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The following grants, funds and foundations may help our partners and local organizations throughout the greater Eugene, Cascades & Coast region. Please note that grant requirements, deadlines, and the amount of funding available may change at the funder's discretion. Review each program guidelines thoroughly before you begin to confirm your eligibility and to understand current funding cycles.

Grant Writing Resources

Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Wordcrafters in Eugene 

Grantwriting Tips from Oregon Community Foundation

Travel Oregon Grant Writing Workshops

Grant Training Center

The Grantsmanship Center

Tourism Grants

Travel Oregon Grants Program

Willamette Valley Visitors Association

Oregon Coast Visitors Association
Strategic Investment Fund

Oregon Wine Country License Plates Matching Grant Program 

Tourism Cares

Outdoor Recreation 

Oregon Parks & Recreation Department
Multiple grant programs including the Land and Water Conservation Fund, County Opportunity Grant Program, Local Government Grant Program, Recreational Trails Program, and All-Terrain Vehicles Grant Program.

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Access and Habitat Program

National Park Service - Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
Please note, this program does not provide financial assistance, but can provide technical support to parks, trails, and recreation projects.

National Forest Foundation

Cycle Oregon

People For Bikes

Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grants

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative

Transportation Grants

Oregon Department of Transportation
Local Government Funding

Oregon Department of Transportation
Oregon Community Paths Program 

Oregon Department of Transportation
Safe Routes to Schools Programs

Oregon Department of Transportation
Innovative Mobility Program

Federal Highway Administration
National Scenic Byways

Historic Preservation Grants

Oregon Heritage (State Historic Preservation Office)
Multiple grant programs including funding for Main Street programs

Oregon Historic Trails Fund

Lane County Historical Society
Heritage Outreach Grant

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Arts & Cultural Grants

Oregon Arts Commission

Oregon Cultural Trust

Oregon Humanities

Oregon Film

Lane Arts Council

Lane County Cultural Coalition

City of Eugene Cultural Services
Downtown Program Fund

Springfield Arts Commission

National Endowment for the Humanities

Creative Capital Foundation

Philanthropic Foundations

Oregon Community Foundation

Autzen Foundation

Meyer Memorial Trust

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Chambers Family Foundation

The Collins Foundation

Charlotte Martin Foundation

Ford Family Foundation

The Reser Family Foundation

The Roundhouse Foundation

Schwemm Family Foundation

Three Rivers Foundation

Spirit Mountain Community Fund

Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund

Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation

Coquille Tribal Community Fund

Western Lane Community Foundation

Business Resources

Most grants are only available to non-profit organizations or government agencies and are generally not available to private businesses. Other business development sources, loans, and programs are available to help out entrepreneurs and businesses. 

Business Oregon

Lane Community College Small Business Development Center

Oregon RAIN (Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network)

Community Lending Works

Last Updated December 2022

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