How to Apply for a Community Grant

Community members white boarding a community grant proposal.

Applications are 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, February 9, 2024 (Deadline has passed: applications are no longer being accepted.) Note: Submitted information is not binding and may be updated at the full proposal stage. 

3. Applicants who completed step 2 will be invited to submit the full proposal and supplemental documents in the online portal by noon on Friday, March 8, 2024.

Image of Smith Rock in central Oregon, from cover of 2024-1 CPP request for proposals

View the 2024-1 RFP

Learn about the 2024-1 Tiered funding opportunity

Supplemental resources for Tiered Grants

Additional application resources

County-level cancer statistics

Data analysis 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.

Health disparity and evidence-based approach (EBA) resources

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'.

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 July 2024:

  • Request for proposals opens: mid-July, 2024
  • Intent to apply forms due: early August, 2024
  • Proposals due: early September, 2024
  • Notification of awards: late November, 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.