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2014-15 Neighborhood Matching Grant
We invite all neighborhood associations to apply for the City of Gresham Neighborhood Matching Grant program. The goal of the program is to encourage projects that foster civic pride, enhance and beautify neighborhoods, expand citizen involvement, and promote the interests of the Gresham community. The 2014/15 application cycle opens February 1, 2014 and closes on April 15, 2014. All grant applications must be submitted to the Office of Neighborhoods before 5 p.m.

 

Neighborhood associations are a great way to get to know your neighbors while working to improve community.

  • Gresham's 16 associations are organized and governed by residents.
  • All residents, businesses, and property owners in Gresham are considered members of their neighborhood association.
  • For a neighborhood to be eligible for City resources a neighborhood association must be formally recognized by the City Council.

Association activities include:

  • Community events
  • Crime prevention activities
  • Neighborhood improvement projects
  • Researching development issues
  • Volunteer projects and opportunities

 

Eligibility Criteria

Associations must:

  • Allow all residents and property owners within the defined geographic boundary to participate
  • Develop bylaws that govern the association
  • Elect a full board of officers
  • Hold at least two meetings per year

 

Association Resources

  • Meeting space in City Hall
  • Neighborhood association resource area in City Hall
  • City Publications
  • Technical assistance
  • Two membership mailings per year