“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” Coretta Scott King

This is a call to action for youth who want to make a positive difference in their communities!


Guardian Real Estate Services is offering grants from $500 – $2,000 to support your hands-on community action projects with our Youth Engagement Grants. Deadline to submit your grant application: is March 19, 2021.


A mission to create a better community starts with an idea.

  • What is important to you?
  • What problems affect your community?
  • What interests do you have that can help others?




Application Requirements:

  • Eligibility:
    • Passion to make a difference in the world
    • 10-18 years old
    • Resident of Oregon or Washington
  • Completed Grant Application Form. This application form must be completed by the youth applicant.
  • A letter of recommendation from an adult must be accompanied with the completed application. This letter can come from an educator, church member, business community member, coach, or your mentor.
  • Only one grant application per applicant per year.


Selection Process:

  • A grant committee will review grant applications. Everyone who has submitted a grant application will be notified in writing by April 23, 2021 on the status of their grant application.
  • Due to limited funds and/or incomplete grant application, your grant application may not receive a funding award.
  • If your grant does not receive an award this year, we encourage you to resubmit in future years.
  • If you are awarded a grant this year, you are welcome to reapply in future years for additional funds for your project, if needed, or to apply with new grant ideas.


Grant Application Deadline:

  • Application must be submitted to Tammy Hubbard via email or mail by Friday, March 19, 2021.
    • tammy.hubbard@gres.com
    • Buckman Heights c/o Tammy Hubbard 430 NE 16th Ave. Portland, OR 97232



  • If you have any questions about the grant application or the process, please email Tammy Hubbard at tammy.hubbard@gres.com