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
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
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
Communities United for People
2018
$15,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
6 months
To support the redesign of Freedom To Thrive’s website, including its visual design and content, allowing the organization to effectively convey its movement building and social justice platform
Grant
Alano Club of Portland, Oregon
2018
$35,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
To support Oregon Recovers' statewide community mapping process, to identify service gaps in recovery support for rural and diverse Oregon populations and to generate policy improvement recommendations
Grant
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
2018
$143,229
Building Community
Duration of Award
37 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For hiring a Latino Education and Career Advancement Program Specialist that can connect future generations of Latinos to higher education and better serve the nonprofit's mission of producing more emerging Latino business leaders
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Social Justice Fund Northwest
2018
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
11 months
For support of the Coalitions & Alliances Giving Project, which trains local leaders in race/class analysis, grassroots fundraising and social justice grantmaking
Grant
North Coast Food Web
2018
$11,391
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
For technical assistance to support a diversity, equity and inclusion-focused strategic planning process
Grant
IRCO, Africa House
2018
$250,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
For capital support to purchase a building to house current and new services for African immigrant and refugee communities in Oregon
Grant
Portland Jobs with Justice Education Fund
2018
$170,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
37 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For capacity building to build equity and inclusiveness at this agency that gathers labor, community, student and faith voices to shape the public discourse on worker's rights and the economy.
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Western States Center
2018
$185,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
14 months
To counter the advancement of white nationalism, WSC will create greater infrastructure that will bring new voices and institutions into the anti-hate field.
Grant
ALF Oregon
2018
$60,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For funding to support Oregon's Fellows Program, which will help increase accessibility to, and the representation of, leaders of color
Grant
IRCO, Asian Family Center
2018
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
8 months
To build and sustain Asian and Pacific Islander leadership in advocacy and movement building to improve outcomes for APIs and other immigrant and refugee groups in Oregon
Grant
Latino Network
2018
$35,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
  • Jackson
  • Malheur
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Polk
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
For project support to develop a statewide leadership development program between three organizations serving Latinx residents in Portland, Ontario and Woodburn counties
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Family of Friends Mentoring
2018
$35,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To help formalize the collaborative process and develop a shared plan for equity-related work revolving around nine youth-mentoring programs in the Portland area
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Basic Rights Education Fund
2018
$225,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
36 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support so the organization can continue programming that ensures all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Oregonians experience equality
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Business Oregon
2018
$56,726
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jefferson
  • Malheur
  • Marion
  • Wasco
To support the Rural Opportunities Initiative, which creates and elevates opportunities for minority-led entrepreneurship in rural communities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Partnership for Safety and Justice
2018
$225,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
38 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support to reduce over-incarceration and promote survivor-centered justice reform in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People of color
  • Women or girls
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
Museum at Warm Springs
2018
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
To support 25th anniversary events, including the museum's hosting of original documents of the Treaty of 1855, companion programming and a three-day symposium on Treaty Rights
Grant
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
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