Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
The Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust seeks to provide support to organizations working towards the betterment of the citizens and environment of Oregon.
The foundation is interested in organizations working in the areas of education, community development, land and watershed protection, land use planning, forests and energy efficiency.
Oregon, with an emphasis on the Portland area.
Types of Support
The foundation will consider funding botanical gardens, museums, zoos, conferences, demonstration programs, direct services, education, exhibits, fieldwork, innovative programs, land acquisition, planning, policy analysis/development, publications, seminars, training, workshops and youth programs.
Grant Size$1500 to $15000
Requirements & Limitations
Organizations must have IRS 501(c)(3) status. The following are ineligible to receive grants: Individuals, religious organizations, advocacy, conflict resolution, litigation and lobbying.
Interested organizations should submit a full proposal including: A copy of the IRS tax exempt status letter, basic organizational background, financial statements, project description including significance to community, budget listing other sources of income, how the project will be funded in the future and project timeline.
Proposals may be submitted anytime.
Grant 1Grantee: Friends of Opal Creek, Mill City, OR
Purpose: The mission of Friends of Opal Creek is to inspire understanding of ancient forest ecosystems through education and interpretation, and to work with others in stewardship of the natural, historical and cultural values of the Opal Creek Wilderness and Scenic Recreation Area. The group sponsors educational events and organizes volunteers to help with on-site conservation efforts.<br><br>
Grant 2Grantee: Willamette Riverkeeper, Portland, OR
The organization strives for clean water and healthy habitat throughout the Willamette River and its tributaries. It provides educational opportunities for the public and trains volunteers to monitor water quality and wildlife habitat conditions on the river.