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:

  • Aging
  • Child Care
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Family Support
  • Housing
  • Mental and Physical Health
  • Public Safety
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Eligibility Requirements

  • Organization must be a nonprofit 501c3 social service agency serving Hillsboro community members.
  • 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 submitting 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 2019-2020 Community Services Grant Program application process is now CLOSED.

2019-2020 Grant Funding

The City of Hillsboro budgeted $200,000.00 for the Community Services Grant Program for fiscal year 2019-2020.

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.

2018-2019 Grant Recipients 

2018-2019 Community Services Grant Program Award Recipients
 Adelante Mujeres
HomePlate Youth Services
 Albertina Kerr Centers Foundation
Impact NW
 ASSIST Lifeworks NW
 Assistance League of Greater Portland
Love, INC
 Bienestar Meals on Wheels People
 Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest
My New Red Shoes
 Boys & Girls Aid
Open Door Counseling Center
 Boys & Girls Club
Oregon Food Bank
 CASA For Children
Paws Assisting Veterans
 Cascade Aids Project
Proud Ground
 Centro Cultural
Rebuilding Together Washington County
 Chess For Success
Saving Grace Maternity Home
 CODA Street Roots
 Community Action
The Dougy Center
 Domestic Violence Resource Center
Village Without Walls
 Ecumenical Ministries
Virginia Garcia
 Financial Beginnings
Voices Set Free
 Friends of the Hillsboro Community Senior Center
Youth Parents Dreamers and Achievers
 Girl Scouts of Oregon & SW Washington
Youth Contact
 Homeless Connect


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. 

Bakkum, DaciaManagement AnalystCity Manager's Office503-681-6468