Entries by Amber Faist

Transportation as Liberation

Photo credit Ian J Whitmore Transportation as Liberation 5:30-7:30pm Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Get ready to be informed and inspired during BBPDX’s 2019 transportation event taking place this year during Portland Design Week! The evening will be a mix of networking, food, drink, interactive engagement, and a panel of transportation leaders including: Adam Davis, Executive Director of Oregon Humanities, Moderator Jillian Detweiler, Executive […]

Scholarship Opportunity – UW Minority Business Executive Program

Multnomah County, in partnership with Mackenzie, will sponsor a deserving COBID Certified Firm to the University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP). The Minority Business Executive Program is a one-week residential program that takes place annually on campus at the University of Washington. The intensive curriculum grows business leaders from […]

USDA Seeks Applications to Spur Economic Development in Rural Communities

The deadline to apply is June 5 (online applications) and June 10 (paper applications) The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is accepting applications for grants to support economic development in rural communities. The grants are being made available through USDA’s Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Program in order to strengthen the rural economy. The grants are […]

USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Support Household Water Well Systems

The deadline to apply is May 27, 2019 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is seeking applications for grants to support household water well systems in rural areas. USDA’s Household Water Well System Grants are not provided directly to individuals. Instead, qualified private nonprofits will use the grants to establish lending programs to help homeowners […]

USDA is Seeking Applications for Technology Grants to Expand Access to Healthcare and Education in Rural Areas

The deadline to apply is May 15, 2019 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is accepting applications for grants to use broadband technology to improve access to healthcare and educational services in rural communities. Rural Development will award grants ranging from $50,000 to $500,000 through its Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. The […]

Request for Proposals: 2019-2020 AmeriCorps VISTA Partnership

The Mercy Corps Northwest VISTA Program is currently recruiting organizations that are interested in hosting an AmeriCorps VISTA member for the service year of August 2019- August 2020. VISTA members build the capacity of organizations, delivering new innovations to end poverty in Oregon. We hope to recruit between seven and nine organizations for this cohort. Our RFP is now open […]

OCF Scholarships for Native American Students

The Oregon Community Foundation annually awards over $9.9 million in scholarships to Oregon students through our statewide scholarship program.  Two of these scholarship programs are targeted specifically to Native American students. VERL AND DOROTHY MILLER NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP Eligible students include Native American residents of Oregon attending or planning to attend an accredited school in Oregon […]

Increase Project – Open Info Session

Accelerate your business! Get the executive education, management know-how, and business support system you need to grow your established small business through this intensive, cohort-based program. No previous degree required, just the willingness to work on your business, not just in it! Now accepting applications at http://increaseproject.interise.org/ Increase Project  – Open Info Session Monday March 4, […]

2019 Coaching UNconference in Portland

MARCH 23, 2019 | PORTLAND, OR Your exclusive invitation to attend the 2019 Coaching UnConference in Portland, OR. WHO: The Coaching UnConference is designed for those who are Professional Coaches, those who seek to work with Professional Coaches, and those who are interested in becoming Professional Coaches. This is an unprecedented opportunity to teach, to […]

USDA Announces Community Connect Grant Program. Deadline: April 15, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced it is accepting FY 2019 applications for the Community Connect Grant Program. The Community Connect program helps rural communities extend access where broadband service is least likely to be commercially available, but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for people and […]