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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What's New AT SMCF

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Ye? lan Lima (Helping Hand) Award

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Ye? lan Lima (Helping Hand) Award

Spirit Mountain Community Fund (SMCF) frequently celebrates the success and remarkable achievements of Oregon nonprofits. However, not often enough do individuals within these inspiring organizations receive the recognition they deserve.  A fundamental ingredient of successful organizations is the dedication, commitment, and unwavering effort of individuals.  We hope you will assist us in finding that one special “helping hand” person in your organization or community by sending us your nomination. Your nominee may be a co-worker, peer, or someone you know that is affiliated with a partner nonprofit organization.

Nomination forms for this year’s Ye? lan Lima Award are being solicited and are due by Friday,  November 18, 2016. There are two separate award categories;
Category 1:  Nominee is a paid non-management staff.
Category 2:  Nominee is a non-paid volunteer.

Nominate your outstanding volunteer or employee today!

For more information and the nomination form, click here »