EPAP Grants

2023 Partnership Grant

Application deadline: Fri, Nov 18, 2022 by 11:59 PM

For projects happening between 5/1/23-5/1/24

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.

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

  • Thurs, Sept 29 at 10:00 AM  
  • Tues, Oct 13 at 5:00 PM 
  • Tues, Oct 25 at 11:00 AM 

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

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2022/23 Community Support Fund Round One

for projects happening between 10/10/22-10/9/23

Application Deadline: Fri, Sept 9th | 11:59 PM

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 $10,000 of funds available for this round and project requests may be for up to $3,000 in funding. Everyone is welcome to apply.

2022/23 Community Support Fund Application

2022/23 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 9 | 10 AM
  • Tues, Aug 23 | 5 PM
  • Wed, Aug 31 | 4 PM

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

 

 

Our 2022-23 Grant Cycle will open soon

Community Support Fund Round One | Application Release Fri, July 29 | Deadline Fri, Sept 9 

Partnership Grant | Application Release Sept 1 | Deadline Nov 18

General Grant  | Application Release Nov 18 | Deadline Jan 10

Civic Engagement Grant  | Application Release Nov 18 | Deadline Jan 10

Community Support Fund Round Two  | Application Release Feb 24 | Deadline April 7

 

 

Thank you for your interest in EPAP's Grants Programs. Our 2022 Grants Process is now closed. 

Our next grants cycle will open this fall: 

  • The Community Support Fund Application will be release on Jul 28, 2022 for the first round of fudning and Feb 24, 2023 for the second round of funding. The deadlines will be Sept 9, 2022 for the first round and Apr 7, 2023 for the second round. 
  • The Partnership Grants Application will be released on Sept 1,2022 and due on Nov 18, 2022. 
  • Both the General Grant and Civic Engagement Grant Applications will be released on Nov 18, 2022 and be due on Jan 10, 2023. 

Please contact JR Lilly, Grants Manager for more information. 

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2022 Community Support Fund 2nd Round

Application Deadline: Fri, April 15th | 11:59 PM

Deadline was extended for this round of application, please note as the documents still reflect the old deadline. The correct deadline is Fri, Apr 15th. Thank you. 

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 $10,000 of funds available for this 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

  • Wed, Feb 16th at 4:00 PM 
  • Mon, Feb 28th at 10:00 AM  CHANGED Wed, Mar 2 at 2:00 PM
  • Fri, Mar 11th at 10:00 AM 
  • Tues, Mar 22nd at 4:00 PM 

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

 

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

Stay tuned for 2023 Grants released Fall 2022. 

Deadline for 2022 grants was on 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

Application Deadline: Fri, March 11 | 11:59 PM

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.

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

  • Thurs, Mar 3rd at 2:00 PM 
  • Tues, Mar 8th at 10:00 AM 

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

 

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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

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