Robust application response speaks to great need in Oregon

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.

Healthy Environment, Building Community, Awards, Housing Opportunities, Equitable Education

Engaged Partner Focused on Equity

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.

Announcement, Awards

Affordable Housing Initiative: 2015 Recap

While Meyer restructured its grantmaking last year, it wound down its two main grant programs. But the work of the Affordable Housing Initiative (AHI) continued at full steam — and it was a very busy year of work for the AHI team, which offered six Requests for Proposals (RFPs), processed 108 applications and approved 61 […]

Announcement, Awards, Housing Opportunities

February 2016 Awards Announced

88 percent of the grants fall under Meyer’s new, focused portfolios

Announcement, Awards

December 2015 Awards Announced

More than two-thirds of Meyer’s December grants focused on Human Services in December 2015.


Imagining the Future in a Building with a Sordid Past

Living Cully’s efforts to purchase the Sugar Shack aim to ensure that Cully residents can stay and rise with the neighborhood at a moment when gentrification is displacing low-income residents priced out of urban communities around Oregon.

Awards, Grantee stories

November 2015 Awards Announced

Housing grants featured heavily in the November 2015 awards.


A Working Hiatus

This week we announced that the Trustees approved 109 grants, totaling $4.3 million.

Awards, Redesign