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Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – December 2016) As new seats were being installed in North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre auditorium and construction of the new ADA restrooms was underway (Phase II improvements); the Little Theatre on the Bay kicked off their fundraising for Phase III of their capital campaign by announcing that they had been awarded grants from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund ($15,000) and the Henry L. Hillman Jr Foundation ($15,000). Phase III is focusing on re-imagining and redesigning the community spaces including the concessions area in this 97 year old theatre.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – December 2016) Entertain the Future, the capital campaign to expand and enhance the Newport Performing Arts Center was the recipient of a $15,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation. Grant funds will be used to build fundraising capacity for the final two phases of this project.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – November 2016) The expansion of the Coquille Indian Tribe’s Community Health Center facilities took a major step forward today when Meyer Memorial Trust announced their award of an $85,000 grant in support of this project.



Polk County Historical Society
(Rickreall- November 2016) The Polk County Historical Society’s efforts to restore the historic Bunk House and grounds so it can serve as an experiential learning center in Polk County received a boost this month when the Oregon Community Foundation announced that they were to receive a grant from their small grant program.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – November 2016) The Oregon Community Foundation announced they were providing a grant of $35,000 to help with the expansion of the Coquille Indian Tribe’s Community Health Center. This project will expand services and access to healthcare services for Native Americans from throughout southwestern Oregon.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – October 2016) The Administration for Native Americans announced a three-year Social and Economic Development Strategies grant award of more than $900,000 to be used by the Coquille Indian Tribe to expand their land use planning and GIS management capabilities. These funds will help the Tribe develop comprehensive plans for meeting the social, cultural, and economic needs of the Tribe and Tribal members.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – September 2016) The National Parks Service awarded the Coquille Indian Tribe a $40,000 grant today to support their efforts to complete a cultural survey and inventory on the 3190 acre parcel of forest lands the Tribe recently purchased in Curry County. The Tribe named the property Sek-Wet-Se, and it represents the first ancestral lands in Curry County the Tribe has owned and managed since the Treaty of 1855.



Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – August 2016) Phase II of the capital campaign to enhance and expand North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre received a major boost today when the Ford Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation awarded the LTOB a $175,000 grant. Grant funds will be used to construct fully accessible and appropriately sized restrooms at the 90+ year old theatre which has served as the Bay Area’s leading performing arts venue for nearly 60 years.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – August 2016) The Oregon Cultural Trust announced today that they were providing the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts a grant of more than $13,000 to help fund a community process that will help develop a conceptual room program, design, and budget for Phases 7 and 8 of the Newport Performing Arts “Entertain the Future” capital campaign.



Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – August 2016) “Century of Celebration” the capital campaign to expand and enhance North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre was one of the projects approved for funding by the Oregon Cultural Trust today. Funding from the Trust comes in the form of a grant of more than $16,000 which will be used towards Phase II of the capital campaign, which focuses on addressing issues of access in the theatre.



Blue Earth Services and Technology
(Florence – July 2016) Blue Earth Services and Technology, a Certified Native American-owned Small Business owned entirely by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribes received a $75,000 grant today from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund to use towards conducting and a community assessment. This project will focus on linking business development with vocational and educational programs in order to optimize resources for the Tribe and Tribal members.



Yamhill County Health and Human Services
(McMinnville – July 2016) The Oregon Health Authority awarded more than $380,000 in support of The Mid-Valley Facilitation Center Demonstration project, a collaborative effort between Yamhill County Health and Human Services, Project ABLE, Provoking Hope, Champion Team, Bridgeway Recovery Services, and the Polk County Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative. With funding support from the OHA, these collaborative partners will expand and enhance Peer-Delivered Services and training programs in Yamhill, Polk, and Marion counties.



Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – June 2016) North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre is one-step closer to meeting having fully accessible restrooms for the first time in more than nine decades. A recent grant of $45,000 from the Collins Foundation in support of the Little Theatre on the Bay’s “Century of Celebration” puts the funding goal for Phase 2 of the capital campaign well within reach before the end of summer.



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis – June 2016) The Ann & Bill Swindells Foundation’s recent grant of $15,910 will allow Home Life to complete restroom accessibility renovations on two of their residential properties. For more than four decades Home Life has been providing supportive living, vocational training, and enrichment programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their work is bolstered by the passion of their employees and the generous support from organizations like the Ann & Bill Swindells Foundation.



Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – June 2016) The Little Theatre on the Bay’s efforts to expand and enhance North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre continued to make progress today when they received a grant from the Autzen Foundation. Funds from this grant will be used towards the Phase 2 improvements which focus on accessibility enhancements to the 92-year old theatre.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – May 2016) The Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association received notification from the Oregon Community Foundation today that they had been granted funding for the third year of their capacity building project. Funds from the OCF combined with local donations and user-fees are being used to support the activities of the ETPA’s Executive Director/Theatre Manager.



Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – May 2016) The Oregon Community Foundation made a $30,000 grant award today to the Little Theatre on the Bay’s “Century of Celebration” their capital campaign to expand and enhance North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre. Funds from this grant will be used towards the construction of fully accessible and adequately sized restrooms for this historic landmark and vibrant part of the community which was constructed in 1924.



Rockwest Training Company
(Salem – April 2016) Trust Management Services announced their approval of a grant today provide training equipment and supplies in support of Rockwest’s expanded Employment Skills Training Program. Through support from organizations like Trust Management Services, Rockwest is able to provide meaningful vocational training and occupational opportunities to more than 120 developmentally disabled adults in the greater Salem area.



Helping Hands Resources
(Salem – April 2016) For nearly 50-years, Helping Hands Resources has been providing free clothing to individuals and families in need who come to their client service center. Over the past few years they have worked to expand their services by launching interconnected initiatives focusing on three populations in transition. These include 1) individuals seeking jobs in office or retail settings; 2) individuals seeking jobs in agriculture, manufacturing, or health care services; and 3) survivors of domestic violence seeking a new start. The news of a $10,000 grant from Trust Management Services today was welcome news in support of this worthy endeavor.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Tenmile Lakes Basin – March 2016) The US Fish and Wildlife Services announce they had approved a $96,635 grant to the CTCLUSI in support of the Tenmile Lakes Basin Lamprey Conservation project. This project will focus on removing obstacles that currently prevent lamprey from travelling up Eel Creek and passing into Eel Lake in the Tenmile Lakes Basin.



Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend – March 2016) The Coos County Commissioners awarded the Little Theatre on the Bay a grant from the Coos County Economic Development Fund to support the expansion and enhancement of North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre. This 1924 community landmark has been the home of the LTOB form nearly 60-years and continues to be a cultural and economic anchor of the community.



Star of Hope
(Coos Bay – February 2016) The Storms Family Foundation approved Start of Hope’s grant request for support of their Customized Employment Capacity Enhancement Program which is designed to break down the institutional roadblocks that have so often separated individuals with developmental disabilities from the communities in which they live.



Star of Hope
(Coos Bay - January 2016) Expansion of Star of Hope’s Sustainable Jobs Initiative moved one step closer to being fully funded with the welcomed announcement from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund of their grant award. Through expanding access and convenience to curbside recycling, Star of Hope is providing meaningful work for their clients and a valuable service for their community.



The Little Theatre on the Bay
(North Bend - January 2016) The Little Theatre on the Bay kicked off Phase II of their capital campaign to expand and enhance North Bend’s historic Liberty Theatre. This phase focuses on addressing issues of accessibility, including construction of properly sized and fully accessible restrooms. The Coquille Tribal Community Fund was the first granting-agency to lend their support to this worthy initiative. Congratulations to all.



Star of Hope
(Coos Bay - December 2015) The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians announced today that they were awarding a grant of $10,000 to Star of Hope Activity Center in support of their Sustainable Jobs Expansion Initiative. Through support from the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians and other local donors and grant-makers, Star of Hope is looking to significantly increase the volume and accessibility of their recycling programs serving the greater Coos Bay/North Bend area.



Luckiamute Valley Charter School
(Bridgeport - December 2015) The Luckiamute Valley Charter School received great news today that the Autzen Foundation was lending their support to the school’s efforts to build a multi-use Experiential Learning Center on the historic Bridgeport Campus near Falls City. Over the course of 2016, the LVCS hopes to complete their fundraising phase of their project and move towards construction with the building opening by the 2017-18 school year.



Oregon Connection/House of Myrtlewood
(Coos Bay - December 2015) The Plum Creek Foundation announced that they were providing the Oregon Connection/House of Myrtlewood a grant towards upgrading their equipment. The Oregon Connection/House of Myrtlewood is an innovative business venture owned and operated by Star of Hope Activity Center. In addition to providing vocational training for Star of Hope Clients, a distribution outlet for local entrepreneurs and home-based businesses, the revenues produced at the store go to subsidize Star of Hope programs and services.



