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
Oregon Citizens' Utility Board
2020
$70,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support advocacy for energy policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and eliminate environmental justice and affordability inequities
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
2020
$80,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
For project support to develop and implement a new streamlined framework to monitor river health in the Willamette River Basin
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Northwest Environmental Defense Center
2020
$200,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
28 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a collaborative effort to reduce diesel particulate emissions and health impacts, particularly in low-income communities of color, by influencing regulations and rules governing diesel emissions
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
2020
$350,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
16 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
To build the capacity of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission to effectively acquire, manage and oversee the Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction program, an estuary and ocean observation program for the Columbia River region
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
350PDX
2020
$46,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support a partnership with Sunrise Movement PDX and an Earth Day event in Portland that will mobilize frontline communities and build the capacity of youth to be leaders within in the climate and environmental justice movement
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
NW Energy Coalition
2020
$110,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
30 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To deepen this Seattle-based organization’s work with environmental justice organizations working to advance more just and inclusive energy policy decisions in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Burns Paiute Tribe
2020
$99,780
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Harney
To build the capacity of the Burns Paiute Tribe to more effectively engage in discussions about water management in their traditional homelands
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
OPAL
2020
$250,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this community-led collaborative that advances climate justice and statewide properties for communities on the frontlines
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Friends of Trees
2020
$31,725
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
7 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Lane
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For technical assistance to support an Executive Director transition for this environmental organization that serves five counties in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
2020
$160,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
30 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To mobilize health professionals in the fight against climate change so that the climate justice movement can better serve local and state-wide communities most affected by it
Grant
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development
2020
$27,500
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
For project support to expand development of a collaborative basin-wide project between Willamette River drinking water providers and local soil and water conservation districts to improve agricultural practices, water quality and river health
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Oregon Environmental Council
2020
$200,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
28 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization working to ensure clean water, to protect children from toxics and to protect communities from the impacts of climate change
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Resource Media
2020
$27,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To develop a communications strategy and tools to support frontline community organizations through implementation of the Portland Clean Energy Fund and reporting
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Resources Legacy Fund
2020
$100,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support Tribal collaboration on state water issues and increase awareness of Tribal water priorities in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Climate Solutions
2020
$75,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support the Oregon Clean and Equitable Transportation Campaign, a coalition focused on an equitable transition away from fossil fuel powered transportation in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Verde
2020
$240,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization that works to secure social and economic benefits for low-income people and people of color through social enterprise, outreach and advocacy
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Lomakatsi Restoration Project
2020
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
36 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
To support integration of the Promotora Program into this organization that works with Tribes and low-income, forest-based communities in Southern Oregon and Northern California
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Resolutions Northwest
2020
$55,363
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
2 months
Support TypeProject Support
For a restorative justice process to reduce disproportionate discipline for youths of color
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Friends of Trees
2020
$35,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support to assess the role of tree planting in improving health and advancing climate justice for Indigenous communities, Tribes, people of color and low-income communities
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Verde
2020
$250,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For Living Cully, a collaborative that works to address disparities in housing, income, health, education and natural resources in Portland's Cully neighborhood
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
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