2010 SPACE Grants

Atkinson Elementary School PTA, $1500 – Atkinson Elementary School/Clinton Park
Know Your Natives – Interpretive Signage

Install interpretive signage and brochure boxes explaining the importance of native plant habitat and pollinators

Audubon Society of Portland, $1500 – various
Biodiversity Ecoroof Month

Promote ecoroofs, raise awareness of local ecoroof programs, expand concept of ecoroofs to incorporate habitat features

City of Troutdale, $1500 – Columbia Park
Earth Day/Arbor Day

Earth Day event to remove blackberry and ivy from wooded area and replant with natives to restore & enhance Columbia Park natural area

Coalition of Clean Water Festival Partners, $1500 – PCC Sylvania Campus
Children’s Clean Water Festival

Water resource education event

Groundwork Portland, $1500 – Emerson Garden
Emerson Groundbreaking Ceremony

Ceremony to celebrate and build awareness around the Emerson Garden Project

Impact NW, $425 – 7211 SE 62nd Ave
Community Rain Garden Demonstration Project

Construct 25′ X 15′ rain garden at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center

Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership, $1500 – Jantzen Beach Red Lion Inn
Lower Columbia River Summit

Convene partners from the region and release LCREP’s 2010 State of the Estuary Report

North Willamette Research and Education Center, $1500 – North Willamette Research & Extension Center
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Mgmt Scholarships

Provide scholarships for District residents to learn about small farm management (10 @ $150/ea.)

Pleasant Valley School, $1500 – Pleasant Valley School
The Birds and the Bees at Pleasant Valley School

Improve native plant, animal and insect habitat through removal of lawn, installing native plants/shrubs, managing garden for student education and healthy habitat.

Portland Fruit Tree Project, $1480 – NE Mason St between 18th & 19th
Sabin Community Orchard

Install fruit trees and signage on PBOT ROW in Sabin neighborhood

Raphael House of Portland, $1500 – Raphael House Emergency Shelter
Raphael House Edible Garden

Implement edible garden and irrigation system, teach clients about organic gardening and produce food for DV shelter

Sauvie Island Center, $1500 – Sauvie Island Farms
Farm based educational fieldtrips for NoPo Students

Educate youth about food, farming and the land