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Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas to Develop the Local Economy


Geographic Focus

USA: Oregon: Lincoln County

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Community and Economic Development Grant

Lincoln County Board of Commissioners

Agency: Local

GrantWatch ID #163028

Grant Description

Grants to Oregon nonprofit organizations and local governments in eligible areas for initiatives and activities to develop the local economy. Funding is intended to develop the local community and create economic opportunities and employment. Applicants are encouraged from every geographical area of Lincoln County.

The Board of Commissioners continues to focus on economic development and the County seeks to allocate the funds to economic development projects with a focus on job creation and/or retention and to community development.

For the Large Single Project Applications

Emphasis will be placed on projects that have the highest potential for short-term local impact during and immediately following the grant period. The emphasis will be focused on one-time spending to move the ball forward in the indicated project area.

For information about the large project areas, see:

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are accepted from local governments and nonprofit organizations recognized by the IRS as nonprofit organizations in Lincoln County.

Pre-proposal Conference:

There will be a virtual grant workshop (held via Zoom) facilitated by the Economic Development Alliance of Lincoln County (EDALC), which will be held on Tuesday, November 29th at 1:30 p.m.

You can register for this workshop by visiting this link:

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

The Board of Directors of the Economic Development Alliance of Lincoln County will review (in January 2023) and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners regarding funding requests. The Board of Commissioners will make the final determination on awards.

Applicants will indicate on the online application which type of project they are submitting (large single project or smaller traditional project).

An applicant can submit only one application each year. An applicant can only be awarded a grant every other year (to maximize applicant and project diversity).

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

$60,000 of the total monies will be awarded to a single project (called an Impacxt grant) aimed
at Broadband and/or Housing. The remainder of the fund ($70,000) will be allocated to smaller projects, specifically those that illustrate project sustainability and leveraging of funds.

Contact Information:

Apply online:

If you have questions about the grant process, you can reach out to Casey Miller (Lincoln County’s Public Information Officer) at or Paul Schuytema (EDALC’s Executive Director) at

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