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With PCEF Mini Grants, organizations can apply for up to $5,000 for activities that align with PCEF goals of tackling climate change and advancing racial and social justice. Learn more and apply today.
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Welcome to the PCEF Mini Grants Application! Before you begin your application, please read the following information so you know what to expect. You should expect to spend 1 hour or less on this application.

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About Mini Grants 

All it takes is an acorn of an idea. Not every action has to be big to make an impact on our climate and our communities. The PCEF Mini Grant Program is a quarterly grant opportunity offering up to $5,000 for activities that align with PCEF goals of tackling climate change and advancing racial and social justice. Created in response to the community’s asks for responsive and accessible funding, the Mini Grant program provides the opportunity for organizations to fund a wide array of uses and activities, including small projects, activities, and capacity building.  

Organizations of all sizes are eligible to apply while priority will be given to small organizations who reflect and are led by PCEF priority communities.   

Grant cycle and deadlines 

The application is continuously available. When organizations apply, they will be placed into the next available grant cycle. If an applicant is not selected for one grant cycle, they have the option to have their application automatically be included for consideration in the next grant cycle, without needing to reapply. 

Application deadlines for 2021-2022 

  • August 1st, 2021  
  • October 1st, 2021  
  • January 1st, 2022  
  • April 1st, 2022  

Before Applying 

Before filling out an application for mini grant funding, please visit the PCEF Mini Grant overview page to read through the instructions, eligibility requirements, deadlines, and other important details to ensure you understand the grant purpose, limitations, and expectations. 

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Go to the online application form

Applicants who would like to draft their responses in a separate document can view the full list of questions in the PDF form. 

While we prefer applicants submit applications online, applicants who would like to fill out the PDF application can submit the application as an attachment  via email to pcefminigrants@portlandoregon.gov.