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.

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.

2016-2017 Grant Recipients 

2015-16 Community Services Grant Award Recipients

 Adelante Mujeres
HomePlate Youth Services
 Adventures Without Limits
Impact NW 
 Albertina Kerr Centers Foundation
Lifeworks NW
 Assistance League of Greater Portland
Love INC
 Bienestar Meals on Wheels People
 Big Brothers Big Sisters
My New Red Shoes
 Boys & Girls Aid
Open Door Counseling Center
 Boys & Girls Club
Oregon Food Bank
 CASA For Children
Rebuilding Together Washington County
 Chess For Success
Saving Grace Maternity Home
 Community Action
Sequoia Mental Health Services
 Community Warehouse Southwest Community Health Center
 CODA The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
 Domestic Violence Resource Center Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation
 Elders In Action Youth Contact
 Homeless Connect - Sonrise Church  


Six Month Progress Reports

Organizations who receive grant funding, in amounts that are $3,000 or greater, 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.

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