Grant Guidelines


The Reser Family Foundation has identified four Cornerstones to guide giving, based on our desire to strengthen Oregonians:

Impact Areas

We also identified Impact Areas within each Cornerstone to provide guidance to partner applicants related to the types of grants we generally support. Our Impact Areas help identify the types of investments that matter to us.

While the impact areas have a broad base, they all share a single objective - to improve and strengthen communities throughout Oregon.

Assessment Criteria

Characteristics the Foundation will look for include:


Grant Renewal

Renewal applications follow the same process as new applications. The Foundation will consider only one grant request from the same organization in a twelve month period, unless an additional request is invited by the Foundation.

Geographical Focus

Giving in Oregon