The Disability Leadership Sponsorship and Grant opportunity supports work that offers concrete ways for people with disabilities, especially disabled people who experience oppression related to additional intersecting identities, to engage in local government and their communities.
This grant opportunity is now closed.
The Disability Leadership Sponsorship and Grant will have a total of $68,000 available in grants which will be distributed as either sponsorships or grants.
Sponsorships: Up to $10,000 each and are available for a one-time activity, like a virtual workshop, event, or publication, that serves the purpose or goals of this grant opportunity.
Small Grants: Up to $10,000 each and are availablefor ongoing activities or more resource-intensive activities, like a workshop series, internship, or series of publications that serves the purpose of this grant opportunity.
Please Note: Civic Life is offering sponsorships specific to the Disability Leadership program in order to provide more options to grantees, we do not currently provide sponsorships for general purposes.
Virtual Information Sessions:
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:00am
RSVP to Joanne.Johnson@portlandoregon.gov to receive session link
Applications Due: Monday, November 16, 2020, 5pm PST
Awardees Announced: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Sponsorship & Small Grant Work Begins: Monday, March 1, 2021
Sponsorship & Small Grant Completed By: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
FAQs & How to Apply
Click here for frequently asked questions in English or download a copy here:
Click here for frequently asked questions in Spanish or download a copy here:
Download the full application in English and Spanish here:
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