A visit with Pendleton High School Grantmakers

While filming in Pendleton for the CommuniCare Virtual Grant Awards Ceremony, the East Oregonian stopped by to learn more about the impact grantmakers from Pendleton High School made this year. PHS senior Riley B. said CommuniCare has given her the opportunity to learn more about the surrounding community and the work nonprofits do. “It can be pretty easy to get … Read More

Celebrate with us!

In lieu of our traditional in-person Grant Awards Ceremonies, we invite you to join us for a special broadcast on KGW Channel 8 on Thursday, June 17th at 8:00 PM! This broadcast is a love letter to our communities – a celebration of everything and everyone who makes Oregon special. Help us close out the year with a trip across … Read More

Grantmakers off to a strong start!

CommuniCare typically runs on a full-year timeline. In order to best support our school partners during remote learning, this year we adapted the program to also fit into 9- and 18-week timelines. We’re excited to announce that five CommuniCare groups completed the program during the first semester of the school year! Combined, the groups granted more than $64,000 to local … Read More

Accepting Grant Applications through December 31

CommuniCare grant applications for the 2020-2021 public submission window are due by Thursday, December 31. Each of our school groups has identified an issue or service area they feel passionate about. In the spring, hundreds of student grantmakers will review applications from 501(c)(3) nonprofits and conduct interviews to determine where they want their grants to go! Mission statements, sorted by … Read More

Nonprofit Information Session

2020-2021 CommuniCare Nonprofit Information Session from Harsch Investment Properties on Vimeo. We invite you to view a recording from one of our recent Nonprofit Information Sessions! You’ll learn about changes we’ve made for the 2020-2021 school year, including important updates about the grant application timeline. One of our returning student leaders also presents some tips on how to make your … Read More

We’re Hiring!

The CommuniCare team is growing! We are looking for someone who wants to work on a program that touches lives and inspires young people to be active leaders in their communities. Our desired applicant is passionate about youth education, community service, and who wakes up every day wanting to change the world. If you’re interested in joining us as our … Read More

Advisor Messages – Part 2

Here’s the final round of video messages from our CommuniCare advisors to their students. Thank you to all of the contributors for sharing their special words of encouragement!