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
Momentum Alliance
2019
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support of this youth-of-color-led organization working to inspire young Oregonians and mentor future social justice leaders
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Tides Foundation
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Malheur
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
For a nonpartisan, statewide program aimed at building culturally-specific pathways to elected and appointed office through training, coaching and mentorship in partnership with community based organizations
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Oregon Justice Resource Center
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For this organization working to dismantle systemic discrimination in the administration of justice by promoting civil rights and enhancing the quality of legal representation for underserved communities
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation
2019
$100,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
For operating support of this health service provider advocating for broader systemic changes to address social determinants of health in Washington and Yamhill counties
Grant
Population
  • People of color
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
Basic Rights Education Fund
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of 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
Tides Foundation
2019
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Malheur
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
To support executive leadership and to develop strategic and developmental plans for this organization working to advance progressive policy in areas such as the environment, health care, labor issues, immigrant rights, gay rights, women's rights and human rights
Population
  • People of color
Centro Cultural de Condado de Washington
2019
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
For operating support of Oregon's oldest Latino nonprofit, working to promote personal growth and empowerment for communities of color and low income families in Washington County
Grant
Population
  • People of color
The Next Door
2019
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Gilliam
  • Hood River
  • Sherman
  • Wasco
  • Wheeler
For Nuestra Comunidad Sana, which provides culturally appropriate health, economic development and education services to Latinx families in the Mid-Columbia Gorge area
Grant
Population
  • People of color
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
Rural Organizing Project
2019
$100,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 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
  • People of color
Oregon Center for Public Policy
2019
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization that uses research and analysis to advance policies and practices that improve the economic and social opportunities of all Oregonians
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Portland Jobs with Justice Education Fund
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support of this organization that educates and takes action for workers rights and economic justice, especially those most marginalized by our economic systems: people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ people and women
Grant
Population
  • People of color
CAPACES Leadership Institute
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Polk
  • Yamhill
For project support of this Woodburn-based organization offering services and working to reduce barriers for farmworkers and working class Latinx to participate in leadership development, organizing and advocacy efforts for sustainable, systemic change
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Northwest Employment Education and Defense Fund
2019
$29,185
Building Community
Duration of Award
9 months
For technical assistance to strengthen staff capacity to embed equity within this 15-year-old legal services organization
Grant
Latino Network
2019
$100,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support of this 23-year-old organization working to positively transform the lives of Latinx youth, families and communities throughout Portland
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Unite Oregon
2019
$100,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this Portland-based organization working to build power in newcomer communities through community education, civic engagement, policy advocacy, organizing, mobilization and intergenerational leadership development
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Oregon Student Foundation
2019
$50,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this statewide, student-led advocacy and organizing nonprofit working to make a quality education more affordable and accessible for all Oregonians
Grant
Population
  • People of color
APANO Communities United Fund
2019
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this culturally specific organization working to serve and empower Oregon's Asian and Pacific Islander communities
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Museum at Warm Springs
2019
$34,980
Building Community
Duration of Award
5 months
To support staff, board and Tribal leaders through an intensive strategic planning process in partnership with a national art management institute that works specifically with rural arts and culture organizations
Grant
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