Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution

Request for Applications for Community Dispute Resolution Services for the 2019-21 Biennium

Notice is hereby given that the University of Oregon on behalf of the University of Oregon School of Law (Grantor) is initiating the application and selection process for grant funds available to eligible community dispute resolution programs in Benton, Crook, Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Lane, Multnomah, Tillamook, Washington, and Yamhill counties under ORS 36.155.  The grant period is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, subject to funding authorization by the 2019 Legislature.  Applications are due by 5:00pm on April 30, 2019.  Late applications may not be considered.  To request an application, please contact Patrick Sponsler at 541-346-1623. Submit application to OOCDR, University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403

OOCDR Program Information

Housed within the University of Oregon School of Law, the Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution (OOCDR) currently supports 16 community dispute resolution centers in 24 Oregon counties through:

  • Grantmaking
  • Consultation
  • Training
  • Research
  • Technical Assistance
  • Networking
  • Collaborative Activities and Initiatives


Program Highlights

OOCDR 2015-2017 Biennial Report highlights:

  • 16,517 Cases mediated or facilitated
  • 60,755 Oregonians used mediation services.
  • 34,651 volunteer hours contributed to community mediation services
  • 84% Settlement rate.
  • 89% of clients indicated satisfaction with mediation experience.


Oregon Target Fund Budget Information