Students Make Grants to Local Nonprofits

CommuniCare Students make grants to local nonprofits.

CommuniCare encourages the leadership potential in every student by putting them in the driver’s seat as community grantmakers. Student ownership is a cornerstone of the program and The CARE Foundation. The participants decide what their group wants to prioritize and fund each year, how they want to raise their money, who to interview, and who should ultimately receive their grants. … Read More

Coming Soon: CommuniCare Arts Experiences!

It is important for our young leaders to be able to engage in the social, cultural, and artistic pillars of our community and, as a special way of saying thank you, we will be offering CommuniCare students the opportunity to go to the Oregon Symphony, the Oregon Ballet Theater, the Portland Art Museum, Portland Center Stage and the Portland Opera. … Read More

Teens reach out to community with student-led foundation

Teens reach out to community with student-led foundation Kathy Aney, writer for the East Oregonian, reports on how Pendleton High School students became fundraisers and philanthropists as part of CommuniCare, a program of the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation. Members of the CommuniCare Club at PHS first raised money, then that money was matched by the CARE Foundation several … Read More

CommuniCare Celebrates 20 Years

CommuniCare is celebrating 20 years of grantmaking and giving Oregon high school students an opportunity to learn more about issues affecting their communities and to develop a deeper commitment to social activism. Our program channels The Harold and Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation’s commitment to education and stewardship. Funds raised by the students are matched 10:1 by the CARE Foundation. Eight … Read More

Students Grant $1,000,000 to Local Nonprofits

Corbett High School Communicare Group 2016

CommuniCare is a year-long grantmaking program giving Oregon high school students an opportunity to learn more about issues that affect their communities and to develop a deeper commitment to social activism. The program channels The Harold and Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation’s commitment to education and stewardship. Funds raised by the students are matched 10:1 by the CARE Foundation. This year, … Read More