Nine Jackson County nonprofit groups have received a total of $77,500 in grant funding from the Canyonville-based Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation.
- ACCESS Inc. — $10,000 to purchase food, pick up daily donations of perishable food, operate food share gardens, and distribute food to food pantries and agencies throughout Jackson County.
- CASA of Jackson County Inc. — $10,000 to support the recruiting, training, supervising, and support of CASA volunteers as they advocate for abused and neglected children.
- Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon — $10,000 to provide prenatal care of low-income mothers in Jackson County who would not otherwise receive care.
- Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team — $10,000 to provide operational funding for the pediatric, adolescent and adult sexual assault response team.
- Providence Community Health Foundation — $7,500 to provide advocacy, referrals and support for parents of disabled children Jackson County.
- St. Mark's Episcopal Church — $5,000 to provide whole foods for those in need in west Medford.
- The Salvation Army — $10,000 to help provide emergency energy and housing assistance in Jackson County.
- WinterSpring — $5,000 for children's grief support groups.
- Rogue Valley Family YMCA — $10,000 to provide financial assistance for low-income families to participate in youth sports, child care, swim instruction, summer camps and other YMCA programs in Medford.