East Portland Action Plan (EPAP)
Current Grant Awards
The EPAP 2013 General Grant Program grant allocation process recieved 25 applications for a total request of $112,271. We had $68,500 to allocate this grant cycle; 16 projects were awarded (see the list of awardees below). A successful application was required to address an action item in the Action Plan. The EPAP grants Review Committee utilized the EPAP Prioritization Criteria established in 2008, with special consideration given to the following criteria: Community building projects leading to more community involvement; Low cost/high impact; Leverage resources and partners involved in the EPAP process; Broad visibility; Spread out through the gwographic area; and Demonstrate ability to involve under-represented populations.
The EPAP 2013 Civic Engagement Grant Program competitive grant allocation process received 12 grant applications for a total request of $118,279.95. The EPAP Grant Review Committee selected 6 proposals with awards totaling $54,805 (see the list of awardees below). Prioritization Criteria was established by the EPAP Civic Engagement Subcommittee, with special consideration given to the following criteria: Experience with cultural specific underserved populations with language appropriate communication; Experience leading entry level civic engagement training; Experience doing community involvement with cultural specific populations with language appropriate communication; Community building project leading to more community involvement; Number of people to be directly engaged; Ability to link to existing services in the community tailored to the needs of cultural and language specific populations; Promotion of health and well-being of families, children, individuals,and communities; Involvement between multiple partners; and Demonstration of matching contributions of $ or time.
The EPAP Grants Review Committee would have liked to award every dollar requested and is very impressed by the creative and constructive projects available to grace our community when financial support is made available. Given the discrepancy between available funding and funding requests, the EPAP is proud to have funded projects to address the implementation of Action Plan items. Please see the attachments on this page identifying the grant Awardee projects.