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City of Gresham Neighborhood Matching Grant Program 2023 – Oregon


The City of Gresham has announced its Neighborhood Matching Grant Program to encourage projects that foster civic pride, enhance and beautify neighborhoods, expand citizen involvement, and promote the interests of the Gresham community.

Donor Name: City of Gresham

State: Oregon

City: Gresham

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 06/01/2023

Size of the Grant: $10,000


The Gresham City Council makes available grant funds to City recognized neighborhood associations on a 50/50 matching basis. The City Council firmly believes that community participation in the Neighborhood Associations is mutually beneficial to all Gresham residents.

Funding Information

Total funding available for 2023/24 Neighborhood Matching Grant Program requests is $10,000. This grant requires a 50% match. The funding request must be 50% or less of the total project budget. The matching amounts can be accomplished through direct donations of cash and/or products or materials, as well as volunteer hours contributed to the project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Neighborhood associations wishing to apply for grant funds must meet the following criteria:
    • Applicants must be an officially recognized and active City neighborhood association
    • The funding area must be within the City limits and the boundary of the requesting neighborhood. Exceptions include joint neighborhood projects
    • The project must be non-profit in nature
    • The project must have lasting and/or direct benefit to the neighborhood
    • The project should be distinctive to the neighborhood
    • The purposes to be accomplished by the applicant must be within the City’s legal authority
    • The recipient must provide documentation to the City as proof of program expenditures and a completion report submitted with all receipts
  • Applications for grant funds shall be considered on a yearly basis. In order to be eligible for current year funding, a completion report from the previous grant cycle period must be on file with ONCE (if applicable). No project will have a vested right to funding
  • A check will be issued directly to each funded Neighborhood Association. A bank account for the association is required. Checks will not be distributed to individuals
  • The grant/contract expiration date will be December 31, 2023. Time extensions may be considered by the City upon request
  • Any unused funds must be returned to the City
  • A signed agreement with the City will be required. The agreement shall include a provision that the City shall be held harmless from any activities of the association
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Neighborhood Services manager with notice for such award to City Council.

For more information, visit City of Gresham.

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