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Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Benefit Projects

Community Grant


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Funding Source
The Oregon Community Foundation
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Geographic Focus
USA: Oregon

Important Dates
Deadline: 10/27/23 5:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants to Oregon nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects that benefit communities. Funding is intended for programs that protect the environment, promote bicycle safety and tourism, and preserve historic sites. Previous grants have been awarded for trail infrastructure improvements, signage, bike racks, park shelters, and more.

Cycle Oregon’s community grants program helps provide important support for communities. Grants awarded through the Cycle Oregon Fund support projects and programs throughout Oregon in three key areas: Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation, Bicycle Safety & Tourism and Community Projects.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Organizational Eligibility
- Applicants must be a government agency or have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. If you are unsure of your eligibility, just ask. Alternatively, you may have a qualified fiscal sponsor (i.e., a sponsoring and eligible tax-exempt organization).
- Applicants must have submitted required evaluation reports for all prior grants from the Oregon Community Foundation.

Typically Not Eligible for Funding:
- Annual fund appeals and contributions to endowments
- Grants to fund scholarship or re-granting programs
- Purchases or activities that occur prior to grant decisions
- Deficit funding
- Replacement of government funding
- Lobbying to influence legislation
- Scientific research
- Religious activities

Pre-Application Information
2023 Grant Application and Award Timeline:
- Applications are accepted September 25 through October 27 (at 5:00pm).
- Notification of awards will occur in December 2023.
- All approved grants will be required to submit a report detailing the project results by December 2024.

Estimated Size of Grant
The request must be for at least $500.

Term of Contract
Projects must be completed by December 2024.

Contact Information
Submit grant request and attachments to

For questions, contact the email address above.

Cycle Oregon
P.O. Box 13695
Portland, OR 97213

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