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
KairosPDX
2021
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
Honorarium for participation in Meyer's Community Advisory Group for Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Skanner Foundation
2021
$10,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support the Skanner Foundation Scholarship Program
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center
2021
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
Honorarium for participation in Meyer's Community Advisory Group for Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
The Rosewood Initiative
2021
$35,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
0 months
Support TypeProject Support
Support for fiscally sponsored organization, Leaders Become Legends
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Brown Hope
2021
$125,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support for this community solution for racial justice, creating connection with Black, Brown, and Indigenous leaders through the heart, mind and voice to inspire our collective healing
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
The Blueprint Foundation
2021
$25,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support for this organization that provides youth with resources and mentoring where opportunity gaps exist with a focus to uplift, educate and support the development of black-identified youth and other communities of color
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program
2021
$15,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
0 months
Support TypeProject Support
Support for fiscally sponsored partner Black & Beyond the Binary Collective
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Albina Vision
2021
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
Honorarium for participation in Meyer's Community Advisory Group for Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
AYCO
2021
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
Honorarium for participation in Meyer's Community Advisory Group for Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
World Stage Theatre
2021
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
Honorarium for participation in Meyer's Community Advisory Group for Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Building Blocks To Success Corporation
2021
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
Honorarium for participation in Meyer's Community Advisory Group for Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Self Enhancement, Inc.
2021
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support the Fatherhood Engagement Program and its unique approach to helping African American fathers navigate the child welfare system
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon
2020
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For project support of this organization's loan forgiveness program supporting Black entrepreneurs
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
Self Enhancement, Inc.
2020
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support of this comprehensive, one-stop resource for youth and families, primarily African Americans, and others living in poverty or seeking culturally responsive services; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and systems-level change
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
REAP
2020
$75,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support coordination of a statewide network of Black nonprofit CEOs and executives
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Urban League of Portland
2020
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
0 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support staffing for fiscally sponsored project, Reimagine Oregon
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
ACLU
2020
$50,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this advocacy organization fighting for free speech, racial justice, criminal justice reform, religious liberty, reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, immigrants' rights and more; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and systems-level
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People of color
Rosemary Anderson High School
2020
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support for this organization that provides high-quality services in education, mentoring, family outreach, employment training and placement for at-risk youth and adults
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program
2020
$10,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For project support for Portland United Against Hate Coalition's operations, which help communities track, respond to, prevent and heal from acts of hate while also seeking out upstream solutions through systems change advocacy; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People of color
Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church
2020
$150,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For project support for restoration of a facility on the National Register of Historic Places and renovation that will include Portland's first African American History Museum
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
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