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SHCF 2024 GRANT CYCLE  

Press Release Link

Sweet Home Community Foundations received 14 applications this year and after carful review the Board approved eight (8) Community Projects. See press release for more information. 

 

Congratulations to: 

  • Sweet Home Art & Culture Committee ~ Community Mural Project

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam ~ Facility Scoreboards

  • Family Tree Relief Nursery ~ Sweet Home Site/Classroom Project

  • Friends of the Sweet Home Public Library ~ Little Library Project

  • Kids Food Pak/Community Chapel ~ Kids Food Pak Program 

  • Oregon Cascade Government/Senior Meals on Wheels ~ Sweet Home Senior Meals at SH Meal Site

  • Sweet Home Park & Tree Committee ~ Weddle Bridge Repairs

  • Sweet Home Pregnancy Center ~ Baby Safety Project

Thank you to all that put in time and effort to apply. Our next annual Grant Cycle will open in February of 2025. 

GENERALLY, A SUCCESSFUL SWEET HOME COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT PROJECT WILL:

 

  • Improve the quality of life in Sweet Home

  • Have broad community support and/or foster community involvement

  • Have a lasting, beneficial effect

  • Provide widely available advantages for children and families or enhanced livability, education and arts and culture to the community

  • The applicant demonstrates a high likelihood to successfully complete the project.

 

PROJECTS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SWEET HOME COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANTS INCLUDE:

  • Direct grants, scholarships, or loans to individuals

  • Personnel costs

  • Endowments

  • General fund drives or annual fundraising appeals

  • Projects of sectarian or religious organizations whose principal benefit are for their own members or adherents

  • To retire debt or operational deficits.

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