Star of Hope
(Coos Bay - November 2015) The Sustainable Jobs Enhancement Project, which is designed to increase access to recycling in the Coos Bay/North Bend area while supporting employment opportunities for Star of Hope clients was given a boost today when Trust Management Services announced they were providing the program with a $10,000 grant. This grant will help purchase and place recycling receptacles in area businesses and at local apartment complexes.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - October 2015) The US Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the CTCLUSI was being awarded a grant to assist with the development and launch of a business incubator, designed to assist Tribal entrepreneurs. Through the Administration for Native Americans Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (ANA SEEDS) grant, the Tribe may receive up to five-years of funding amounting to more than $700,000 to develop, deploy, and manage the Tribal Artisans Business Incubator.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport - September 2015) The James and Marion Miller Foundation announced today that it had awarded a three-year capacity building grant of nearly $90,000 to the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts. The funds will be used to expand the Coastal Arts Network Design and Optimization (CAN DO) project, which provides training and tools to support coastal artists and organizations to promote activities and events to a wide range of audiences. This grant marks the fourth year that Cascadia Consulting Partnership has assisted the OCCA in funding this innovative and creative program.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend - September 2015) The Coquille Indian Tribe received nearly $700,000 in grants from the Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation grant programs today. One of the grants will expand community policing capacity on Tribal lands and throughout Coos County. The other grant will allow the Tribe to develop and deploy educational, outreach, and culturally-based healing programs to address issues of domestic violence. Cascadia Consulting Partnership was thrilled to have worked with the Tribe to develop and submit these applications.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - September 2015) The US Department of Justice announced today that the CTCLUSI was being provided three grant awards totaling nearly $1.3 million from the most recent Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation. Cascadia Consulting Partnership developed the grant applications that will expand the Tribe’s court programs, enhance the Tribe’s cultural-based prevention programs, and explore the incorporation of new healing to wellness program components.



Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
(Roseburg – August 2015) The Collins Foundation announced a grant award today for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians to help enhance and infuse cultural based programmatic elements into the after school and out of school offerings at the Tribal Education and Workforce Center in Myrtle Creek. As always, it has been a pleasure working with the Tribe on such an important and innovative project.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – August 2015) Indian Health Services announced that the Coquille Indian Tribe was the recipient of a Tribal Management Grant Program award for conducting assessment and analysis activities into expansion of health services provided by the Tribe. This important award will fund a one year planning project which will help the Tribe chart its course forward towards helping Tribal members achieve better health outcomes.



Project ABLE
(Salem – July 2015) Project ABLE’s capacity-building effort was given a boost today when Meyer Memorial Trust announced the awarding of a $35,100 grant to support their data collection, tracking, and analysis capability. This grant will help Project ABLE streamline programs and ensure clients have access to the highest level of services available.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – July 2015) Meyer Memorial Trust announced they were awarding the ETPA a $40,000 Grassroots Grant to assist the organization to acquire new projection and sound equipment for the theatre. This will enable the Egyptian Theatre to show the widest range of movies with the highest resolution and sound quality available in the area.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – July 2015) The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts received a boost today when Meyer Memorial Trust awarded more than $38,000 in grant funds to support the Coastal Arts Network Design and Optimization (CAN DO) project. CAN DO is designed to develop an integrated and focused marketing platform promoting cultural programs, arts, and artists throughout the Oregon Coast.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – June 2015) Word is spreading about the great work being done at Chachalu: Tribal Museum and Cultural Center. Today the San Manuel Tribe of Mission Indians provided a grant to Grand Ronde Tribe to support the development of the artisans carving area in Chachalu. Witnessing the cooperation and support from tribes throughout the country has been one of the most rewarding elements of working on this important project.



Project ABLE
(Salem – June 2015) The Mid Valley Behavioral Care Network announced today that they were accepting Project ABLE’s proposal to provide Trauma Survivors services and Wellness programs to clients throughout the valley. This announcement includes over $250,000 of funding for Project ABLE for the next year.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – June 2015) The Oregon Community Foundation continued their support for the ETPA by providing year 2 funding for their three-year capacity building plan. Generous grants from the OCF have helped the ETPA complete important renovation work as well as helping to fund the addition of their Executive Director/Theatre Manager.



Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
(Roseburg – May 2015) Cascadia Consulting Partnership congratulates the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians on the receipt of a $100,000 from the EPA to conduct non-point source cleanup on waterways located on Tribal lands. This was the first grant written by Cascadia Consulting for the Tribe and we couldn’t be happier that it turned out so well.



Newell Pioneer Village
(Champoeg – May 2015) A true milestone was celebrated with the formal ribbon cutting ceremony held May 17 at historic Champoeg. The celebration marked the formal addition of the Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin to the Newell Pioneer Village grounds. After riverbank erosion threatened the existence of the cabin, the Oregon State Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hired Cascadia Consulting Partnership to help them raise the capital that would allow the cabin to be relocated on the grounds of the Newell House Museum.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – May 2015) The Broadway façade restoration took a major step forward with the announcement this month of a $100,000 grant award from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The ETPA’s goal is to have all Broadway Street side renovations completed by this autumn, in time for the 90th birthday celebration of the theatre.



Dallas Retirement Foundation
(Dallas – April 2015) The fundraising effort to support the new Senior Event Center housed at the Dallas Retirement Village, but serving the entire community took another step forward this month with the announcement of a grant award from Trust Management Services. Funding from this grant will be used to purchase audio and visual presentation equipment for the Senior Event Center.



Lincoln City Cultural Center
(Lincoln City – March 2015) One of our favorite people, Margaret Juenke was honored at the LCCC annual meeting for her years of dedication and devotion to turning the historic Delake School into a wonderful community asset. A fitting tribute was paid to Margaret when the sign for “Margaret’s Meeting Room” was unveiled. Everyone at Cascadia Consulting extends our warm and sincere congratulations to Margaret who continues to inspire us through her energy and friendship.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – March 2015) The lighting upgrades for the Alice Silverman Theatre in the Newport Performing Arts Center took one step closer to becoming a reality this month with the announcement of a $100,000 grant award from the Ford Family Foundation.



Star of Hope Activity Center
(Coos Bay – February 2015) The Cammann Street Group Home project received a big boost this month when the Storms Family Foundation announced they were providing a $20,000 grant towards the project. Congratulations to everyone who has worked on this project.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – February 2015) The Broadway Façade renovation initiative continues to move forward, bolstered this month by a grant from the Coos County Economic Development Fund. The ETPA is working to have the façade and signage restoration project completed in time for the theatre’s 90th birthday celebration scheduled for later this year.



Star of Hope Activity Center
(Coos Bay – January 2015) Star of Hope was honored to be selected as a grant award recipient by the Coquille Tribal Community Fund. Grant dollars will be used towards renovations of the Cammann Street Group Home in Coos Bay.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – January 2015) Fundraising for the completion of the Egyptian Theatre’s Broadway Façade renovation initiative moved closer towards completion this month when the Coquille Tribal Community Fund announced they had approved a $15,000 grant.



Year In Review
(Cascadia – December 2014) This was a remarkable year for our clients, the people they serve, and the team at Cascadia Consulting Partnership. We saw the re-opening of the historic Egyptian Theatre in Coos Bay and the Grand Opening of a new museum and cultural center for the Grand Ronde Tribe. Over the past year new housing projects were completed (Home Life) while others were launched (Star of Hope). In this last year we saw major elements of the Newport Performing Arts Center’s “Entertain the Future” capital campaign fulfilled and the Dallas Retirement Foundation’s Senior Event Center capital campaign launched. This year the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians purchased an amazing campsite on a lake and the Pioneer Mother’s Cabin at historic Champoeg was saved from the power of a meandering river. 2014 was also a year where new programs were developed and deployed and existing programs were enhanced and expanded. Rockwest Training Company, Project ABLE, The Coquille Indian Tribe, Head Start of Lane County, NEDCO, and Salem Leadership Foundation are but a few of our friends that provided much needed programs and services to those most in need. 2014 was also a year of celebration and joy. In places like the Lincoln City Cultural Center, the Astor Street Opry House, the Dundee Woman’s Club, the Pacific Maritime Museum, and the Yamhill County Heritage Center art and culture was made more accessible and enriching for everyone. In 2014 we said “goodbye” to some old friends and “hello” to many passionate, caring, and dedicated new friends. 2014 will be remembered not by dates on a calendar or bricks in a building – this year will be remembered because the organizations and people we are lucky to work with everyday did what they do every year…they made a difference to the communities they serve. Thank you all.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – December 2014) This month, the ETPA were awarded grants from the Floyd Ingram Trust and the Pacific Power Foundation towards the completion of the Broadway façade restoration project. Completion of this element will mark the fulfillment of all Phase I renovations.



Dallas Retirement Foundation
(Dallas – November 2014) The capitalization of the Senior Event Center to be constructed on the campus of the Dallas Retirement Village took another major step forward when the Oregon Community Foundation announced this project was one of two autumn 2014 grantees being funded in Polk County. Fundraising continues as with an anticipated 2015 construction start date.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – November 2014) Since the opening of Phase I in June, Chachalu: Tribal Museum and Cultural Center has already welcomed more than 1,600 visitors and conducted more than 30 guided tours. Congratulations to everyone involved in this exciting and important project.



Dallas Retirement Foundation
(Dallas – October 2014) The capitalization of the Senior Event Center, to be included in the Dallas Retirement Foundation’s campus expansion took a step forward today when the Autzen Foundation announced they were providing a grant to the Dallas Retirement Foundation in support of this project. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to be assisting in this exciting and innovative project.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – October 2014) The Administration for Native Americans of the Department of Health and Human Services announced the grantees for this year’s Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) grant program. We were pleased that the $234,000 request we prepared for the Coquille Indian Tribe was one of the selected grantees. This award will help the Tribe enhance their organizational capacity to continue to be effective stewards of the land and environment.



Dundee Fire Department
(Dundee – October 2014) On October 18th the City of Dundee and the Dundee Fire Department celebrated the grand opening of their new fire station by hosing an open house. Everyone at Cascadia Consulting Partnership sends congratulations on this accomplishment. It was our honor to provide some assistance in securing the funding for this much needed facility.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay – September 2014) The Department of Justice announced the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation grant winners today. We were pleased to see that the $400,000 grant request we prepared for the CTCLUSI in support of improving services for victims of domestic violence was one of those funded. Congratulations!



