Autzen Foundation Grant

Autzen Foundation

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Next deadline: Jul 10, 2020 5:00pm PDT

Later deadlines: Oct 9, 2020 5:00pm PDT, Mar 13, 2021 4:00pm PST

Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $35,000

Fields of work: Human & Social Services Art & Culture Education Youth Services

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program, Conference, General Operating Expense, Capital Project, Training / Capacity Building

Location of project: Oregon, Washington

Location of residency: Oregon, Washington

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About this funder:




Since 1951, The Autzen Foundation has been supporting charitable work that makes Oregon a better place. Thomas J. Autzen, who helped lead the way for Oregon’s plywood industry, established the foundation with his son Thomas Edward Autzen. The foundation awards grants to:

  • social service,
  • arts and culture,
  • educational, and
  • youth-centered organizations. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The Autzen Foundation accepts applications from organizations that meet the following criteria:
    • Charitable organizations registered under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (including churches) or government entities, such as a town, public school, or stage agency 
    • 501(c)(3) designation (or other qualified tax-exempt IRS status) in place for at least 2 years
    • directly serving residents of Oregon or southwest Washington (Clark County)
    • Only one grant request may be submitted in a calendar year.


  • We will not consider requests for:
    • ​ Individuals 
    • Fundraising events
    • Projects primarily seeking to influence elections or legislation
    • Organizations without qualified tax status designation that are using another non-profit organization as a fiscal or umbrella agent