Funds for capital expenditures for local nonprofit organizations


Portland Rotary Charitable Trust Funds are granted to 501c3 organizations in the Portland-area that specifically focus on improving the quality of life of disadvantaged youth. Grants must be used for capital expenses.

Grants typically range from $2,000 to $8,000. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

To date, more than $5.2 million dollars have been received and paid out in capital grants to qualifying community organizations.

Check out this video about one of our grant recipients!

Central City Concern (CCC) is a nonprofit agency serving single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addictions. In 2015, they were awarded a grant from the Rotary Club of Portland to assist with their clients.

Grant Recipients 2015-2016

Roosevelt High School Writing Center

Focus on Youth

BEAT Riding Academy

Friendly House

Rose Haven

Therapy Works NW

Portland Youth Builders


Gales Creek Camp

Boy Scouts