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
High Desert Partnership
2021
$109,238
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Harney
To improve ecosystem health in Harney County through collaborative action with a focus on low-income and Tribal residents
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Coalition of Communities of Color
2021
$25,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
9 months
Support TypeOperating Support
For general operating support of this alliance of culturally-specific community-based organizations that works to support a collective racial justice effort to improve outcomes for communities of color through policy analysis and advocacy, environmental justice, culturally-appropriate data and research and leadership development in communities of color
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Center for Food Safety
2021
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a collaborative effort working to stop the expansion of mega-dairy factory farms and reduce their negative impacts in Oregon communities
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Oregon Wild
2021
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To protect the carbon storing potential of Pacific Northwest forests by deepening intersectional work around forests and climate justice
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Oregon Environmental Council
2021
$20,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For executive-level leadership support to embed and operationalize diversity, equity and inclusion at OEC
Grant
Friends of Trees
2021
$89,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To expand and enrich an urban forestry and restoration workforce development program for BIPOC youth and adults
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Willamette Valley Law Project
2021
$40,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For support to boost PCUN’s environmental justice advocacy capacity at this critical time, while they also sustain significant new mutual aid support for their communities, which have been hard hit by COVID and wildfires
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Not An Alternative
2021
$50,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Lane
  • Multnomah
  • Umatilla
  • Wasco
To support creation of an interactive exhibit designed by tribal communities to strengthen alliances, advocacy and organizing that protects salmon ecosystems in the Columbia Basin
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
The Nature Conservancy in Oregon
2021
$169,463
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Jackson
  • Klamath
  • Lake
To expand the knowledge and capacity of the Klamath Tribe to use cultural fire management practices as part of land stewardship
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Natives of One Wind Indigenous Alliance
2021
$25,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
For general operating support of this organization that empowers farmworkers and immigrants in southern Oregon through education, cultural presentations, organizing and advocacy
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Civil Liberties Defense Center
2021
$40,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To provide movement-focused legal education and representation for climate and social justice activists across the state
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Portland Audubon Society
2021
$95,700
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support a movement for environmental and community health on Portland's working waterfront in partnership with frontline communities
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Social Good Fund
2021
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For fiscal sponsorship of Portland Harbor Community Coalition to build capacity of frontline communities to benefit from Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup and redevelopment
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Wisdom of the Elders
2021
$25,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeOperating Support
For general operating support to organization that works to sustain and preserve Native American culture, including oral history, art, language and traditional ecological knowledge
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Crag Law Center
2021
$200,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this organization that provides free and low-cost legal services to those working on the front lines to protect the environment
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
The Nature Conservancy in Oregon
2021
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Curry
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
For a collaborative effort to address escalating wildfire risks, smoke and a changing climate within the dry, fire-dependent forests and surrounding communities of the Rogue River Basin in Southern Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Sustainable Northwest
2021
$1,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
For a presentation on sustainable wood sourcing
Grant
Climate Solutions
2021
$180,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To secure and advance equitable public policies that support clean electricity, transportation and buildings in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Strategic Energy Innovations
2021
$130,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For a fellowship program to strengthen BIPOC leadership development in climate policy advocacy organizations in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Wild Rivers Land Trust
2021
$19,292
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Coos
  • Curry
  • Douglas
To support participation in a land justice project that aims to expand Indigenous access and stewardship of land, and seeks to create a stronger conservation movement that includes and reflects Indigenous perspectives
Grant
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