Reduce your carbon footprint, save money and live comfortably this winter, all while funding small grants at NECN.
Short version: NECN is teaming up with Umpqua Bank and Neil Kelly to offer weatherization and home energy efficiency upgrades to inner-north and northeast Portland residents. Sign up for a free** home energy audit and NECN will receive $150 per audit for our small grant program. Sign up to attend one of our October Energize Workshops and learn more about the program at:
November workshop dates:
Energize Workshops at Umpqua Bank, 1745 NE Alberta Street
• Saturday, November 10th, 11:00AM
• Thursday, November 15th, 6:30PM
More information: **Residents will pay $150 for the energy audit and receive a $150 rebate from Energy Trust of Oregon. For each free home energy audit or energy upgrade completed as part of Energize Northeast, Neil Kelly will donate $150 NECN to fund their community grants program.
Northeast Coalition Community Committees
• Safety and Livability Team Monday, November 19, 6:30pm at NECN
Worried about crime, violence, graffiti or litter in your neighborhood? Join us this month to strategize personalized solutions for your neighborhood!
• Community Economic Development Council Tuesday, November 27th, 6:30PM
• Land Use and Transportation Committee Wednesday, November 28th, 7pm
In November, the committee will hear an update on the Historic Resources Code Improvement Project. Special parking study results forum: At the Planning and Sustainability Commission, Tuesday, November 13th. Meeting starts at 12:30pm, parking study due at 1:30pm. At 1900 SW 4th Ave., Suite 2500A.
• Schools Committee Thursday, November 29th, 6:30pm at NECN
Neighborhood Small Grant Applications
NECN received 17 applications requesting over $26,000 in support. We have $10,200 available to award. Our evaluation committee will convene to decide winners in early December and announce winners in January.