Community Giving

Let’s make a greater impact, together.

Eligibility and How to Apply

Established in 1932, OnPoint Community Credit Union has become Oregon’s largest credit union with over 500,000 members. As we have grown, so has our commitment to community engagement, from the volunteerism encouraged among employees to direct financial support of schools and nonprofits.

Through an inclusive and equitable approach, OnPoint supports organizations in our membership area that align with our core impact values. We offer funding for community grants, sponsorships, and schools making a positive impact.

If it’s unclear how your work aligns with our community giving focus or what funding opportunities are available, reach out to us at [email protected].

Funding Opportunities

All three potential funding tracks fall under OnPoint’s focus areas of Economic Opportunity and Community Vitality.

There are three ways you can receive support.

Philanthropy: Community Grants & Giving

OnPoint awards grants to community-based organizations offering programming that aligns with one or both of our impact values. Funding can be requested for programmatic and general operating support during these application periods:

  • February 1 – March 15
  • August 1 – September 15.


Apply for a grant

Support for Schools

In 1932, OnPoint was founded by a group of school teachers. In addition to supporting educational programs delivered by 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations through our charitable grants, we continue to invest in education across other areas as well and this includes contributions to support:

Schools and Districts

Boosters and PTAs

Alumni and School-Based Associations

Apply for school support

Events & Sponsorships

OnPoint sponsors events and other activities for nonprofit, community-based organizations delivering programs that align with OnPoint’s key focus areas.






Apply for event sponsorship

Our core impact values are:


Economic Opportunity

Financial Education and Programming

Organizations dedicated to empowering youth and adults through educational programming that connects them to all aspects of personal finance in order to make informed financial decisions

Access to Capital

Organizations dedicated to empowering and supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses with education on accessing capital, technical assistance, etc.

Workforce Development

Organizations dedicated to creating pathways to career building, job training education, etc.


Community Vitality

Hunger and Shelter

Organizations dedicated to supporting individuals/communities facing food and housing insecurity including, but not limited to food banks, rent assistance, etc.


Schools, school-adjacent, and other organizations dedicated to informing and educating individuals or the general public and providing teachers, parents and students with products and services that improve learning and decisions about opportunities.

Community Development

Organizations dedicated to supporting and revitalizing communities through behavioral health, arts & culture, etc.

Sustainability and Environmental Health

Organizations dedicated to sustainability efforts and projects.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

To live up to our purpose of building strong, sustainable communities, OnPoint is committed to prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion in our conversations, relationships, actions and services. Organizations that demonstrate strong DEI values and practices are encouraged to apply. This commitment can be shown through your programs and actions, examples drawn from your leadership team, and/or policies and procedures you have in place.

Tips for creating a successful application

  • Ensure your request aligns with the corresponding application form; grants, sponsorships or schools.
  • Please review each specific application for submission deadline requirements and additional parameters.
  • Your organization and programming align with OnPoint’s focus areas of Economic Opportunity and Community Vitality.
  • Your organization demonstrates a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Your service area is within the OnPoint region of Oregon and SW Washington.
  • Must have a 501c3, school, or foundation status or have an active fiscal sponsor.
  • If it is not clear where your work might fit within our giving areas or what funding opportunity, please contact us at [email protected].


Eligibility and how to apply

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