Tillamook PUD Offers Community Grants in 2019

TILLAMOOK, OR – January 22, 2019- Tillamook PUD is offering a Community Support Grant program to local non-profit organizations with projects promoting economic growth and community livability in Tillamook County.

Organizations interested in applying for a grant must complete and submit an application by February 22, 2019. Applications are evaluated by the PUD Board of Directors, with final project selection in mid-March.

During evaluation, the Board considers each project and its potential for economic development, outreach into the community, and financial need. Projects must be completed by the end of the 2019 calendar year.

Individual grant awards will not exceed $10,000 and will not be awarded to the same entity more than twice in a five-year period. Some examples of past projects that have received grant funds include lighting and electrical upgrades at various civic organizations, purchasing updated energy efficient appliances for community facilities, and supporting improvement projects at local organizations utilized by the community.

Grant applications and procedures are available from Tillamook PUD or on its website at www.tpud.org/news-community/community-support-grants/.