The Carpenter Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations in Jackson and Josephine Counties for a wide range of programs and projects that include human services, education, the arts, and public interest issues. Other areas of support include, but are not limited to assisting low-income families, nutrition, safety, education and prevention of domestic violence and teen pregnancy.
You can get a better idea of the type of projects and programs they support by looking at the Carpenter Foundation grant history. Note that these are sorted by category under these headings: human services, education, scholarships, art, public interest.
Closing date: April 29, 2016
Grant size: Awards are variable but average $2,000 – $7,000
More info: see application guidelines