Awards Database

Since 1982, Meyer has awarded grants and program-related investments totaling more than $786 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

37
Years
9,440
Awards
$786m
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
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
34 months
For a statewide effort to ensure a fair, accurate and equitable 2020 U.S. Census count, focused on hard-to-count communities
Grant
Borealis Philanthropy
2019
$100,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
13 months
To support grantmaking through the Racial Equity Accelerating Change Fund, a nationwide initiative that supports racial equity practitioners through direct funding, convenings and the dissemination of research and reports
Grant
Evolve Workforce & Multifamily Housing Services
2018
$60,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Benton
  • Clackamas
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Polk
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
For capacity building support to establish a workforce training, employment and job placement program at this organization that increases economic opportunity for farmworkers, their families and communities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum
2018
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Baker
  • Harney
  • Malheur
For operating support that will help the museum advance equitable and diverse cultural programming in Eastern Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Youth Rising
2018
$74,709
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Klamath
To hire certified peer support specialists as part of a project that will expand mental health services at a youth drop-in center serving Klamath County
Grant
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People living on low incomes
Elders in Action
2018
$175,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To fund staffing that will coordinate a coalition dedicated to improving policies and services for low-income older adults in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Aging/elderly
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People living on low incomes
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development
2018
$7,800
Building Community
Duration of Award
11 months
To fund a technical assistance grant to the Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network so it can engage staff in diversity, equity and inclusion training and support related organizational self-assessments
Grant
Bus Project Foundation
2018
$45,181
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To fund civic engagement and voter education efforts that will engage more young people in the democratic process
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
  • Women or girls
Rosemary Anderson High School
2018
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
25 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For funding a human resources department and additional professional development training that will help champion the nonprofit's goal of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
2018
$225,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
38 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support to help the nonprofit champion and highlight underrepresented and historically marginalized artists
Grant
Population
  • People of color
August Wilson Red Door Project
2018
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating funds to help support a strategic plan and performances of new works focused on community-police relations
Grant
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
National Korean American Service and Education Consortium
2018
$70,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeCapital Support
Counties Served
  • Marion
For construction of a healing garden inside the Oregon State Penitentiary — serving 2,000 prison inmates to improve their mental health, get involved in activities and gain skills that would prevent recidivism
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
  • People with disabilities
Senior Advocates for Generational Equity
2018
$19,080
Building Community
Duration of Award
5 months
To develop a three-year strategic and resource development plan with an integrated diversity, equity and inclusion focus
Grant
Western States Center
2018
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
To amplify the work, narrative and voice of tribal leaders on tribal law and policy and LGBT law and policy, and to build tools to strengthen nonprofits' understanding of tribal sovereignty and best practices to support the health and welfare of urban and rural native communities
Grant
Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis
2018
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
To broaden the Keystone Leadership program to help teens address bullying motivated by racism, homophobia, gender identity and disability
Grant
Evolve Workforce & Multifamily Housing Services
2018
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
36 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For capacity building support to expand programming and increase profitability and bankability
Grant
JOIN
2018
$38,657
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
For fiscal sponsorship of the Welcome Home Coalition, working to replicate their Equity Housing Champions program, originally started in Washington County, with Clackamas County residents
Grant
The Harbor Inc.
2018
$35,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
For capacity building support to develop a community-informed DEI action plan and deepen relationships and work with Latinx and LGBTQI communities in Clatsop County
Grant
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People of color
Friends of the Children of the Klamath Basin
2018
$25,275
Building Community
Duration of Award
10 months
To fund diversity, equity and inclusion training for a consortium of child welfare serving organizations in Klamath County so they, in turn, may provide more responsive services to culturally diverse youth and caregivers
Grant
Gorge Grown Food Network
2018
$93,809
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Hood River
  • Sherman
  • Wasco
For ongoing support of the Columbia Gorge Food Security Coalition, whose work ensures equitable food access in the Mid-Columbia River Gorge
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
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