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By The Skanner News
Published: 23 May 2019

In its third year of accepting public grant applications, The Portland Clinic Foundation announced today it has awarded $60,000 in unrestricted grants to 28 local nonprofit organizations in the Portland metropolitan area.

The Portland Clinic Foundation grantee organizations work across a remarkable range of sectors, including education, health and wellness, culture and community building, social and environmental justice, food and housing insecurity and more.

This year, for the first time, Providence Health & Service’s Community Health Division has agreed to match three grants to The Portland Clinic Foundation recipient organizations, doubling the amount they receive. The organizations that will receive matching grants are Clackamas Service Center, Store to Door, and 4th Dimension Recovery Center.

For the 2019 grant initiative, the foundation received 82 applications totaling more than $380,000 in requests, a 41 percent increase from 2018’s campaign that saw 58 organizations apply and $45,000 in grants awarded to 17 local nonprofit groups

The Portland Clinic Foundation’s 2019 grant recipients are:

$4,000

  • Portland Street Medicine
  • Voz: Workers’ Rights Education Project

$3,500

  • Clackamas Service Center
  • Family Justice Center of Washington County

$3,000

  • ASSIST
  • Store to Door
  • The Shadow Project
  • Take Action INC

$2,500

  • Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors
  • Family of Friends Mentoring
  • Portland Meet Portland
  • With Love, Oregon

$2,000

  • Coalition of Communities of Color
  • Familias en Acción
  • Growing Gardens
  • The Living Room for LGBTQ Youth

$1,500 

  • 4th Dimension Recovery Center
  • MIKE Program
  • Miracle Theatre Group
  • Oregon Environmental Council
  • Village Gardens — Janus Youth Programs
  • Urban Gleaners

$1,000

  • Basic Rights Education Fund
  • Good Neighbor Center Music Workshop
  • Neighbor to Neighbor — Community Connection Center at Mt. Scott Church
  • Rosewood Initiative
  • Self Enhancement, Inc.

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