HBBF distributes over $500,000 in grants each year, and more than $150,000 in additional outside grant funding.
Foundation resources are provided to worthy projects and groups best fulfilling our community initiatives and mission. Please review the requirements, and download the application form below. These projects have ranged from new sidewalks, a fitness park, a new softball practice building, ambulance equipment upgrades, and many other equipment and infrastructure needs.
Grant requests must meet ALL the following requirements before consideration will be given:
Applicant organizations must be a Heppner Based Non-Profit organization, special district, or a governmental entity.
Geographical focus of project must be for the benefit of residents of Heppner.
Should have other funding sources (may include in-kind and cash contributions from local and regional sources) for the total project budget committed before application.
Priority will be given to “Project Ready” projects.
Exceptions may be granted at the discretion of the board.
HBBF will not consider funding requests for:
Endowments or reserve funds.
General fund drives, such as United Way.
Debt retirement or operating deficits.
Indirect expenses unrelated to the project or program being funded.
Sponsorship of fundraising events.
Propagandizing or influencing elections or legislation.