COAR Releases Donation Application for Non-Profits

Bend, OR, February 3, 2020. The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® (COAR) will be accepting applications for donations from local non-profits in two rounds due March 31 and September 11, 2020. The criteria for those applying consists of:

  • Applicant must be a 501(c)3
  • Priority will be given to smaller organizations that provide basic needs to the community, such as food, shelter, clothing and medical services.
  • Political organizations/campaigns, religious activities, sports teams or individual activities are not eligible (religious organizations are eligible for community service programs).
  • Funds must be used for programs and not events or marketing.
  • Programs must take place in Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson or Harney counties.
  • A letter of recommendation from a COARmember.

Non-profits can apply to be a monthly beneficiary from COAR meetings (application due March 31) or for an annual giving donation from COAR (application due September 11). The application for each is the same and non-profits are encouraged to apply for both utilizing one application.

In 2019, COAR and its members the Charitable Giving program to: Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity, Central Oregon Council on Aging, Bethlehem Inn, Beulah's Place, Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Camp Eagle Cap, Camp Fire Central Oregon, Central Oregon Aging of Central Oregon, Central Oregon Public Safety Chaplaincy, DAWNS House, Deschutes Children's Foundation, Deschutes Pioneer's Association, Education Foundation for Bend-LaPine Schools, Family Access Network, Family Kitchen, Family Resource Center of Central Oregon, Friends of the Children Central Oregon, Great Strides, Healing Reins, Heart of Oregon Corps, High Desert Food & Farm Alliance, High Desert Museum, Hunger Prevention Coalition of Central Oregon, In Our Backyard, Jericho Road,
Kits for Kids- Prineville,
La Pine Community Kitchen, Latino Community Association, Local Voter Project, Mosaic Medical, Mountain Star Family Relief Nursery, NeighborImpact, Oregon Adaptive Sports, PNW Adult & Teen Challenge, Central Oregon Campus, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington,
Saving Grace,
St. Vincent de Paul-Bend,
St. Vincent de Paul-La Pine,
Stroke Awareness Oregon,
Sunriver Women’s’ Club,
The Giving Plate
Thelma's Place, and Wonderland Express.

For an application and more information, please visit the http://www.coar.com/about/community-involvement. Please contact Kim Gammond with COAR with any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 541-382-6027.

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The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® (COAR) is your voice for real estate in Central Oregon. COAR is a trade association serving the professional needs of its 2000 members. In addition, COAR is dedicated to enhancing and protecting the real estate industry. OAR believes we can build better communities by supporting quality growth, seeking sustainable economies and housing opportunities while protecting a property owner’s ability to own, use, buy and sell property.