Foundation / Corporation
Three Rivers Foundation
Grants ranging from $2,000 to $7,000 to Oregon nonprofits, governmental organizations, and tribes for programs that benefit Native American communities in Coos, Lane, Douglas, Curry, and Lincoln Counties. Programs can fall in the areas of education, health, public safety, problem gambling, the arts, the environment, cultural activities, and historic preservation. State-wide projects will also be considered if they are specifically important to Native Americans in Oregon, or if they have statewide impact.
GrantWatch ID#: 176412
The Three Rivers Foundation does not have minimum or maximum grant limitations. However, it is anticipated that the average award from the Three Rivers Foundation will be between $2,000 and $7,000.
The Foundation does not provide multi-year grants. Therefore, the project period for the grant funded program/project will generally be limited to a twelve-month period.
The Three Rivers Foundation invites applications from the following organizations:
- 501(c)(3) organizations that are located in Coos, Lane, Douglas, Curry, or Lincoln County; or
- 501(c)(3) organizations located in Oregon seeking grant support for projects specifically targeting Coos, Lane, Douglas, Curry, or Lincoln County; or
- 501(c)(3) organizations located in Oregon seeking grant support for projects specifically important to Native American populations in Oregon; or
- 501(c)(3) organizations located in Oregon seeking grant support for projects that have a “statewide” impact; or
- Federally recognized tribes located in Oregon; or
- Governmental organizations located in Coos, Lane, Douglas, Curry, or Lincoln County.
Geographic Considerations: The Three Rivers Foundation funds projects whose primary impact is focused on the following geographic areas:
- The ancestral homeland of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, including Coos, Lane, Douglas, Curry, and Lincoln Counties.
- The state of Oregon (if the project is specifically important to Native Americans in Oregon); or
- The state of Oregon (if the project has a “statewide” impact.)
The Foundation will not consider funding proposals for the following types of projects, programs, or organizations:
- Organizations who have not closed out their previous Three Rivers Foundation grant.
- Grants requesting funding commitments from the Three Rivers Foundation that extend beyond a single year.
- Preexisting obligations or debt retirement.
- Construction projects where applicant does not have site control.
- Organizations which do not meet the geographic or organizational eligibility requirements of the Three Rivers Foundation.
- Projects that propagandize or attempt to influence elections. Organizations that have not adopted a non-discrimination policy.
- Faith-based organizations which proselytize or otherwise restrict participation in the proposed program/project to adherents of their faith.
- Pass-through funding where an eligible applicant will pass the funds on to an organization that is not otherwise eligible to apply for funding from the Three Rivers Foundation.
The grant cycle begins December 1, 2017, and runs through December 31, 2017. Grants will be awarded in early February 2018.
How to apply: https://www.threeriversfoundation.org/page/147/how-apply
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online from December 1-31, 2017: https://www.threeriversfoundation.org/page/148/apply-now
USA: Oregon: Coos, Lane, Douglas, Curry, and Lincoln Counties