The Siletz Tribal Charitable Fund recently dispersed more than $193,000 to community organizations, including several in the mid-valley.
North Albany Middle School, Dolce Voices: $1,500, to support the group’s trip to Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Community Chapel, Sweet Home: $2,000, to help support the Kids Food Pak program, which provides ready-to-eat food for children in the community.
Corvallis-Albany Farmers Markets: $2,000, to purchase tokens for children and the Power of Produce Clubs at the markets.
North Santiam Gleaners: $2,000, to purchase food for the community food bank and the school backpack program.
Philomath Community Gleaners: $2,000, for food for its community food bank.
City of Sweet Home: $2,000, for the Sweetheart of a Run event that raises money for youth events in the community.
Philomath High School: $500, for its senior all-night party.
Siletz, Eddyville, Toledo Baseball Association: $7,341, to purchase baseball and softball equipment for about 20 teams of players ages 4 to 15.
Since its 2001, the Siletz Tribal Charitable Fund has distributed more than $12.1 million to charitable organizations and school programs.
The next application deadline is March 4. Organizations must be within the Siletz Tribe’s 11-county service area: Lincoln, Tillamook, Linn, Lane, Benton, Polk, Yamhill, Marion, Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas. All Native American entities anywhere in the United States are also eligible.