The Spirit Mountain Community Fund is a charitable foundation of The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

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The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde through the Spirit Mountain Community Fund fulfill their Native tradition of potlatch, a ceremony at which good fortune is distributed. The Spirit Mountain Community Fund’s focus is to improve the quality of life in Northwest Oregon through community investments that provide lasting benefits consistent with the Tribe’s culture and values.

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Annual  Ye? lan Lima Award Winners Announced

Annual Ye? lan Lima Award Winners Announced

"Ye? lan Lima" means "helping hand" in Chinuk Wawa.

Spirit Mountain Community Fund is pleased to announce this year’s Ye/lan Lima award winners!
Eldon Olsen has been volunteering as a driver for Dial-A-Bus for 10 years.  His dedication and caring have made a huge impact on those he serves, as well as his organization.
Kovi Lee Altamirano, Youth Development Coordinator for Lines for Life, is a tireless advocate and agent of positive change. Her compassion for those who are struggling with addiction or other mental health issues opens the door for true healing.

We are honored to support community builders like Eldon and Kovi. Thank you!