First Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival a Triumph: How Volunteers Made the Difference

First Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival a Triumph: How Volunteers Made the Difference Approximately 1500 mushroom lovers massed in Brookings for the first annual Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival on November 4th at the Chetco Grange. Festival-goers perused identification tables brimming with local fungi, visited vendors seller fungi-related products, and attended workshops throughout the day learning how to grow,… Read more »

National Forest Foundation: Funding Opportunity

Does your organization focus on forest health and outdoor experience?  Do you have ideas for improving our local forest after the Chetco Bar Fire? Check out this funding opportunity from the National Forest Foundation and learn more about it during their informational webinar, January 9, 2018 from 11:00am-12:00 MST. That is 10:00am-11:00am pacific time!

Curry Coast Community Radio Seeks Volunteers

Brookings, OR- KCIW Curry Coast Community Radio is in need of volunteer Recording Technicians, Sounds Editors, and Show Producers. If you have basic computer skills and an interest in expanding your technical skills, KCIW can train you to record, edit and produce radio shows and podcasts! KCIW is also seeking a volunteer to edit a newsletter. The… Read more »

Grant Opportunity from CTCF

Jackie Chambers from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund (CTCF) was the guest at our latest Nonprofit Leaders Luncheon in Brookings. Jackie spoke about the CTCF’s grant opportunity for non-governmental organizations in Coos, Lane, Douglas, Jackson and Curry Counties. October 31, 2017 is the deadline for Letter of Inquiry for their next funding cycle, so there is… Read more »

WRCF Summer Youth Mini Grant applications open for 2017  

Crescent City — Applications are available for 2017 Summer Youth Program Mini-Grants from the Wild Rivers Community Foundation. Nonprofit organizations in Curry and Del Norte counties are encouraged to apply by 5 p.m. Friday, March 31, for funds to support programs that expand and enrich summer recreation programs for Del Norte and Curry County children…. Read more »

Wild River Connect’s Be My Volunteer Event- A Sweet Deal!

On a rare sunny Sunday this month, 45 people gathered at the Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry campus to connect with each other and share learning, laughter and yes, cookies and ice cream. Attendees came from Del Norte county to the south, and from as far north as Coos Bay.   February 12th , Wild Rivers Connect (WRC),… Read more »