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Allocation Committee and Community Council Joint Meeting Recap (5-6-24)

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Welcome to the recap of the joint meeting of the Allocation Committee and the Community Council on May 6, 2024. Community engagement results and recommendations  Consultants Camille E. Trummer and ...

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (3-11-24)

Learn about 2022-23 performance data, preparation for the funding process and more.

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (12-11-23)

Preview the upcoming funding process, learn details about the community engagement plan and get updates on the Community Council.

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (10-17-23)

Learn more about the small grants renewal decisions, the community engagement process and more.

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Portland Children’s Levy seeks business representative to join Allocation Committee

The Levy is overseen by a 5-member Allocation Committee that makes funding recommendations in a competitive application process subject to Portland City Council approval. 

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Screengrab from 6/13/2023 allocation committee meeting discussing disability training for small grants

Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (6-13-23)

Learn more about the small grants renewal process and timeline, community engagement process and more.

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (4-18-23)

The Allocation Committee approved large grant renewals, revised a policy for foster care grants, heard about the fiscal year 2022 audit report and more.

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Screengrab from 2/21/2023 allocation committee meeting discussing policy change proposal for foster care grants

Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (2-21-23)

The Allocation Committee considered a policy change proposal for foster care grants and heard presentations on the large grant renewal process and timeline, 2021-22 performance data and the Community Council.

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Screengrab from 12/13/2022 allocation committee meeting with Ally Meyer to discuss grantee partners reflections

Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (12-13-22)

The Allocation Committee heard from three hunger relief grantee partners on program delivery, appointed 5 people to the Community Council, and received updates on the grant performance summary process and large grant renewal process and timeline.

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (10-18-22)

The Allocation Committee heard from three Portland Children's Levy grantee partners on after school program delivery and received updates on the financial report, Community Council and Community Report.

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PCL seeks additional Community Council members

PCL is recruiting volunteers with lived, professional, and volunteer experience with marginalized children, youth, families and their support services for its new Community Council. The purpose of the Council is to advise PCL staff and the PCL Allocation Committee on Levy policy and procedures including community engagement and future funding rounds.

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Allocation Committee meeting recap (6-14-22)

The Allocation Committee heard from four Portland Children's Levy community partners in foster care, appointed eight applicants to the Community Council, and received updates on service delivery during the pandemic and PCL staffing.

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We’re Hiring a Community Engagement Coordinator

Join our team! This position will support a new volunteer community council created to advise the Portland Children’s Levy staff and Allocation Committee. The coordinator will plan and facilitate public ...

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (3/15/22)

PCL Compliance Audit Tonya Moffit, Merina + Co., presented results of their Compliance Examination FY21.pdf. PCL complied with the 5% cap on administrative expenses as required by authorizing ballot measure, ...

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Now Accepting Applications for PCL’s New Community Council

Extended Timeline! Applications due May 1. PCL is recruiting volunteers for its new Community Council. The Council will shape community engagement and the next PCL grantmaking process. For background on the ...

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (12/14/21)

Proposal passes to create a Community Council The Allocation Committee adopted a proposal to create a Community Council to advise PCL policies and process.  Over the next 4 years, the ...

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Small Grants Fund Disability Learning Convening, Fall 2021

On September 23rd, 2021, we held a Disability Learning Convening for grantee partners of the Small Grants Fund. Small Grants Fund grantee partners have developed disability inclusion goals that they are working towards in their program, ...

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (9-14-21)

Proposal to Form a Community Advisory Committee After hearing Levy staff outline the proposal to create a community advisory committee and a summary of stakeholder feedback on the proposal, the ...

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Allocation Committee Meeting Recap (6-15-21)

Adjustment to the Small Grants Fund One of the small grant recipients, Native Wellness Institute, elected not to move forward with their grant. Based on recommendations from Levy Staff and ...

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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 ...

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