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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.

2019-2020 Grant Recipients 

Photo of Community Services Grant Program Recipients
 Adelante Mujeres
Good Neighbor Center
 Albertina Kerr Centers Homeless Connect - Sonrise Church
 Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon HomePlate Youth Services
 Assistance League of Greater Portland Lifeworks NW
 Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest Meals on Wheels People
 Boys & Girls Aid
Oregon Food Bank
 Boys & Girls Club Proud Ground
 CASA For Children
St. Vince de Paul, St. Matthew Conference
 Cascade Aids Project The Dougy Center
 Centro Cultural Del Condado De Washington
Village Without Walls
 Community Action Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
 De Paul Treatment Centers Your Food Oasis
 Domestic Violence Resource Center
Youth Contact
 Ecumenical Ministries


Six Month Progress Reports

Organizations that receive grant funding of $3,000 or 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