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As your community foundation, we are proud to join with you in helping to improve the quality of life and health of our community.

Apply For A Grant

Grants for non-profit organizations with 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.

GSCHF Grant Application: Submit Online | Submit by Mail

2023 Spring Grant Awards

Willow Creek Park District $5,000.00

American Youth Soccer Org, Hermiston $5,000.00

Irrigon Jr./Sr. High School $7,350.00

Umatilla High School Softball $1,272.63

Riverside Jr/Sr High School Track & Field $4,995.00

Made to Thrive-HEROS Sports Complex $25,000.00

Made to Thrive $2,500.00

Boardman Fire Rescue District $1,900.00

Good Shepherd Children’s Center $15,000.00

2022 Fall Grant Awards

Boardman Parks & Recreation District $10,000.00

Community Fellowship Dinner $5,000.00

Domestic Violence Services $10,000.00

Good Shepherd Community Health and Outreach $7,100.00

Good Shepherd Facilities Department $6,800.00

Good Shepherd Soul Care $1,295.00

Inland Northwest Musicians $1,300.00

Irrigon Rural Fire Protection District $11,965.00

Knights of Columbus $10,000.00

Martha’s House $12,000.00

OSU Extension – SNAP Ed $4,530.00

SMART Reading $5,000.00

Stanfield Community Center $800.00

Sweet Potato’s Closet $10,000.00

2022 Spring Grant Awards

Arc of Umatilla County $4,500

Boardman Parks & Recreation $5,000

City of Hermiston $12,500

GS Comm. Health & Outreach $4,000

GS Comm. Health & Outreach $3,500

GS Comm. Health & Outreach $12,000

GS Emergency Department $7,500

Hermiston Police Department $2,000

Made to Thrive $15,000

Oregon East Symphony $1,900

Seventh Day Adventist $6,500

TruCare Pregnancy Clinic $2,165

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office $7,500

Umatilla County Search & Rescue $15,000

Make A Donation

Click here to make a secure online donation to the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation.

Board of Directors & Staff

Dean Fialka

Vice President
Bill Elfering

Amanda Carnine

Board Members
Tyler Bendixsen, Manuel Gutierrez, Mike Henderson, Jon Lorence, Mike Madsen, Julie Puzey, LaDonna Quaempts, Margaret Saylor.

Medical Staff President
Brian Larsen, MD

Board Of Trustees Chair
Sue Daggett

President & CEO
Art Mathisen, MHA, FACHE

Foundation Executive Director
Liz Marvin

How to Reach Us


Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation
610 NW Eleventh Street
Hermiston, OR 97838