Portland, OR. The 30th annual Oregon International Air Show will take place September 22nd – 24th and a portion of the money made will be given to local nonprofits. One of missions of the air show is to give back to the community and there’s still time to apply for one of the organization’s grants. In 2017, organizers gave 30 different organizations a total of $54,850. Since 1988, more than $2.1 million has been donated to the community and over six hundred different projects have been supported. The deadline for this year’s application is September 30th.  Click here for a link: Grant Application.

The Air Show offers grants of up to $5000.00 per request. Award amounts are contingent on the overall financial success of the Air Show. The goal of the awards committee is to disperse all awarded grants in January/February of 2018.

The Breitling Jet Team from France and the Oregon Air National Guard F-15 Eagle fly in formation at the 2016 Oregon International Air Show presented by Standard TV & Appliance (photo courtesy of the Oregon International Air Show)

Oregon International Air Show Mission is the following: Provide a safe, family event that promotes aviation, honors military and veterans, involves community, and contributes to charitable organizations in Oregon.

Matt Younkin and the Beech 18 performed at the 2016 Oregon International Air Show at Hillsboro Airport.

The Oregon Air National Guard celebrated 75 years with a special private event at the Oregon International Air Show with their specially painted F-15 Eagle as a backdrop.

From The Oregon International Air Show:

The Oregon International Air Show, presented by Standard TV & Appliance, celebrates its 30th year in 2017. The Air Show has been the State of Oregon’s largest aviation event since 1988. This community event is one of the largest charitable events in Oregon and draws an average of 65,000 people to the Hillsboro Airport each year. We gladly accept donation requests from community groups and encourage volunteerism from service clubs, non-profits, businesses and the community.

Applications may be submitted electronically or by US mail and must be postmarked by the deadline below:

Grant Application deadline: September 30, 2017

Click here for guidelines for Grant Application

Email: [email protected]
FAX: 503-648-7633
Oregon International Air Show
Attn: Awards Committee
3355 NE Cornell Road, T240
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Office: 503-629-0706

 

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