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Apply for a Portland Harbor Community Grant

Portland Harbor Community Grants support community-led projects and programs about the Portland Harbor Superfund. Grant requests may be up to $75,000. Applications are due by 5 p.m., November 16, 2022.

Step 1: Submit an Application and Budget Form

Before completing an application, please read the complete grant guide provided on this site. Understanding the grant's fiscal and insurance requirements is important before starting an application. 

Download and complete the application in one of the formats below.

Application must include a Budget Form

Budgets should accurately reflect the expenses required to successfully implement the proposed activities, project, or program. The Portland Harbor program encourages applicants to not propose more than the funds will allow unless applicants are receiving support from other sources.

When completing the budget form, be sure to include staff time that will be spent participating in the following:

  • New Grantee Orientation (Required: 1 hour)
  • Grantee Cohort Kick-Off Meeting (Required: 2 hours)
  • Quarterly Grantee Cohort Meetings (Optional: 1.5 hours, 4 times a year)
  • Quarterly Portland Harbor Collaborative Meetings (Optional: 2 hours, 4 times a year)

If you have any questions about these activities, please email jessica.terlikowski@portlandore…

Email completed applications and budget form to jessica.terlikowski@portlandore… by 5 p.m., November 16, 2022.

Step 2: Prepare for Conversation with Grant Review Committee

Select applicants will be invited to talk more about their proposal with the grant review committee. These conversations will include a few short questions for applicants to discuss with committee members during the conversation. These conversations will take place over Zoom.