Grant Opportunities

Strategic Economic and Community Development
Deadline: June 30, 2017
The Strategic and Economic Development Program seeks to advance projects which support long-term community and economic growth strategies that reflect both multi-jurisdictional stakeholder collaboration and capitalize upon the unique strengths of the rural area. Through this provision, USDA Rural Development is empowered to work further with rural communities to align resources with long-range and multi-jurisdictional challenges and needs by leveraging federal, state, local, or private funding. This program is designed to give applicants of existing Rural Development Programs priority consideration by demonstrating that their efforts support a multi-jurisdictional plan.

The Oregon Community Foundation – Community Grants Program
Deadline: July 15, 2017

Rural Housing Preservation Grants
Deadline: July 17, 2017
The USDA has released a NOFA regarding the availability of grants up to $50,000 to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. In addition, the program assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units available to low- and very low-income persons.

Prevention Through Liberation Grant Program
Deadline: July 21, 2017
The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, in collaboration with Oregon Health Authority, is launching the Prevention Through Liberation grant project. $72,811 will be awarded for between 1-3 culturally specific sexual violence prevention projects to increase culturally specific prevention efforts in Oregon anti-violence programs.


Elder Justice Innovation Grants
Deadline: August 14, 2017
The purpose of the Elder Justice Innovation Grants program is to support the development and advancement of new and emerging issues related to elder justice. Funded projects will contribute to the improvement of the field of elder abuse prevention and intervention at large, such as by developing materials, programs, etc. that can be widely disseminated and/or replicated, or by establishing and/or contributing to the evidence-base of knowledge. 

Foundation for Rural Service Grant Program
Deadline: September 15, 2017
As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, the Foundation for Rural Service provides annual grants for communities served by NTCA members. The goal of this program is to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America. Grants will be concentrated in four major areas: Business Development, Community Development, Education, and Telecommunications. The Foundation will give priority to proposals that foster collaboration among different community agencies.

Albertsons Companies Foundation
Deadline: On-going

Deadline: On-going

Public Welfare Foundation: Criminal justice, juvenile justice and workers rights
Deadline: Open (LOI)

Standard Community Foundation: healthy communities, disability and empowerment, cultural development, education and advancement
Deadline: Open

Microsoft Elevating America: Software donations for nonprofits who benefit a variety of populations
Deadline: Open

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