EPAP Grants

2022 General and Civic Engagement Grants are now avalible! For projects happening between Mar 1, 2022-Feb 28, 2023

Due date for these grants will be Wednesday, November 24th by 11:59 PM. 

If you are doing a project in East Portland we would love to talk about how we can fund it.  

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.

 

There are approximately $130,000 total funds available for the 2022 funding cycle. Project requests may be for up to $10,000 in funding.  Our three grant programs are: General Grant, Civic Engagement Grant. EPAP Grants are funded by the City of Portland.

Grant Support Sessions:

You are strongly encouraged to attend a Grant Support Session listed below. The sessions will answer questions about the application, the committee review process, and any questions you might have about your project. This will be held virtually with a call-in option, see EPAP Website Calendar for Meeting Details: 

 

Grant Support Session Slides 

Recording of Support Session (YouTube) 

You can also schedule a one on one session with JR Lilly, just email jr.lilly2@portlandoregon.gov 

 

2022 Grant Process Timeline

Application Due Date

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

by 11:59 PM

Grant Selection Committee Reviews Scores Applications

December 2021

Grant Committee submits Recommendations to General EPAP

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Grant Committee submits Recommendations to City Council

February 2022

Project Funding Begins

Monday, March 1, 2022

Grant Period Ends

Monday, February 28, 2023

All Reports Due

April 30, 2023 (or 30 days after completion of your project

 

 

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EPAP 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.

 
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2022 Community Support Fund

Application Deadline

1st Round – Mon, Sept 13 | 2nd Round- Mon, Mar 18

The East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) has set aside funds to support the efforts of our partners to address the needs of East Portland community members. This Community Support Fund’s purpose is to help provide basic community needs, support essential services, and foster healthy community connections.

Projects we will consider supporting include:

  • Supporting basic community needs and essential services, such as medical assistance, food and housing related services, transportation and mobility assistance, support services for the most vulnerable. 
  • Supporting healthy community relationships by creating/maintaining social connections, such as support for groups who need assistance in communicating with community members or developing methods for existing communities to remain connected during social distancing.

There are approximately $15,000 of funds available for each round and project requests may be for up to $3,000 in funding. Everyone is welcome to apply.

2022 Community Support Fund Application

2022 Community Support Fund Application- WORD VERSION 

Support Session Slides

YouTube Recoding of Session 

Grant Support Sessions:

You are strongly encouraged to attend a Grant Support Session listed below. The sessions will answer questions about the application, the committee review process, and any questions you might have about your project. This will be held virtually with a call-in option, see EPAP Website for Meeting

  • Tues, Aug 10th at 4:00 PM 
  • Thurs, Aug 26th at 10 AM
  • Wed, Feb 16th at 4:00 PM 
  • Thurs, Mar 10th at 10 AM

Please contact JR Lilly at 503-823-8027 or JR.Lilly2@portlandoregon.gov if you have any questions about your current grant.