Community Grants

Applications for NECN’s 2015 Community Grants are due Monday, Feb. 9, at 5pm.

>>> CLICK HERE to download the application! <<<

Contact Fran Ayaribil for help with your application, or to discuss an idea for a project:, 503.388.9188

MORE INFO about NECN’s 2015 Community Grants:
Six grants of $2,000 each will be awarded to collaborative, community-based projects in the Coalition’s 12 Inner N/NE Portland neighborhoods.

An optional info session for prospective applicants will be held Thursday, January 29, 7:00pm at NECN (4815 NE 7th Ave).

Awards will be selected based on projects’ potential to:

  1. Involve and benefit a diverse, broad group of people;
  2. Build leadership, identity, skills, relationships and partnerships – especially with and among historically underrepresented populations; and
  3. Increase community capacity to influence public decisions and shape the future of Inner N/NE Portland.

Help NECN fund more projects in 2015
Donate to our Community Grants program. All funds raised will go straight to our grant recipients.

Past grant awards:

Questions about NECN’s grant program? Want to discuss an idea for a project?
Contact Fran Ayaribil:, 503.388.9188

IMG_0333Actors portray key figures in African American history at the 2014 Juneteenth Oregon festival, which celebrated the “Path to Freedom… From Africa to America.” The festival was funded in part by an NECN community grant.