Awards Database

Since 1982, Meyer has awarded grants and program-related investments totaling more than $814 million to more than 3,380 organizations around the Pacific Northwest. Today, Meyer focuses on work in Oregon in four areas Oregonians have identified as crucial to making the state better for all its residents: housing, education, the environment and building stronger communities.

Awards Since Inception

38
Years
9,825
Awards
$814m
Awarded

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This awards database includes more than 9,000 grant awards Meyer Memorial Trust has made since 1982. Use the filters below or search to refine your view.

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Awardee
Year
Type
Amount
Portfolio
KS Wild
2020
$140,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Curry
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
  • Klamath
To advocate for forest management policies that prioritize climate resiliency in southwest Oregon’s public lands and local communities
Grant
Burns Paiute Tribe
2020
$173,884
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Grant
  • Harney
  • Malheur
For the Burns Paiute Tribe to exercise its sovereignty by protecting natural systems and salmon in the waterways of the Tribe's traditional homeland
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
North Coast Land Conservancy
2020
$140,940
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
  • Tillamook
To strengthen equitable and inclusive forest conservation practices on Oregon's North Coast
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Columbia Land Trust
2020
$185,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
  • Columbia
  • Hood River
  • Multnomah
  • Wasco
To develop a forest carbon model that provides opportunities for people living in the Pacific Northwest to connect to local climate solutions
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center
2020
$185,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties ServedStatewide
To strengthen VertueLab's diversity, equity and inclusion capacity and expand their support for green technology entrepreneurs of color including providing capital for climate-focused new technologies
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Willamette Riverkeeper
2020
$31,844
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
32 months
Support TypeProject Support
For completion of the Willamette Mission Floodplain Reforestation project and restoration of the largest tract of intact, reproductive floodplain forest in the Willamette Valley
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Resolutions Northwest
2020
$55,363
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
2 months
Support TypeProject Support
For a restorative justice process to reduce disproportionate discipline for youths of color
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Friends of Trees
2020
$35,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support to assess the role of tree planting in improving health and advancing climate justice for Indigenous communities, Tribes, people of color and low-income communities
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Verde
2020
$250,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For Living Cully, a collaborative that works to address disparities in housing, income, health, education and natural resources in Portland's Cully neighborhood
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Lomakatsi Restoration Project
2020
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
36 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
To support integration of the Promotora Program into this organization that works with Tribes and low-income, forest-based communities in Southern Oregon and Northern California
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
McKenzie River Trust
2020
$35,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Benton
  • Douglas
  • Lane
  • Lincoln
  • Linn
For technical assistance to develop a diversity, equity and inclusion plan to inform land conservation programs
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
CAPACES Leadership Institute
2020
$173,800
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Benton
  • Clackamas
  • Marion
  • Polk
  • Yamhill
To scale a Latinx farmworker-led program that aims to build local agricultural and food economies that center environmental stewardship, labor rights and ancestral practices in the Mid-Willamette Valley
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Oregon Environmental Council
2020
$15,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
Counties ServedStatewide
To support restorative justice and facilitation for advocacy organizations working on state climate justice policy
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Columbia Slough Watershed Council
2020
$18,480
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For strategic planning at this organization that engages diverse communities that live in and around Portland's Columbia Slough watershed in land stewardship and restoration efforts
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Wallowa Resources
2020
$144,750
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Baker
  • Umatilla
  • Union
  • Wallowa
To expand the rural “Stewardship Economy” model in eastern Oregon through land management collaboratives, community land ownership, workforce training programs and partnerships with community-based organizations
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
350Deschutes
2020
$70,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Crook
  • Deschutes
  • Jefferson
To advocate for and support implementation of clean energy and efficiency upgrades for residents living on low-incomes in Deschutes County
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Depave
2020
$19,200
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
18 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For technical assistance to strengthen anti-racist practices, deepen the organization's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and put equity tools into practice that will inform community greening projects
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Leaven Community
2020
$92,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeProject Support
For Bridging the Gap, a project to build community capacity and support leadership development for culturally relevant environmental education in the Willamette River Basin
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Beyond Toxics
2020
$185,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
25 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
  • Lane
To advance shared environmental justice priorities of Black, Brown and Indigenous communities in Lane, Josephine and Jackson counties
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Oregon Wild
2020
$2,500
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For webinar support and participation by two presenters in an educational webinar on environmental and social justice advocacy in Oregon
Grant
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