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
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
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
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation
2020
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization working to implement Oregon’s Reproductive Health Equity Act
Grant
Causa of Oregon
2020
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization working to assist immigrant and undocumented communities in Oregon that are most impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Oregon Student 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
Willamette Valley Law Project
2020
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Deschutes
  • Marion
  • Polk
  • Yamhill
To support statewide culturally specific community education and outreach programs and systems change efforts that center the strengths and needs of farmworkers and working Latinx families
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Burns Paiute Tribe
2020
$78,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Harney
For project support to strengthen the Burns Paiute Tribe's Economic Development Office and advance economic vitality of the Tribe
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Urban League of Portland
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
Northeast Oregon Economic Development District
2020
$77,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Baker
  • Union
  • Wallowa
For project support to build internal infrastructure at this organization and increase support for relationship development as part of broader systems change work in Enterprise, Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
PBDG Foundation
2020
$160,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To increase access to public and private construction projects for minority and women subcontractors
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Causa of Oregon
2020
$250
Building Community
Duration of Award
1 month
For participation in "Real Talk: Connecting Services and Systems Change,” a Services to Systems learning circle panel discussion
Grant
Western States Center
2020
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization working in the eight Western states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and Alaska to advance racial, gender and economic equity
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Oregon Justice Resource Center
2020
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 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
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Community Alliance of Tenants
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
MACG Vision
2020
$35,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support to reduce social isolation by connecting community members
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
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