2012 SPACE Grants

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

Earth Day related event to remove trash and invasive weeds along creek and replant with native plants and trees.

DEPAVE, $1400 – Chief Joseph Elementary School
Depaving Chief Joseph

Depave approx 1500 sf of asphalt and create a perennial sun garden

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, $1500 – East Multnomah County
Congregations Caring for Watersheds/Wildlife

Hold workshop and produce watershed restoration handbook for congregations in East Multnomah county to teach about watershed and wildlife habitat.

Escuela Viva / The Living School, $1500 – SE 11th & Ash Streets
Escuela Viva Play Lot Regreening: Phase 2

Purchase and install native plants for a rain garden and soft-scaping around play area.

Friends of Outdoor School, $1500 – various in east county
Adventure WILD scholarships

Scholarships for low-income families to send kids to nature-based, educational, summer day-camp

Friends of Portland Memory Garden, $1500 – Portland Memory Garden – SE 104th & Bush
Ed Benedict Community Garden

Build 26 bed community garden at the Portland Memory Garden; add native plants to public areas and along perimeter of garden

Green Lents, $1225 – Part of Lents Neighborhood
Green Lents Listening Project and Community Challenge

Conduct door to door listening project and community challenge around awareness of the function of green streets and backyard habitat in Lents.

Grow Portland, $1500 – NE 125th and Halsey
Eastminster Community Garden

Build a 90 plot community garden on a vacant parcel owned by a community based congregation

Grow Portland, $1500 – 24375 SE Stark St., Gresham
East County Community Garden

Complete a 55 plot community garden started in 2010 – working with a congregation in Gresham

King Neighborhood Association, $1500 – King School in NE – parking strip between 6th & 7th Aves
Restoration of King School parking lot

Remove invasive plants and weeds and plant natives

Oregon Tilth, $1500 – various throughout NE and SE Portland
Putting Your Garden to Bed classes

Put on 5, 1 hour classes to community gardeners-educating about soil health and soil building, cover cropping and mulching.

Oregon Tilth, $1500 – various
Getting Your Garden Started classes

Deliver 5 one-hour classes on getting a garden started to community gardeners in partnership with PPR Community Gardens. Will teach about organic methods, soil prep, composting, etc.

Outgrowing Hunger, $800 – 600 NE 8th St.
CCG Loaves & Fishes Expansion

Build 1200 sf raised garden in vacant lot, dedicated to growing food for Loaves & Fishes.

Pilgrim Lutheran Church, $1500 – 4244 SE 91st
Erosion Control at Pilgrim Lutheran Church

Control erosion on hillside through native plantings

Pleasant Valley School, $1500 – Pleasant Valley Elementary School
East Swale Viewing Area

Create an educational wildlife viewing area and reduce erosion by replacing approx 3000 sf of weedy, grassy area with mulch, benches and native plants.

Portland Public Schools, Cleveland High School, $1000 – Cleveland HS
Cleveland High School Garden

Build vegetable garden and aesthetic garden with native plants at the HS

Portland Public Schools, Lent Elementary School, $1500 – 5105 SE 97th
Lent School Community Garden

Construct raised garden beds a s part of initial phase of community garden/learning garden

Rose CDC, $1000 – 13011 SE Foster Road
Black Collective Foster Road Farm Project

Create urban farm in outer SE to help advance development of gardening programs and access to healthy food for communities of color

Rose CDC, $1300 – Bellrose Station Apts – 7901 SE 92nd Ave.
Bellrose Station Community Garden

Install community garden in common area of apartment complex

St Johns Community Garden, $1500 – 8911 N Leonard St.
St, Johns Community Garden 2

Continuing plans to nouraish and amend the soil in SJ Community Garden, improve irrigation and expand community education events – including gardening workshops.

Wilkes Community Group, $600 – Wilkes Creek Headwaters Natural Area
Wilkes Creek Headwaters Natural Area invasive species pull

Invasive species pull in the newly purchased Wilkes Creek Headwaters Natural Area

Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., $1490 – 3203 SE 109th Ave
WISDOM Gardens Native American Entry Garden

Establish entry to WISDOM’s Native American demonstration garden at Kelly Butte House – including soil amendments, creating plant beds, purchasing native food and medicinal plants.