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 Hospital 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: Selected Counties
Cambia Health Foundation
Service area: Child health, transforming health care and sojourns.
Counties: All
Chambers Family Foundation - RFP
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 - LOI
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 - LOI
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 - RFP
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 - LOI
Service area: Education.
Counties: All

IAP2 Cascade Chapter Microgrant Application (2021 Application Closed)
Service area: Community Engagement
Counties: All

Jackson Foundation
Service area: All.
Counties: All
Leightman Maxey Foundation
Service area: All.
Counties: Southern Oregon, specifically Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Curry
Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund - LOI
Service area: Cultural arts, education, human services, medical and public benefit.
Counties: All
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust - LOI
Service area: Scientific, arts and cultural, health and human services and education.
Counties: All
Meyer Memorial Trust - RFP
Service area: Equitable education, affordable housing, healthy environment, and building communities.
Counties: All
Ninety-Nine Girlfriends - LOI Grantmaking Timeline
Service area: Tri-County & Clark
Counties: Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Clark (WA)
Northwest Health Foundation - RFP
Service area: Health-related; advance, support, promote health in Oregon/SW Washington.
Counties: All
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program - RFP
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
Pacific Power Foundation
Service area: Education, civic and community betterment, culture and arts, health, welfare and social services.
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 - LOI
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 - LOI
Service area: Environmental programs and teen pregnancy prevention
Counties: All
The Carpenter Foundation - LOI
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 Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation - CommuniCare Grants
Service area: All
Counties: All
Submit applications thru website before 12/31/21 (750-word cover letter & 3 page form).
CommuniCare challenges Oregon teens to take on leadership roles be becoming grantmakers.
60 grantmaking groups will distribute up to $700,000 to 501(c)(3) nonprofits in Oregon.
The average CommuniCare grant is $3,000-$5,000,

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 - LOI
Service area: Historic preservation, native wildlife rehabilitation and appreciation, arts, cultural and humanities.
Counties: All
The Reser Family Foundation - LOI
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