, 7PM
(Arrive early at 6 to purchase food and drink. Vegetarian options available)
Where: Foster Burger, 5339 SE Foster Road

Gain insider knowledge about:

  • Additional support (training, one-on-one consultation, tips and tricks) available to applicants from funders
  • Who to contact and how to contact them
  • Opportunities for combining your grant request with other funding opportunities

Funders will share full-color examples of successfully funded projects to inspire creative thinking about your community idea.

Presenters include:

Dave Lennert, Trustee
Awesome Portland
$1K Mini-grants

Ingrid Carlson, Grants Officer
Regional Arts and Culture Council
Project Grants

Suzanne Easton, Grants Program Manager
East Multnomah County Soil & Water Conservation District
Small Project & Community Events (SPACE) Grants


Kelly Fedderson, Community Resource Program Manager
SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition
Neighborhood Small Grants Program

Jessica Rojas, Community Watershed Stewardship Program Coordinator
Bureau of Environmental Services
Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grants 

Venue is ADA accessible. Please let us know in advance if you need wheelchair access or other accommodations by contacting Katy at or 503-232-0010 x319.

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