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City Council authorizes removing deed restriction at former Sears Armory, current property uses to continue

Portland City Council approved an emergency ordinance authorizing $3 million in ARPA funding for removal of the deed restriction at the Sears Armory site where the Multnomah Safe Rest Village is located.

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Community-led vision for Portland Parks & Recreation’s Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (IFCC) moves forward

Artists selected for inaugural Grant and Residency program at IFCC, proposed to be a center for Black arts and culture; feasibility study planned

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City Council allocates $104 million from the American Rescue Plan, launches open data portal to track investments in Portland’s recovery

The City of Portland launched an open data portal that tracks the impacts of the first round of federal American Rescue Plan funds awarded to the City last year. The second round of federal funding, awarded this year, was also allocated to address some of Portland's most urgent needs.

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Commissioner Rubio and City Arts Program Announce Grants to Cultural Organizations for Resiliency Support

Responding to COVID-19’s harm to historically under-served communities, Arts & Culture Commissioner Carmen Rubio and the City Arts Program announced the recipients of grants to reinvigorate community-based artistic programming.

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Resiliency Support for Cultural Organizations - Guidelines and Application Instructions

Applications are due Thursday, April 7, 2022

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Supporting arts and culture in COVID times

Local, state and federal governments have been stepping up to help the local arts community survive.

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City Council will consider proposal to invest $63.6 million from American Rescue Plan for COVID-19 relief in Portland

The ordinance prioritizes houselessness response and household stabilization, small business support, community health and safety.

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