The Providence Community Health Investment (CHI) Team, in partnership with the Providence Portland Service Area Advisory Council, invites qualifying organizations to submit a letter of intent (LOI) to improve economic security in the Portland metro area (Clackamas, Multnomah, and/or Washington Counties). They are looking to support organizations who are implementing impactful programs designed to improve economic security for the communities they serve. Priority will be given to programs focusing on:• Workforce preparation for youth• Household financial planning• Affordable childcare in rural areas.

While the call for LOIs is an open opportunity, only select organizations will be invited to submit a full grant application and be eligible for funding.

INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMIT LETTER OF INTENT: The Providence CHI Team uses a grant management platform, Wizehive, to efficiently manage grants. The LOI must be submitted through Wizehive to be considered for funding.

To get started, please sign up for an account in Wizehive by following the simple process below. If you already have an account, please use your organization’s existing account.

1. Click here to visit the Wizehive grant portal homepage.

2. On the Letter of Intent homepage, click “Sign Up” to set your password. We encourage you to use a general organization email address as your log in.

3. Once you are logged in, click “Create a Profile to Get Started”.

4. Complete your profile by filling out every box with a red asterisk and clicking the blue “Create Profile” button at the bottom of the page.

5. After creating your profile, click “Get Started” to begin your letter of intent.

6. After completing the form, click “Mark Complete” at the bottom of the page. You willautomatically return to the homepage.

7. Click the green “Submit” button to submit your letter of intent.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for a Providence Community Health Grant through this opportunity, an applicant must
meet the following requirements:
• Be classified as 501©3 or tax-exempt by the IRS or be in the process of obtaining tax-exempt
status.
• Provide services within Clackamas, Multnomah, and/or Washington counties.
• Have the capacity to report the following data: number of participants served, number of
services provided, demographic data, progress toward stated outcomes, budget narrative, and
stories highlighting impact.

• Have the capacity to host Providence Community Health staff for a site visit during the grant
period.

KEY DATES
• December 31, 2023 – Letter of intent is due by 11:59 PM PST
• January 22, 2024 – Select organizations will be invited to submit a full grant application
• February 9, 2024 – Full grant application period closes
• Week of March 18, 2024 – successful grantees will be notified
• April 1, 2024 – March 31, 2025 – Grant period
QUESTIONS
If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Roesler at kyle.roesler@providence.org.