3.30 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.




57 Organizations received grants at the 2018 Awards luncheon on March 2nd, 2018

Photo Credit: Alison Wasson Photography

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.”

2018 Grantees

Fifty-seven organizations received more than $290,000 from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund in March 2018. See the Full List Here

Past Grantees

We think all our grantees are pretty special.  Here’s a sampling that illustrates how Community Fund dollars work to improve our community. (Click on the photo description to read articles)



















Want to Apply?

The annual grant cycle starts with a letter of inquiry.  Letters for the 2017-2018 grant cycle must be submitted between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31.  Learn more

About Tribal Giving

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.

 More about the Fund

Other Coquille Tribal donations

Press releases 

Our Board of Trustees

♦ Chief Don IvyCoquille Tribal Council

♦ John Sweet, Coos County Commissioner

♦ Alex PawlowskiJackson County representative

Chelsea Burns, CEDCO Board of Directors representative

Arlene RoblanPublic at large representative

Kristina Simpson, Tribal member representative

Dennie Hunter, Tribal member representative