Wilsonville Parks & Recreation News

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Parks and Recreation Board Awards Grants to Local Programs

On April 27, 2017, the City of Wilsonville’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded grants to support community programs with funding from the City’s Opportunity Grant program. In all, four different local organizations were awarded $11,380 in grants:

  • WilsonvilleStage – Purchase of new lighting and sound equipment: $7,000
  • Trillium Creek Training and Rehab – T-Shirts and a Toilet: $2,630
  • WLWV School District – Five Wilsonville Robotics Scholarships: $1,000
  • Wilsonville Pickleball Club – Tournament related expenses: $750

The Opportunity Grant program is funded by the City’s general fund to assist local individuals and organizations that further educational or artistic opportunities; encourage and foster diversity; foster advances in education, art or community leadership; or involve youth or elderly population in community activities. A total of $25,000 is made available each year, with deadlines in October and March.

For more information, go online to www.WilsonvilleParksandRec.com/GrantPrograms; or contact Brian Stevenson, Program Manager, at 503-570-1523, stevenson@ci.wilsonville.or.us.

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