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
The Next Door
2021
$185,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Gilliam
  • Hood River
  • Sherman
  • Wasco
  • Wheeler
To expand culturally specific programs serving the Latinx and Indigenous communities of the Mid-Columbia Gorge
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
National Indian Child Welfare Association
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
Operating support to extend NICWA's capacity to advocate for protecting ICWA, defending tribal sovereignty and Native children’s connection to family, community and culture
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Momentum Alliance
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To strengthen Oregon's youth-led social justice movements by supporting BIPOC youth of color and creating opportunities for youth organizing and healing
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Columbia
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To support stability and create growth opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Voz Workers' Rights Education Project
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For leadership development of Black, femme, and non-binary workers and immigrants
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
ILG Innovation Law Lab
2021
$165,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support to leverage lawyers (legal representation and litigation); technology and organizers (advocacy and volunteer management) to advance immigrant and refugee justice
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Oregon Latino Health Coalition
2021
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
25 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For the Oregon Latino Health Coalition to continue advancing health equity for Oregon’s growing Latinx community
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • 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
East Metro Arts and Culture Council
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
To provide project support for Participatory Budgeting Oregon to build BIPOC communities' capacity and expertise in participatory budgeting in the Rogue Valley and Clackamas county in partnership with Unite Oregon’s local chapters
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
August Wilson Red Door Project
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For arts-based programming that provides a framework for engaging in difficult conversations, promotes empathy and helps participants build strategies for creating systemic change
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Coalition of Communities of Color
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation
2021
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For technical assistance and operating support of this organization which works to expand equitable access to reproductive health care
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
ACLU
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To defend and advance civil liberties and civil rights; and address unjust policies that disproportionately impact BIPOC communities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Oregon Student Foundation
2021
$135,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Benton
  • Deschutes
  • Jackson
  • Lane
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
To create greater access to civic life for students of color and LGBTQ students by providing support and development for their leadership
Grant
Population
  • People of color
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
East Metro Arts and Culture Council
2021
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To provide project support for East County Rising's leadership development programs
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
The Rosewood Initiative
2021
$186,100
Building Community
Duration of Award
25 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To provide operating support for this outer east Portland service agency that builds leadership, connections and capacity in the Rosewood neighborhood for community self-determination
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Partnership for Safety and Justice
2021
$165,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization focused on transforming the criminal justice system by bringing together people who are crime survivors, people convicted of crime and the families and communities of both
Grant
Population
  • People of color
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation
2021
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For technical assistance to support the organization through its transition as an independent reproductive justice organization
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Albina Vision
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support of this organization which works to create a socially and economically inclusive community of residents, businesses, artists, makers and visitors
Grant
Population
  • People of color
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