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.

Awards Database

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Awardee
Year
Type
Amount
Portfolio
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development
2021
$30,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
6 months
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For technical assistance to define the organization’s distinct future and with a vision toward sustainability and growth
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Institute for Nonprofit News
2021
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support in depth reporting of the stories and voices of American Indian and Alaska Native people throughout Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Street Roots
2021
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this award-winning, nonprofit, independent news source focusing on social, economic and environmental justice
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Bus Project Foundation
2021
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this statewide nonpartisan organization focused on innovative solutions for young Oregonians to learn about, debate and educate their neighbors about current events and issues of public concern
Grant
REAP
2021
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To support the Bridge Program, a community-driven effort to bridge cultural divisions between African and African American communities through storytelling, community building and educational convenings
Grant
Familias en Accion
2021
$40,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
14 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To enhance Latino health equity through development of a Latino Community Health Worker (CHW) support program
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Proteus Fund
2021
$30,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
14 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support people of color-led organizations in Oregon in advancing a stronger, more equitable democracy
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Basic Rights Education Fund
2020
$112,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a comprehensive strategic planning process at this organization working on policy advocacy, leadership development and statewide engagement that furthers legal and lived equality for LGBTQ Oregonians
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Verde
2020
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To create platforms for digital organizing, enterprise and justice, building an inclusive, participatory technology future with and for frontline communities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Asian Health and Service Center
2020
$76,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support to develop a new payment model for CareOregon to better support culturally-specific behavioral health service providers
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Tides Foundation
2020
$1,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
For Oregon Futures Lab's participation in a systems change convening
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Native American Youth and Family Center
2020
$76,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support strategy development and training to strengthen Native American advocacy to address disparities in housing and homelessness
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Muslim Educational Trust
2020
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
For general operating support
Grant
CAPACES Leadership Institute
2020
$2,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
For Farmworker Service Center's participation in a systems change convening
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Rural Organizing Project
2020
$240,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this statewide organization working to build the capacity of local grassroots groups in rural communities to shift culture and create systems change at the local, county and state level
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
National Indian Child Welfare Association
2020
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this Portland-based national organization dedicated to the well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native children and families
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Communities United for People
2020
$1,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
For participation in a systems change convening
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Institute for Nonprofit News
2020
$55,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support in depth reporting of the stories and voices of American Indian and Alaska Native people throughout Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Voz Workers' Rights Education Project
2020
$120,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For operating support to build social and economic power for immigrants and raise the profile of day laborers who have been disproportionately impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation
2020
$1,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
For participation in a systems change convening
Grant
Population
  • People of color
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