EPAP General Grant
Purpose is to improve livability and prevent displacement in East Portland by funding projects that implement strategies and items identified in the Action Plan.
EPAP Civic Engagement Grant
Purpose is to encourage civic engagement in under-supported race and ethnic culturally specific communities with language appropriate communication that leads to further community involvement of people not usually included in decision making.
EPAP Municipal Partnership Grant
Purpose is to support projects that will be done in partnership with municipal and/or government agencies that can receive the funds and take responsibility for project completion.
There are approximately $130,000 total funds available for this funding cycle. Project requests may be for up to $10,000 in funding ($20,000 max for Municipal Partnership Grants).
More information visit: www.eastportlandactionplan.org/grants
The East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) is charged with providing leadership and guidance to public agencies on how to strategically address community-identified issues and allocate resources to improve livability for neighborhoods in East Portland. The EPAP is an extension and outgrowth of the East Portland Action Plan Committee which engages the community to advocate for resources to further the values and strategies described in the Action Plan. Our goals are to outlines in the Action Plan.
EPAP Committees and community members developed recommendations for preventing involuntary displacement in East Portland caused by increasing housing and rental costs and decreasing availability, and lack of local living wage employment.
All gatherings and efforts by EPAP are open to the public and government staff. You can help develop strategies to improve livability and prevent displacement in the Easet Portland area by participating in EPAP Group meetings. Our General Meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM, online. Language interpretation can be provided if you contact JR Lilly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-823-8027, at least one week in advance.