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Updates to online grant application system

A better, simpler and easier grant application experience is coming soon. As we transition to the new platform, we have turned off our grant application system for a few weeks in October. We understand this transition may create some disruption and difficulties for you, and we are here to provide support along the way.

If you did not submit an application by now it has been lost, and it will need to be restarted when the new application system opens in late October.

For support, questions or concerns, please contact us at

Responsive to rural

We fund organizations that serve rural residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.


Boiler broken? Community need a new banner? Ask us to support your organization’s unexpected needs and small projects. We’re your neighbor. Applications reopen in late October.


Build your organization’s internal capacity through trainings, conference attendance or consultant support. We award over 200 Technical Assistance grants annually. Applications reopen in late October.


Supporting successful citizens and building vital rural communities starts with early investments in happy and healthy children and youth. Let us know how you support children and families in your community. Applications reopen in late October. Contact Levi Williams:

Community Building Spaces

Bricks, mortar and equipment. Bring your community together to build or renovate spaces that foster collaboration, civic participation or community events. Parks, pools and splash pads projects are welcome. Applications reopen in late October. Contact Rozalyn Mock:

Community Building

Share your inspiring ideas about your community’s future with us so we can work together. Support will vary based on your community’s needs, but we always follow the Community Building Principles and Practices. By invitation. Contact Alicia Flory:

Postsecondary Success

Strong higher education systems and high-capacity partners are key to student success. By invitation. Contact Denise Callahan: or (541) 485-6211

Visual Arts

Oregon’s most promising visual artists enhance the visual arts ecology in our state. Resources support visual artists and institutions to enhance the quality of artistic endeavors. By invitation. Contact our program coordinator:

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