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 state 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)
We will not consider requests for:
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
Only one grant request may be submitted in a twelve-month period.
A final report is required from all existing grantees before applying for a new grant.
Note: Up-to-date Guidestar profiles are not a requirement but are appreciated. Learn more here: https://help.guidestar.org/en/articles/2159640-what-is-a-guidestar-nonprofit-profile