The Roundhouse Foundation, based in Sisters, OR announced grants to several non-profit organizations in September and October 2015. Grants totaled $279,000.
The Roundhouse Foundation supports creative projects and organizations that connect the community of Sisters, Central Oregon, and rural communities in the Northwest through art, environmental conservation, social services, community leadership and education.
The Roundhouse Foundation awarded grants in support of the arts to the following organizations: Sisters Schools Jazz Band, Arts Central, Youth Music Project, Oregon Public Broadcasting, High Desert Museum, Harmony 4 Women, Tower Theatre, Deschutes Public Library Foundation and Caldera.
In support of youth enrichment and community leadership, the Foundation provided grant funding to Sisters Graduate Resource Organization, Sisters Rotary Foundation, Sisters Schools Foundation, and Deschutes County 4-H.
Helping those in need is a priority of the Roundhouse Foundation through grants to Sisters Family Access Network, Oregon Health Sciences University, Sisters Little League, Sisters Park and Recreation District, Sisters High School Athletics, Furry Friends Foundation, Opportunity Foundation, A Home to Share, Volunteers in Medicine, Oregon Adaptive Sports, and Sisters Kiwanis Food Bank.
The Foundation supports education, science and environmental conservation through grants to the Bend Science Station, Upper Deschutes Watershed Council, Deschutes Land Trust, Sisters Middle School Makerspace Program, and Sisters Elementary Garden Club.
Susan Robinson, Managing Director