Formed in 2011, the Zera Foundation provides financial support to nonprofit organizations and initiatives that focus on improving the quality and equality of life in Oregon.
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Primary areas of support:
Interest in supporting:
new programs that will help an already existing organizations better reach their mission
organizations that focus on direct services and leverage volunteer use
Applicant organizations must be classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and as public charities under Section 509(a) of that code.
The geographic focus of the Foundation’s grantmaking program is Oregon.
The Board reserves the right to approve grants in other locations at its discretion.
While the Foundation entertains requests from a wide variety of organizations, most grants are initiated at the direction of the program staff and Board of Trustees of the Foundation.
Requests are accepted only through mail.
Fill out and mail the Zera Foundation Grant Application - found here
2019 Spring/Summer applications are due -May 15th, 2019.
The Board will meet at the end of May to review the submissions, Applicants will receive notice by June 15, 2019.
Note: You can only receive one grant a year. If you receive funding in the first application cycle (Spring/Summer), you can’t apply for the second application cycle (Fall/Winter.)