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
Leaven Community
2020
$92,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeProject Support
For Bridging the Gap, a project to build community capacity and support leadership development for culturally relevant environmental education in the Willamette River Basin
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Wallowa Resources
2020
$41,975
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Wallowa
For diversity, equity and inclusion training at this organization that works to improve environmental education and increase natural resource stewardship, sustainable economic development and rural lands policy collaboration
Grant
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
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
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
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
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
Calapooia Watershed Council
2019
$2,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
For diversity, equity and inclusion training
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Columbia Riverkeeper
2019
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Baker
  • Clackamas
  • Clatsop
  • Columbia
  • Crook
  • Deschutes
  • Gilliam
  • Grant
  • Hood River
  • Morrow
  • Multnomah
  • Sherman
  • Umatilla
  • Union
  • Wallowa
  • Wasco
  • Washington
  • Wheeler
For operating support of this organization working to enforce environmental laws to stop illegal pollution, protect salmon habitat and challenge harmful fossil fuel terminals along the Columbia River
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council
2019
$1,500
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
For diversity, equity and inclusion training
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Luckiamute Watershed Council
2019
$55,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
30 months
For the Mid-Willamette Council Collaborative, a new collaborative of five watershed councils, to formalize its partnership, clarify a vision for diversity, equity and inclusion, and establish a shared regional staff position
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Tides Center
2019
$375,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
13 months
To provide year one operating support for the new Willamette River Network
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Willamette Partnership
2019
$184,995
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To development cross-sector health and environment partnerships that address community-identified priorities for healthy natural systems and health equity
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
High Desert Partnership
2019
$89,615
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
25 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Harney
For capacity building to strengthen community-wide wildfire management and advance forest and sagebrush steppe restoration in Harney County, while also developing and integrating culturally responsive approaches that align with the traditions of Burns Paiute Tribe
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Center for Food Safety
2019
$160,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For a collaborative effort to reduce the negative environmental and community impacts of factory farm dairies and prevent the expansion of these farms in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Bicycle Transportation Alliance
2019
$143,380
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
15 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support of this organization focused on increasing regional transportation investments in the Portland Metro area to expand transportation choices and reduce transportation emissions in communities that experience disparities
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Health Care Without Harm
2019
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To increase institutional market opportunities for minority and women-owned food businesses in Oregon's community foods system network
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
2019
$27,742
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
37 months
Support TypeProject Support
To assess non-chemical methods for controlling aquatic invasive weeds that degrade habitats along the Willamette River
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Social Good Fund
2019
$2,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
4 months
For the Portland Harbor Community Coalition Coordinator to participate as a member of the board recruitment work team for the Willamette River Network
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development
2019
$1,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
For diversity, equity and inclusion training
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
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