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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

Deadline Date:

05/10/21

Description:

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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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148079

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$14,000

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
jill.gorgecf@gmail.com

Gorge Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1711
Hood River, OR 97031
509.250.3525

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Geographic Focus:

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

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