Project Development and Grant Writing Assistance

With funding resources coming from the Oregon Legislature and an Oregon foundation, NEOEDD can now offer up to twenty hours of project and organizational development, grant prospecting, grant writing and project administration services at no cost to cities, counties and nonprofits in our service area.

We are also partnering with Sequoia Consulting to provide additional organizational readiness and grant prospecting services to eligible organizations. Jurisdictions and non-profits should submit a request for services at this link. The questions on this form will help us gather basic information on the type of assistance you need and to determine if organizational readiness services from Sequoia Consulting would be helpful.

Once you submit the form, a member of NEOEDD’s staff will reach out to you within two weeks. We will provide services based on available staff time, your organization’s readiness to proceed and the timing of grant deadlines. Our funding is limited, so we may not be able to assist all eligible organizations. While our goal is to assist as many organizations as possible, funding from the Oregon Legislature covers services to city governments with populations under 2,500, counties with populations under 15,000 and special districts located in the same jurisdictions and we will prioritize services to these eligible areas.

If you have questions about this service, please contact Chantal Ivenso, [email protected] or 541-426-3598 x 4.

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Project Submission Form: Baker, Union, and Wallowa Counties

Please use this form to submit projects for potential inclusion in the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). Once projects are included, you can use the CEDS to demonstrate that your project has been listed in a regional plan. Projects should have a positive impact on economic or community development.

To be included in the CEDS, projects must have a public or non-profit sponsor. Private projects should not be submitted and will not be included in the CEDS.

You may submit multiple projects by returning to this page. The space for providing answers will expand. Please rank the projects that you are submitting, with 1 being your first priority, 2 your second priority, and so on.

The NEOEDD board will consider new project additions at their quarterly meetings.