Foundation / Corporation
Opus Community Foundation
Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Washington, Arizona, Oregon, and California nonprofits to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area. Requests will be considered in the areas of education, housing, the arts, health and human services, financial literacy, and economic self-sufficiency. Additional consideration is given to proposals that are beneficial and targeted to low- or moderate-income ("LMI") persons or communities. LMI is defined as less than 80% of an area's median income.
The Foundation focuses its efforts through the following grant-making initiatives.
Financial Focus Grants
The Opus Community Foundation is committed to improving communities’ financial literacy and promoting economic self-sufficiency, particularly for those of limited means. To this end, they provide Financial Focus Grants to support nonprofit organizations providing financial literacy education, training and resources that empower low- to moderate-income (“LMI”) individuals of all ages to build a strong financial foundation for themselves. Special consideration is given to programs that offer volunteer opportunities for Opus Bank team members to serve the community by sharing their professional and financial expertise.
Community Support Grants
Through Community Support Grants, the Opus Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that meet critical community needs in the following areas:
Affordable Housing and Community Revitalization
The Opus Community Foundation provides grants that support the creation of affordable housing, as well as the creation and sustainability of safe, clean and desirable neighborhoods and programs that enhance the quality of life for all residents in communities that Opus Bank serves.
Education and Youth Development
The Opus Community Foundation supports programs in the areas of education, after-school activities, and mentoring that give our youth a sense of community, purpose, and self-worth, with preference given to programs serving LMI communities.
Community Health and Human Services
The Opus Community Foundation supports organizations that provide health-related assistance to children, the elderly, and underserved populations through programs that address access to healthcare, food insecurity, safety net services, and child and family safety.
The Opus Community Foundation supports organizations that bring programming and arts education to low-income audiences throughout local communities.
GrantWatch ID#: 173454
Grants generally range from $2,500 to $10,000. The average grant size is $5,000. Grant requests of greater than $10,000 are considered at the discretion of the Board of Directors and are accepted by invitation only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?urlkey=opus
Opus Bank Headquarters
19900 MacArthur Blvd., 12th Fl.
Irvine, CA 92612
USA: Arizona; California; Oregon; Washington
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