The Chintimini Fund of Oregon Community Foundation supports programs for high-potential students — including those identified as talented and gifted (TAG) — at schools and other community organizations in Douglas, Benton, Lane, Linn, Tillamook and Lincoln counties. The Fund especially wants to encourage programs which inspire and motivate "bright but bored" students who are not fully engaged by existing school programs. Innovative projects are welcome.
OCF's current request for proposals describes program goals, the application process and national research about excellence in programming for high-potential students. Competitive proposals will fulfill the program goals, incorporate research-based and innovative strategies, and integrate program planning with program evaluation in mind.
Organizations may use grant funds only for project expenses. Eligible expenses include materials, program marketing costs, staff time and administrative support.