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Happy Healthy Hearts Program

The Crook County Parks and Recreation Foundation financially assists individuals of all ages and families who are unable to afford to participate in Crook County recreation programs.  It is an application process that provides up to $75 toward one program per individual per season.   If qualified, a check will be sent to the recreational organization or school to be used at time of registration. 


Any individual or family that is facing difficult financial circumstances which inhibits them from being able to participate in Crook County recreation related programs. This includes but not is not limited to low-income families, physically/developmentally challenged youth, at-risk youth and adults with limited resources. You must have the reference verification form completed to apply for this program.



  • A reference can be a professional in social work or family services, a school administrator or counselor, a senior recreation administrator, law enforcement office, registered physician or nurse, senior care giver, or a priest/pastor.

  • References other than those listed may be considered by CCPRF. The reference needs to complete the reference verification form and write an explanation of their position, relation to the family and the financial situation of the family.



  • All ages are eligible to apply for financial assistance.

  • Activity must be a Crook County recreation related program.

  • Grants have a maximum of $75 and will be applied to the payment of sport registration or activities fees. If the grant does not cover the full fee, the individual or parent/guardian is responsible for the remaining balance.

  • One application per individual per season (Summer, Fall/Winter, Winter/Spring) may be submitted.

  • As resources allow, grant funding is applied on a first come first serve basis.

  • Applications will be approved or denied within 5 business days.

  • Each organization has their own set of policies and procedures for registration and for seeking additional financial assistance through that organization.  Contact the organization/school for details.


How does it work?

Step one:

  • Fill out application, use the link below or pick one up at our office.

Step two:

  • Provide reference verification form to your professional reference using the link below or paper copy.

Step three:

  • Have professional reference send completed form to Crook County Parks and Recreation Foundation by email to or mail to 296 S. Main St. Prineville OR, 97754 or drop off at our office.  

Step four:

  • If application is approved, a check will be sent to the organization within five days of approval date.  If funds are used for Crook County Parks and Recreation District programs the payment will be processed at the time of class registration.  You must sign up for Parks & Rec activities in-person to utilize this program. 

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