Gateway Green Blog



PP&R Preparing for Construction at Gateway Green

OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION Starting Monday, September 19, 2016, Portland Park Rangers and area social service providers began outreach efforts to people are living on the property at Gateway Green.  It is heartbreaking, but Portland is faced with a crisis around housing and people experiencing homelessness. Camping in parks and on park properties has always been, and continues to be, prohibited. Our parks and natural areas are simply not designed for people to live…

Meet Meghan and Barbara, our AmeriCorps Fellows

Meghan and Barbara joined the Gateway Green team in early September. The are participating in the AmeriCorps Fellows program, in partnership with the Confluence Environmental Center.

Meghan will serve as Outreach Coordinator, and Barb as Event Coordinator.

POSITIONS FILLED Positions available with Gateway Green through Confluence Fellows program

THESE POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED Interested in equity, diversity, and inclusion? Looking for direct experience with environmental organizations in Oregon? Confluence Environmental Center advances environmental and social justice through innovative partnerships, while promoting individual leadership. These life changing service opportunities address critical, environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color.  Friends of Gateway Green is excited to be collaborating with…

FoGG gets $40,000 grant from Oregon Community Foundation

FoGG board members have received notification that the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has awarded them a $40,000 grant. In addition, three other donor-advised family funds at OCF have contributed another $37,000 to the project. Many thanks to all of them.

Friends of Gateway Green selected by WW Give!Guide

For the first time ever, Friends of Gateway Green was selected as one of the nonprofits to participate in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide.

City allocates $250,000 for Gateway Green

It’s official—the City of Portland has approved a $250,000 line item in the 2015-16 budget for Gateway Green!

The funds will provide needed match funds for the $1 million Metro NIN Capital Grant awarded last summer (but not available until the match is raised). It will also enable us to complete the design work.

FoGG board members participate in 2015 International Trails Symposium in Portland

Board members Linda Robinson and Ted Gilbert tabled for Gateway Green at Metro’s annual Trail Fair, a free event—open to the public—which was held at the Oregon Convention Center on the opening day of the International Trails Symposium.

Gateway Green Community CX

The Friends of Gateway Green presents Community Cross – a family friendly cyclocross exhibition race for all ages and abilities! Please join us in celebrating and support Portland’s first recreational bike park in the making!