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Catholic Campaign for Human Development Economic Development Grants Due October 12th

The Portland chapter of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development is accepting applications for Fall Local Economic Development Grants.

 

The application deadline is Tuesday October 12th.

 

CCHD Local Grant Proposals may be up to $5,000, which are available for one year. Local CCHD Grants fund or support economic development initiatives that are small or in the early stages of development. Economic development projects assist poor and low-income people to develop new businesses, create new jobs and protect assets. These local grants are intended for projects that provide the potential for those in poverty to participate in decision-making while having the dominant voice in the organization.

 

RACC Press Release: The Right Brain Initiative adds new schools in 2010-11

NEWS RELEASE

 

Contact:

 

Rebecca Burrell, The Right Brain Initiative Outreach Specialist

 

503.823.2965 | email: [email protected]

 

September 29, 2010 -

 

The Right Brain Initiative adds new schools in 2010-11

 

Portland area program brings innovative, curriculum-integrated arts education to two new North Clackamas schools

 

The Right Brain Initiative, a K-8 arts education partnership of the Regional Arts & Culture Council, adds North Clackamas Schools Linwood and Scouters Mountain Elementaries to its 2010-11 programming. These schools join existing North Clackamas partners Ardenwald, Concord, Oak Grove, Spring Mountain, Sunnyside and View Acres Elementaries.

Spread the word: Citizens' Initiative Review results are in!

Archival material from the recently completed Citizens’ Initiative Review (CIR) of two measures on the November ballot is now accessible on-line at www.cirarchive.org. Healthy Democracy Oregon, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization, conducted the reviews in August 2010. The first considered Measure 73, which proposes increased minimum sentences for certain repeated sex crimes and repeated driving under influence. The second evaluated Measure 74, which would establish a medical marijuana supply system.

 

Grant Workshop 9/30: Neigh. Small & Graffiti Abatement Grants

Greetings,

 

You are invited to the upcoming Neighbors West-Northwest (NWNW) Grant Workshop being held on Thursday, September 30, 2010, 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Lincoln High School, Room 106, 1600 SW Salmon Street. This location is accessible by Tri-Met Buses #15, 51 & 63 and the Max Red & Blue Lines. Carpooling, biking, walking and public transportation is recommended since the parking available near the Lincoln High School campus is on-street and metered.

 

Two grant programs are currently being offered by NWNW and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement:

 

Free Waste Cans

I have about 190 rectangle, 13-gallon waste cans looking to get reused in a good home . They are black and made of sturdy cardboard. Can be easily lined with a small trash bag and unfolded for storage. Preference to someone who can take them all. Contact [email protected] Thanks!

First Book bus crawl, Oct 9th - Help buy books for kids!

On Saturday October 9th, a big yellow school bus will drive us around to Low Brow Lounge, Produce Row, Landmark Saloon and Radio Room. Local trivia master, Shan Rock, will lead us in rounds of trivia as we eat, drink and make merry. It's only $30 to participate, the money goes to a great cause and it's a really fun time!

 

Heart of the Community Award Nominations

The 2011 Portland Trail Blazers Hands On Greater Portland Heart of the Community Awards are only a few months away.

 

Hands On Greater Portland needs your input. Nominate an outstanding volunteer or nonprofit today!

 

Nominations are must be submitted by November 8th at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W9SWY7C

 

Please take the survey titled "2011 Portland Trail Blazers Hands On Greater Portland Heart of the Community Awards ".

 

Your feedback is important!

Brown Bag Information session about New Non-Profit Leaders' BootCamp'

 

What: "Brown bag" information session

When: October 1, noon to 1pm

Why: Find out about the "New Nonprofit Leaders' BootCamp" to be held Oct 14-16 at PSU.

Where: PSU Urban Center, 506 SW Mill St., Portland. Second Floor Gallery (Rom 212)

Where else can get this info? http://www.inpm.pdx.edu/new-nonprofit-leaders-bootcamp-october-14-16-2010-portland-state-university

 

RSVP: [email protected] or call 503.725.8221. -- Portland State University logo

 

Oregon Teenagers: You Ask the Candidates

We are looking for Oregon teenagers who have questions for Oregon's gubernatorial candidates.

 

All we need is a video of no more than 90 seconds.

 

Between 5 and 7 questions will be selected from all of the submissions. Selected questions will be posted, along with the candidates’ responses, on the candidates’ websites, YouTube, the Oregon Student Mock Election site and the League of Women Voters of Oregon’s Facebook page.

 

Questions and answers will also be made into a short film that will be shown at the Hollywood theater in Portland as part of the YouthFilm annual awards ceremony in May.

 

Affordable graphic design for non-profits

I'm a new freelance graphic designer looking to do work for local non-profits, and offering really low rates. If you're a non-profit in need of layout work, a new look, some slick new print materials, outreach resources, or other design work, I might be able to help you out. How does this benefit me? Well, first of all because I'm looking for some new challenges to help me build up my portfolio. And secondly, because I want to do what I can to contribute to non-profit work around Portland - environmental causes in particular. I would love to work with you, and we can work with whatever your budget is. Please contact me at [email protected] if you're interested!

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