School Startup Grant Program

  • Conservation projects for schools

    The City offers startup grants for innovative resource conservation projects in schools. Grants are available for efforts that will:

    • Improve water quality
    • Reduce solid waste, through prevention, recycling or composting
    • Conserve water

    Apply for a school grant 

    Grant guidelines

    • Grants are available to schools within city limits.
    • Schools serving a majority of Gresham students.
    • Awards of $250, $500 and $1,000 are available.
    • The funds are distributed on a competitive basis. 

    Past grant projects


    For more information about school grants, contact Meghan Borato at or 503-618-2134.