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Clackamas County to award $200,000 to local non-profit organizations

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
8,000
ReFit
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.
Volunteer training
5,918
Family Stepping Stones
Parent education
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
Technology needs
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
Senior meals
3,000
Friends of the Milwaukie Center Inc.
Home delivered meals
3,000
Christ the Vine Lutheran Church
Social ministry
2,000
HOPE of Oregon City
Nutrition improvement
2,000
King's Cupboard
Fresh produce supplement
2,000
Oregon Food Bank
Emergency food purchase
2,000
Pioneer Center
Senior nutrition
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
Food pantry
800

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 carolinehill@clackamas.us.

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