Request for Applications for Community Dispute Resolution Services

Notice is hereby given that Union County and the University of Oregon on behalf of the University of Oregon School of Law (Grantor) are initiating the application and selection process for grant funds available to eligible community dispute resolution programs in Union County under ORS 36.155.  The grant period is July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2025, subject to funding authorization by the 2023 Legislature.  Assuming funding for 2023-25 is reauthorized by the 2023 Legislature, grant funds for Union County will be approximately $59,620 for this period.

Request for Applications and Program Requirements

Applications must be received by April 28, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  Late applications may not be considered.


Submit original application to:

Annette Powers
Union County Commissioner’s Office
1106 K Avenue
La Grande, OR  97850


Submit copy of application to:

Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution
Patrick Sponsler at

Or contact Patrick Sponsler at for alternate application submission methods.


Copies of the Request for Applications and Program Requirements are available by calling Annette Powers at the Union County Commissioner’s Office at (541) 963-1001.


Dated:    March 27, 2023
Annette Powers
Sr. Dept. Specialist II