Heppner Community Foundation (HCF) in partnership with the Howard and Beth Bryant Foundation (HBBF)

Our Mission:

Heppner Community Foundation (HCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to build, connect, and celebrate community through events and fundraisers, manage a community event center (Gilliam & Bisbee Building), and aide the economic development activities in Heppner, OR. 

The Howard and Beth Bryant Foundation (HBBF) empowers Heppner through purposeful giving, and active engagement to ensure the community's bright, sustainable future. The Howard and Beth Bryant estate has supported dozens of community enhancement projects since its establishment in 2015, and continues with many new projects in the works. The Heppner Community Foundation (HCF) was established in 2019 in partnership with HBBF to address local resource needs, and help Heppner thrive as an inclusive and vibrant community.


Our Vision:

A vibrant and thriving Heppner community.


Our Values:

Spirit of Community: We believe in the power of community. We prioritize providing local and accessible opportunities for Heppner's cultural enrichment and create community-building programs and services.

Advance Opportunity: In partnership with the Howard and Beth Bryant Foundation, the HCF works to provide access to effective investment opportunities and collaborative partnerships. We assist with economic development activities by partnering with federal, state, and local businesses and organizations to advance the opportunities of all Heppner residents. 


The HCF is governed by a 5-person board of directors. We are a city-wide nonprofit with our office located at: 278 N Main Street, Heppner, OR 97836.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Tax ID #

Board of Directors:

Melissa Lindsay, President, Melissalindsay16@gmail.com

Kim Cutsforth, Treasurer, kimc@hbbfoundation.org

Patti Allstott, Secretary, patti.a@live.com

Joe Armato, Joseph.b.armato@gmail.com

Sandy Matthews, matthewsinheppner@centurylink.net


Kim Cutsforth, Executive Director, kimc@hbbfoundation.org

Katie Siri-Murray, Administrative and Communications Manager, ksirimurray@gmail.com

Kaley Patterson, Gilliam & Bisbee Building Manager, kwaypatterson@gmail.com

Angie Hanson, Event Coordinator, mahanson83@yahoo.com