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News Category: News

Voters Renew Portland Children’s Levy

The renewal extends the end date of Levy funding through June 30, 2029. 

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City Council refers Portland Children’s Levy renewal to May 16 special election ballot

The Children’s Levy invests $23 million annually in grants for community-based programs that support children, youth and their families so children. The measure would not raise taxes.

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We’re Hiring a Communications & Outreach Director!

Join our team!  This position will create and coordinate PCL’s communications strategy, planning, key messaging, website and social media content, engage community and grantees, and support PCL public meetings to ...

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Introducing Joel Broussard

We’re thrilled to welcome Joel Broussard to the Levy team. Joel is a Portland native who has seen many changes happen in the Portland area and the state of Oregon. With ...

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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 ...

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City Council approves $1M in small grants

Thursday, January 21, 2021 Portland City Council has approved $1 million in new investments in 8 small organizations that have not received Portland Children’s Levy funding in the past.  The three-year grants will begin this ...

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City Council Approves $68M in Levy community investments

Portland City Council today approved $68 million in Portland Children’s Levy community investments over the next three years providing opportunities in education, youth development and family support. In its unanimous ...

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City Council Approves $68M in Levy community investments

Portland City Council today approved $68 million in Portland Children’s Levy community investments over the next three years providing opportunities in education, youth development and family support. In its unanimous ...

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Big News About Our Community Childcare Initiative!

City Council recently approved the Allocation Committee’s decision to allocate $5.1 million over three years (2020-2023) to continue the Community Childcare Initiative. The CCI grant means Levy funding will continue ...

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PCL invests $2.5 M in Leverage Fund investments

Friday, June 4, 2010 Download: 

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