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
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
BARK
2020
$12,500
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeProject Support
To support public education about the 2020 Oregon wildfires and impacts of post-fire logging in the Mt. Hood National Forest
Grant
Natives of One Wind Indigenous Alliance
2020
$46,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Douglas
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
  • Lane
  • Marion
  • Polk
For a collaborative that will elevate the voices of Latinx, indigenous and migrant workers working in the timber sector to help improve statewide forest practices and workplace safety rules
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • 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
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
2020
$70,164
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
To develop a map of restoration and conservation areas based on data, modeling and engagement
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council
2020
$158,884
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Lane
To build capacity for more resilient, inclusive and effective collaborative action in the Upper Willamette basin
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Save Our wild Salmon Coalition
2020
$192,280
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support grassroots organizing to restore the lower Snake River and its endangered salmon and steelhead
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
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
BARK
2020
$80,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Hood River
  • Multnomah
  • Wasco
To center racial equity in this community-based organization’s work to protect the Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding federal lands
Grant
High Desert Food & Farm Alliance
2020
$177,942
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jefferson
To develop and implement a plan that will establish a sustainable, culturally relevant food system in the Warm Springs community
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • 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
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
Beyond Toxics
2020
$10,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeProject Support
For storytelling and communications support in response to the 2020 Oregon wildfires, focusing on forests, climate and impacts on frontline communities
Grant
Nez Perce Tribe
2020
$138,824
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Wallowa
To integrate Nez Perce tribal knowledge into Wallowa Lake management and explore reintroduction of native sockeye to the lake
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
Long Tom Watershed Council
2020
$30,273
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
For completion of the final phase of a large-scale floodplain reforestation effort at the Snag Boat Bend project site in Linn County
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council
2020
$1,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
2 months
For participation in an educational webinar on advancing racial equity in freshwater funding
Grant
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
2020
$35,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
15 months
Counties Served
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Polk
For completion of the Chankawan Wildlife Area Restoration Alternatives Analysis
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
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
Know Agenda Foundation
2020
$250,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
26 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For a food systems fellowship program that will build the capacity of aspiring food systems leaders of color
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
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