Grants 2022-23

Early Childhood

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
Albina Head Start Three full-day Head Start preschool classrooms; N, NE and SE Portland $687,489
Albina Early Head Start Four Early Head Start classrooms and home-based Early Head Start services (home visits and parent/child groups); N, NE and SE Portland $675,000
The Black Parent Initiative Prenatal, birth doula, and laction support for new moms and parent/child home visits and groups, focused on Black families; citywide $201,407
David Douglas School District Spanish-language immersion preschool classroom at Lincoln Elem focused on native Spanish speakers; E Portland $288,000
Hacienda CDC, Portland Niños Home-visiting, parent/child groups with Latinx families in Hacienda properties and Cully neighborhood $266,123
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), Child and Parent Success Home-visiting, parent/child groups with immigrant & refugee families; citywide $595,856
Impact NW, Parent-Child Development Services Home-visiting, parent/child groups, and kindergarten transition support, NE and SE Portland $266,091
Latino Network, Juntos Aprendemos Weekly parent/child preschool groups for Latinx, Spanish-speaking families; N, NE and E Portland $684,820
Metropolitan Family Services, Ready-Set-Go! Weekly parent-child preschool groups for families in Wood Elem. area; E Portland $174,938
Morrison Child & Family Services, Listos Para Aprender Home-visiting, parent/child groups, parenting groups with Latinx families; E Portland $649,565
Morrison Child & Family Services Early childhood mental health consultation with childcare sites, preschools, home visiting programs; parenting classes; citywide $792,929
Mt. Hood Community College, Early Head Start Home-based Early Head Start services (home visits and parent/child groups) and one Early Head Start classroom; E Portland $579,865
Mt. Hood Community College, Head Start Two extended-day Head Start preschool classrooms; E Portland $592,747
Native American Youth & Family Center Home visiting, parent/child groups for Native American/Alaska Native families; citywide $242,826
Neighborhood House Home-based early Oregon Pre-kindergarten services (home visits and parent/child groups); SW Portland $373,360
Portland Public Schools Head Start Four extended-day Head Start preschool classrooms; E Portland $562,348
Total Early Childhood $7,633,364

Special Initiatives

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
Mt. Hood Community College, Community Childcare Initiative Childcare financial assistance for low-income families; support networks for culturally specific in-home childcare; citywide $1,807,132
Total Special Initiatives $1,807,132

Hunger Relief

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
Familias en Accion, Latino Food Equity Program Health and nutrition education; community health worker navigation/ referral services; produce delivery; home garden support; focus on Latinx families; East Portland $196,059
Growing Gardens School garden and education program; community garden access and support for immigrant and refugee families; NE and SE Portland $127,880
Immigration & Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), Hunger Relief School based emergency food pantries, nutrition and cooking education; NE and SE Portland $302,806
Meals on Wheels People, Meals 4 Kids Home meal delivery for children and caregivers with barriers to accessing other sources of emergency food; citywide $766,469
Metropolitan Family Services, Hunger Relief School based emergency food pantries, nutrition and cooking education; NE and SE Portland $164,074
Neighborhood House, Mobile Pantry Program Mobile food pantry at affordable housing sites; SW Portland $84,915
Oregon Food Bank, School-Based Food Pantries Food provision to 20 school based food pantries and summer food sites; nutrition education; N, NE and SE Portland $736,359
Our Just Future (formerly Human Solutions), Food Pantry Food pantries at 2 affordable housing sites and homeless shelter; SE Portland $66,971
Our Village Gardens Community gardening for vegetable production and produce discount/incentive program at Village Market; N Portland $144,637
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, Emergency Food Support School food pantries at/near POIC campuses and food voucher program; focus on BIPOC* youth and families; N, NE and SE Portland $104,112
Sunshine Division, Community Transitional School Weekend food backpacks for homeless students attending Community Transitional School; citywide $83,925
Total Hunger Relief $2,778,207

Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
Bridge Meadows, Intergenerational Interventions Therapeutic and community building services for children 0-18 who were previously in foster care; N Portland $100,510
El Programa Hispano Católico, Parent Child Intervention Program Parenting support and therapy, focus on Latinx families with children 0-12, who have experienced domestic violence; citywide $281,230
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization In-home parenting education & support; focus on immigrant & refugee families with children ages 0-18; citywide $380,773
Impact NW, Parent Child Therapeutic Services Parenting education & support for families, with children 0-12, who have experienced domestic violence; citywide $67,129****
Janus Youth Programs/Insights, SEEDS In-home parenting education & support for young parents, ages 15-20, & their children, ages 0-5; focus on BIPOC* families; citywide $279,740
Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center/CARES Northwest Therapy for children, ages 0-18, who have experienced child abuse related trauma; citywide $207,548
LifeWorks NW, Children's Relief Nursery Classroom-based therapeutic care for children ages 0-5, home visits, parenting education & respite care; N Portland $536,397
LifeWorks NW, Family and Community Alliance In-home parenting education & support for families, with children 0-18, at risk of abuse and neglect; citywide $218,001
Lutheran Community Services Northwest, Parenting in Portland Parent education services, focus on immigrant and refugee families, with children ages 0-18; citywide $289,915
Native American Youth & Family Center, Parenting in 2 Worlds Parenting education & support, focus on Native American/Alaska Native families with children ages 10-17; citywide $262,555
Oregon Community Health Workers Associations, Community Education Worker Program Parenting education & support, focus on Somali and Myanmar refugees with children ages 0-6; citywide $389,504
The Pathfinder Network, Center for Family Success Parenting education & support for parents with criminal justice system involvement, who have children ages 0-18; citywide $334,105
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center Parenting education & support, focus on Black students attending Rosemary Anderson High School/POIC; citywide $183,659
Self Enhancement, Inc., Parent Engagement Services In-home & group parenting education & support, focus on Black families with children ages 0-18; citywide $168,721
Volunteers of America, Family Relief Nursery Classroom-based therapeutic care for children ages 0-5, home visits, parenting education & respite care; citywide $338,628
Volunteers of America, Gateway Child Care Drop-in child care for parents accessing services at the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services; citywide $3,908****
Total Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention $4,042,323

Foster Care

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
Boys & Girls Aid, Permanency Services Therapeutic activities to support youth in foster care, ages 5-21, prepare for permanency; citywide $205,596
Friends of the Children Long-term, one-to-one mentoring for children in foster care grades K-12; focus on Black & Native American/Alaska Native youth; citywide $260,044
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization Support for immigrant & refugee children ages 0-24; recruit & train potential foster parents; citywide $274,884
Impact NW, Safe & Together Intensive home visiting services for children in foster care, ages 0-8; support for birth & foster parents; focus on reunification; citywide $388,621
Janus Youth Programs/Insights, ECHO In-home parenting & life skills education for young parents where the child and/or parent is in foster care; focus on reunification; citywide $233,569
Latino Network, FloreSer Support for youth in foster care, ages 12-18; focus on Latinx youth; parent education for foster parents; citywide $55,763****
Native American Youth & Family Center Support & cultural enrichment services for youth in foster care, ages 0-24; focus on Native American/Alaska Native youth; citywide $391,249
New Avenues for Youth, Avenues to College College preparatory workshops, leadership development, and college housing support & case management; citywide $358,648
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center Work opportunities training & support for youth ages 14-24; focus on Black & Latinx; citywide $145,679
Self Enhancement, Inc. Support for children in foster care ages 0-18 and their birth and foster parents; focus on Black youth; citywide $254,918
Youth, Rights, & Justice: Attorneys at Law, School Works Educational advocacy for children in foster care, ages 3-21; citywide $219,115
Total Foster Care $2,788,086

