Application/How to Apply

East Portland Action Plan (EPAP)

2017 General Grant Program

Project Requests may be for $500 to $75,000

 ($75,000 total available)

Now we just need your projects!

Application Due Date: December 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM

The goal of the EPAP General Grant program is to build East Portland livability and prevent displacement by funding projects that implement strategies and items identified in the East Portland Action Plan

(which can be found in English, Spanish, and Russian languages at:

The Action Plan document was designed by and for the community to:

  • Improve the quality of life for East Portland residents
  • Foster strong community connections
  • Increase the area’s regional significance
  • Enhance equity and prevent displacement.

2017 East Portland Action Plan General Grant awards must:

  • Address at least one East Portland Action Plan strategy or item ( Action Plan strategies have letters followed by one number (e.g. A.1) and Action items have letters followed by two numbers (e.g. A.1.1)
  • Do the work within the borders of East Portland for and with people living in East Portland (see an area map on Page 14 of this application packet).

The most awarded to a project in the past was $13,000.

Individuals or community organizations that don’t have 501(c) 3 status or a State and City registered business sponsor with Liability Insurance may contact the EPAP Grant Manager for fiscal sponsor suggestions.

East Portland Action Plan Grants are funded by the City of Portland

Application Submission Deadline:

Proposals must be received by:

December 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Applications can be submitted in any language

by email, in person, or by mail to: or

East Portland Action Plan

1017 NE 117th Ave., Portland, OR 97220

(117th between Halsey + Glisan at the foot of the water tower)

For More Information – Let Me Help You

The City of Portland complies with all non‐discrimination, Civil Rights laws including Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II.

To request childcare, translation, interpretation, accommodation, modifications, or additional information, please contact:

lore wintergreen, Advocate/Grant Manager

East Portland Action Plan

1017 NE 117th Ave.

503.823.4035 and

or use City TTY 503‐823‐6868, or Oregon Relay Service: 711.


Grant Support Sessions

(Or schedule an individual session)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016             

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM        OR           

Thursday, December 8, 2016    

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM        OR             

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM


at the East Portland Action Plan office

1017 NE 117th Ave., Portland, Oregon 97220

(between Halsey & Glisan at the foot of the watertower)

TRI-MET Bus: #77, #25 (stops at 7 PM)

SUPPORT for Grant Writers:

  • You are encouraged to individually contact the EPAP Grant Manager with questions and for support and input on your grant application.
  • Grants may be submitted in any language.
  • A computer and copier is available for your grant-related use at East Portland Action Plan, 1017 NE 117th Ave., Portland, OR 97220.
  • Handwritten grant applications submissions are acceptable, as long as they can be read. Handwritten submissions may be in any language.
  • Don’t have a fiscal sponsor or not sure what one is? Don’t let that stop a good project, contact the EPAP Grant Manager and ask about options.
  • Grant writing resources are posted at
  • You are strongly ENCOURAGED to attend a Grant Support Session listed above. The session will answer questions about the application, the committee review process, and respond to questions about your project. When you meet with other grant applicants, questions you never thought of but need to know about are asked and answered.

See the application attached below.