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – August 2014) With the announcement today of a $150,000 challenge grant award by the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust, the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is moving forward on completing fundraising for initiatives 3-6 of the Entertain the Future capital campaign. Once they fulfill the challenge requirements of the Murdock grant, the OCCA should have the requisite funding needed to enhance the lighting to the Alice Silverman Theatre, acquire and install new signage for the PAC, and expand the women’s restroom at the PAC.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – August 2014) Phase II of the Chachalu: Tribal Museum and Cultural Center capital campaign took a major step forward this month when the Ford Family Foundation announced their support for the project in the form of a $200,000 grant award. As Capital Council and grant writers for this project, Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to work with such a dedicated and passionate team.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – August 2014) Entertain the Future, the capital campaign to expand and enhance the Newport Performing Arts Center moved closer to completing the capitalization of the third project initiative (lighting upgrades for the Alice Silverman Theatre) today when the Oregon Cultural Trust announced a $15,000 grant award.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – August 2014) The Collins Foundation announced a $60,000 grant award was being provided to the Tribe in support of Phase II renovations for Chachalu: Tribal Museum and Cultural Center.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – August 2014) The Oregon Cultural Trust has awarded the ETPA a grant to be used to support the hiring of their new Executive Director/Theatre Manager position. This grant, combined with local donations will successfully leverage a challenge gift as well as the first year of funding of the three-year capacity building grant provided by the Oregon Community Foundation.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – July 2014) The capital campaign for Phase II of the Chachalu (Tribal museum and cultural center) project received a huge boost today when Meyer Memorial Trust announced the award of a $250,000 grant. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to be part of the capital campaign team that is making this long-time dream come true.



Dundee Woman’s Club
(Dundee – June 2014) The Collins Foundation announced they were providing a $40,000 grant to the Dundee Woman’s Club to help with the reconstruction of the roof at the historic building. Combined with the recently announced Meyer Memorial Trust grant, the DWC can now move forward to having the entire building re-roofed before the year is out.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – June 2014) After more than three years of fundraising and construction activity, the Egyptian Theatre was officially re-opened to the public this week during a communitywide celebration. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to have played a role in securing more than $1.1 million in donations for this project.



Oregon State Society of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
(Champoeg – June 2014) The OSDAR announced that the Helen E. Austin Pioneer Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation had awarded a grant of $15,000 towards the relocation and reconstruction of the Pioneer Mothers Cabin to the Newell House Museum campus. Congratulations to everyone involved in this great project.



Dundee Woman’s Club
(Dundee – June 2014) Renovation of the historic Dundee Woman’s Club moved one step closer to completion with the announcement from the Meyer Memorial Trust that they were providing a grant of $40,000 to help pay for re-roofing the century old building.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – June 2014) Chachalu – the Tribal museum and cultural center officially opened this week with a formal blessing ceremony. Tribal members, dignitaries, and guests joined in the celebration as the doors to the new museum were officially open to the public for the first time.



Oregon State Society of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
(Champoeg – May 2014) The MJ Murdock Charitable Trust announced a grant of $150,000 in support of the OSDAR’s efforts to save the historic Pioneer Mother’s Cabin and relocate it to the nearby Newell House Museum campus. This effort will not only save the cabin from undermining and erosion but enhance access to experiential learning opportunities for school children and visitors to historic Champoeg.



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis – May 2014) The Kobel House remodel and renovation project will soon take a giant step forward thanks to a generous $65,000 grant from the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to have assisted in both capitalizing the construction of the Fillmore Fourplex last year and the remodel of the Koebel House this year.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – May 2014) As the Grand Re-Opening of the historic Egyptian Theatre approaches rapidly, the ETPA was excited to learn that the Oregon Community Foundation had approved their three-year capacity building grant application. Through this effort, the ETPA will be able to hire its first Executive Director/Theatre Manager and expand community programming at the newly renovated theatre. Cascadia Consulting Partnership continues to be humbled by the role we have played in the renovation, restoration, and expansion of this historic landmark.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – May 2014) Arts and Cultural organizations up and down the Oregon Coast received great news this month, when the Oregon Community Foundation announced they were providing funds for the third year of the Coastal Arts Network Design and Optimization (CAN DO) project which strengthens and integrates marketing activities for all participating organizations and artists.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – May 2014) Phase II of the capital campaign for Chachalu Tribal Cultural Center and Museum was bolstered with the announcement of a grant award from the Oregon Community Foundation. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to be serving as Capital Council for this wonderful project.



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis – April 2014) Progress on the Koebel House remodel and renovation effort was furthered this month when Trust Management Services announced they were providing HLI with a grant of $10,000 to use towards purchasing new kitchen appliances. When completed, this project will greatly enhance the lives of the clients that call Koebel House home.



Yamhill County Historical Society
(Coos Bay – April 2014) The Ford Family Foundation announced they were awarding the YCHS a grant of $75,000 towards the construction of meeting space at Heritage Hall on the campus of the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to have assisted in the progress of this great project over the last five years.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – March 2014) Entertain the Future, the capital campaign for enhancing and expanding the Newport Performing Arts Center is nearing completion of its second initiative, the installation of a Constellation digital acoustics system in the Alice Silverman Theatre. This will make the PAC the only west coast facility north of San Francisco with this state-of-the-art system.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – March 2014) The Egyptian Theatre held its “Walk Like an Egyptian” community celebration this month, marking the completion of the sidewalk and entry tile renovation element of the theatre restoration project.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – March 2014) The Grand Ronde Tribe’s Land and Culture Department moved into their new offices at the Chachalu Tribal Museum and Cultural Center this month as Phase I of the project nears completion. The Tribe has enjoyed tremendous support and enthusiasm as their fundraising effort for Phase II renovations continue to move forward.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – February 2014) The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts announced fundraising for the Entertain the Future capital campaign for enhancing and expanding the Newport Performing Arts Center has exceeded $1 million. Cascadia Consulting is honored to be serving as Capital Counsel for this project.



Oregon State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
(Champoeg – January 2014) Work continued this month on the systematic dismantling of the Pioneer Mothers Cabin in preparation to its move and reassembly at the Newell House museum complex. Through local donations and a series of grants, the OSDAR is ensuring generations to come will have the opportunity to understand and experience the life’s lessons of generations past.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – January 2014) The acoustic upgrade of the Alice Silverman Theatre moved one step closer to being fully funded when the Siletz Tribal Community Fund provided grant funding for this initiative. The acoustic upgrade is the second of eight initiatives that comprise Entertain the Future, the capital campaign to enhance and expand the Newport Performing Arts Center.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – January 2014) Star of Hope Is nearing completion of the implementation of its Sustainable Jobs Initiative. With a grant award from the Coquille Tribal Community Foundation, Star of Hope has secured 90 percent of the funding needed to acquire the equipment that will allow them to expand this area of their vocational training and supportive employment functions.



Star of Hope Activity Center
(Coos Bay– January 2014) Star of Hope Is nearing completion of the implementation of its Sustainable Jobs Initiative. With a grant award from the Coquille Tribal Community Foundation, Star of Hope has secured 90 percent of the funding needed to acquire the equipment that will allow them to expand this area of their vocational training and supportive employment functions.



Rockwest Training Company
(Salem – January 2014) The Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation helped Rockwest get off to a very good start this year with a grant award to be used for upgrading their existing computer system.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – January 2014) The capital campaign for Entertain the Future an effort to expand and enhance the Newport Performing Arts Center continues to make progress. A local fundraising effort combined with a grant from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation has nearly met the fundraising goals for the second initiative of the campaign (enhancing the acoustics in the Alice Silverman Theatre).



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – January 2014) As work continues to move forward on the renovations and remodel of the historic Egyptian Theatre, the ETPA was pleased to start the New Year with an announcement of additional grant award by the US Bank Foundation.



Dallas Retirement Foundation
(Dallas – January 2014) The Dallas Retirement Foundation is actively supporting the effort to enhance community gathering spaces on the Dallas Retirement Village Campus. A recent grant award by the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation helped move this process further along.



Cascadia Consulting Partnership
(Western Oregon – December 2013) In the closing days of 2013, Cascadia Consulting Partnership surpassed the $17 million mark for grant funding raised for our clients in the past five years. As we celebrate this milestone, everyone at Cascadia Consulting Partnership wants to publicly recognized that this reflects a team effort built on the passion and dedication that is demonstrated daily by our clients. Together over the past year we have saved a historic theatre; opened a newly remodeled museum; enhanced a cultural center; turned an old church into a regional food hub; capitalized a recycling program; funded the construction of a community center; built affordable housing for vulnerable populations, and launched numerous programs serving cities, counties, and tribes in our area. Further, over the last year we have launched capital campaigns for a performing arts center, two museums, a community center, and a number of affordable housing projects that will allow individuals to age-in-place. From everyone at Cascadia Consulting Partnership – thank you for allowing us to make a small difference in the communities we serve.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – December 2014) With the announcement of a $160,000 grant from Meyer Memorial Trust, the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association has exceeded its Phase I fundraising goal of $1.7 million. Building on this success, the ETPA announced they will immediately move into Phase II of this wonderful project. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to have played a role in helping the ETPA realize their dream of restoring the historic Egyptian Theatre and re-opening it to the public.



Star of Hope
(Coos Bay – December 2014) The Cammann Street Group House Remodel Project was officially launched this week when the Autzen Foundation announced they had awarded a lead grant to Star of Hope. Over the next few months, Star of Hope will be completing the fundraising phase of this project and moving forward with the construction phase.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – November 2014) The capital campaign for Phase II of Chachalu: Grand Ronde Tribal Museum and Cultural Center was officially launched as part of the Tribe’s 30th Restoration Celebration. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to be working with the Tribe to move this powerful and important project forward.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – November 2013) The Oregon Cultural Trust announced the ETPA was a recipient of one of this year’s Capacity Development grants. These funds will be used towards the seismic and structural upgrade and restoration of the historic Egyptian Theatre.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – November 2013) Entertain the Future – the effort to enhance and expand the Newport Performing Arts Center received a boost today when the Oregon Cultural Trust announced it had selected the OCCA as one of its Capacity Development grant recipients.



