Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation receives $6,000 grant
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation ('OLSHF') will be better able serve elementary school children in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, and Lane counties because of a generous $6,000 grant from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund.
The grant will help support OLSHF's Mobile Health Screening Program in which an estimated 38,000 elementary school children in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, and Lane counties will receive vision screening at approximately 115 screening events to be held during 2018.
Founded in 2001 by the Coquille Indian Tribe, the Tribal Community Fund has distributed more than $6.1 million to support projects in the areas of education, health, public safety, arts and culture, problem gaming treatment and historic preservation, in a five-county region of Southwestern Oregon. This year the Fund awarded 57 grants totaling $291,163.90.
For organizations wishing to be considered for the next round of funding, the deadline for applications is Nov. 30, 2018.
For more information, visit the Fund's website at www.coquilletribalfund.org.