Metro’s Community Placemaking Grants | Application deadline: February 4, 2019
These grants support creative projects that empower people to make changes they want to see in their neighborhoods. The agency has set aside up to $160,000 to award in grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. No matching funds are required. Looking at past projects here is encouraged as you start to think about your project. Some examples of past projects include:
· A festival that honored the culture and contributions of people from the Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga.
· Bilingual storm drain murals in Tigard and Hillsboro that highlight how different cultures value water.
· A community oven that doubles as a leadership program for young people.
· Artist residencies focused on healing.
Who is eligible: Community-based organizations with property-owner permission, public agencies with community partner involvement
Application deadline: February 4, 2019