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
(Grand Ronde – November 2013) As Phase I of the remodel for Chachalu: Grand Ronde Tribal Museum and Cultural Center is well underway, the fundraising effort for Phase II has begun. Today the Oregon Cultural Trust announced that the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde had been named as one of the Capacity Development grant recipients this year. Funds from this grant will provide specialized equipment for Chachalu.



Oregon State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
(Champoeg – October 2013) The goal of moving the Pioneer Mothers Cabin to the Newell House museum complex received a boost this month with the announcement that the OSDAR was the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Autzen Foundation.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – October 2013) A grant of $35,000 from the Collins Foundation towards the acoustic upgrade of the Alice Silverman Theatre was announced this month. This is the second of seven distinct initiatives that comprise the Entertain the Future capital campaign to expand and enhance the Newport Performing Arts Center. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to be serving as Capital Council for this important project.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – October 2013) Work on the historic preservation of the Egyptian Theatre was furthered this month when Historic Preservation League of Oregon announced their award of a $20,000 Preserve Oregon grant to the ETPA.



Star of Hope Activity Center
(Coos Bay – October 2013) Trust Management Services announced Star of Hope was the recipient of a $10,000 grant to support their information technology upgrade. This, combined with other successful grants Cascadia Consulting Partnership has assisted Star of Hope with over the past year, will help to enhance the ability of the organization to help their clients live a rewarding and fulfilling life.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – October 2013) “Entertain the Future” the capital campaign to enhance and expand the Newport Performing Arts Center received a boost this month, when the Autzen Foundation announced they were providing the OCCA with a generous grant.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – October 2013) The Kinsman Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to the ETPA in support of the Egyptian Theatre Renovation and Restoration Project. Cascadia Consulting Partnership has been honored to serve as Capital Council for this great example of the power of a community working together towards a common goal.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay – September 2013) The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians announced they were the recipients of two Department of Justice grants amounting to nearly $300,000 that were prepared by Cascadia Consulting Partnership. One grant will provide the Tribal Police Department with badly needed equipment that will enhance their service and response abilities. The second grant provides planning support for enhancing the Tribe’s justice and treatment facilities across their five-county primary service area.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – September 2013) The Autzen Foundation is the latest grant-maker to lend their support to the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association’s Capital Campaign. With seismic and structural work already underway, the Egyptian Theatre is poised to re-open its doors in spring 2014.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – September 2013) The Coquille Indian Tribe announced they were the recipients of a Homeland Security grant of over $435,000. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to continue to provide grant writing services to the Tribe that result in projects and programs that enhance the lives of Tribal members and the community in which they live.



Star of Hope Activity Center
(Coos Bay – September 2013) Meyer Memorial Trust provided a grant of $75,000 to support Star of Hope’s Sustainable Jobs Initiative. This grant completes the second of the three initiatives of the project.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – August 2013) The ETPA has just announced that they have raised over $300,000 in local funding over the past 15 months. This combined with grant revenues, leave only a few thousand dollars remaining to complete the $1.8 million capitalization of Phase I of the Egyptian Theatre Renovation and Remodel Project.



Lincoln City Cultural Center
(Lincoln City – August 2013) The Lincoln City Cultural Center received a $25,000 grant today completing their mini-campaign to raise the funds needed to re-roof the historic Delake School before the rainy season arrives. This grant combined with others written by Cascadia Consulting Partnership now amounts to nearly $1 million overall that Cascadia Consulting Partnership has raised for this great building over the past few years.



Dundee Fire Department
(Dundee – July 2013) The Ford Family Foundation announced a grant of $50,000 towards the community meeting space at the new Dundee Fire Department. These funds, will be utilized to purchase equipment and furnishings that will support a greater community use of this facility.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – July 2013) “Entertain the Future”, the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts capital campaign to expand and enhance the Newport Performing Arts Center received a boost today, when the Oregon Cultural Trust announced they were awarding a grant towards the purchase of a digital acoustic system for the Alice Silverman Theatre.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – June 2013) The Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association recently surpassed their fundraising goal of $225,000 from local donations within the last year. These funds, combined with a number of grants received over the last year, have moved the renovation and rehabilitation project for the historic Egyptian Theatre closer to being completed by the spring of 2014. As Capital Campaign Counsel, everyone at Cascadia Consulting Partnership congratulates the ETPA and their project partners on an incredible community effort.



Lincoln County Historical Society
(Newport – June 2013) After nearly a decade of remodeling and renovation the Lincoln County Historical Society opened the Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center on the historic bayfront in Newport. Cascadia Consulting Partnership was proud to assist in developing the strategy and obtaining the funding that led to bringing this great old building back to life.



Coast Communities Cultural Center (4C's)
(Lincoln City – June 2013) Meyer Memorial Trust announced a grant award of $40,000 to the Lincoln City Cultural Center in support of their re-roofing initiative of the historic Delake School building. With this award, our team has assisted the 4C’s in obtaining nearly $1million in grant funding for repairs and renovations to this classic building.



Oregon State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
(Champoeg – June 2013) The Historic Preservation League of Oregon announced their 2013 list of “ten most endangered places in Oregon.” The Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin, located in historic Champoeg Park was included on this year’s list. Cascadia Consulting Partnership has been working with the Oregon State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution to raise funds to move the Cabin from the banks of the Willamette to higher ground at the Newell House Museum complex.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – May 2013) The Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association received their second $150,000 grant in less than two weeks, when the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust announced their top-off award to the organization. Combined with local donations and other grants, this award leaves the ETPA within $160,000 of completion of their capital campaign.



Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
(Albany – May 2013) The Mid-Willamette Family YMCA were notified today that the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust has awarded a grant of $250,000 to their organization’s effort to construct a new YMCA facility. This grant award reflects one of the largest gifts received by the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA.



North Bend Senior Center
(North Bend – May 2013) The North Bend Senior Activity and Recreation Center announced today that they are the recipient of a $20,000 grant award from the Oregon Community Foundation. The grant will be used to renovate the kitchen at the Center and add a Meals on Wheels program to serve the community.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – May 2013) The Egyptian Theatre Preservation Foundation was honored by the announcement of an award of a $150,000 challenge grant from the Ford Family Foundation. These funds will be used to undertake the seismic renovations necessary to re-open the theatre to the public in the Spring of 2014.



Mid-Valley Family YMCA
(Albany – April 2013) The Mid-Willamette Family YMCA construction of their new facility continues to progress on schedule. The effort was bolstered this month with the announcement of a grant award from Key Bank Foundation towards the purchase of new equipment that will be installed in the new facility.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay – March 2013) The Autzen Foundation announced today that they have provided the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association with a grant towards the completion of seismic upgrades associated with the re-opening of the theatre. Currently, the project timeline calls for the theatre to be once again open to the public in Spring 2014.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – March 2013) The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts celebrated the successful completion of their first of eight initiatives that are part of their “Entertain the Future – A Capital Campaign to Enhance and Expand the Newport Performing Arts Center”. Through local donations, the OCCA raised more than $120,000 to enhance the sound system of the Alice Silverman Theatre. Now they turn to the second initiative of the campaign, raising nearly $350,000 for completion of an acoustic upgrade to the Alice Silverman Theatre.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay - February 2013) Today, the Egyptian Theatre Renovation and Restoration project moved closer to the goal of re-opening the theatre in early 2014, when the Collins Foundation announced they were awarding the ETPA a $50,000 challenge grant.



Lincoln County Historical Society
(Newport - February 2013) The Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center in Newport continues to make progress towards their anticipated June 2013 opening. It was recently announced that after more than a decade without heat, the 28,000 square foot building now has a fully functional heating system. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is proud to have played a role in moving this great project forward.



North Bend Senior Center
(North Bend - February 2013) Meyer Memorial Trust awarded $27,000 towards the renovation of The North Bend Senior Recreation and Activity Center. As a new Cascadia Consulting Partnership client, we are happy to see funds already coming in towards this great project.



Star of Hope
(Coos Bay - February 2013) The Ann and Bill Swindells Charitable Trust announced a $25,000 grant award in support of Star of Hope’s Sustainable Jobs Initiative. This was the second grant written by Cascadia Consulting for this project – and the second award.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay - January 2013) With the announcement of a grant from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund, the ETPA moved one step closer to meeting their fundraising goals that will allow the historic Egyptian Theatre to be renovated and re-opened so it can once again be the place where the community gathers.



Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
(Albany - January 2013) Even as the walls are being constructed on the new YMCA in Albany, the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA continues to successfully raise money for this project. Today Union Pacific Foundation announced that the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA was an awardee of this year’s grant funding.



Grant Funding Exceeds $15 million!
(Western Oregon - December 2012) Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to announce that we have topped the $15 million mark in grant funding raised for our clients since we reorganized the company in January 2009. These grants, combined with the assistance we have provided in local fundraising efforts by our many clients have provided the resources that are changing our communities. We are humbled by the faith our clients have placed in us and we will continue to strive to fulfill our mission of “being a catalyst of change to the communities, organizations, and people of Western Oregon.”



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis - December 2012) With the $20,000 grant from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation Home Life Incorporated has reached its financial goal for capitalizing the Fillmore Fourplex project. The organization is looking towards initiating construction within the next few months and having the building open by the end of Summer.



Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation
(Springfield - December 2012) Meyer Memorial Trust announced a $250,000 grant award to NEDCO for completion of Phase I of the Sprout! program. With these funds, NEDCO will be able to complete the transformation of the main floor of a historic church in downtown Springfield to serve as a regional food hub and year round farmers’ market.



Star of Hope Activity Center
(Coos Bay- December 2012) Star of Hope was thrilled to receive a $20,000 grant from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation in support of their Sustainable Jobs Initiative. This was the first grant Cascadia Consulting Partnership prepared for this client and we couldn’t be happier with the result.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay - Decmeber 2012) The Egyptian Theatre Renovation and Restoration project moved one-step closer to meeting their fundraising goals with the announcement of a grant from the Pacific Power Foundation in support of the main floor restroom remodel element. These funds will be used to provide ADA accessible restrooms in landmark building.



The Medical Foundation of Marion & Polk Counties
(Salem - December 2012) MedAssist/Project Access continue to provide healthcare to those who fall through the cracks in Marion and Polk counties. Today the Medical Foundation announced they were the recipient of a $20,000 grant that will support their case management efforts for 2013. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to have played a role in ensuring this vital program is able to continue to serve this community.



SafeHaven Humane Society
(Albany - Decemeber 2012) SafeHaven Humane Society continues to move forward with their Capital Campaign for their new Pet Adoption and Education Center located in Albany. Recent local donations, fundraising activities, and a grant from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation were all celebrated by the organization as 2012 came to a close.



Eugene Hearing and Speech Center
(Eugene - December 2012) Eugene Hearing and Speech Center was recently awarded a $10,000 grant in support of their Non-Sedated ABR Equipment Acquisition Project, which will significantly improve the testing, detection, and treatment of hearing issues in patients, especially benefitting infants.



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis - December 2012) Today, the Collins Foundation announced a $30,000 grant in support of Home Life’s Fillmore Fouplex project, a supportive living housing project serving the greater Corvallis area.



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis - November 2012) Meyer Memorial Trust announced a $150,000 grant award to Home Life Incorporated for their Fillmore Fourplex Supportive-Living housing project. This grant brings HLI within $60,000 of reaching their fundraising goal.



Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association
(Coos Bay - November 2012) The Oregon Community Foundation announced a $20,000 award to the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association from the Fields Fund. This grant will be used to complete seismic upgrades to the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown Coos Bay resulting in the planned re-opening of the theatre in 2014. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is serving as Capital Counsel and grant writers for this wonderful project.



Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
(Albany - November 2012) With a $20,000 grant award from the Oregon Community Foundation, the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA is nearing completion of their $20 million fundraising goal for construction of the new YMCA facilty located on the Pacific Boulevard campus.



Home Life Incorporated
(Corvallis - November 2012) The Ann & Bill Swindells Charitable Trust announced a $50,000 grant award to Home Life Incorporated in support of their Filmore Fourplex Supportive-Living housing project. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to have provided grant writing services to HLI for this critical project.



SafeHaven Humane Society
(Albany - October 2012) SafeHaven Humane Society announced tht they had received a metching grant of $500,000 for the humane society's capital campaign. To-date, more than $2.3 million has been raised towards the purchase and remodel of the new 33,000 square foot building in Tangent. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to work with such passionate and dedicated staff and volunteers on this worthy project.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - September 2012) The Department of Justice awarded the CTCLUSI $381,591 today to enhance Peacegiving Court activities. Cascadia Consulting Partnership has a strong commitment to Peacegiving and is pleased to have written many of the successful grants for this innovative and important program, including this most recent effort.



Rockwest Training Company
(Salem - August 2012) The Ann & Bill Swindells Charitable Trust awarded $20,000 to Rockwest Training Company to support their efforts to upgrade their transportation capacity. As always, everyone at Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to be of service to the great people at Rockwest.



Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)
(Springfield - August 2012) The Collins Foundation announced a $50,000 grant to NEDCO in support of Sprout! their regional food hub project in downtown Springfield. This innovative and inspiring project is well on its way to being fully funded.



City of Dayton
(Dayton - August 2012) The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department announced that the City of Dayton received $48,036 for improvements to their 11th Street Park. This was the second Local Parks grant that Cascadia Consulting Partnership was able to assist the City of Dayton in obtaining.



Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
(Albany - August 2012) The Mid-Willamette Family YMCA received a large grant today from the Ann & Bill Swindells Charitable Trust in support of the construction of their new facility on the Pacific Boulevard campus in Albany. This new building will enhance services and bring new healthy living opportunities to the entire greater-Albany area.



Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)
(Springfield - July 2012) NEDCO received two grants this month towards their Sprout! project. The soon to be regional food hub and year round Farmers' Market. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is proud to be part of the team working on capitalizing this important project.



Willamette Valley Community Health
(Salem - June 2012) Willamette Valley Community Health, a consortium of healthcare providers, recently were recognized as one of Oregon's first Coordinated Care Organizations. Working through innovative and collaborative processes, Willamette Valley Community Health is helping transform healthcare in Oregon. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is humble to assist in the development of the COO application.



Work Unlimited
(Corvallis – April 2012) Work Unlimited was awarded a Trust Management Services grant today for their Integrated Data Management project. This was the first grant we have written for Work Unlimited and are pleased that it provided the desired results.



Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
(Albany – April 2012) Today, the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA received another grant in support of their cardio and strength training capacity enhancement project. Through local fundraising and these grants, the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA is making substantial upgrades to their equipment and programs.



Rockwest Training Company
(Salem – April 2012) Rockwest Training Company was awarded a grant from Trust Management Services in support of their effort to upgrade and enhance their industrial sewing department. Rockwest provides vocational training and support for clients with disabilities.



The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Salem – April 2012) The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties celebrates another successful fundraising event. Apolo Ohno was a dynamic and inspirational speaker and much-needed resources were raised to support the important work of MedAssist/Project Access – which provides healthcare services to underserved populations in the mid-Valley.



Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)
(Springfield - March 2012) NEDCO held its first annual “Stalk Holders Celebration” was a great success. Visitors enjoyed the variety of activities, took tours of the historic building, and discovered the variety of services that will be offered at Sprout! – the soon to be regional food hub. In addition, the fundraising goals set for this first activity exceeded expectations.
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Lincoln County Historical Society
(Newport – March 2012) The Lincoln County Historical Society was awarded a $200,000 grant from the City of Newport Tourism Facilities program. They were one of three successful applicants and the funding will be utilized to complete Phase III renovations to the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center located on Newport’s historic bayfront.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – March 2012) The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts were awarded a $250,000 grant from the City of Newport Tourism Facilities program. The grant will be used to fund improvements and expansion activities to the Newport Performing Arts Center.



Three Rivers Foundation
(Florence – February 2012) The Three Rivers Foundation held their first awardees celebration at the Three Rivers Casino in Florence. A total of seventeen organizations were provided grants by the Three Rivers Foundation. It has been a honor for Cascadia Consulting Partnership to assist in the development of the grant application, review, and award process.



The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk counties
(Salem – February 2012) Meyer Memorial Trust announced the award of a $25,000 grant to support MedAssist/Project Access. This innovative and much needed program is currently delivering more than $1 million a month of free healthcare in Marion and Polk Counties.



Dallas Retirement Foundation
(Dallas – January 2012) The Dallas Retirement Foundation reached the half-way mark in their effort to capitalize a new Outdoor Recreation Shelter on their campus in Dallas. This effort was supported by the announced grant award from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation for $20,000. Dallas Retirement Foundation and Cascadia Consulting are working hard to complete this project by the end of the Spring.



Jackson Street Youth Shelter
(Corvallis– January 2012) Jackson Street Youth Shelter received a $20,000 grant today in support of their Outreach Case Management effort, associated with at-risk youth in the Corvallis and Albany area. This much needed program is leading the way to changing the trajectory of lives of kids in the area.



A Gift of Time
(Dallas – January 2012) A Gift of Time received a substantial grant from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation in support of their wellness training for caregivers. This was the first collaborative effort between A Gift of Time and Cascadia Consulting. Congratulations all!



Physicians Choice Foundation
(Salem – January 2012) Physicians Choice Foundation received a donor directed grant from the Oregon Community Foundation in support of the Marion-Polk Obstetrics Mentoring Services (MOMS) Plus program. This was an unexpected outcome of the grant work done for PCF by Cascadia Consulting over the last three years.



Rockwest Training company
(Salem – January 2012) The Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation awarded Rockwest Training Company a $20,000 grant today to support their purchase of a new delivery truck.



Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
(Albany – December 2011) The Mid-Willamette Family YMCA received a $20,000 grant from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation to support the development of an after-school enrichment program for tweens. After completing planning work over the summer, this marked the first grant writing effort by Cascadia Consulting on behalf of the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA.



Eugene Hearing and Speech Center
(Eugene – November 2011) Trust Management Services awarded $8,772 to Eugene Hearing and Speech Center in order to upgrade their clinical and administrative computer hardware and software systems.



Rockwest Training Company
(Salem – December 2011) Meyer Memorial Trust announced today that Rockwest Training Company was being awarded $24,025 to support their effort to purchase a new van for transporting their clients. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to mark our 14-year relationship with Rockwest by helping them fund this important project.



Sitka Center
(Otis – November 2011) The Oregon Community Foundation presented the Sitka Center with a $20,000 grant in support of their capital campaign for expanding the Sitka campus on Cascade Head. Congratulations to everyone associated with this great organization.



Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
(Newport – November 2011) The Oregon Community Foundation announced a three-year capacity building award to the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts in support of the Coastal Arts Network Design and Optimization (CAN DO) project. This innovative project will provide a web-based portal assist in attracting coastal and non-coastal visitors, to arts and cultural activities on the Oregon Coast.



