mini grants

Immunize Oregon Mini-Grants help stimulate health prevention projects across the state.  Immunize Oregon received a broad variety of proposals from agencies working to improve the lives of Oregonians by prevention of disease.  The Mini-Grant program provides short-term funding support for innovations, partnerships, and projects that further the Mission of the Immunize Oregon coalition.

Maximum Award   |  Program Fund:

$4,000 per proposal   |  $80,000 total fund

Immunize Oregon was able work with our community partners to extend funding and award 27 Mini Grants Applications, totaling $99,160! Check out what programs are happening near you!

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Adapt - SouthRiver Community Health Center
adaptoregon.org

proposal

INCREASING ACCESS TO SAFE VACCINES 

Adapt, dba SouthRiver Community Health Center aims to upgrade current thermometers to be able to alert staff of power outages and/or temperature excursions as soon as they happen, helping to reduce possible loss of vaccines.

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Boost Oregon
boostoregon.org

proposal

STATEWIDE COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

Scaling the Boost Oregon community workshops that have been successful in Portland and making them available in other parts of Oregon. Train providers from across the state on how to lead these workshops in their communities and give them all of the materials needed to do so.

focus area

Community Outreach and Education

Bridges Collaborative Care Clinic
bridgescare.wordpress.com

proposal

VACCINES FOR PARTICIPANTS

Providing vaccinations for participants during community clinic. Creating a training and education workshop session on proper hygiene for preventative health measures and for general education of the flu and its symptoms.

focus area

Community Outreach and Education

Clackamas Fire District #1
clackamasfire.com

proposal

IMMUNIZE CLACKAMAS

Enhance the immunization infrastructure for the CPP, so that CFD can continue to administer hepatitis A/B and influenza vaccines for high-risk populations and expand vaccine coverage. In order to expand vaccine coverage, CFD will need additional equipment and supplies to operate year-round, outdoor vaccine clinics and a refrigerator to safety store vaccines. 

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Columbia Health Services
columbia-health.org

proposal

INCREASING STORAGE CAPACITY FOR VACCINES

Purchase vaccination storage equipment at our two PCPCH clinics. The current limited capacity requires staff have to run between clinics to pick-up vaccines, ask patients to return or go to another provider to be vaccinated. 

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Ethiopian & Eritrean Cultural and Resource Center
eecrc.org

proposal

COMMUNITY FORUMS ON VACCINES

Conduct culturally specific community outreach and education program to Ethiopians and Eritreans to address the fear of vaccines and immunization and reframe it in a way that promotes immunization and vaccines as a catalyst to prevent many diseases in a way that’s culturally appropriate, holistic, trauma informed and community driven

focus area

Community Outreach and Education

Harney County
Health Department
co.harney.or.us

proposal

REACH OUT AND IMMUNIZE!

Provide mobile vaccination services to the local junior and senior high schools.  Also offering a Saturday Immunization Clinic for those children we miss!

focus area

Community Outreach and Education

La Clinica
laclinicahealth.org

proposal

VACCINE STORAGE AT PHOENIX HEALTH CENTER 

Our current vaccine storage unit at the Phoenix Health Center provides storage for not only that center but also our Mobile Health Center and the school-based health center at Phoenix Elementary.  Purchasing a new unit, providing higher quality storage of vaccines for space and for an expanded number of vaccines stored on site.

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Lincoln Community
Health Centers
co.lincoln.or.us/hhs

proposal

IMMUNIZE OREGON GRANT

Purchase vaccination data loggers technology for our vaccine refrigerators, including a back up for transport.  Additionally, purchase vaccine transport carriers and bricks to ensure safety and viability of vaccines.

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Oregon Pacific Area Health Education Center
opahec.org

proposal

ORAL HEALTH - HPV CANCER PREVENTION

Produce an HPV vaccine hesitancy educational program to develop all materials for the project. The program will be certified to provide CE for participants that complete the training, and will be provided in live presentations in-office or at conferences, as well as online. The Oregon HPV Summit in June will be the first training. 

focus area

Education and Training for Staff

Q Center
pdxqcenter.org

proposal

VACCINATION COMMUNITY AWARENESS DAY

Launch a Vaccination Community Awareness Day at Q Center. Coordinating a community vaccination day with OHSU, Equi, and Q Center, the Community Awareness Day aims to serve community members with free vaccinations.

focus area

Community Outreach and Education

Tillamook County
Health Department
tillamookchc.org

proposal

IMMUNIZE OREGON GRANT

To purchase and have installed a back-up data logger system for our vaccine refrigerators and freezers.

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Waterfall Clinic Inc.
wfall.org

proposal

VACCINE STORAGE

Purchase of a Vaccine emergency/transport Storage system

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Benton County
Health Department
co.benton.or.us

proposal

IMMUNIZATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Implement a full-staff immunization quality improvement project involving all immunizing clinical personnel. Includes improving vaccine handling and storage at each clinic and improve immunization rates through provider education

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Borland Free Clinic
borlandclinic.org

proposal

VACCINE STORAGE

Purchase a refrigerator to store flu vaccines and childhood vaccines as we expand to serving more children.

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Clackamas County
Public Health Division
clackamas.us/publichealth

proposal

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND OUTREACH PROJECT

Enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of staff while strengthening community partnerships by promoting CCPHD’s recent Health Impact Paper on declining immunizations rates in Clackamas County. 

focus area

Education and Training for Staff

Clatsop County
Public Health Dept.
co.clatsop.or.us/publichealth

proposal

VACCINE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Purchase two vaccine storage units (a 5 cubic feet refrigerator and a 4 cubic feet freezer) to ensure stored vaccinations are maintained within safe temperature ranges.  Additionally, send staff members to NWIC. 

focus area

Vaccination Storage Equipment and Technology

Crook County
Health Department
co.crook.or.us

proposal

PROTECT CC KIDS - IMMUNIZATIONS SAVE LIVES!

Create a campaign to improve awareness of the importance and safety of vaccinations in Crook County through a focus group with parents and incorporation of materials through best practice research. The campaign will provide outreach and materials to clients, schools, medical providers