After School

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
BRAVO Youth Orchestra After school youth orchestra program for elementary and middle school youth; N and NE Portland $110,279
El Programa Hispano Catolico, Youth Community School Program Intensive academic support, cultural enrichment; middle/high school youth at 2 schools; focus on Latinx youth; SE Portland $231,384
Ethos Inc. After school music education program at thirteen schools for students in grades 2-8; N and NE Portland $131,335
Girls Inc. of NW Oregon After school program for girls focused on youth development at nine schools for students in grades 2-8; N, NE and SE Portland $78,375
Hacienda CDC, Expresiones After school/summer program providing homework support, enrichment activities for children in grades K-8 at Hacienda properities; focus on Latinx and African immigrant youth; N and NE Portland $205,218
Impact NW, AKA Science After school science program offered to youth in grades K-8 at SUN Community Schools; citywide $122,039
Impact NW, CORE Program After school program focused on career readiness and experiences for high school students; N, NE and SE Portland $138,750
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), INSPIRE Intensive academic support and family engagement for immigrant/refugee youth in grades 2-8 at 9 schools; NE and SE Portland $586,072
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), SUN Community Schools After school and summer academic support and enrichment at two schools; NE and SE Portland $131,776
Latino Network, Conexiones After school academic support, enrichment and college prep support for middle and high school youth at 4 schools; parent instruction; focus on Latinx youth; N, NE and SE Portland $559,724
Latino Network, Studio Latino After school arts enrichment program for elementary and middle school youth at 4 schools; focus on Latinx youth; N, NE and SE Portland $76,589
Metropolitan Family Service, SUN Community Schools After-school and summer academic support and enrichment at two schools; SE Portland $181,575
Native American Youth & Family Center After-school, summer and school break enrichment activities for Native American/Alaska Native children aged 5-18; citywide $247,312
Neighborhood House, Connect After-school and summer academic support and enrichment program for children in grades 2-5 at affordable housing development; SW Portland $105,786
Open School Academic support, coaching and mentoring for high school students at three schools; focus on BIPOC* youth; N, NE and SE Portland $490,163
Our Just Future (formerly Human Solutions), LearnLinks After school program providing intensive academic support and enrichment activities for children in grades K-8 at low-income housing developments; NE and SE Portland $213,901
Our Just Future (formerly Human Solutions), Lilac Meadows After school enrichment program for youth experiencing homelessness; NE and SE Portland $10,922****
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center After school robotics and college prepartory program for high school students on 4 campuses; focus on BIPOC youth; N, NE and SE Portland $123,609
Portland State University, Oregon MESA After school STEM** enrichment program for middle and high school youth; N, NE and SE Portland $130,757
REAP, Inc. Academic support, enrichment and leadership development for elementary and middle school youth; focus on BIPOC* youth, NE and SE Portland $221,348
Self Enhancement, Inc. Intensive academic support and enrichment program for middle and high school students, focus on Black youth; N and NE Portland $463,590
Total After School $4,560,504

Mentoring

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
Campfire Columbia After school mentoring program for middle school youth at 3 schools; N and SE Portland $505,168
College Possible After school mentoring program to help low-income high school students prepare, apply for, enter, and graduate college; SE and E Portland $104,505
Friends of the Children Long-term, community-based, one-to-one mentoring program for children grades K -12; citywide $532,349
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) Community-based one-to-one and group mentoring program for immigrant and refugee youth in high school; NE and SE Portland $419,771
Latino Network Community-based individual and group mentoring for Latinx youth with barriers to school success; citywide $307,078
Native American Youth & Family Center Community-based mentoring supporting Native American/Alaska Native high school students' college and career pursuits; citywide $212,318
The Pathfinder Network Community-based individual and group mentoring for youth with parents involved in the criminal justice system; citywide $171,137
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center School-based mentoring program for students at Rosemary Anderson Alternative High School; focus on BIPOC* youth; N and E Portland $178,194
Total Mentoring $2,430,520

Small Grants Fund

Grantee Organization PCL-Funded Services Investment 2022–23
A.Y.C.O. (African Youth and Community Organization) After school program for East African youth with disabilities. Tutoring, sports, and nature-based field trips led by Cultural Navigators.  $50,685
Brown Girl Rise Mentoring offered to non-white girls and non-binary femmes ages 7-17. Create a youth board to plan curriculum and conduct program evaluation and monitoring activities. $20,380
Camp Elso STEAMED*** education and nature-based camps for youth K-5 and 6-8, and a program for teens that provides leadership training, as well as the opportunity to become Camp Guides and teach the younger kids. $54,642
Elevate Oregon Mentorship of youth of color and other marginalized youth, including students with disabilities, in Parkrose. Emphasis on post-secondary education. In-school group mentoring through an elective emphasizing character building facilitated by Teacher Mentors. Additional group mentoring through summer programming. Middle school through high school. $60,233
Ethiopian & Eritrean Cultural Resource Center Mentoring for newly arrived refugee youth from Ethiopia & Eritrea. The youth in this program have been in the country 1-3 years. Individual mentoring (socially distanced when possible) and groups online. Families receive wraparound support. $31,725
Portland Tennis & Education Long-term afterschool program with academic, fitness, social-emotional components. Year-round activities including afterschool and summer camp activities. $63,028
Urban Gleaners Food is gleaned and distributed to families. Additional food is purchased from local farmers. Cultural and prepared foods are provided. Distribution sites located in low-income areas, including parks and school sites. Millions of pounds of food diverted from landfills. $32,931
Total Small Grants Fund $313,624

*BIPOC refers to Black, Indigenous and People of Color
**STEM refers to science, technology, engineering and math
***STEAMED refers to science, technology, engineering, art, math, environment and design
****Grant funding ended early in fiscal year 2022-23