East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District: Small Projects and Community Events' Grant

The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD)

Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Next deadline: Oct 15, 2018

Later deadlines: Nov 15, 2018, Dec 15, 2018, Jan 15, 2019, Feb 15, 2019, Mar 15, 2019, Apr 15, 2019, May 15, 2019, Jun 15, 2019, Jul 15, 2019, Aug 15, 2019, Sep 15, 2019

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit College / University Indigenous Group

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Multnomah County, Oregon

Location of residency: Oregon

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The Small Projects and Community Events (SPACE) Program provides grants to support conservation projects, conservation education, and community events that promote natural resource conservation.

The types of projects/events that are eligible for SPACE Program funding include:

  • on-the-ground restoration or conservation projects
  • pollution prevention projects education of youth and/or adults
  • community events focused on improving the public’s understanding of natural resource conservation

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible applicants include:
    • Nonprofit organization or group – 501 (c) (3) status is not required
    • Educational institution
    • Government agency
    • Native American tribes
  • Must address one or more of the following: soil erosion prevention/control, soil health, water quality, water conservation, watershed health.
  • In addition, it must:
    • Be located within the District (Multnomah County east of the Willamette River), and/or
    • Directly benefit citizens of the District
  • Applicants may apply for more than one project or event per fiscal year (July-June).


  • Preference may be given to small projects or events for which the level of funding provided by the District is a significant portion of the budget and will make a meaningful difference in ensuring the success of the project or event.