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Apply for national and local grants to benefit business and the citizens of the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region. Below we have listed grants, funds and foundations that may help our individual members and the greater community.

Tourism Grants

Travel Oregon Matching Grants Program
Travel Oregon's new and revised matching grants program follows a two-year cycle. Please visit their website for details. Grant application will open Spring 2016. 

Wine Country License Plate Grant Program/Travel Oregon

Outdoor Recreation / Sustainability Grants

Oregon State Parks & Recreation (Land and Water Conservation, Recreational Trails, All-Terrain Vehicles)

Oregon Historic Trails Fund

National Trails Fund

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife

Cycling Grants

Cycle Oregon Fund

People For Bikes

Transportation Grants

Oregon Department of Transportation Enhance and Fix-IT 

National Scenic Byways Discretionary Grants Program

Historic Preservation Grants

Lane County Historical Society Heritage Outreach Grant

Oregon Parks & Recreation Dept.: Heritage Programs: Financial Assistance

Oregon Cultural Trust

Museums for America

National Park Service Preserve America

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Tourism Cares - Worldwide Grant Program

Multiple Grant Offerings - Focus on Enhancing Opportunities and Quality of Life

Cultural Coalition Lane County

Three Rivers Foundation

Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation

Oregon Community Foundation

League of Oregon Cities

Ford Family Foundation

Spirit Mountain Community Fund

Federal Grants

Arts / Humanities / Education Grants

Oregon Arts Commission

Creative Capital Foundation

Oregon Council for the Humanities

National Endowment for the Humanities

U.S. Department of Education

Intel Foundation

M J Murdock Charitable Trust

Meyer Memorial Trust

The Collins Foundation

The Verizon Foundation

Rural Development / Agriculture Grants

USDA Rural Business Grants 

USDA's Cooperative State, Research, Education and Extension Service

Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program (OASDFR or Section 2501 program)

Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Top 50 Oregon Foundations that give grants and some other giving programs

International Outreach

Export Promotion Program

College Scholarships

Oregon Media Production Association

Subscription Based Resources

Foundation Center

The Oregon Foundation DataBook & CD

Philanthropy Northwest

Grant Technical Assistance

National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program

Extension Risk Management Education Grant Program

Grant Resources

Multnomah County Library

Red Lodge Clearinghouse Funding

Economic & Community Development Department
The Economic & Community Development Department has business development officers (BDO's) located throughout the state. Your BDO is the most knowledgeable person in your area for information on potential grants and economic assistance. A list of the BDO's is available through the Oregon Economic & Community Development Department website:

Workshops presented by The Grant Training Center

Transient Room Tax Funding

If your local jurisdiction collects a lodging tax, please check with your local city manager or county administrator to see if they offer tourism promotion funding for projects or programs from their room taxes.

Source: Oregon Tourism Commission/Travel Oregon/Other
Last Updated October 2015