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GCF Community Grants

Grants to Oregon and Washington Nonprofits
to Address the Needs of Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Gorge Community Foundation - Joan Burchell Fund and the Riddell and the Athalie Lage Fund

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Grants of up to $14,000 to Oregon and Washington nonprofit agencies in eligible counties to address the needs of local residents. Funding is intended for a broad range of charitable activities that benefit communities in the region. The most urgently needed funding is determined by the Foundation board and is not limited to a single focus or exclusively to the interests of a particular constituency. Applicants must be in the Columbia River Gorge area, specifically Klickitat and Skamania counties in Washington State, and Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, and Gilliam counties in Oregon.

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GrantWatch ID#: 148079

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Proposals will be accepted for any amount up to $14,000. The range of grants in the past has been $650 to $4,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements for Grant Recipients:
- Only nonprofit agencies located or operating within the Columbia River Gorge area are eligible for funding.
- The grant recipient must be a 501(c)(3) organization or operating under the umbrella of such an organization.
- Proposals for capital campaigns, loan or debt retirement will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

Application process:
- Applicants must submit proposals by May 10, 2021.
- Applications must be sent in electronic format in MS Word or PDF file.
- The Grant Review Committee of the Gorge Community Foundation will evaluate and rate all proposals, and make final recommendations for grant awards to the Gorge Community Foundation Board of Directors.
- All applicants will be notified of the final status of their proposals via email.
- Grant recipients will be notified and grant checks will be mailed by June 15, 2021.

Contact Information:

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

Submit applications and questions to:
Jill Burnette, Executive Director

Gorge Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1711
Hood River, OR 97031

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USA: Oregon: Hood River, Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties;   Washington: Klickitat and Skamania counties

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