Applications for the first round of PCEF grants opening soon! Translations available upon request.

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Interested organizations can request translation of Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund grant application and other materials not already translated.

The Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund is committed to making the grant application process accessible to all of Portland’s diverse communities. As we launch the first round of requests for proposals for $8.6 million of PCEF funding on September 16, 2020 we’ll be sharing information about the grants and how to apply in eight languages.

Content available in Chinese, Chuukese, English, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese

The following information will be available in the eight languages above:

  • About PCEF
  • Who can apply for a PCEF grant
  • Important dates
  • PCEF funding categories
  • PCEF grant types
  • PCEF’s priority populations
  • Uses of funds
  • How grant decisions are made
  • Receiving a grant
  • Reporting requirements
  • Information sessions and technical assistance – dates and times with online meeting information
  • Common questions

Content available in English

The applications themselves and supporting documents will be available in English, but requests can be made for translation of the following additional materials:

  • Application questions
  • Application question guidance
  • Excel templates: budget, and milestones and activities
  • Examples of grant agreement, and workforce and contractor equity agreement
  • Application evaluation guidance for reviewers
  • Program methodology for estimating project greenhouse gas reductions
  • Wage requirements
  • Glossary of terms/definitions

Requests for translation must be submitted by Sept. 25, 2020.

Because of the time required to translate the documents, we ask that requests be made by Friday, September 25, 2020. Requests submitted after this time will be honored but not allotted additional time to submit application.

To request translation or interpretation services, contact 503-823-7713, or email

Request translation.

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