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The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners are focused on jobs and a vibrant economy for all communities, to keep vulnerable residents safe and healthy, and to foster a culture of trust, communication, diversity, and innovation.

In an effort to ratify this commitment, the Board of Commissioners has decided to continue its Small Grants Program for the eighth year. The Budget Committee has allocated $250,000 for the 2017–2018 fiscal year.

Small grants are doing big things


The goal of the Small Grants Program is to assist organizations whose purpose is to help the most vulnerable residents of Clackamas County. The focus is to fund small projects that would aid these entities in better serving their target populations. These projects shall demonstrate the ability to become fully self-supporting or shall illustrate that the grant request is for a one-time expense. This program supports agencies that are making an effort to develop and implement innovative projects that would address the following goal:

Eligibility criteria

Eligible applicants are current nonprofit organizations serving residents of Clackamas County. Eligible projects must address the program’s goal and result in a positive, measurable outcome for Clackamas County residents. Preference will be given to those who meet the following criteria:

Funding cycle

Funding restrictions

To apply

Agencies interested in applying should fill out an application form providing the narrative information requested below and include a proposed project budget.

Please address the following questions:

For more information, please contact Caroline Hill at 503-655-8261.

Small Grant recipients

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