Save the date: Portfolio Grant Announcements Coming in November

Meyer will announce the first round of grants to be made under our new portfolio framework.

Announcement, Redesign

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

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

10 minutes to help Meyer invest in equitable education in Oregon

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.

Redesign, Equitable Education

How much should I apply for in the Healthy Environment portfolio?

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.

Meyer, Healthy Environment, Redesign

Get the information you need to apply

The Building Community portfolio, along with two other Meyer portfolios, recently announced funding opportunities to help Oregon’s communities increase their collective capacity to improve conditions for communities of color, Oregonians living on low incomes and other historically marginalized populations.

Meyer, Equity, Equitable Education, Housing Opportunities, Redesign, Building Community, Healthy Environment

How Do You Imagine Equity?

As philanthropy has begun to shift the conversation from equality towards equity, we’ve seen (and experienced at Meyer) the challenges of accurately conveying the complex goals of equity in a way that is simple and easily understandable.

Meyer, Redesign, Equity

Meyer’s 2016 Spring Community Information Sessions

Questions. We know you have them now. 


Spring Funding Opportunities

On March 9, Meyer will announce Spring funding opportunities for our grants focusing on building community, supporting a healthy environment and ensuring housing opportunities.

Announcement, Healthy Environment, Building Community, Redesign, Housing Opportunities

Matt Morton named Equitable Education Portfolio Director

It’s a pleasure to share the good news that Matt Morton has joined Meyer as Director of our new Equitable Education Portfolio.

Announcement, Redesign, Equitable Education