Organizations that have a 501(c)(3)status, are a Tribal Community, or have a fiscal sponsor that provides services in the Portland/SW Washington four-county region are eligible to apply.  We fund organizations with three years or more of operating experience, have annual revenues of at least $200,000 in the most recently completed fiscal year, and can demonstrate the sustainability and financial management expertise necessary to effectively manage a $100,000 grant. Funds can be used to support specific projects or general operations. 



We do not make grants for:

  • Debt reduction, operating deficits or endowment funding
  • Projects or activities that are religious, legislative, discriminatory, partisan or political in nature
  • Capital campaign expenses
  • Endowment campaigns