Josephine County

Josephine County Cultural Coalition

The purpose of the Josephine County Cultural Coalition (JCCC) is to nurture and promote the arts, humanities, and heritage of Josephine County. JCCC is part of the Oregon Cultural Trust network and is a grant funding organization with a focus on educational opportunities for children in the areas of arts, heritage, and humanities, public art, expanding awareness of cultural opportunities and celebrations, and increasing participation in the arts, heritage, and humanities for all.

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 1086 Grants Pass, OR 97528

The Ford Family Foundation

The Ford Family Foundation is a private, non-profit foundation with headquarters in Roseburg, Oregon. The Foundation makes grants to public charities and agencies predominantly benefiting communities in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. In addition, the Foundation designs, manages, and funds programs that aim to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities in our region, including a scholarship program for students attending college or university.

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1600 NW Steward Parkway Roseburg, OR 97471
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Dutch Bros Foundation–Love Abounds

Focused on projects and programs that support local youth, music, health, and the quality of life of those growing, harvesting, and living around the farms from whom they purchase coffee beans.

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Avista Foundation

A community investment program of Avista Corp., providing funding to non-profit organizations addressing the needs of communities and citizens served by Avista Utilities in Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, portions of Southern Oregon, and Sanders County, Montana. Application close dates: February 1 (Health and Human Service Proposals), April 1 (Education and Youth Development Proposals), August 1 (Economic and Community Vitality Proposals), and November 1 (Environment and Arts and Culture Proposals).

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Wheeler Foundation

This is a two-part process. The deadline to submit part 1 of the application is February 1.  If selected, organizations will be invited to complete part 2 of the application, which is due August 1. Average grant size is $25,000- $50,000.

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West Family Foundation

The West Family Foundation awards grants in the areas of youth enrichment, human services, and other charitable causes. To complete an application, you will need to register for an online account, located on the application tab of this website. Once your registration is complete, you can apply any time during the three month window of opportunity (December- February).

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680 G Street, Suite B, Jacksonville, OR 97530

The Carpenter Foundation

The Carpenter Foundation is a private family foundation governed by a Board which includes family members and public trustees who represent a wide range of experience and interests. The Foundation makes grants in four key areas: human services, education, the arts, and certain public interest issues.

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824 E Main St., Suite 102 Medford, OR 97504

Chaney Family Foundation

Grants are awarded in the areas of human services, public safety, and faith based programs. The Foundation has an online application process, and the Foundation has a Spring and a Fall grant cycle. Applications are due on or before January 31 and July 31. Final grant decisions will be announced 9-12 weeks after each deadline.

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Oregon Community Foundation- Medford

Statewide nonprofit with offices in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Medford, and Bend. Working alongside donors, stewarding their priorities into strategic giving to support diverse communities across Oregon, creating lasting, transformative change.

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818 W. 8th St. Medford, OR 97501

Leightman Maxey Foundation

The Leightman Maxey Foundation is a private foundation that distributes grants in support of nonprofit organizations whose services are aligned with the mission of the Foundation. Funding priority is given to those organizations serving "at risk" clients. All applications must be submitted electronically, through the Federation's online grant portal. There are two grant application deadlines a year: March 1 and September 1.

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