Metro is proud to provide funds for local projects that help create livable communities. Find information about Metro grant opportunities for topics of particular interest to you.
In our region, there is no shortage of innovative and compelling ideas to help make this a great place to live, work and play. Metro is proud to inspire real change by awarding grants to support hundreds of improvement projects – large and small – around the region.
In some cases, Metro collects a surcharge on regional solid waste services and redistributes it through competitive application processes. Community groups use Metro grant awards to enhance neighborhoods and restore nature in the urban area.
Metro is also a pass-through grantmaker, managing the flow of all federal transportation planning funds into our region and allocating funds for priority projects. Metro also distributes millions of dollars from the region's natural areas bond measure to innovative projects that enhance nature in urban areas.
Learn about grants for habitat restoration, conservation education and other projects that connect people to nature close to home.More
Opportunities to receive grants for projects that benefit North and Northwest Portland, Oregon City and Forest Grove.More
Metro is now accepting grant applications for capital projects that re-green and re-nature neighborhoods.More
This grant program provides cities and counties with the planning resources necessary to prepare land for development and achieve the shared goals of the 2040 Growth Concept.More
Grant funds are available to nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects that reduce drive alone auto trips and improve air quality.More
Every two years, Metro selects transportation projects and programs to receive approximately $60 million in federal funding. Metro is now seeking public comment on how to allocate 2010-2013 flexible funds in the region.More