2014 SPACE Grants

Buckman Community Association, $1473 – SE Portland
Buckman Sustainability Committee

To support plantings in traffic circles, composting program and signage.

City of Gresham, $1500 – Gresham
MESD Revitalization Project

To further develop a backyard habitat space at Alpha High School.

City of Troutdale, $1500 – Troutdale
Depot Park/Beaver Creek

To support Earth Day event to remove invasive species and plant natives in the Beaver Creek riparian area.

Clackamas Community College, $1500 – Clackamas
“Get Wet in Your Watershed” Teacher Workshop

To support workshop participation of four third through fourth grade teachers from the District.

Community Cycling Center, $400 – North Portland
New Columbia Skills Park

To plant native and drought tolerant plants around bicycle skills park to control erosion and define park boundaries.

Creston School PTA, $1500 – SE Portland
Creston School Outdoor Rain and Reading Garden

To create an outdoor classroom and community space.

Dharma Rain Zen Center, $1500 – NE Portland
Savanna Seeding

To sow native seeds in acre of cleared land as part of larger restoration of oak savanna habitat.

Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association, $1500 – SE Portland
Foster Powell Community Garden

To build a shed, raised beds, and water cistern for a new, above ground community garden located on a former gas station site.

Foster Our Block, $1500 – SE Portland
“Foster Our Block” Street Trees Project

To plant new street trees and provide watering contract.

George Middle School, $1500 – North Portland
George Courtyard Renovation

To restore courtyard with native plants, install water feature and re-do walkway.

Humboldt Neighborhood Association, $1466 – NE Portland
Humboldt Greening Pilot Project

To turn parking strips into low-maintenance gardens with native trees, shrubs, and herbs.

Llewellyn Elementary School, $1500 SE Portland
Llewellyn Portable Project

To support restoration project, removing invasive species and planting natives, for Backyard Habitat Certification.

Northest Coalition of Neighborhoods, $1500 NE Portland
Albina Tree Initiative

To enable at-risk youth to participate in the Friends of Trees Community Outreach and Crew Leader Training and outreach activities.

Oregon State University Small Farms Program, $1380 East Multnomah County
Growing Farms Successful Whole Farm Management

To support participation in 7-week course for beginning and small-scale farmers.

People for Parks, $935 – Gresham
Children’s Garden End of Summer Celebration

To fund part of the Imaginative Children’s Garden.

Portland Lutheran School, $1500 – Troutdale
Beaver Creek Restoration Service Learning Project

To provide students with hands on environmental educational around stream health in partnership with SOLVE.

Portland State University, $1500 Corbett, Gresham, Troutdale
Student Watershed Research Project

To engage students from 3 schools in monitoring of streams in the Sandy River and Johnson Creek Watersheds.

Trillium Public Charter School, $1500 – North Portland
Trillium Playground and Outdoor Learning Environment

To create a playground and create an urban green space within the Interstate Ave. corridor.

Tsuga Community Commission, $1500 Fairview
Neighborhood PLACE: Parks Learning and Community Enhancement

To conduct an environmental education and community service project at Salish Ponds City Park.

Verde, $1,368 – NE Portland
Living Cully Project

To pilot the creation of rain gardens in low-income neighborhood residences.