Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (3-30-21)

Revenue Forecast

Portland Children's Levy expects adequate resources to fully fund all current grant commitments for the full 3-year term despite the economic downturn due to the pandemic. 

Annual Performance Report

Staff presented PCL’s 2019-20 Performance Report showing demographics of children and families served, program outcomes and how our partners responded to the pandemic. Both staff and the committee thanked partners for their incredible and innovative work to support children and families in the midst of this health crisis.

We're hiring a Grant Manager

*This listing closed at 11:59 PM, on February 12, 2021*

This person will manage Children's Levy grants in the child abuse prevention and intervention and foster care program areas and will participate in the program team responsible for the design and implementation of competitive grant processes, program policies, and operating procedures. Visit to learn more about this position. 

Allocation Committee Approves 8 New Small Grants Fund Partners (11-30-20)

The Allocation Committee at its Monday meeting approved $1 million in new three-year investments for the Small Grants Fund to improve equity of access for organizations that have not received Levy funding in the past.

The three-year grants will begin in January and include four mentoring programs, three after-school programs and one hunger relief program. They are:

Allocation Committee Funding Recommendations 4-26-20

The Allocation Committee approved $41.7 million out of an available $68 million for new three-year investments in Early Childhood, Child Abuse Prevention/Intervention and Foster Care. The AC will use the remaining balance for investments in After School, Mentoring and Hunger Relief at its May 4th meeting.

The Portland City Council has final approval on Allocation Committee decisions and will review these decisions, and those made at the May 4th AC meeting, in mid-June.