Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods


Neighborhood Small Grant Opportunities for 2017-2018

  Neighborhood Smalls Grants applications available 9/25/17! Each year, NECN awards grant monies to projects based in the inner N/NE neighborhoods. The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) provides funding for the grants program to the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, along with Portland’s six other Neighborhood Coalitions. The purpose of the grants program is ...

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Resident Spotlight: Doug Decker, Alameda

This story originally appeared in an abridged form in 'Hey Neighbor' Issue 3 Interview with Doug Decker, NE Alameda Neighborhood resident and historian HN: Tell us about your coming to Portland: DD: We are University of Montana graduates, my wife is an Irish immigrant. We came to Portland in 1984, starting in an apartment ...

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Cornerstones African American History Project Continues—Combatting Demolition

This story originally appeared in an abridged form in 'Hey Neighbor' Issue 3 By Alex Freedman  On​ ​May​ ​18th,​ ​in​ ​the​ ​basement​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Vancouver​ ​Avenue​ ​Baptist​ ​Church,​ ​city representatives​ ​met​ ​with​ ​neighborhood​ ​homeowners,​ ​community​ ​leaders,​ ​city​ ​planners,​ ​and​ ​local historians​ ​to​  discuss​ ​the​ ​precarious​ ​future​ ​of​ ​the​ ​neighborhood’s​ ​homes.​ ​​ ​Finding​ ​the​ ...

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NECN receives grant from city to fight livability issues in inner NE and SE Portland

  Later this month, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, will begin a new project that works on improving the safety and cleanliness of designated areas of inner NE and inner SE Portland. The project, Clean Start PDX, is based on the Downtown Clean and Safe program developed by Central City Concern, where individuals ...

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Hey Neighbor Summer 2017 issue

Read the Summer Issue! This is NECN’S FREE quarterly, newspaper, which goes out to several thousand households in our neighborhoods.  

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