Community Grant Applications Now Available

WEST LINN –The City of West Linn has a limited amount of funding available for community organizations’ requests for support for their yearly events, operations, and activities. Community organizations are asked to submit a standardized form so all requests received by the City of West Linn can be similarly evaluated during the community grant allocation process for fiscal year 2011. The biennial budget includes $25,000 available for allocation to qualifying organizations. A copy of this form is attached to this release. Neighborhood Associations are not required to complete this form to receive funding. The grant request form is designed for community-based organizations that are interested in receiving grant funding for specific, planned events and activities occurring between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011. Although the City budgets on a biennial (two-year) basis, the request must be submitted for the second year (FY 2011) only. Grant request forms are due by 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2010. Forms must be emailed to Submitted forms will be evaluated by the citizen members of the Citizens' Budget Committee and grant allocation recommendations will be forwarded to the City Council for their approval at a June 2010 City Council meeting. Questions about the grant request form can be directed to Kirsten Wyatt in the City Manager’s Office at 503-657-0331 or ###