Additional Funding Sources

Benton Community Foundation

All grant requests must be for programs that support the growth and success of children, youth, and families in Benton County, and fit within one of the following priorities:

  • Arts and Culture  (e.g. art programs, musical opportunities for youth)
  • Basic Needs  (e.g. school supplies, emergency food)
  • Capacity Building and Capital Projects  (e.g. supplies for programs, case management, infrastructure)
  • Investing in Youth  (e.g. education, mentorship, early literacy, scholarships)
  • Science, Technology and the Environment (e.g. nature and technology focused summer camps or after school programs)

Oregon Community Foundation

Several sources of funding including:

Creative Heights

Grants to help arts and culture organizations take strategic risks in the creation and dissemination of high-quality new works in Oregon, as well as support unique opportunities for Oregonians to experience innovative arts and culture.

Community Grant Program

Grants to community-based nonprofits whose work addresses one or more of OCF’s four funding objectives

K-12 Student Success: Out-of-School Programs

Grants supporting out-of-school programs that promote academic success and post-secondary enrollment.

Studio to School

To support up to 15 collaborative projects between schools and community arts organizations, to design and deliver sustainable arts education with the potential for replication.

Oregon Cultural Trust (OCT)
OCT provides grant funding through 4 of its 5 statewide partners:

Oregon Arts Commission

Oregon Humanities

Oregon Heritage Commission

State Historic Preservation Office