The Education Employee Well-Being (EEW) Grant provides funding to public K-12 districts, ESDs, and community colleges throughout Oregon to benefit the health and well-being of their employees.  EEW Grants supports the creation of staff-led well-being programs that support the unique needs of each organization. Grantees can continue to receive funding for up to five years to support the sustainability of their program.


Spring applications are due the last Friday in April, April 28.

Fall 2023 applications will be due the last Friday of October, October 27.

NEW! Read about exciting updates to the grant program below.

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1. Click the “Download Application” button.
2. Fill out the form with your information and click “submit.”
3. You will be redirected to a new page. Follow the directions to download the EEW Grant Application and EEW Grant Application Overview.
4. Review the Grant Application Overview to check eligibility and learn more about grant procedures.
5. Have questions? Register to attend one of the EEW Grant Office Hours on March 22 or April 20.


Tiered Funding Structure

We are excited to announce a new, more equitable tiered funding structure that provides access to funds based on the number of employees at an organization. (Employee total should include all organization employees). Please contact Asta if you have any questions about the new tiered funding structure:

Tier Number of Employees Maximum Funding Over 5 Years Request Limit Per Year
Tier 0 1-19 *See note below *See note below
Tier 1 20-74 $50,000 $15,000
Tier 2 75-299 $150,000 $40,000
Tier 3 300-999 $250,000 $75,000
Tier 4 1,000-2,999 $350,000 $100,000
Tier 5 3,000 or more *See note below *See note below

*Note for Tiers 0 and 5: If your organization has 19 or fewer employees OR 3,000 or more employees, please reach out to OEA Choice Trust before submitting your application to determine the funding amount.

Grant Funds Available for Past Grantees

Past EEW grantees whose funding ended three or more years ago are now eligible to apply again if funding is used to:

  • address evolving needs
  • expand a current EEW program
  • or deepen existing work

Preference will be given to applicants who have not received an EEW Grant before.  Please contact Asta for more information.

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Want More Information?

Contact Asta, Education Employee Well-being Grant Manager

Phone – 971.380.5551

Calendly – schedule a 15 min. meeting

Email –

OEA Choice Trust Grantees


OEA Choice Trust is proud to work with school districts, ESDs, and community colleges across Oregon.

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