How to apply

Interested in learning more about the Bend Sustainability Fund?

Join us on Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., for a virtual session where we will provide a program overview and application process. Sign up here. Registration is required.

We are looking for Shovel Ready Projects, that, with our funding, can hit the ground running. All known barriers that would inhibit the start or completion of the project have been cleared.

We make grants to projects meeting the following criteria:

  • Will protect, steward or create a tourism-related facility with an impactful life of >10 years
  • Said facility will have a substantial use by visitors
  • Has a clear timeline and measurable outcomes within the next 12 months
  • Has grassroots, community support

If you have questions about a future application, please review the FAQS and this document on how to increase your odds of securing funding through the Bend Sustainability Fund.

Still have questions? Contact us.