APANO has led and supported campaigns that are transforming Oregon into a state where all people have the rights, recognitions, and resources needed to thrive. APANO’s Political Advocacy and Civic Engagement work is fueled by volunteers and community members, and comes out of our community organizing and leadership development programs, with the goal of winning concrete changes in local ordinances, state and federal legislation, ballot measures, and other public policy. It seeks to elevate issues through community engagement, policy research, mobilizing voters, and coordinating grassroots advocacy statewide.

Annual Total: $225,000 investment annually. Awards are awarded on average at $250, per organization annually.

Types of projects sponsored: Voter registration, ballot parties, phonebanks, community outreach, language assistance, doorknocking, workshops

Grant Administrator: Robin Ye | robin@apano.org