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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

2024 Spring Grant Awards

AC Houghton Elementary School (Physical Education) $4,835.00

AC Houghton Elementary School (ELL) $500.00

Boardman Food Pantry $2,500.00

Boardman Parks & Recreation District $8,000.00

Eastern Oregon Mission dba Agape House $10,000.00

Good Shepherd Community Health & Outreach (Family Health & Fitness) $8,600.00

Good Shepherd Community Health & Outreach (You Are Not Alone) $2,500.00

Hermiston High School Health Science Pathway $1,450.00

Made to Thrive (Harrison Park) $10,000.00

Made to Thrive (HEROs) $10,000.00

Pacific Northwest Veterans Alliance $5,000.00

SMART Reading $2,000.00

Stanfield Community Center $11,500.00

Umatilla County Fire District #1 $20,000.00

Umatilla Police Department $8,740.00

2023 Fall Grant Awards

Community Fellowship Dinners $6,000.00

Good Shepherd ER (Stop the Bleed) $5,535.00

Eastern Oregon First-Responders Chaplain Associator $7,500.00

Made to Thrive/Pickle Ball Courts $22,500.00

Good Shepherd Health Care System, Community Health Outreach $2,500.00

Dream Catcher Therapeutic RidingCenter $6,150.00

Stanfield Community Center $3,980.00

Boardman Food Pantry $5,000.00

Umatilla Morrow Head Start Inc $8,335.00

Inland Northwest Musicians $2,500.00

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

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
Amanda Carnine

Tyler Bendixsen

Board Members
Doug Barak, Kristen Coller, Arnell Eynon, Manuel Gutierrez, Mike Henderson, Cindy Middleton, Lisa Mittelsdorf, Julie Puzey, LaDonna Quaempts, Dave Rademacher, Mayra Reyes, Margaret Saylor.

Medical Staff President
Brian Larsen, MD

Board Of Trustees Chair
Jon Lorence

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