Leightman Maxey Foundation
P.O. Box 907
Medford, OR 97501
Contact Person: Dee Ann Harris
Contact E-mail: daharris@
Program Funding Areas:
The Foundation’s mission is to provide educational experiences related to careers, finance and nutrition for individuals to encourage and enable them to be self-reliant, productive members of society.
Geographic Area Served by Grants:
Southern Oregon, specifically Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Curry Counties.
Types of Support Offered:
Capacity Building, General Operating, and Project/Program
Do you fund general operating costs for non-profits? If so, under what conditions?
Yes, The intention of an unrestricted general operating grant is to support a nonprofit organizations mission rather than a specific project/program. These represent funds needed to sustain day to day operations. The following are examples of activities that would fall under this category: Salaries, office expenses (rent, utilities, etc.)
The Foundation has an online application process. The Foundation will acknowledge each application received. During the grant review period, the Foundation may request an interview with, or a site visit to, the applicant organization in order to gain more information about the organization and its proposal. Final grant decisions will be announced approximately 10-12 weeks after each deadline. The Foundation cannot expedite a funding decision.
Preferred contact from potential grantees:
Please feel free to contact the Foundation with any questions you may have prior to a grant application submission deadline. However, please do not contact the Foundation during the review period with questions regarding the status of your application.
The Leightman Maxey Foundation is continually evolving and refining its processes and priorities. Please visit the Foundation’s website annually for new guidelines.