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IDEA Communications Grant Application

2024 IDEA Communication Grants Application

IDEA Communication Grants to expand outreach and communication efforts to the diverse SE Portland community. Contact for questions regarding the IDEA Communication Grants or if you have any questions about completing the application.**APPLICATION DEADLINE October 31, 2023

  • Please include your organization’s EIN
  • Please select one of the options and include the associated proof of eligibility documents with your application. Please attach all documents at the end.
  • Please provide a brief overview of what your project will do, who it will involve, and what you aim to accomplish. Please use full sentences. Here’s a sample: Sellwood Community House seeks to broaden and improve their communication to reach a larger, more diverse audience about the free and affordable programming they offer for people of all ages. To meet that goal, they plan to conduct a direct mail campaign to send their program to thousands of addresses in their zip code and in neighboring Milwaukie.(75 words or less)
  • List your core goals. Describe the activities will you undertake to meet your goals. Tell us what you expect to accomplish by undertaking this project. (300 words or less)
  • SE Uplift collaborates to build informed, inclusive, and participatory neighborhoods that support our social and ecological well-being. (200 words or less)
  • Include the qualifications of those who would carry out this project, and how they reflect the community you hope to engage. How will you ensure that your project delivery is culturally competent? (300 words or less)
  • Describe the target audience(s) your project will engage. Be specific about how your project will benefit historically underrepresented and/or underserved communities such as people of color, immigrants and refugees, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+, renter, and low-income communities. What social, environmental, or economic barriers has your audience faced that your communications project will help alleviate? How will your target audience be involved as active participants? (300 words or less)
  • Include how you will build awareness of your project in the community and the outreach methods you will use to reach your target audience. (300 words or less)
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  • Provide a simple timeline of the steps you will take to accomplish your project. Please include your expected start and completion dates and all major project milestones. (200 words or less)
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  • Download the appropriate budget form from the website, complete and attach here.
    Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Please attach 5accompanying fiscal sponsorship verification or request form. (max uploads: 3)
    Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 128 MB, Max. files: 3.
    • Please attach partnership letters, photos, statistics or any other supporting documentation in this section. (max uploads: 4)
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      Max. file size: 128 MB, Max. files: 4.