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Nike Community Impact Fund Grant

Grants to Oregon and Washington Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools for Sports and Community Services

GrantWatch ID#: 176556
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) - Nike Community Impact Fund

12/01/16 11:59 PM EST

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Oregon and Washington local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to promote strong, vibrant, and physically active communities in the Metropolitan Portland region. The Foundation prioritizes programs that encourage children to be physically active early in life.

Funding is distributed as follows:

-80 percent of grant awards support projects that promote sports and physical activity in the community (about 40 grants per year).

-20 percent of grant awards support organizations and projects that address community challenges through innovative community-based solutions (about 10 grants per year).

Competitive grant proposals demonstrate the following:
-Applicant organization is well managed
-Planning is good, goals are feasible and project budget reasonable
-Likelihood of success high
-Cost per participant is realistic
-Community need and support are clear
-Nike support will have significant impact given the project size
-Nike support may leverage additional resources

$5,000 - $20,000

Grants are made for one year.

Grant applications are accepted from nonprofits and schools in the Portland metro area, specifically Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Yamhill, Columbia, and Clark counties.

Applications are accepted from organizations that are a 501(c)(3) public charity; an IRC 7871 Federally-Recognized Indian Tribe; or a government entity (such as a school).

Not Eligible:
-Individuals (including scholarships, stipends, fellowships, and personal assistance)
-Group or individual travel
-Research or project planning activities
-Support for elite or private sports camps, programs, or teams
-Publications or audio-visual projects
-Endowments, memorials, budget deficits, or fundraising activities
-Religious organizations whose programs do not have a secular and community focus
-Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity/race, political affiliation, religion, orientation, gender, gender identity, physical circumstances/ability or national origin
-Lobbying, political, or fraternal activities
-Capital projects unless Nike’s award would be the final funding needed
-Projects and events occur prior to a Nike grant award
-One-day events, unless the focus of project is on program(s) leading up to a culminating event

Cycle 2:
-Application Opens: October 15
-Application Closes at 11:59 PM on: December 1
-Grant Decision and Payment: March 30

The next application deadline is December 1, 2016.

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/OCF/Common/LogOn.aspx

Susheela Jayapal, Program Coordinator
OCF-NikeFund@oregoncf.org

Oregon: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Yamhill, and Columbia Counties
Washington: Clark County

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USA: Oregon   Washington

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