As your community foundation, we are proud to join with you in helping to improve the quality of life and health of our community. Grants for worthwhile projects are reviewed and awarded twice a year, in March and September. Deadline for spring grants is January 31, and July 31 for fall grants (see grant application link below).

2017 GSCHF Grant Application: Submit Online | Submit by Mail

2016 Fall Grant Awards:


Irrigon Jr & Sr. High School.
$2,659.00

Made to Thrive.$5,200.00

CAPECO.$1,500.00

America Youth Soccer.$750.00

Umatilla Police Department.$2,100.00

Hermiston Fire & Emergency.$15,000.00

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.$5,945.00

2016 Spring Grant Awards:


Eastern Oregon Mission DBA Agape House.
$2,000.00

Boardman Park & Recreation District.$5,000.00

Domestic Violence Services.$1,100.00

GSHCS Education Department.$5,000.00

Guardian Care Center.$515.00

Hermiston Fire & Emergency Services.$3,353.00

Hermiston Police Department.$1,800.00

Hermiston School District.$20,000.00

iCan Bike / Hermiston Noon Kiwanis.$1,000.00

Oregon State University Extension.$4,000.00

Umatilla School District 6R.$20,000.00

2015 Fall Grant Awards:


Blue Mountain Community College walking path.
$11,100.00

InterMountain Education Service District to implement school-based dental health program.$10,000.00

Good Shepherd Diabetes & Nutrition Education programs.$5,000.00

Good Shepherd Education Department.$3,170.00

Heppner Day Care, Inc. for fresh, local produce to enhance quality of day care lunches.$2,400.00

CAPECO for the 2015 Project Community Connect & Veteran’s Stand Down Event.$1,500.00

2015 Spring Grant Awards:


Hermiston School District for Kennison Field Commitment.
$20,000.00

Echo School District PTA for elementary school gravel replacement.$10,000.00

Altrusa International for gateway entrance to the Oxbow Trail.$5,000.00

City of Irrigon for skate park security equipment.$3,000.00

Community Health Education for GSMC — Homemade Healthy Cooking Co.$2,000.00

Ione School District for Community Swimming Pool slide addition.$1,895.00

iCan Bike for week of training for children with disabilities.$1,500.00

Good Samaritan Ministries for software, copy machine, and printers.$1,495.00

Stanfield Public Library to expand Spanish & English medical collection.$600.00