Foundation Invites Applications for Community Grants

The Oregon Community Foundation seeks applications for its Community Grants program, which provides $20,000 grants for capacity building and capital projects for organizations or programs that meet the needs of state residents.

Deadline: July 15.

Priority will be given to programs that create positive, substantive change and attempt to resolve problems at their source.

The following activities are not eligible: events or performances (either one-time or annual) unless they will result in significant growth in ongoing organizational capacity, financial stability or audience diversity; annual fund appeals and contributions to endowments.

The average grant amount is $20,000.

To be eligible, applicants must recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Info: (website).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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