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 celebrate Heppner through events and fundraisers, manage community spaces, and support its economic development activities.
 
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 a vibrant community.
 
Learn more about the Bryant family's immeasurable impact on Heppner, OR:  Howard and Beth Bryant Foundation
 
Our Vision:
 
A vibrant and thriving Heppner community.
 
Our Values:
 
The 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.
 
Advancing 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. 
 
Growth Mindset: We strive to be a hub of innovation for our most creative and entrepreneurial thinkers to connect and contribute to the economic development of South Morrow County We are a guiding and mentoring force for individuals and families looking to cultivate and sustain the Heppner they want to live in.
 
 
Board of Directors:
 
Melissa Lindsay, President,  Melissalindsay16@gmail.com
Kim Cutsforth, Treasurer, kimc@hbbfoundation.org
Patti Allstott, Secretary,  patti.a@live.com
Sandy Matthews, rockstreet155@gmail.com
 
The HCF is governed by a 5-person board of directors. We are a city-wide nonprofit with our office located at: 106 E. Main Street, Heppner, OR 97836.  Mailing Address: PO BOX 12, Heppner, OR 97836. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Tax ID #83-1112190
 
Staff:
 
Katie Siri-Murray, Operations/Administration, ksirimurray@gmail.com, 503-504-8508
Willow Creek Valley Economic Development Group (WCVEDG) Project Manager, wcvedg@gmail.com
 
Kaley Patterson, Gilliam & Bisbee Building Reservation & Events Manager, 541-219-1662, admin@hcfgives.org
 
Shelby Matthews, Fitness Center Manager, lottsfitness@hcfgives.org, 541-656-6136
Event Manager, Heppner Chamber of Commerce, heppnerchamber@gmail.com, 541-676-5536
 
Angie Hanson, Event Support
Tosha Hedman, Administrative Assistant