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Oregon Community Grant Program

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Oregon Community Foundation
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 20, 2023
Application: Sep 27, 2023

The Oregon Community Grant Program awards funding to small and medium-sized nonprofits that are working to address the most pressing challenges in Oregon.

Priority will be given to projects that support clear community-identified needs for populations disproportionately impacted by inequities exacerbated by significant bias and/or discrimination, including:

  • Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and people of color
  • Immigrants and refugees
  • People experiencing disabilities
  • People living on low incomes
  • People living in under-resourced communities and/or communities lacking critical infrastructure, including remote, rural, suburban, and urban communities
  • People who are homeless/unsheltered
  • People who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • Survivors of domestic violence and/or child abuse

Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations, tribal and governmental entities in Oregon are eligible to apply.

Organizations must also meet criteria for one of the following categories, as defined in the application instructions:

  • Small rural organizations
  • Culturally specific organizations
  • Organizations specific to populations who have experienced significant bias and/ or discrimination
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The maximum grant amount is $40,000. Most awards will range between $5,000 and $30,000.

About 350 grants are awarded each year.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit a letter of intent through the online application portal by July 20, 2023. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application, with a deadline of September 27, 2023..

Applicant webinar recording

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Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Hispanic or Latino · Housing and homelessness · Immigrants · Infrastructure · LGBTQ+ · Minorities · People with disabilities · Population health · Poverty · Public health · Oregon

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