Oregon's Funding Opportunities

Looking to apply for funding to support your nonprofit's great work? We are always looking for additional funders! If you are a funder or know of a funder we should list, email connect@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.

Anna May Family Foundation
Service area: Human services, youth and education.
Counties: Jackson
Arthur R. Dubs Foundation
Service area: Wilderness areas, sportsmanship, youth and basic needs
Counties: Rural communities
Ashland Community Health Foundation
Service area: Priority is to create and/or expand access to services/programs promoting health and wellness in Ashland, Talent and Phoenix Oregon.
Counties: Jackson
Autzen Foundation
Service area: Social service, arts and culture, educational, and youth-centered organizations.
Counties: All
Ben B. Cheney Foundation
Service area: Human/social services, civic, culture, education, elderly, health and youth.
Counties: Primary - Medford/Jackson County w/some grants in Grants Pass/Josephine County.
Cambia Health Foundation
Service area: Child health, transforming health care and sojourns.
Counties: All
Chambers Family Foundation 
Service area: Arts, education, medical, health, and human needs.
Counties: Lane, Benton and Deschutes
Charlotte Martin Foundation
Service area: Opportunities for rural BIPOC youth; climate change, biodiversity, wildlife/habitat preservation.
Counties: All
Chorus America
Service area: Music education grants available to community organizations and schools.
Counties: All
Community Technology Grants - Mt Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
Service area: All
Counties: Multnomah

Coquille Tribal Community Fund 
Service area: Art & Culture, education, health, environment, historic preservation, problem gaming and public safety.
Counties: Coos, Curry, Douglas, Lane and Jackson

Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation 
Service area: Basic needs, abuse prevention and intervention, education, community support, health and wellness.
Counties: Coos, Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane and Klamath
Detwiler Family Foundation 
Service area: Education and the arts.
Counties: Greater Portland Area
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Service area: Preparedness Grants
Counties: All

Four Way Community Foundation
Service area: Capital projects.
Counties: Josephine and western Jackson

Gordon Elwood Foundation
Service area: Youth, individuals, families and communities.
Counties: Curry, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath
Harvest Foundation 
Service area: Education.
Counties: All
Jackson Foundation
Service area: All.
Counties: All
Leightman Maxey Foundation
Service area: All.
Counties: Southern Oregon, specifically Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Curry

Mariners Care Community Impact Grants
Service area: Invest in efforts that lead to positive health outcomes for youth and accelerate equity outcomes for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. 
Provide one-year grants ranging from $10K-$25K. In addition, Care Foundation team will work with its nonprofit partners to determine other ways Mariners can support their work.
Counties: All

Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund 
Service area: Cultural arts, education, human services, medical and public benefit.
Counties: All
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust 
Service area: Scientific, arts and cultural, health and human services and education.
Counties: All
Meyer Memorial Trust 
Service area: Equitable education, affordable housing, healthy environment, and building communities.
Counties: All
MHCRC Community Technology Grant (Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission)
Eligibility Requirements
Service area: Reducing disparities, community involvement, cost reduction, service delivery (50% grant match req'd).
Counties: Multnomah (Median Grant Size - $52K)
Ninety-Nine Girlfriends - Grantmaking Timeline
Service area: Tri-County & Clark
Counties: Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Clark (WA)
Northwest Health Foundation 
Service area: Health-related; advance, support, promote health in Oregon/SW Washington.
Counties: All
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program 
Service area: Community, education, government and health.
Counties: All
Oregon Community Credit Union (OCCU) Foundation
Service area: Health and wellbeing, education and workforce readiness and emergent community needs.
Counties: All, with priority funding in Lane, Clackamas, Marion and Polk
Oregon Community Foundation
Service area: Various.
Counties: All
Oregon Humanities Grants
Service area: Oregon nonprofits that are based in and led by rural communities and/or organizations led by Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC) communities.
Counties: All
Oregon Law Foundation Funds
To Apply: Grant application info
Service area: Oregon nonprofits that provide civil legal help to people with low incomes, organizations that promote diversity in the legal profession in Oregon, and organizations that educate Oregonians about the law. 
Counties: All
Pacific Power Foundation
Service area: Education, civic and community betterment, culture and arts, health, welfare and social services.
Counties: All
Perkins Coie LLP- Racial Equality Grant Program
Service area: Focused on advancing racial equlity through legal representation, policy advocacy, and community-based activities. Seeking groups focused on pursuing social & economic justice that have not historically had ready access to other funding sources.
Counties: All
Portland General Electric Foundation - Various Grants
Service area: Education, arts and cultural, community.
Counties: All
Portland Trail Blazer Foundation - Various Grants
Service area: Education, art, sports and community.
Counties: All
Potlatch Fund - Tribes, tribal nonprofits, Native-led nonprofits, Native artists, and Native initiatives.
Service area: Four-state service areas of Oregon, Idaho, Montana  and Washington.
Counties: All
Robert & Frances Chaney Family Foundation
Service area: Human services, public safety, faith based programs and other charitable causes.
Counties: Jackson and Josephine
Schwemm Family Foundation
Service area: Healthy lifestyles, environment and cultural history.
Counties: All

Seeding Justice
Service area:
Prioritize funding for small, emergent, and grassroots organizations and those that are led by Black and Indigenous people and other communities of color.
Counties: All

Siletz Tribal Charitable Fund
Service area: Education, health, public safety, gambling addiction, prevention, drug and alcohol treatment, housing, the arts, the environment and natural resource preservation, cultural activities, historic preservation, and other charitable purposes.
Counties: Lincoln, Tillamook, Linn, Lane, Benton, Polk, Yamhill, Marion, Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas
Spirit Mountain Community Fund 
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
The Burning Foundation 
Service area: Environmental programs and teen pregnancy prevention
Counties: All
The Carpenter Foundation 
Service area: Human services, arts, education and public interest.
Counties: Jackson and Josephine
The Collins Foundation
Service area: Community welfare, arts and humanities, education, children and youth, health and science, environment and religion.
Counties: All
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
The Healy Foundation
Service area: Environmental conservation and well being of children
Counties: All
The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Service area: Arts and education.
Counties: All
The Kinsman Foundation 
Service area: Historic preservation, native wildlife rehabilitation and appreciation, arts, cultural and humanities.
Counties: All
The Reser Family Foundation 
Service area: Arts, education, environment and health.
Counties: All
The Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust
Service area: Education, youth development, community building, public policy, arts, culture and museums.
Counties: All
The Roundhouse Foundation
Service area: Arts and culture, environmental stewardship, education, and social services that enhance the economic sustainability of rural communities. 
Counties: Nonprofits in rural Oregon communities
The Standard Charitable Foundation
Service area: Health communities, disability and empowerment, education and advancement.
Counties: All. Priority is given to organizations that serve areas where The Standard's employees live and work
Trust Management Services - Regional grants
Service area: Education, community service, cultural, youth activities, and historical preservation.
Counties: All
Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation
Service area: Youth development, education and economic opportunity.
Counties: All
Walters Family Foundation
Service area: Community, human services and welfare.
Counties: Metropolitan Portland, particularly in the Hillsboro area
Wells Fargo Community Giving
Service area: Arts, culture, human services and humanities.
Counties: All
West Family Foundation
Service area: Public school enrichment, human services and other charitable causes.
Counties: Jackson, Josephine, Curry and Klamath

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Service area: Affordable housing/shelter, education/youth development, environmental stewardship, human services/civic & cultural growth, workforce development
Counties: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk, Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill

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