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Grants to Oregon and Southwest Washington
Non-Profits to Strengthen Community Infrastructure

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Northwest Health Foundation

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Deadline Date:

10/10/14 12:00 PM PST


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Grants ranging from $20,000 to $30,000 to non-profits in Oregon, and the Washington Counties of Clark, Skamania, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz and Pacific, to strengthen community leadership, infrastructure and organizations. Interested applicants must submit an Intent to Apply by October 3, 2014. Funds are intended to support activities that help communities prepare to apply for a future five-year partnership with Northwest Health Foundation.

Grants support work like this (but not only like this):
-Build or strengthen working relationships between organizations and leaders.
-Involve community members in developing priorities, increasing their knowledge and engaging their leaders, supporting them with logistics whenever necessary.
-Strengthen community or organizational infrastructure necessary for effective collaboration across groups and sectors.
-Spending time one-on-one or in groups to build common understanding among stakeholders who will need to be at the table to address Healthy Beginnings+Healthy Communities outcomes.

These grants are not intended to support:
-Efforts that do not include the leadership of communities served.
-Direct-service to community members through existing or new programs.

A portion of Organizing Grant funds must support sending multiple representatives to two regional gatherings of funded partners in 2015. The regional gatherings will focus on building relationships, exposure to essential concepts about early life and health, policy, advocacy, leadership development and other objectives to be identified by participants.

At the end of the Organizing Grants, communities will be ready to apply for 5-year partnerships by demonstrating that they have:
-Engaged their partners and identified their level of commitment for working toward HBHC objectives.
-Engaged in intentional discussions about the (potential) role of advocacy, policy and civic engagement in their work.
-Identified their interest and potential contribution to building strong multicultural alliances to achieve common goals.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146515

Number of Grants:

Up to 30.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$20,000 - $30,000

Term of Contract:

Grants will be for 12 months, from January through December 2015.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be a tax-exempt organization engaging communities in Oregon or Southwest Washington (Clark, Skamania, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz or Pacific Counties) or acting under fiscal sponsorship of a tax-exempt organization.

Pre-Application Information:

NWHF encourages interested communities to first contact a Community Engagement Officer at the number or address listed below.

Organizations that are interested in applying must first submit an Intent to Apply by Friday, October 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST. To submit an Intent to Apply, go to:

Once NWHF verifies your organization's tax-exempt status, an email will be sent within two business days to the lead project contact with a link to the online application along with a username and password.

If you have questions about the online grant portal please contact Grant Administrator Fannie Black: or 503-505-5702.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Michael Reyes
Telephone: (971) 230-1291

Jen Matheson
Telephone: (971) 230-1292

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USA: Oregon;   Washington

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