Help for the Helpers
The Coquille Indian Tribe established its Community Fund in order to share the proceeds of The Mill Casino • Hotel with organizations that benefit the residents of southwestern Oregon. The fund seeks to strengthen the community by improving opportunities and lives throughout the region.
57 Organizations received grants at the 2018 Awards luncheon on March 2nd, 2018
Photo Credit: Alison Wasson Photography
“The Coquille Tribal Community Fund is dedicated to providing assistance to organizations that make lasting contributions to the communities we serve. We believe through this spirit of giving we allow our communities to grow and prosper.”
Fifty-seven organizations received more than $290,000 from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund in March 2018. See the Full List Here
We think all our grantees are pretty special. Here’s a sampling that illustrates how Community Fund dollars work to improve our community. (Click on the photo description to read articles)
Want to Apply?
The annual grant cycle starts with a letter of inquiry. Letters for the 2018-2019 grant cycle must be submitted between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31. Learn more
Click Here to start your online profile and apply for a grant.
About Tribal Giving
The Community Fund targets projects that will make a clear difference for daily life in the Coos Bay area and throughout southwestern Oregon. It’s one of several ways the Coquille Tribe contributes to the community.
Our Board of Trustees
♦ Linda Mecum, Coquille Tribal Council Secretary
♦ Melissa Cribbins, Coos County Commissioner (Governor Appointed)
♦ Gary Leif, Oregon State representative
♦ Chelsea Burns, CEDCO Board of Directors representative
♦ Joe Benetti, Mayor of Coos Bay
♦ Jon Ivy, Tribal member representative
♦ Scott LaFevre, Tribal member representative