Clackamas County Commissioners announced the distribution of $200,000 in small grants to 37 local nonprofits providing services to vulnerable populations in Clackamas County. Seventy-five organizations submitted applications.
The funds were set aside by the county's budget committee as part of the fiscal 2013-14 budget.
Its goal is to assist organizations whose purpose is to help the most vulnerable residents of Clackamas County. Each program must show it can be self-supporting or that the grant is a one-time expense. They must also help the most vulnerable families, seniors and others meet their basic needs, such as food assistance and abuse prevention.
Here is a list of funding recipients:
Clackamas County Children's Commission for Healthy Families
Staff training for parent/child attachment
$15,850 FolkTime Inc.
Providing veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq wars with intentional per support and outreach activities
15,000 Clackamas Service Center
Improving food security for families and individuals
10,377 Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation
Mobile health screening program for underinsured
10,000 Youth MOVE Oregon
Program for youth with/or at risk for mental health to learn leadership skills
10,000 Northwest Family Services
Dental health access program
8,800 Turning Point Church
Storage, pantries, freezers for food pantry
8,250 Hope Now Ministries
Crisis packages for homeless people, rental assistance
Home modification services for independence
8,000 National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County
Communication and outreach improvement
7,550 Love Inc.
Life skills classes
7,500 NW Community Outreach Ministry
Food pantry needs
6,000 Child Advocates Inc.
5,918 Family Stepping Stones
5,870 Stone Creek Christian Church
Food pantry needs
5,000 The Angels in the Outfield
Rental assistance for families
5,000 The Inn Home
Hosting unaccompanied youth
5,000 Workforce Investment Council
At-risk youth support services
5,000 Gladstone School District
Urgent needs funds
5,000 Good Roots Community Church
Food bank and garden
5,000 Senior Citizens of Clackamas County
4,215 Volunteers of America
Assessment and treat for Latino youth
3,870 Colton Helping Hands
Supplemental food purchase
3,000 Estacada Area Food Bank
Purchase of food
3,000 Foothills Community Church
Helping Hands-Healing Hearts for families and adults with disabilities
3,000 Foothills-Molalla Adult Community Center
Covering the gap
3,000 Friends of Estacada Community Center
3,000 Friends of the Milwaukie Center Inc.
Home delivered meals
3,000 Christ the Vine Lutheran Church
2,000 HOPE of Oregon City
2,000 King's Cupboard
Fresh produce supplement
2,000 Oregon Food Bank
Emergency food purchase
2,000 Pioneer Center
2,000 The Canby Center buddies program
Children and at-risk youth
2,000 The Father's Heart Ministry Hands of Hope
Nutrition for diabetes and high blood pressure
2,000 Gladstone Senior Foundation
Socialization and nutritional needs
2,000 Beavercreek United Church of Christ
Organizations receiving funding will be required to show how the grant was used including service level and performance measures.
For more information, contact Caroline Hill at 503-655-8261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.