How to Apply for a Community Grant

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Not currently accepting applications

The next funding opportunity is expected to be announced in January 2024. The information below is for the Autumn 2023 funding opportunity, which is currently closed.

Application instructions are outlined below. Please contact us with questions at any time.

1. Develop your project idea:

2. Submit an intent to apply form by noon on Friday, August 11, 2023. Note: The intent to apply deadline has passed. See below for the expected dates for the next funding opportunity.

3. Submit the full proposal and supplemental documents in the online portal by noon on Friday, September 8, 2023.

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View the Request for Proposals

Learn about the 2023-2 tiered funding opportunity

Supplemental resources for Tiered Grants

Additional application resources

Resources where payment is made directly from a CPP award

Resources where payment is via a contract with the institution 

This list is meant as a resource and is not comprehensive. Applicants/grantees are not required to utilize any of the organizations listed and are welcome to work with private consultants who provide similar services.

Contact organizations directly in order to receive specific estimates for data analysis services in support of your project. It is preferable to contact listed resources during the project development phase. Please include any data analysis costs in your proposed budget. If possible, include a letter of support if the estimate will be included in a proposal.

The following resources are optional but highly recommended as they help to focus the application and project design. 

Cancer-related health disparity resources

Evidence-based approach (EBA) resources

Learn how to find, select and adapt evidence-based approaches immediately below, under 'Putting Public Health Evidence in Action Training'.

This workshop, created by the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) with funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims to build participant's capacity to implement and evaluate evidence-based approaches to address cancer issues.

Anyone may utilize the three pre-recorded introductory modules below. We encourage Oregon-based individuals who work with community projects and/or research to view these online modules as the skills you learn will support development of community-based projects and grant proposals.

Putting Public Health Evidence in Action: Introductory Modules

Below we are pleased to offer three introductory modules from the Putting Public Health Evidence in Action training, comprised of pre-recorded webinars with activity guides and practical tools. The three modules should take less than 1.5 hours to complete. 

1.  Finding evidence-based approaches module

2.  Selecting an evidence-based approach module

3.  Adapting an evidence-based approach module

Estimated timing for the next funding opportunity

The next funding opportunity is expected to open in January 2024:

  • Request for proposals opens: mid-January, 2024
  • Intent to apply forms due: early February, 2024
  • Proposals due: early March, 2024
  • Notification of awards: late May, 2024

Grant information sessions

The Community Partnership Program team is available to share information about the program's mission, application process and resources available to all applicants and grantees. To learn more or request a meeting/presentation in your region or community, please contact us.