Oregon Office of Rural Health

RFP now open for the Community Partnership Program

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program is pleased to announce that a Tiered Grant funding cycle is now open. Applications will be accepted for projects that aim to address local, community-specific cancer-related needs in Oregon. In addition to funds, grantees gain access to trainings, technical assistance and networking opportunities to enhance project success. 

The request for proposals is now available on the how to apply page of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program website.

  • Visit their applicant resources page to access guides and webinars to support the development of your proposal.
  • Intent to apply forms are due at noon on February 10, 2020
  • Full proposals are due at noon on March 9, 2020

Grants are available in three tiers to support organizations in taking an initial idea and moving through the funding tiers to develop a sustainable effort. 

  • Tier 1 Define Need: grants of up to $10,000
  • Tier 2 Develop and Pilot: grants of up to $25,000
  • Tier 3 Evaluate and Sustain: grants of up to $50,000

Continued focus on addressing cancer-related health disparities
Proposals that address cancer-related health disparities, including disparities related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location and disability continue to be highly encouraged. Organizations that are led by and/or those that are committed to serving populations facing cancer-related health disparities are highly encouraged to apply. 

For questions about the program or application process, please contact the Community Partnership Program team at KnightCancerCRO@ohsu.edu or call 503-418-8077.