Peace-Building Grants are designed to support events, projects or programs that foster peace in Beaverton. They can include local conflict resolution projects, community events, or trainings. Examples include providing a training for peer-mediators, books or other materials for a community discussion about restorative justice, a facilitated dialogue event on a polarizing topic or other creative ideas.
Grant objectives: (must meet one or more of the following)
Support local restorative justice or conflict resolution initiatives
Bring residents together in pursuit of a more peaceful, just, and equitable society
Promote dialogue and build stronger relationships.
Provide a learning opportunity related to conflict resolution, restorative justice, or peacebuilding
Information session: To be determined Applications: Accepted on a rolling basis Award notifications: Within 4 weeks of submission Amount available: Up to $1,500 per project / applicant
Applicant must be an individual or community-based entity with a strong connection to Beaverton e.g. volunteer mediator/facilitator, faith-based or grassroots organizations, Beaverton student or school group, Beaverton Neighborhood Association Committees (NACs), [501(c)3 status not required]
Projects must benefit the Beaverton community
Eligible expenses include materials (e.g. educational materials, printing costs) and personnel costs (e.g. honorariums)
Grant recipients must submit a report upon completion of the project