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New grant allows Community Cycling Center to broaden its reach

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

[Publisher’s note: Please join me in welcoming our new News Intern Patrick Croasdaile. We’re excited that he has joined our team. This is his first article for BikePortland.]

A grant will help the Community
Cycling Center continue and expand
their work in communities like Hacienda.
(Photos: CCC)

The northeast Portland based non profit Community Cycling Center has received a grant from the Bullitt Foundation for $25,000. The grant will be used to strengthen CCC’s ties to their community partners and continue their work in under-served neighborhoods.

The focus of the grant funds will be the creation of a new collaborative advocacy program called Communities in Motion. This program seeks to build on past successes working with the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), community leaders from New Columbia and the Hacienda Community Development Corporation. Collaborative advocacy as a means of preventing problems and growing sustainable communities is a hallmark of the Bullitt Foundation’s granting process.[Read more…]