Placemaking Events Grant

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The City of Beaverton has created a new one-time matching grant program to incent new community events to come to downtown Beaverton. The city is committed to create a more vibrant downtown. Placemaking activities help bring communities together to enjoy a similar experience in the same place. A variety of community events throughout the year provide a full calendar of reasons for people who live, work and/or play in Beaverton to visit and enjoy downtown. 

Grant Details

Minimum Grant = $2,000
Maximum Grant = $25,000
City Match = 50%

Additional evaluation points will be given to events that promote one or more of the following city goals: 

  • Arts 
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
  • Dining 
  • Nightlife 
  • Diversity 
  • Active Community 
  • Family Friendly

Further information can be found in the Grant Guidelines.


Applications are due April 26, 2018.

Mandatory Grant Information Sessions: 

March 27, 2018                                           March 29, 2018
10:00 – 11:30 am                                         6:00 – 7:30 pm
City Hall – Council Chambers       OR         City Hall – Council Chambers
12725 SW Millikan Way                              12725 SW Millikan Way
Beaverton, OR 97005                                  Beaverton, OR 97005

Application will be deemed complete when the following are included:

Other Resources

We want all events being planned as part of this process to be successful. We therefore have included below resources that may be useful to planning an event in Beaverton. This section will be updated as new resources come available, so check back regularly.