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.

Awards Database

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Awardee
Year
Type
Amount
Portfolio
Our Climate Education Fund
2022
$25,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To develop and support a diverse base of young Oregon leaders to advocate for science-based and equitable climate policy
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Oregon Citizens' Utility Board
2022
$35,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this organization that advocates for energy policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and eliminate environmental justice and affordability inequities
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
Salmon-Safe
2022
$28,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To incorporate Tribal conservation priorities related to First Foods into Salmon-Safe certification standards
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Beyond Toxics
2022
$100,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this organization that advocates for environmental justice in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
Wallowa Resources
2022
$72,375
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Wallowa
  • Union
  • Umatilla
  • Baker
To expand the organization’s sustainable rural “Stewardship Economy” models in eastern Oregon through land management collaboratives, community land ownership and management, workforce training programs, and partnerships with community based organizations
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Civil Liberties Defense Center
2022
$40,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To provide movement-focused legal education and representation for climate/social justice activists across the state
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
WaterWatch
2022
$55,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization that protects and restores streamflows in Oregon's rivers and reforms outdated water policies
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
High Desert Food & Farm Alliance
2022
$101,268
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jefferson
For a community food system assessment and action plan for tribal communities in Warm Springs
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Verde
2022
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization that works to secure social, economic and environmental benefits for low-income people and people of color through social enterprise, outreach and advocacy
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
American Rivers
2022
$100,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Malheur
For a collaborative effort in Oregon to protect over a million acres of public lands and increase economic opportunity for local communities working with tribes and ranchers
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Bonneville Environmental Foundation
2022
$55,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this organization that works to improve access to clean water and renewable energy
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Nez Perce Tribe
2022
$69,412
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Wallowa
To integrate Nez Perce tribal knowledge into Wallowa Lake management to benefit tribal members and Wallowa County’s communities
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Coalition of Communities of Color
2022
$50,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
  • Multnomah
  • Clackamas
For general operating support of this organization working on implementation efforts related to Portland Clean Energy Fund
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Social Good Fund
2022
$50,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Josephine
  • Jackson
To prepare young Latinx/Indigenous people in Southern Oregon to be the leaders in their communities to confront the realities of climate disaster and build solidarity economies
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization
2022
$25,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support people who are houseless to engage in environmental protection decision-making and to improve their access to healthy environments
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Ecotrust
2022
$125,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For a collaborative effort to continue developing and implementing an environmental workforce program for Black and Native young adults in Portland
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Community Initiatives
2022
$100,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties ServedStatewide
For Oregon Just Transition Alliance, a collaborative that will advance a statewide frontline community-led climate justice platform
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Children's Forest of Central Oregon
2022
$29,958
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jefferson
  • Deschutes
  • Crook
For a collaborative that supports increasing outdoor access for Central Oregon’s Latinx communities
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
Strategic Energy Innovations
2022
$130,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To strengthen BIPOC leadership development in climate policy advocacy by placing fellows with key nonprofit organizations throughout Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council
2022
$79,902
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Lane
To build capacity for more resilient, inclusive and effective collaborative action in the Upper Willamette basin
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People living on low incomes
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
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