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Grants

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
http://industry.traveloregon.com/industry-resources/matching-grants-program/oregon-tourism-commission-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
http://industry.traveloregon.com/industry-resources/matching-grants-program/wine-license-plate-grant-program/

Outdoor Recreation / Sustainability Grants

Oregon State Parks & Recreation (Land and Water Conservation, Recreational Trails, All-Terrain Vehicles)  
http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/GRANTS/pages/index.aspx

Oregon Historic Trails Fund
http://www.oregonhistorictrailsfund.org/oregon-community-foundation/

National Trails Fund
http://www.americanhiking.org/gear-resources/grant-opportunities

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlife/grants/index.asp

Cycling Grants

Cycle Oregon Fund
http://www.cycleoregon.com/cycle-oregon-fund/

People For Bikes
http://www.peopleforbikes.org/pages/community-grants

Transportation Grants

Oregon Department of Transportation Enhance and Fix-IT
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TD/STIP/Pages/WhatsChanged.aspx 

National Scenic Byways Discretionary Grants Program
http://www.bywaysonline.org/grants/

Historic Preservation Grants

Lane County Historical Society Heritage Outreach Grant
http://lchm.org/heritage-outreach-grant-program/

Oregon Parks & Recreation Dept.: Heritage Programs: Financial Assistance
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/FINASST/pages/grants.aspx

Oregon Cultural Trust
http://oregon.culturegrants.org/navigation/links/page/oregon-cultural-trust

Museums for America
https://www.imls.gov/grants

National Park Service Preserve America
http://www.nps.gov/preservation-grants/PreserveAmerica/

National Trust for Historic Preservation
http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/find-funding/#.UngVERBrbJs

Tourism Cares - Worldwide Grant Program
http://www.tourismcares.org/grants

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

Cultural Coalition Lane County
http://laneculture.net/wp/?page_id=21

Three Rivers Foundation
http://www.threeriversfoundation.org/

Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation
http://nedcocdc.org/nedco/ida-program/

Oregon Community Foundation
http://www.oregoncf.org/receive/grants

League of Oregon Cities
http://www.orcities.org/CityResources/FundingGrantOpportunities/tabid/847/Default.aspx

Ford Family Foundation
http://www.tfff.org/

Spirit Mountain Community Fund
http://www.thecommunityfund.com/funding

Federal Grants
http://www.grants.gov/

Arts / Humanities / Education Grants

Oregon Arts Commission
http://oregon.culturegrants.org/navigation/links/page/oac-guidelines

Creative Capital Foundation
http://www.creative-capital.org/

Oregon Council for the Humanities
http://oregonhumanities.org/programs/public-program-grants

National Endowment for the Humanities
http://www.neh.gov/grants/grants.html

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml?src=ln

Intel Foundation
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/corporate-responsibility/intel-matching-grants.html

M J Murdock Charitable Trust
http://www.murdock-trust.org/

Meyer Memorial Trust
http://www.mmt.org/grants_programs/

The Collins Foundation
http://www.collinsfoundation.org/

The Verizon Foundation
http://www.verizon.com/about/verizon-foundation/

Rural Development / Agriculture Grants

USDA Rural Business Grants
http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-economic-development-loan-grant-program 

USDA's Cooperative State, Research, Education and Extension Service
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=cooperative_research_extension_services.xml

Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program (OASDFR or Section 2501 program)
http://www.outreach.usda.gov/grants/

Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
http://www.westernsare.org/Grants

Top 50 Oregon Foundations that give grants and some other giving programs
http://www.tgci.com/funding-sources/oregon

International Outreach

Export Promotion Program
http://www.oregon4biz.com/Global-Connections/Export-Promotion/

College Scholarships

Oregon Media Production Association

http://ompa.org/

Subscription Based Resources

Foundation Center
http://www.foundationcenter.org/

The Oregon Foundation DataBook & CD
http://foundationdatabook.com/oregon-foundations-12th-edition/

Philanthropy Northwest
https://philanthropynw.org/

Grant Technical Assistance

National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program
http://www.nps.gov/ncrc/programs/rtca/contactus/cu_apply.html

Extension Risk Management Education Grant Program
http://extensionrme.org/Opportunities.aspx

Grant Resources

Multnomah County Library
http://www.multcolib.org/services/nonprofitresourcecenter.html

Red Lodge Clearinghouse Funding 
http://rlch.org/content/get-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: http://www.oregon4biz.com/Innovate-&-Create/R&D-Business/SBIR/

Workshops presented by The Grant Training Center
http://www.granttrainingcenter.com/

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