Teens building a better community

Application Timeline

1 October – November

Student groups develop a mission statement that captures their funding priorities for that school year.

2 November 16

Mission statements are made publicly available on our website.

3 November 16 – December 31

If your work aligns with one or more of the mission statements, download a copy of the grant application. Complete the grant application and upload it to the inquiry portal, indicating which mission statement(s) align with your work. Your application will be distributed to the corresponding CommuniCare groups, who will reach out directly to nonprofits they wish to speak with. Site visits, in-school presentations, and/or remote interviews are scheduled by student invitation only. Direct solicitations will not be considered.

4 February – March

CommuniCare groups will schedule site visits, in-school presentations, and/or remote interviews with potential grant recipients.

5 March – April

CommuniCare groups will hold site visits, in-school presentations, and/or remote interviews.

6 May 1

CommuniCare grantees are notified by CommuniCare school groups.

7 Mid-May

Selected grantees will receive funds in person at the annual Grant Awards Ceremony.

Note: Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)(3) and located in/directly benefit people living in the State of Oregon.