Oregon's Funding Opportunities

Looking to apply for funding to support your nonprofit's great work? The Nonprofit Association of Oregon and PARC Resources have partnered to collect a running list of funders for Oregon's nonprofits. We are always looking for additional funders! If you are a funder or know of a funder we should list, email news@nonprofitoregon.org. Funding opportunities vary by service area, counties and grant amount. Please be sure to access individual funder websites for official application guidelines and instructions.

Foundation Deadline
The A.J. Frank Family Foundation
Service area: Education and religious.
Counties: All
Aug. 15
Dec. 15
Anna May Family Foundation
Service area: Human services, youth and education.
Counties: Jackson
Feb. 15
Arthur R. Dubs Foundation
Service area: Wilderness areas, sportsmanship, youth and basic needs
Counties: All - Priority to rural communities
Apr. 01
Autzen Foundation
Service area: Social service, arts and culture, educational, and youth-centered organizations.
Counties: All
Aug. 01
Ben B. Cheney Foundation
Service area: Human/social services, civic, culture, education, elderly, health and youth.
Counties: All
Year round
Charlotte Martin Foundation
Service area: Increasing opportunities for minority youth and conserving biodiversity in a changing climate.
Counties: All
Nov. 01
Coquille Tribal Community Fund - LOI
Service area: Art & Culture, education, health, environment, historic preservation, problem gaming and public safety.
Counties: Coos, Curry, Douglas, Lane and Jackson
Oct. 31
Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation - LOI
Service area: Basic needs, abuse prevention and intervention, education, community support, health and wellness.
Counties: Coos, Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane and Klamath
Sept. 01
Four Way Community Foundation
Service area: Capital projects.
Counties: Josephine and western Jackson
Apr. 01
Gordon Elwood Foundation
Service area: Youth, individuals, families and communities.
Counties: Curry, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath
Sept. 01
Jackson Foundation
Service area: All.
Counties: All
Jun. 30
Juan Young Trust
Service area: Health, education and welfare.
Counties: All
Jun. 30
Leightman Maxey Foundation
Service area: All.
Counties: Southern Oregon, specifically Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Curry
Sept. 01
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust - LOI
Service area: Scientific, arts and cultural, health and human services and education.
Counties: All
Year round
Meyer Memorial Trust - RFP
Service area: Equitable education, affordable housing, healthy environment, and building communities.
Counties: All
Apr. 19
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program - RFP
Service area: Community, education, government and health.
Counties: All
Biannually
Oregon Community Foundation - Community Grant Program
Service area: Community, human services, educational, arts and cultural.
Counties: All
Jul. 15
Oregon Community Foundation - Nike Community Impact Fund Program
Service area: Sports, community, culture and health.
Counties: Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, Washington and Yamhill
Jul. 01
Oregon Community Foundation - Small Arts & Culture Grant
Service area: Community, arts and cultural.
Counties: All
Sept. 01
Oregon Community Foundation - The Lijah Family Fund
Service area: Education, youth development, literacy, culture and community.
Counties: South Douglas
Jul. 17
Portland General Electric Foundation - Various Grants
Service area: Education, arts and cultural, community.
Counties: All
Tri-cycle
Portland Trail Blazer Foundation - Various Grants
Service area: Education, art, sports and community.
Counties: All
Apr. 13
Robert & Frances Chaney Family Foundation
Service area: Human services, public safety, faith based programs and other charitable causes.
Counties: Jackson and Josephine
Jul. 31
Schwemm Family Foundation
Service area: Healthy lifestyles, environment and cultural history.
Counties: All
Aug. 31
Spirit Mountain Community Fund - LOI Large Grant
Service area: Art and culture, education, environment, preservation, health, historic preservation, problem gaming and public safety.
Counties: Benton, Clackamas, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Washington and Yamhill
Jul. 03
Spirit Mountain Community Fund - LOI Small Grant
Service area: Art and culture, education, environment, preservation, health, historic preservation, problem gaming and public safety.
Counties: Benton, Clackamas, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Washington and Yamhill
Jun. 15
The Carpenter Foundation - LOI
Service area: Human Services, Arts, Education and Public Interest
Counties: Jackson and Josephine
Quarterly
The Ford Family Foundation - Various Grants
Service area: Early childhood development, youth development & education, child abuse prevention & intervention, access to health & dental, education for job readiness, postgraduate transition, scholarships, rural leaders, community capacity, statewide rural capacity, community development, economic vitality and visual arts.
Counties: All
Year round
The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Service area: Arts and education.
Counties: All
Quarterly
The Kinsman Foundation
Service area: Historic preservation, native wildlife rehabilitation and appreciation, arts, cultural and humanities.
Counties: All
Feb. 15
The Reser Family Foundation - LOI
Service area: Arts, education, environment and health.
Counties: All
Aug. 01
Trust Management Services - Regional grants
Service area: Education, community service, cultural, youth activities, and historical preservation.
Counties: All
Various
Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation
Service area: Youth development, education and economic opportunity.
Counties: All
Jun. 30
Walters Family Foundation
Service area: Community, human services and welfare.
Counties: Metropolitan Portland, particularly in the Hillsboro area
Jun. 15
West Family Foundation
Service area: Public school enrichment, human services and other charitable causes.
Counties: Jackson, Josephine, Curry and Klamath
Feb. 21
Weyerhaeuser Community Foundation
Service area: Affordable housing and shelter, education, youth development, environmental stewardship, human services, civic and cultural growth.
Counties: Lane and Linn
Jun. 30
Wheeler Foundation
Service area: Arts, culture, human services and humanities.
Counties: All
Aug. 01
Wildhorse Foundation
Service area: Arts, cultural activities, education, environmental protection, gambling addiction prevention education and treatment, historic preservation, public health, public safety and salmon restoration.
Counties: Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa
Jul. 01

PARC Resources was founded in 1985 with the simple goal of providing high quality consulting services to improve the communities we call home and to serve as agents of change. We work with a variety of organizations including, schools, social service organizations, arts groups, tribes, counties, and municipalities across the Pacific Northwest. We offer comprehensive services to rural communities through highly trained staff with diverse skills. Such services include business plans, feasibility studies, capital campaign plans, strategic/master plans, marketing, surveys, public facilitation and training, and grant writing services.

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