Free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Available

The City of Portland is working with Multnomah County to distribute free PPE to small businesses as they clear their warehouse to make way for severe weather sheltering items.

If you are a small business and would like to request PPE items for your business to safely conduct business and keep employees safe, please visit Multnomah County's Community Organization Resources Request website.

If you need help submitting a request, or need to follow-up on a request you have already submitted, please call and talk to a representative directly at 503-988-8940, or email [email protected].
 
 
 
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SEED Grant Applications Due Dec. 10

You are invited to apply for the 2022 Social Equity & Educational Development (SEED) Grant Fund an equity-driven, restorative justice and community reinvestment grant funded by the City of Portland’s 3% local tax on adult-use cannabis retail sales.
   
Now in its the fifth year, $1,000,000 are available in grants across three funding options:
  • Four (4) one-time grants at $50,000 per grant 
  • Four (4) one-time grants at $75,000 total per grant
  • Two (2) two-year grants at $250,000 total per grant ($125,000 per year) 
Applicants may request funding for projects or programs in the following priority areas including but not limited to:   
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship and Economic Development 
  • Expungement and Criminal Justice
If you have experience or expertise in one of the priority areas and/or provide multicultural and community-specific engagementthis might be the grant for you! 

All first-round applications should be submitted via email in a PDF format by Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 by 5PM PST to [email protected]. For more details, visit: portland.gov/civic/cannabis/seed