Read an overview of local data on Portland Children (PDF here)
Compare/contrast other children's levies: Seattle, San Fran and Oakland
PCL gets preliminary projections for first three years of new Levy beginning July 2014
PCL timeline for new funding round
Chess for Success makes the news in the Woodburn paper.
2012 Funding Decisions: Impact on Investments. (Includes tables and data on how grantees were affected when the Allocation Committee was forced to reduce investments by $3.7 million because of reduced PCL revenues in the 2012-13 fiscal year.)
Grantee Survey on Renewal/Reduction Process
Listen to "Rainy Days in Portland," a song created by PCL grantees Ethos and its Hip-Hop Music & Technology class (all 6th and 7th graders) at Peninsula K-8 School this year.
Under the direction of Ethos Hip-Hop instructor Chaz Mortimer, the students created the beat and lyrics and performed the song at the Peninsula SUN showcase. Click here on Ethos Hip Hop.
Looking for something fun for families and kids this summer? Here are some options from Northwest Family Services.
Check out the 2012 summer offerings at PCL supported Boys and Girls Clubs in the Portland Metro area.
Here is the May 2012 newsletter
Demographic breakdown of children served, 2009-10
City Council honors PCL investments as part of "Foster Care Awareness Month"
On May 11th, City Council heard testimony from our grantees: Boys and Girls Aid and Youth, Rights & Justice: Attorneys at Law, as well as DHS. See the resolution here
City Council honors PCL investments as part of "National Child Abuse Prevention Month"
On April 13th, City Council heard testimony from our grantees from VOA and Catholic Charities, along with some parents who have successfully used their services. See the resolution here
Hitting the big screen
Saturday Academy teamed up with some awesome kids in this new video featuring their stop-animation course. Click on this YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6TnHe2jqS0
Everything has a place!
Check out what some of the kids at Boys and Girls Clubs have been up to
New Name for CHIF
We've changed our name to the Portland Children's Levy. Read about it here.
"Playbook" on how public-funded children's programs are passed.
The Children's Trust of Miami-Dade County in Florida put together this primer, including advice from those who successfully passed levies there and here in Portland.
RFIs Available Now
Requests for Investments can be downloaded from our website. Click here for more info.
Input from more than 20 policy groups on needs/trends/prioritiesin our funding areas. Click here for results.
December 11th Public Input Summary
The Allocation Committee met several times in Fall 2008, taking public comment about important funding decisions. One meeting was purely for gathering community input. Click here for the recap.