Our Work and Community Impact

Current Foundation initiatives include: a COVID-19 Community Recovery Fund, Community Challenge Awards, Scholarships, Teacher Grants, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), Community Events, and Sponsorships. Check out the website pages for more detail on these programs.

Maps Community Foundation is currently engaged in a strategic planning process. A new three-year strategic plan for 2021-2024 will be developed by fall 2020. Look for more exciting details on this page by October.

Maps Community Foundation 2019 Annual Report


GRANTS AVAILABLE: The Maps Community Recovery Fund will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations, with grant applications reviewed on a weekly basis. Grants will range from $1,000-$2,500. Marion and Polk county 501c3 nonprofits, groups fiscally sponsored by 501c3s, and school districts are all eligible to apply for grants. We are not able to directly fund individuals or families. 

Grants will be distributed on a rolling basis as funding remains available. Click on the link below to apply for a grant. 

Maps cares about our community. Since mid-March, $86,500 in support has been given to 37 local nonprofit organizations serving our community. Funded Organizations

Apply Here

Grantees: Community Impact Form

DONATIONS WELCOME: Initial funding is made possible with generous support from Maps Community Foundation and Maps Credit Union. Additional donations are being accepted from Maps members, staff and the community who are seeking a way to give locally to help our neighbors in need. 100% of funds donated will go to support nonprofits and schools in Marion and Polk counties where Maps has branches and delivers financial services. 

Donations to the Maps Community Recovery Fund are tax-deductible via the 501c3 Maps Community Foundation. You can donate via the SquareUp link, or by mailing a check. Please see details below. Please note Recovery Fund on your check. We appreciate your support!

Support the Maps Community Foundation and the Community Recovery Fund:

  1. Donate at https://squareup.com/store/maps-community-foundation

  2. Free Community Checking account holders - use your Maps debit card! Every time you do a debit card transaction, Maps donates a penny back into the community via Maps Community Foundation programs. Want to open a Free Community Checking account? Give us a call at 503-588-0181 ext. 3811 and we’ll be happy to set you up.

  3. Send a check to MCF c/o Maps Credit Union, P.O. Box 12398, Salem, OR 97309

  4. Choose Maps Community Foundation when you shop through AmazonSmile‚Äč