Flyer featuring information: Grants available for youth-led project against violence


Youth-led groups in Multnomah County can apply for up to $1000 to develop a youth-led project that addresses violence in their community. This is a unique opportunity for youth in schools, after-school programs, and within organizations to put together a project proposal around an issue of violence that directly impacts them. 

The following criteria must be met in order to be considered:
1. This application MUST be written BY YOUTH (ages 12-25)
2. The project must be LED by youth, as it is for youth.
3. Must address some form of violence.  

Applications are due Friday, February 7th, 2020 by 11:59PM.

Click here to learn more and apply.

Past Awardees


The Oregon Community Foundation with the assistance of the PGE Foundation and the Harry & Marguerite Kendall Fund helped us award the following:

  • Reynolds HS Women’s Empowerment Club $1,000  - Hosted event responding to Sexual & Dating Violence 
  • PCC  - Associated Students of PCC $1,000 -  Created Anti Blackness art installation
  • Youth Educating Police  $1,000 - Held Police and Community relations talk
  • Parkrose HS Peacemakers  ​$1,000 - Created event exploring efficacy of restorative justice
  • Reynolds HS Students 4 Equity Club   ​$1,000 - Hosted event addressing discrimination based on race & immigration status

Multnomah County Health Department ($2000) Multnomah County Health Department helped us fund two additional youth-led projects:

  • Wood Village Building Towards Success   $1,000 - Hosted gang violence awareness community meetings
  • Youth Environmental Justice Alliance  ​$1,000 - Created video on restorative justice practices 


  • Muslim Student Alliance, Madison High School 
  • Two Spirit Safe Space Alliance, NAYA Early College Academy
  • POIC Lents Campus
  • IRCO: Africa House Youth Council
  • EMERJ-Safe Now, Grant High School


  • Africa House Youth Advisory Council, Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization
  • Insights Teen Parent Services, Janus Youth Program
  • The Principal’s Squad, Rosemary Anderson High School, New Columbia
  • Troutdale Teen Council, Troutdale Library