Community Services Grants

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Community Services Grant Program

The City of Hillsboro Community Services Grant Program is intended to provide support to local social service agencies that assist in improving the mental or physical condition of Hillsboro residents. For purposes of the grant program, social services are defined as programs or activities that address community needs including but not limited to:

  • Mental and Physical Health
  • Child Care
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Aging
  • Housing
  • Family Support
  • Public Safety

Eligibility Requirements

  • Organizations must be nonprofit 501c3 social service agencies serving Hillsboro residents.
  • Only one grant application per year will be considered for any one organization.
  • An agency will only be considered for a grant if all previously awarded grants complied with grant procedures, including filing a six (6) month progress report (if required). *Organizations who receive funding for amounts less than $3,000 are not required to submit a progress report.
  • Grant requests can be made for all project and activity types that provide social services to residents of Hillsboro.


The 2017-2018 Community Services Grant Program application process is now CLOSED. Applications for the 2018-19 grant cycle will available online in mid August. If your organization has not applied for a Community Services Grant in the past and would like to be notified when applications are available, please send an email to

2017-2018 Grant Funding

The City of Hillsboro budgeted $100,000.00 for the Community Services Grant Program for fiscal year 2017-2018. Award amounts typically range from $1,000-$5,000.

Funding for the Community Services Grant Program may be modified or suspended during times of economic downturn when revenue sources for the City are reduced and/or by City Council consistent with the adopted budget.

2017-2018 Grant Recipients 

 2017-18 Grant Recipients







 Adelante Mujeres
HomePlate Youth Services
 Albertina Kerr Centers Foundation
Impact NW
 ASSIST Love INC of Greater Hillsboro
 Assistance League of Greater Portland
Meals On Wheels People
 Bienestar My New Red Shoes
 Boys & Girls Aid
Oregon Food Bank
 Boys & Girls Club
Rebuilding Together Washington County
 CASA For Children
Salvation Army Tualatin Valley Citadel
 Cascade Aids Project
Saving Grace Maternity Home
 Centro Cultural
Sequoia Mental Health
 Community Action
SW Community Health Center
 Community Warehouse
The Dougy Center
 CODA Tuality Healthcare
 Ecumenical Ministries
Village Without Walls
 Financial Beginnings
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
 Girl Scouts of Oregon & SW Washington
Voices Set Free
 Homeless Connect - Sonrise Church
Youth Contact


Six Month Progress Reports

Organizations that receive grant funding of $3,000 more are required to submit a 6 Month Progress Report in order to be eligible for future grant funding through this program. Progress report forms for FY 2017-18 will be available online in June 2018. Grant recipients will be notified via email when the grant reporting form has been posted online.

Bakkum, DaciaProject SpecialistCity Manager's Office503-681-6468