Coquille Tribal Community Fund

Help for the Helpers

The Coquille Indian Tribe established its Community Fund in order to share the proceeds of The Mill Casino • Hotel with organizations that benefit the residents of southwestern Oregon.  The fund seeks to strengthen the community by improving opportunities and lives throughout the region.

Representatives of local community groups gathered for the 2020 awardees luncheon.

Our Mission

“The Coquille Tribal Community Fund is dedicated to providing assistance to organizations that make lasting contributions to the communities we serve. We believe through this spirit of giving we allow our communities to grow and prosper.”


Want to Apply or Log In?

Our regular grant cycle begins Sept. 1, 2021, when the fund will begin accepting letters of inquiry.  

Click here for the announcement.

Click here to start your online profile and apply for a grant.

Click here to log in to an existing organizational profile.

*If you are unsure whether your organization has an existing profile, please contact the fund at jackiechambers@coquilletribe.org or (541) 756-0904, ext. 1201.


2021 Grants

More than sixty organizations received more than $260,000 from the Coquille tribal Community Fund in 2021.

County-by-county list


We think all our grantees are pretty special.  Here’s a sampling of past grants that illustrates how Community Fund dollars work to improve our community.



Coquille Valley Art Center




About tribal giving

 More about the Fund

Other Coquille Tribal donations

The Community Fund targets projects that will make a clear difference for daily life in the Coos Bay area and throughout southwestern Oregon. It’s one of several ways the Coquille Tribe contributes to the community.

Press releases 


Our Board of Trustees

♦ Laurabeth Barton, Coquille Tribal Council representative

♦ Melissa Cribbins, Coos County Commissioner (governor-appointed)

♦ Jessica Engelke, mayor of North Bend

♦ Joe Benetti, Mayor of Coos Bay

♦ Sheldon Chase, tribal member representative

♦ Brady Metcalf, tribal member representative


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