The deadlines for Meyer's Spring 2016 Funding Opportunities have passed. Learn more HERE.
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July 14, 2016
We are saddened to share the news that Gerry Pratt – the last trustee named in Fred G. Meyer’s will establishing a charitable trust from his personal estate – died last week. He was 88.
July 7, 2016
Black lives matter. They do.
June 17, 2016
When Meyer released our much-anticipated 2016 Spring Funding Opportunities a few months ago, we weren’t sure what the interest and response would be. Afterall, while our mission to advance a flourishing and equitable Oregon remains constant, our focused funding approach on impact, equity and inclusive communities through portfolios is brand new — both for our […]
April 4, 2016
While I am a self-acknowledged evangelist, I recognize that “equity” is radical thinking in some circles. But for me, and at Meyer, equity has become the driving force in how we approach our work.
June 6, 2016
The deadlines for our Spring 2016 funding opportunities have past. But there are still future funding opportunities in 2016.
May 11, 2016
I was once a grantwriter and nothing brought on the dread quicker than to read that a foundation was looking to fund proposals and organizations that “aligned” with its mission, goals and strategies.
May 4, 2016
We’re pleased to announce that we have selected finalists for the Equity Illustrated design contest. Entries came from Southern Oregon through Central Oregon and around the Portland Metro region, from artists aged 10-63, and in mediums as varied as pencil, photography and computer animation.
May 3, 2016
Since announcing the 2016 Funding Opportunities in March, we have had many great conversations with organizations from across the state. We’ve heard compelling ideas, learned about fabulous work and gained new insights about communities in all corners of our state.
April 27, 2016
Since arriving in January, I’ve been focused on developing Meyer’s investment strategy to improve educational equity in Oregon. Now I’m hoping you will weigh in at Oregon’s Kitchen Table. The survey is available in both English and Spanish.
April 21, 2016
We have covered more than a thousand miles visiting Oregon’s four corners to talk to folks about the goals of Meyer’s Healthy Environment portfolio and the new funding opportunities for 2016.
April 21, 2016
I just topped off a whirlwind of travel over the past month with a trip to my hometown, the Twin Cities.