How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Central Oregon Health Council’s funding opportunities. Please read all eligibility requirements before proceeding to the pre-grant application checklist and online application. Our open funding cycle for 2020-2023 is focused specifically on six topic areas (listed below under Eligibility) with specific metrics under each; any proposal that does not specifically address one of these areas’ metrics will not be considered.

How We Fund

Mini Grants (requests of $5,000 and under) are available all the time, and you can find more information about applying for one on our Mini Grant page here.

Funding opportunities for standard grants (over $5,000) are available intermittently. Workgroups will open and close funding cycles as needed.

All funding decisions are overseen by priority area workgroups containing both community members and subject-matter experts.

Here is a quick overview of the application process:

  • Visit the COHC website to review eligibility criteria
  • Become familiar with the priority area(s) your project affects by visiting their webpages and reviewing their section in the Regional Health Improvement Plan
  • Review & complete all pre-application checklist items (below)
  • Complete attestation form at the bottom of this page
  • Complete application in online grant portal
  • Workgroup evaluates project and determines approval or denial


Please read all eligibility requirements thoroughly before proceeding. These restrictions apply to all types of grants awarded.

Complete Online Application


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