About the Levy

Created by city voters in 2002, the Portland Children's Levy invests in programs designed to help children arrive at school ready to learn, provide safe and constructive after-school alternatives for kids, prevent child abuse, neglect and family violence, help foster kids succeed and mitigate childhood hunger.

Latest From The Levy

Learn more about the latest news from the Levy and the Grantees we support.

VIDEO: Portland Children's Levy: Investing in Our Future

Feb 07, 2018

Have you ever wondered what the Portland Children's Levy does? Check out this quick video explaining how the #PDXKidsLevy is investing in our future.​

What We're Reading

Comm. Saltzman requests council OK for Levy ballot renewal

Feb 05, 2018PCL would be on May ballot for 5-year renewal