Awards Database

Since 1982, Meyer has awarded grants and program-related investments totaling more than $786 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

37
Years
9,440
Awards
$786m
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
Guidestar USA
2018
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
For annual support of Guidestar, which advances philanthropic transparency and encourages charitable giving
Grant
Immigration Counseling Service
2018
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
To provide legal services delivery to underserved immigrants, including rural residents, unaccompanied minors, trafficking victims and members of the LGBTQ immigrant community; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Immigrant and Refugee Funders Collaborative, which addresses critical and time-sensitive issues facing immigrants and refugees
Grant
Literary Arts
2018
$35,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
6 months
To support bringing activist, organizer and educator, DeRay Mckesson, host of Pod Save the People, to Portland for a speaking event and collateral activities focused on equity and social justice
Grant
Mano a Mano
2018
$30,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
To support a Community Health Worker staff position to provide wrap-around support services to impacted immigrant families; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Immigrant and Refugee Funders Collaborative, which addresses critical and time-sensitive issues facing immigrants and refugees.
Grant
Metropolitan Public Defender Service
2018
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
8 months
For continued support to prevent and confront efforts to deport Oregonians through free legal services; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Immigrant and Refugee Funders Collaborative, which addresses critical and time-sensitive issues facing immigrants and refugees
Grant
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
2018
$12,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
For annual support for this organization that pushes philanthropy to do more for those who are marginalized, underserved and disenfranchised
Grant
ShelterCare
2018
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
For education and dialogue about transitional housing-related issues and opportunities
Grant
Immigration Counseling Service
2018
$12,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
For additional support for technical assistance to conduct organization-wide strategic planning, governance planning and diversity, equity and inclusion training
Grant
Long Tom Watershed Council
2018
$11,200
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
22 months
For ongoing participation in the Willamette Model Watershed Program
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Luckiamute Watershed Council
2018
$48,200
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
22 months
For ongoing participation in the Willamette Model Watershed Program
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Marys River Watershed Council
2018
$47,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
22 months
For ongoing participation in the Willamette Model Watershed Program
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Multifamily NW
2018
$19,500
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
19 months
To develop an evaluation of the impact of a multi-sector collaborative that trains landlords to screen tenants in equitable and effective ways
Grant
Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council
2018
$47,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
For ongoing participation in the Willamette Model Watershed Program
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
MountainStar Family Relief Nursery
2018
$25,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
14 months
To support diversity, equity and inclusion training for staff and board members and for technical assistance to integrate DEI into the strategic plan of this organization working to reduce child abuse and neglect in Central Oregon
Grant
South Santiam Watershed Council
2018
$90,400
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
22 months
For ongoing participation by the South Santiam and North Santiam watershed councils in the Willamette Model Watershed Program
Grant
Initiative
Willamette River Initiative
Thrive Central Oregon
2018
$72,250
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
19 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Crook
  • Deschutes
  • Jefferson
To provide wrap-around support services to families seeking or utilizing affordable housing support in Deschutes County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
  • People with disabilities
Tualatin Riverkeepers
2018
$8,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
5 months
For technical assistance to engage in a comprehensive strategic planning process to map the next three years of work to protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River system
Grant
Verde
2018
$20,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
6 months
For operating support of this organization that works to secure social and economic benefits for low-income people and people of color through social enterprise, outreach and advocacy
Grant
El Programa Hispano Catolico
2018
$147,453
Building Community
Duration of Award
19 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For support of the TANF Alliance, a project that brings together families of color to promote inclusive and equitable policies
Grant
Western States Center
2018
$185,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
14 months
To counter the advancement of white nationalism, WSC will create greater infrastructure that will bring new voices and institutions into the anti-hate field.
Grant
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