2013 SPACE Grants

Alpha High School, $1500 – 876 N. 8th Street, Gresham, OR 97030
Backyard Habitat

To convert a 9,500 square foot area at Alpha High School into a backyard habitat to enhance habitat quality for native birds, insects and mammals as well as protect from stormwater runoff.

Association of Slavic Immigrants USA, $1500 – East Portland
Educational Lectures for Slavic Community

To fund a series of four courses in Russian about changing habits and attitudes in children and adults about water in Portland, personal hygiene, sanitation and sustainable water solutions.

Beach School PTA, $1292 – Beach School – 1710 N Humbolt Street
Beach School Backyard Habitat Pathway

Naturescape and define pathway on school grounds – remove invasives, and provide an educational opportunity for children.

City of Troutdale, $1500 – Glen Otto Park
Earth Day Event at Glenn Otto Park

To remove invasive plants off the beach at Glenn Otto Park and Beaver Creek on Earth Day.

City Repair Project, $500 – NE 20th & Pacific St. 97212
Sunshine Site

To remove invasives, restore ecology, and create a pollinator garden on a small site in Sullivan’s Gulch.

Columbia Slough Watershed Council, $1500 – Various
Ivy School Habitat Restoration & Monitoring

To fund Ivy School students service learning project to conduct habitat enhancement and monitoring at various locations.

Friends of Portland Memory Garden, $1500 – SE 104th Ave and SE Bush Street
Portland Memory Garden

To fund a new native plant garden that replaces a lawn area and infill existing native area with new native and drought tolerant plants to help conserve water used for irrigation.

Johnson Creek Watershed Council, $900 – Reed College
3rd Annual Johnson Creek Art Show

Art show promoting watershed awareness and benefitting Jonshon Creek Watershed.

Multnomah County Chapter of Oregon Master Gardeners Association, $274 – 6801 SE 60th Ave
Soil temperature variation in deep raised garden beds of Oregon Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden

To rebuild two Master Gardeners’s demonstration beds for educational purposes.

North Willamette Research and Education Center, $1400 – North Willamette Research and Extension Center
Growing Farms Successful Whole Farm Management

Scholarships ($200 each) will be offered to residents from the East Multnomah SWCD to attend beginning farming class.

Oregon Envirothon, $1500 – Sam Barlow High School
Oregon Envirothon Traveling Trunk

Funds will be used to buy natural resources equipment for a trunk that high school students use for practice for the Envirothon Competition.

Oregon Tilth, $1380 – Headwaters Farm
Nutrient Management on Organic Farms: A Training for Local Farmers

To fund a training for Headwaters Farmers on the nutrient budgeting process.

PHLUSH (Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human), $1500 – Circulates multiple school and public events in East Multnomah County
Resilient Sanitation: Toilets that work when sewers don’t

To fund a circulating exhibit on resilient and emergency sanitation appropriate for households and neighborhoods.

Pleasant Valley School, $1230 – 17625 SE Foster Road, Gresham, 97080
Wildside Crew Wetalnd Habitat Restoration Project

To remove invasive species and restore a wetland habitat with native plants.

Pleasant Valley School, $1200 – 17625 SE Foster Road
Safe Habitats and Raptor Perches (SHARP)

To have students create six natural-looking raptor perches on the Pleasant Valley School grounds.

Richmond Elementary School PTA, $1500 – 2276 SE 41st Ave, Portland OR
Native Plants for Nature Walk

To replace existing weeds, illegally dumped garbage and invasive species with native plants.

Rose CDC, $1500 – 6724 SE 72nd Ave; 8012 SE Raymond St.
Country Squire & Firland Community Gardens

To build community gardens at Country Squire Apts and Firland Apts on underutilized land to server diverse/low income families.

Sauvie Island Center, $1500 – 20233 NW Sauvie Island Rd
Farm Camp for Peninsula Park Community Center

To fund one week of farm camp for 25 children from the Peninsula Park Community Center.

Seeds of Understanding, $900 – 3801 NE MLK Jr. Blvd
Seeds of Understand Community Garden and Native Plant Area

To rehablitate and expand garden by installing water line and develop composting system, as well as creating a small native plant garden and developing educational materials.