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
Unite Oregon
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a service-to-organizing model and racial and climate justice initiatives
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Children's Trust Fund of Oregon Foundation
2021
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
Operating support for Our Children Oregon's work to improve the lives of Oregon's children through solidarity, collaboration and collective action
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
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
Causa of Oregon
2021
$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 Covid-19 pandemic
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
CAPACES Leadership Institute
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of Capaces Leadership Institute and its work to strengthen the wellness, capacity and political consciousness of leaders, organizations, movements and communities to eliminate social disparities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Willamette Valley Law Project
2021
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Marion
  • Polk
For project support of PCUN's 501(c)3 advocacy, education and organizing work
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
APANO Communities United Fund
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support to meet the needs of Asians and Pacific Islanders during the pandemic and to advance equity through advocacy, civic engagement, cultural work, community economic development, youth organizing and leadership development
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Coalition of Communities of Color
2021
$75,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support a campaign that builds BIPOC engagement in local charter review processes
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Basic Rights Education Fund
2021
$112,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general and flexible operating support
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Verde
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
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