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From: Todd Loggan, Public and Government Affairs, 503-742-4562

10-19-17

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Vulnerable populations to benefit from $250,000 grants

Clackamas County Commissioners have announced the recipient organizations of $250,000 for the 2017 Small Grants Program. This is the ninth consecutive year that Clackamas County has offered this critical program to financially assist local nonprofits that provide services to vulnerable populations living within the county. Select recipients and projects include:

Projects selected for funding demonstrate either the ability to become self-supporting or are a much-needed one-time expense. This year, 46 groups were selected for grants ranging from $1,600 to $15,000. Organizations receiving grants are required to show how funds are used. This continual evaluation includes reviews of service levels and performance measures.

This year’s additional 41 awardees, and their respective funded projects, are:

More information is available online about the Small Grants Program.

Members of the media and public seeking more information can contact Caroline Hill in the County Administration office at carolinehill@clackamas.us or 503-655-8261.

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