The Salem Foundation Charitable Trust of Salem Oregon

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Helping the community of Salem
 With Funding For Local Projects

Learn more about giving to The Salem Foundation

For Current and Future Donors

Find out more about receiving Grants from The Salem Foundation

For Groups Seeking Funding

Information on planning your donations

For Advisors and Clients

 


Groups seeking funding from the Salem Foundation may apply through a grant application process. Grant requests are entertained during two application cycles each year and are reviewed carefully by the Foundation’s Distribution Committee. See our FAQs below for more specifics.

CLICK TO VIEW A LIST OF
2012 Grants Awarded

 

FAQs

Who may apply for a grant from the Salem Foundation?

   Applicants must be charitable, 501(c)(3) organizations or governmental agencies.

• What size grant does the Salem Foundation award?

   Most grants fall in the range of $1,000-$5,000. The average grant is
   about $1,500.

• What types of projects does the Foundation support?

   Follow this link to see a list of recently awarded grants.

 

• Are any types of projects excluded?

 

   The Committee is not currently entertaining requests for capital projects, and does not typically
   provide funding for staff positions.

• Does the Foundation serve a particular locale?

 

   Yes. The project must serve the greater Salem, Oregon area.

 

• What are the application deadlines?

 

   December 1 and May 1.

 

• What should I include in my application packet?

 

   Click here for Grant Application Guidelines

 

   Be sure to include your contact information in your packet.

 

• How many copies of the packet should I send in?

 

   Seven (7) copies.

 

• How can I be sure that my grant request packet meets the deadline?

 

   You may hand-deliver your packet to our Main Branch on or before the deadline, or your   packet
   may be postmarked on or before the deadline.

• Where should I send my grant request packet?

 

Pioneer Trust Bank, N.A., Trustee

 

The Salem Foundation

 

P.O. Box 2305

 

Salem, OR 97308-2305

 

• Where should I hand-deliver my packet?

 

Pioneer Trust Bank, N.A.

 

109 Commercial Street, N.E.

 

Salem, OR 97301

 

• When can I expect to hear whether my grant request was approved?

 

For the December 1 grant cycle, you should receive a response by the middle of February.

For the May 1 grant cycle, you should receive a response by mid-July.

 

• Further questions? Contact us at 503-363-3136

 
 

The Salem Foundation accepts and distributes gifts from individuals, families and businesses for the benefit of Salem and the surrounding communities. Classified as a Public Charity, your gifts are tax deductible.

Learn more about giving to The Salem Foundation

For Current & Future Donors

Find out more about receiving Grants from The Salem Foundation

For Groups Seeking Funding

Information on planning your donations

For Advisors and Clients

 
 

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E-Mail Inquiries: SalemFoundation@PioneerTrustBank.com

   
P.O. Box 2305
Salem, OR 97308
Telephone
503-363-3136

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