UCEDD Community Engagement Grant

The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and the Community Partners Council (CPC) have collaborated to support the capacity of community-based organizations to provide relevant programming for people with disabilities and their families. The partners invite Oregon non-profit organizations to apply for grants of up to $1000 to fund programming in the areas of spirituality, sibling support, and health promotion.

If you would like to receive funding opportunity announcements by e-mail, send a request to .

The Application cycle is currently closed. Please check back for the 2018-2019 grant cycle.

We are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Community Engagement grant cycle is now open. Applications are due August 11 at 5 p.m.

To apply, please submit an electronic application via Survey Monkey. Interested applicants should read the following guidelines and sample application before submitting an electronic application. The sample application is for review purposes only. All applications must be submitted electronically by the application deadlines.


If you have questions, please e-mail

Previous Community Engagement Grant Awardees

2016-2017 Awards

  • Autism Society of Oregon in Portland for Autism First Responder & Community Training in Eastern Oregon ($1,000)
  • Blind Ambition in Portland for Tempe AZ Regatta ($1,000)
  • L'Arche in Portland for Walking Deeper Into Shared Life: Supporting the Core Member Retreat ($975)
  • Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Portland for Providing Opportunities for People with Disabilities to Play Electric Hockey in Mittleman Gymnasium ($1,000)
  • Upward Bound Camp in Gates for Day Camps ($1,000)
  • United Cerebral Palsy in Portland for Sibshops ($1,000)

2015-2016 Awards

  • Central Oregon Disability Support Network in Bend for Yoga Calm with SuperFlex Classes ($1000)
  • Independent Living Resources in Portland: Peer-Guided "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction" Staff Training ($1000)
  • L'Arche in Portland: Extended Community Retreat ($800)
  • Northwest Down Syndrome Association/ All Born (In) in Portland: Reciprocal Learning Community Workshop ($1000)
  • United Cerebral Palsy in Portland for Sibshops ($900)
  • Creative Supports and Families for Community in Medford for One Page Profiles for Siblings ($1000)
  • Institute on Development and Disability in Portland for IDD Transition Fair ($1000)
  • Autism Society of Oregon in Portland for Native American Sibling Support Group ($985)

2014-2015 Awards

  • Congregation Neveh Shalom of Portland: Social & Educational Inclusion Training for Professionals and Parents ($940)
  • Family and Community Together (FACT) of Clackamas: Inclusive Communities Access Project – Communities of Faith ($1000)
  • Families for Community of Eagle Point: Sibshops of the Rogue Valley ($1000)
  • Oregon Technical Assistance Corporation (OTAC) of Salem: Empowering Siblings Through Person-Centered Practices ($1000)
Read the full list of projects for more information