Getting Disability Wrong

We’re more than three years into our equity journey at Meyer Memorial Trust, and people assume we have it all figured out. We don’t.

Redesign, Partnerships

Why Equity Illustrated?

Find out “What started Equity Illustrated?” in an interview with contest facilitators Darion Demartez Jones, Social Media Specialist, Meyer Memorial Trust and Laura Nash, Communications Coordinator, Northwest Health Foundation.

Partnerships, Equity

Equity Illustrated, 1st place: What is Equity?

To Salomé Chimuku, already a veteran of social justice and public policy reform at age 25, equity is a familiar concept. 

Partnerships, Equity

Equity Illustrated, 2nd place: Oregonians Are All Connected

Turns out a collaboration born of a deep understanding of equity, an appreciation for urban planning, and diverse skills, can be a successful one.

Partnerships, Equity

Equity Illustrated, 3rd place: Equity Is About Resources

Every day since January, Matt Kinshella has created an illustration depicting something he’s grateful for, from Italian architecture to Mexican hot sauce to a baby that sleeps through the night.


Equity Illustrated, Youth Winner: Everyone has a voice

“Everyone has a voice, no matter who they are or what challenges they have,” wrote Carol Bryan, 14, of Corvallis, Oregon, when she submitted her winning entry for the 2016 Equity Illustrated Youth Design Contest.

Meyer, Partnerships, Equity

Black Lives Matter. Really.

Black lives matter. They do.

Meyer, Partnerships, Equity

Is Meyer a good fit for your project?

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.

Redesign, Partnerships

Thinking about submitting a collaborative proposal?

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.

Healthy Environment, Building Community, Partnerships, Housing Opportunities

Listening to You

In March, Meyer staff has visited more than a dozen communities and connected with nearly 1,000 people representing the diversity of Oregon’s nonprofits, public educational institutions, government and Tribal agencies.

Partnerships, Equitable Education