Eugene Hearing and Speech Center
(Eugene – October 2011) PacificSource Foundation awarded Eugene Hearing and Speech Center a grant of $20,000 to help pre-schoolers improve their communication skills, ensuring a brighter future for them and the community, by helping them gain the confidence that comes with improving their hearing and speech/language abilities.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend – September 2011) The Coquille Indian Tribe received a Rural Business Opportunity Grant today from the USDA. This grant will help complete market analysis and feasibility necessary for the tribe to move forward with infrastructure development. In addition to preparing the grant, Cascadia Consulting has worked for two years on this project with the Coquille Indian Tribe and their community partners.



Mt. Hood Community College
(Gresham - September 2011) Congratulations to Mt. Hood Community College on the opening of their Early Childhood Center. Cascadia Consulting worked on the early project planning process including completing a Feasibility Study. Then we wrote some of the early grants to fund the project, including the one that funded the “world class play area”.
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Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - September 2011) Today, The Housing Department of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians received $500,000 from the Indian Community Block Grant prepared by Cascadia Consulting. These funds will be used to support The Rehabilitation for Healthy, Efficient, and Livable Tribal Housing (Rehabilitation HEALTH) project, designed to enhance the quality and sustainability of Tribal housing.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend - September 2011) Today it was announced that The Coquille Indian Tribe has been awarded $1,002,058 in DOJ CTS grants written by Cascadia Consulting. This consists of four grants supporting projects such as, strengthening the fight against methamphetamines on the South Coast ($$172,168), providing much needed equipment for the Tribal Police Department ($183,861), launching a Pre-Teen Prevention program ($499,916), and undertaking a planning process related to the development of a Tribal Justice Center ($146,113).



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay- September 2011) The Department of Justice announced the awards today for their Consolidated Tribal Assistance Program. The Confederated Tribes were awarded the $780,911 through two grants that were written by Cascadia Consulting. One was for hiring an additional police officer and acquiring much needed equipment ($309,787), and the other was for launching a youth mentoring program based on traditional cultural values and practices ($371,124).



Lincoln City Cultural Center
(Lincoln City - August 2011) Cascadia Consulting welcomes Niki Price as the new Executive Director of the Lincoln City Cultural Center. We look forward to working with her in the effort to continue to move the progress of this important community asset forward.
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City of Dallas
(Dallas - August 2011) The City of Dallas is currently completing seismic upgrades to their Fire Station. This work is being paid for, partially through an $880,000 grant secured through the services of Cascadia Consulting.
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Physicians Choice Foundation
(Salem - July 2011) Physicians Choice Foundation was recently awarded a $75,000 grant from Meyer Memorial Trust to support the Marion-Polk Obstetrics Mentoring Services (MOMS) program. This grant will support the first two years of the expanded services to include post-natal mentoring programs.



City of Dallas
(Dallas - July 2011) The City of Dallas announced they received $73,000 from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department for improvements to Kingsborough Park. This is the second Parks grant that Cascadia Consulting has secured for Dallas in the last three years.
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Coquille Indian Tribe
(Coos Bay/North Bend - July 2011) The Coquille Indian Tribe received $42,250 through the Spirit Mountain Community Fund Tribal Grant program to complete the planning phase of their new Education Center. In addition to writing the grant, Cascadia Consulting has been helping on this project for the last three-years.



Physicians Choice Foundation
(Salem - May 2011) Physicians Choice Foundation recently received a grant from the Autzen Foundation in support of the Marion-Polk Obstetrics Mentoring Services (MOMS) program. This program was also featured in a Statesman-Journal article. Cascadia Consulting has assisted Physicians Choice in developing the strategy for expanding the MOMS program to include post-natal services and writing the grants to support this expansion.
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Sitka Center
(Cascade Head - May 2011) The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology were recently awarded a $175,000 challenge grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust and written by Cascadia Consulting Partnership. This grant will be used to pay for expanded facilities on the Sitka Center campus located on the scenic Cascade Head.



Eugene Hearing and Speach Center
(Eugene - May 2011) Eugene Hearing and Speech Center recently was awarded $50,000 from the Meyer Memorial Trust in support of their capacity building strategy to address the effects of the recent economic downturn. Cascadia Consulting is honored to have assisted in developing the capacity building strategy and writing the grants to fund it.



Ron Wilson Ceter
(Monmouth - May 2011) Trust Management Services has awarded The Ron Wilson Center a $10,000 grant in support of their Transportation Capacity Enhancement Project. This grant will help enhance the quality of life of the people The Ron Wilson Center serves.



Physicians Choice Foundation
(Salem - April 2011) The Robert Woods Johnson Foundation recently announced four grants awards nationwide to support “Payment Reform for High Value Care” demonstration projects. The grant Cascadia Consulting Partnership wrote for Physicians Choice Foundation was one of more than 50 applications submitted. We are pleased that it was chosen as one of the grantees, garnering $125,526 in funding.



Greater Independence Business Incubator
(Independence -April 2011) The Greater Independence Business Incubator recently was awarded $8,922 to support their outreach and education efforts. Over the past year, Cascadia Consulting Partnership has assisted GIBI in developing their new Strategic Plan, their new Business Plan, as well as this grant. Congratulations Greater Independence Business Incubator on the great work you do.



Cascadia Consulting Partnership
(Independence - February 2011) Cascadia Consulting Partnership exceeds $10 million in grant funds raised since 2008. With the announcement of a $30,000 grant award to the Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties to support the expansion of the Project Access/MedAssist program, Cascadia Consulting Partnership has surpassed the $10 million grant funding level raised for our clients since the company changed its operating structure in 2008.



The Sitka Center
(Cascade Head - January 2011) One of Oregon’s true cultural treasures, The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology received a grant for $16,500 today to support their innovative workshop program. Cascadia Consulting Partnership has greatly enjoyed our association with the Sitka Center, including our work in preparing this and other grants.



Physician’s Choice Foundation
(Salem - January 2011) Physician’s Choice Foundation received a $20,000 grant written by Cascadia Consulting Partnership, to support the expansion of The Marion-Polk Obstetrics Mentoring Service (MOMS) Program. This innovative program provides pregnant women who are at risk of substance abuse with the tools they need to stay clean and sober during and after pregnancy.



Eugene Hearing and Speech Center
(Eugene - January 2011) Eugene Hearing and Speech Center was awarded a $20,000 grant today from the Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation. This grant will help continue providing hearing and speech therapy services to those in need. Cascadia Consulting Partnership was honored to have assisted them in this endeavor.



City of Creswell
(Creswell - December 2010) This article highlights some of the innovative ways that the community has gotten behind the Christmas Tree fundraiser for the Cobalt building in Creswell. One of the most impressive aspects of this fundraiser is that many of the participants who are investing their time and talents for this project are the area youth.
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The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Salem - November 2010) The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties recently received a $35,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation to support the expansion of the Project Access/MedAssist program. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to have assisted the Medical Foundation with the development and funding of both these important projects.



City of Creswell
(Creswell - November 2010) This article discusses the upcoming Christmas Tree fundraiser that is being staged in Creswell to support the Cobalt Building project. As Cascadia Consulting Partnership worked with a local Steering Committee to develop their Capital Campaign Plan it became apparent the community needed a signature fundraising event that incorporated a sense of community and the efforts of the local youth. This is the project they selected to serve as their signature fundraising event.
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Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - October 2010) This article discusses the reorganization of the Astor Street Opry Company’s Board of Directors and how this change assisted in raising the funds to purchase their theater. Cascadia Consulting Partnership was honored to have provided the Organizational Development assistance that helped the ASOC make these innovative changes.
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Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - October 2010) The Confederated Tribes were recently awarded $153,690 to continue with their Hanis Language Documentation and Preservation project. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to have written both the original grant and the second year grant to fund this incredibly important project. By reclaiming their native language, the Tribes move that much closer to restoring their cultural roots and traditions.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - October 2010) The U.S. Department of Justice announced a grant award of $143,865 has been made to the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians to fund the second year of a demonstration project for enhancing the Tribe’s ability to investigate, prosecute, and manage child abuse and child sexual abuse incidents. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is honored to have assisted the Tribes with the original grant application and the application for continuation of this innovative and important project.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - September 2010) The Astor Street Opry Company has completed the purchase of their theatre. See the "Daily Astorian" article below.
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City of Creswell
(Creswell - September 2010) The City of Creswell is collaborating with a number of community groups and individuals to raise the funds to capitalize improvements to the Cobalt building. Upon completion of the capital campaign being managed by Cascadia Consulting the Cobalt Building will become Creswell’s Youth Recreational and Education Center. Here is a video with Cascadia Consulting’s Titus Tomlinson discussing the project., click

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Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - August 2010) The Astor Street Opry Company was awarded a $50,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. This grant completed the funding strategy developed by Cascadia Consulting Partnership, which is allowing the Astor Street Opry Company to complete the purchase of their theater.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - August 2010) The Peacegiving Court has hired a new Outreach Coordinator. This position and the work it is responsible for completing are being paid for through a grant written by Cascadia Consulting Partnership.
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The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Salem - August 2010) Project Access which matches patience in need with willing healthcare providers and MedAssist, which provides free or low cost prescription medications to patients in need are now producing over $1million a month in donated goods and services in the Marion and Polk County areas. Cascadia Consulting Partnership wrote the grants that helped launch both of these valuable programs.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - July 2010) The Daily Astorian recently published a feature article on how the Astor Street Opry Company was able to develop a strategy for owning their own theater after more than 25-years. Cascadia Consulting Partnership’s role in assisting the organization was prominently mentioned.
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MINET
(Monmouth/Independence - July 2010) Cascadia Consulting Partnership has recently assisted MINET in developing a community outreach and education program, including a community-wide survey. This will be the basis of an ongoing effort to ensure MINET continues to meet or exceed the expectations of the communities it serves.



Linn Benton Community College
(Albany - July 2010) The National Science Foundation awarded Linn-Benton Community College’s Mechatronics program with an Advanced Technological Education grant worth $790,000 over a three-year period. Cascadia Consulting Partnership is pleased to be working on this innovative project.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - June 2010) The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians were awarded a $40,000 grant to support their Historic Preservation efforts. This was one of the many grants the Cultural Department has been awarded that were written by Cascadia Consulting.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - June 2010) The Astor Street Opry Company was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to help their efforts to purchase their theater. The strategy put together by Cascadia Consulting Partnership, calls on the ASOC exercising their option to purchase their building by the autumn of 2010.
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Blue Earth Federal Corporation
(Coos Bay - June 2010) Blue Earth Federal Corporation is working on completion of much needed housing for the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians. The start up funding for Blue Earth was provided through a grant written by Cascadia Consulting.
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Greater Independence Business Incubator
(Independence - May 2010) The Greater Independence Business Incubator was awarded a grant to hire Cascadia Consulting Partnership to assist them in developing a new Strategic Plan and long term Business Sustainability Strategy.



The City of Creswell
(Creswell - May 2010) The City of Creswell was awarded a Technical Assistance grant from the Ford Institute for Community Building to develop a community strategy for capitalizing improvements on the Cobalt Building. Cascadia Consulting Partnership was selected to lead this process.



The Women’s Resource Centers from Tillamook, Clatsop, and Columbia Counties
(North Coast - April 2010) The Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center, Columbia County Women’s Resource Center, and Clatsop County Women’s Resource Center received a grant to hire Cascadia Consulting to assist them in putting together a collaborative strategy for their thrift shop operations.



Harrisburg Library Guild
(Harrisburg - April 2010) The Harrisburg Library Guild was recently awarded $5,030 from Trust Management Services to purchase a new circulation desk and homework stations. This is the first grant ever submitted by the Harrisburg Library Guild who is working with Cascadia Consulting Partnership to fund a new library in Harrisburg.



Helping Hands Resources
(Salem - April 2010) Helping Hands Resources has received a $10,000 grant award from Trust Management Services to purchase much needed equipment for their new client services building. This grant as well as the one’s awarded to construct the new building were part of a collaborative working relationship between Helping Hands Resources and Cascadia Consulting Partnership.



City of Dallas EMT
(Dallas - April 2010) The Dallas Emergency Medical Services announced it was awarded an Assistance to Firefighters grant to purchase “power cots” and “stair chairs” in order to improve their ability to serve the public and protect their EMT’s. We were happy to have written this grant on their behalf.



Isaac's Room
(Salem - April 2010) Trust Management Services announced they were providing Isaac’s Room a $10,000 grant to help support the expansion of the IKE Quest program. This innovative program is one of the ways that Isaac’s Room is helping divested youth in need…”get a life.”



Dallas Fire Department
(Dallas - March 2010) “Applying for a seismic upgrade grant that was originally considered a long sot at best paid off for the Dallas Fire Department.” This was the opening line of an Article in today’s Itemizer-Observer announcing the grant award Cascadia Consulting Partnership helped secure for the Dallas Fire Department. While the final award amount will not be determined until May, the request for over $800,000 was one of a select few awards made this year.



Canby Telcom
(Canby - March 2010) Canby Telcom was awarded $794,000+ from the USDA’s Broadband Infrastructure Program. The funds will be used to expand advanced DSL infrastructure and connectivity to underserved areas of rural Clackamas County. Cascadia Consulting Partnership was pleased to prepare this application on their behalf.



Oregon Symphony Association in Salem
(Salem - February 2010) The Meyer Memorial Trust announced today they were awarding the Oregon Symphony Association in Salem $20,700 under their “Grassroots Grant” program. These funds will be used to expand the organizations community outreach and marketing effort over the next year. Cascadia Consulting has been assisting the OSAS in their organizational capacity building efforts, including preparing the Meyer grant application.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - February 2010) The Astor Street Opry Company moved one step closer to completing the purchase of their theater today when the Collins Foundation announced they were awarding ASOC a $20,000 grant. Cascadia Consulting Partnership has been working with ASOC on this project and the grant writing effort for over a year.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - January 2010) The Confederated Tribes announced the opening of the Tribal Hall Cultural Center and Gallery. This project was made possible in part by a grant written by Cascadia Consulting Partnership, which funded the display cases, environmental upgrades, and other elements necessary to turn part of this historical structure into a museum area that meets or exceeds industry standards.
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4C's/Lincoln City Cultural Center
(Lincoln City - January 2010) Lincoln City Cultural City was awarded three grants today to support the on-going effort to rehabilitate and remodel the historic Delake School. Summer Lea Hillman Foundation and Juliet Ashby Hillman Foundation each made grants in support of the remodel of the ceramic/glass studio area. The Ford Institute for Community Building provided a technical assistance grant to have Cascadia Consulting Partnership assist the organization in developing a Capital Campaign Plan for Phase II of the project.



The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Salem - January 2010) The Henry L. Hillman Jr. Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant to help support Project Access. This innovative project helps match willing healthcare providers with patients in need of their services.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - January 2010) The Astor Street Opry Compnay moved one step closer to completing the purchase of their theater. The Henry L. Hillman Jr. Foundation has recently provided the ASOC a grant, which will be used to leverage the remaining funds needed.



Cascadia Consulting Partnership
(Salem - December 2009) The Salem Statesman-Journal Newspaper recently profiled our company on the front page of their community section. We appreciate all of the kind words we have received from our clients and friends over this last year. As we near the completion of our first year of business operating as Cascadia Consulting Partnership, we are pleased to announce that we have raised nearly $8 million in grant funds for our clients as well providing services that have led to the opening of a number of new facilities, launching of new programs, and expansion of critical services to the communities we serve. Happy Holidays and may 2010 be a great year for us all!

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3 Domestic Violence Services Announce Joint Project
(Tillamook, Astoria, St. Helens - December 2009) The Ford Institute for Community Building has awarded a technical assistance grant to the Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center in order to engage the services of Cascadia Consulting Partnership. This project will develop a regional strategy for job-training and revenue production to serve the three Domestic Violence organizations housed in Northwest Oregon (Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center, Clatsop County Women’s Resource Center, and Columbia County Women’s Resource Center.)



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - December 2009) The Astor Street Opry Company has received a grant award from the Autzen Foundation to be used towards the purchase of the Astor Street Playhouse. The goal of the Astor Street Opry Company is to complete the capital campaign by this summer.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay/North Bend - December 2009) The Confederated Tribes received the news today that they had been awarded $500,000 from the Indian Community Development Block Grant that we wrote on their behalf. The funds will be used to move the Coos Head project further along.



Isaac's Room
(Salem - December 2009) The IKE Box recently completed their Inside-Out project and celebrated it with this inspirational and moving video. To see how one of our client’s is truly making a difference, please check out this video link click here to view. Then stop by the IKE Box for a cup of coffee, latte, or cappuccino, you will be helping a very good organization.



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Harrisburg Library Guild
(Harrisburg - December 2009) The Harrisburg Library Guild was recently notified that they have been awarded tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code. The City of Harrisburg, the Harrisburg Library Guild, and Cascadia Consulting Partnership are working together on a capital campaign to restore the historic Upmeyer House into the new Harrisburg Public Library building.



Yamhill County Historical Society
(Lafayette/McMinnville - December 2009) Cascadia Consulting Partnership and the Yamhill County Historical Society have begun work on developing a five-year Business Plan for the organization. This plan will define the staffing and programmatic approaches the Historical Society will incorporate into their overall operations including those at the new Heritage Center. The plan will serve as a roadmap for the organization to proceed with the Heritage Center project in a financially sustainable manner.
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Willamette Humane Society
(Salem - December 2009) Two years ago we facilitated a Strategic Planning process for the Willamette Humane Society staff and Board. One of the top priorities resulting from this effort was the construction of a Spay/Neuter Clinic on the WHS grounds. We subsequently helped develop the Capital Campaign Plan for this project. Today the Willamette Humane Society announced the grand opening of the new clinic will be held early next month. Congratulations to staff, volunteers, and donors for making this vision come true!

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Isaac's Room
(Salem - December 2009) Isaac’s Room recently celebrated their five-year anniversary at their popular IKE Box location in downtown Salem. Over the last two-years we have been honored to work with the IKE Family on developing strategies for expanding programs, writing grants to complete their Inside-Out project, and providing other organizational development assistance. Look for 2010 to bring a significant expansion of IKE Quest, the innovative program that helps kids “Get a Life!”
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The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(North Bend - December 2009) The Confederated Tribes held a blessing ceremony at their Qaxas Heights sight in preparation to the construction of eight new Tribal housing units. The construction of this much needed housing is being paid for in part thanks to a successful Native American Housing Block Grant written by Cascadia Consulting.
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Physicians Choice Foundation
(Salem - December 2009) For the past two-years the Physicians Choice Foundation, Cascadia Consulting Partnership, and a wide cross-section of representatives from the Marion and Polk County Healthcare community have been working on developing the vision and values proposition for the creation of a community-wide health information exchange. In December of 2009, Cascadia Consulting Partnership was tasked with the job of consolidating the work that has been done over the last two years into a five-year Business Plan for the Salem Area Community Health Information Exchange (SACHIE).



The Tillamook County Women's Resource Center
(Tillamook - December 2009) The Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center was recently named by Oregon Business Magazine as one of the top 100 nonprofit organizations to work for in Oregon. Congratulations to Kathleen and the entire staff for the critically important work you all do.



The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - December 2009) The Confederated Tribes have launched their new language program thanks in part to a successful ANA Language Preservation grant written by Cascadia Consulting. This program will focus on the Hanis Language and serve as a model for subsequent programs on Milluk and Siuslawn languages.
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The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Salem - November 2009) The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties have announced that former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, F.W. de Klerk will be the guest lecturer at this years annual fundraising event. Proceeds from this annual event go towards funding MedAssist and Project Access, two programs Cascadia Consulting Partnership has been involved in raising funds for.
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Cascadia Consulting Partnership
(Salem - November 2009) Cathy Jones-Foster of Cascadia Consulting Partnership recently competed a three-day Mini-Internship program sponsored by The Marion-Polk County Medical Society. Cathy worked closely with healthcare providers representing six different disciplines. Cathy will utilize this experience to assist our grant writing efforts on behalf of numerous healthcare projects.

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Helping Hands Resources
(Salem - November 2009) On November 16th Helping Hands Resources held an Open House to celebrate the completion of their new building. This celebration occurred almost six-months to the day of the groundbreaking ceremony.



The outside of the new building (above) and part of the crowd at the Open House celebration (below).





The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Marion and Polk Counties - November 2009) The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties continues to enjoy great success with “Project Access” a program that combines willing healthcare providers with local patients in need of services. After six months of operation, Project Access has already leveraged nearly $1.8 million of donated medical services. Cascadia Consulting Partnership wrote the successful grants that helped fund the start-up of this worthy project.



Yamhill County Historical Society
(McMinnville - November 2009) The Yamhill County Historical Society’s Heritage Center will be open on Saturday’s beginning November 7th. This represents just another milestone in the remarkable effort by this energetic organization. Cascadia Consulting is honored to be working with this dedicated group of people.



Isaac's Room
(Salem - October 2009) Congratulations to the IKE Box for nearing the completion of the “Inside Out” project. The building looks beautiful and everyone at Cascadia Consulting is proud to have played a role in your success.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - October 2009) The Astor Street Opry Company has received a $25,000 matching grant from the City of Astoria’s “Promote Astoria” program. The funds are derived from hotel room taxes and the grant will be used to support the completion of Astor Street Opry Playhouse Capital Campaign.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend - October 2009) The Coquille Tribe was recently awarded a $388,574 grant from the ARRA American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Expansion Program. The grant will allow the Tribe to change their Head Start program from part-day/part-year, to full-day/full-year. Cascadia Consulting is pleased to have helped the Tribe address this high priority goal.
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Head Start of Lane County
(Springfield - September 2009) Head Start of Lane County recently opened the new head start building located on the grounds of Fairfield School. This was the third head start building in Lane County that we have helped capitalize. Congratulations to a great organization!
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Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend - September 2009) The Administration for Native Americans announced the Coquille Indian Tribe has been awarded $155,278 for the second year of a three-year project. The Coquille Forest Environmental Management Capacity Building Project is designed to enhance the Tribe’s ability to manage their forestlands while providing much needed training opportunities for Tribal youth.



Helping Hands Resources
(Salem - September 2009) Helping Hands Resources new client service center construction project is attracting a lot of attention. Recently, the ground breaking ceremony was posted on YouTube, click here to join in the ceremonies.



Blue Earth Federal Corporation
(Coos Bay - September 2009) Blue Earth Federal Corporation will be utilizing $198,526 of ANA SEDS funding resulting from a grant written by Cascadia Consulting, to launch a new Tribal Construction Company. This grant funds the first year of a three-year capacity building project designed to help the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians diversify their economic development base and provide training and family-wage jobs for Tribal members.



Coastal Communities Cultural Center (4C's)
(Lincoln City - September 2009) The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation has awarded the 4C’s $65,000 in matching funds to help leverage the $100,000 grant from the City of Lincoln City’s Transient Room Tax program. These funds will be used to execute the staffing strategy that was recently developed by Cascadia Consulting’s work with the board of directors over the last five months.
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Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend - September 2009) The U.S. Department of Justice announced today the Coquille Indian Tribe is being awarded $249,855 in Tribal Youth Program grant funding for implementing a school drop out prevention initiative that includes after-school and mentoring programs. Cascadia Consulting has worked for over a year in assisting the Tribe with securing the funding for this worthy project.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - September 2009) The Administration for Native Americans announced the award of $110,857 for the first year of a two-year language preservation project, which will be initiated by the Confederated Tribes. The Hanis Coos Language Education Development Project will provide the framework for teaching the Hanis Coos language to Tribal members and a model that will be replicated for teaching the Siuslawan (Siuslaw and Lower Umpqua dialects) and the Milluk Coos languages.



Coastal Communities Cultural Center (4C's)
(Lincoln City - September 2009) The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has awarded the 4C’s a grant of $150,000 to help complete the renovations of the auditorium in the Lincoln City Cultural Center. With this award the efforts of the 4C’s and Cascadia Consulting will turn towards Phase II of the renovation project.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - September 2009) U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced a grant award of $190,000 through the Rural Housing and Economic Development program for the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians to assist in the development of a revolving loan fund in support of the start-up of a tribally-owned construction company.
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Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay/Florence/Eugene - September 2009) The Department of Justice announced $148,353 in grant funding through the Children’s Justice Act’s Partnerships for Indian Communities. These funds will be used to complete the first year of a three-year capacity building program for the Confederated Tribes’ Family Services Department.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay/Florence - August 2009) The Department of Justice announced today that the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians were awarded two grants under the COPS program. The $160,845 TRGP award will pay for equipment to enhance the Tribal Police Department’s community policing capacity. The $181,641 CHRP grant will pay for the addition of a new police officer for three years.



Coquille Indian Tribe
(North Bend - August 2009) The Department of Justice announced it would provide the Coquille Indian Tribe with $149,897 to support the enhancement of the Peacegiving Court. This is the second major grant that Cascadia Consulting Partnership has assisted the Coquille Indian Tribe with in the last year to help enhance this innovative program.
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Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - August 2009) The Department of Energy awarded the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians $63,500 to assist in developing sustainable energy plans for Tribal lands.



Cascadia Consulting Partnership
(Independence - August 2009) With the announcement of two grants last week, Cascadia Consulting Partnership has passed the $5-million mark in grant funds raised for our clients. As we near the end of our first year of operations under our new organizational structure, we are thankful to our clients, our staff, and the private and public grant-makers for making this year a great success.



Isaac's Room
(Salem - August 2009) The Collins Foundation recently announced they were providing a significant grant to support Isaac’s Room “inside-out” project. This grant along with the overwhelming local support will assist in the exterior renovations and interior expansion of the IKE Box. Cascadia Consulting Partnership has been honored to work with the IKE Team on this and many other important projects.
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Mt. Hood Community College
(Gresham - August 2009) The Juan Young Trust awarded Mt. Hood Community College a grant in support of the capital campaign to construct a new Early Childhood Center on the Gresham campus of Mt. Hood Community College. Cascadia Consulting is working to leverage this grant in order to attract additional grants and local donations for this exciting project.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay/Florence - July 2009) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced today that HUD awarded the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians $1,998,800 in NAHBG funds for development of Tribal housing. Cascadia Consulting is honored to have written this grant, which will help address such an important need for the Tribes.
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Lincoln City Cultural Center
(Lincoln City - July 2009) The Oregon Cultural Trust announced their annual grant award recipients today. For the second year in a row, the Oregon Cultural Trust is providing grant funds for the remodel and rehabilitation of the historic Delake School into the Lincoln City Cultural Center. This year’s grant (written by Cascadia Consulting) will go towards equipping a new ceramic studio.



City of Dallas
(Dallas - July 2009) The City of Dallas announced the $224,220 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's Local Parks Grant, written by Cascadia Consulting was approved. This grant will lead to construction on the next phase of the Rickreall Creek Trail Project.
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The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties
(Salem - July 2009) The Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties has successfully launched “Project Access” a program that combines willing healthcare providers with local patients in need of services. After three months of operation, Project Access has already leveraged over $150,000 of donated medical services. Cascadia Consulting Partnership wrote the successful grants that helped fund the start-up of this worthy project.



Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
(Coos Bay - June 2009) The Confederated Tribes recently announced that the BIA approved the grant written by Cascadia Consulting Partnership to fund an Integrated Resource Management Planning process. The IRMP process will be the next stage of a comprehensive planning process for the Tribes to manage their lands and resources.



Physicians Choice Foundation
(Salem - June 2009) Physicians Choice Foundation has recently initiated the Business Planning process for the proposed Salem Area Community-wide Health Information Exchange (SACHIE) project. This planning process is paid for in-part through grant funds raised through Cascadia Consulting Partnership’s efforts.



Astor Street Opry Company
(Astoria - June 2009) Astor Street Opry Company has opened its 25th season of "Shanghaied in Astoria" and its second season in its new theater. Cascadia Consulting Partnership congratulates the Astor Street Opry Company on their years of service and is honored to have played our role in helping you lay out the strategy that led to your first permanent home.



Helping Hands Resources
(Salem - May 2009) Helping Hands Resources held their groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of their new client services center. Cascadia Consulting Partnership wrote many of the large grants for the project and worked with the Helping Hands Resources Board to develop the strategies that helped make this vision a reality.
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Lincoln City Cultural Center
(Lincoln City - May 2009) The Lincoln City Cultural Center announced the Spirit Mountain Community Fund has awarded a $25,000 challenge grant for the continued rehabilitation of the historic Delake School. This grant added to the more than $600,000 of grants secured by Cascadia Consulting, along with the impressive local public support for this project have put “the end in sight” for the completion of Phase I of the remodel process.





 
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