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
Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives
2021
$15,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
18 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For participation in the housing leaders antiracist cohort, a leadership development opportunity to increase racial justice commitment among affordable housing organizations and improve the sector's understanding of how to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Northwest Housing Alternatives
2021
$105,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
20 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To launch the housing leaders antiracist cohort, a leadership development opportunity to increase racial justice commitment among affordable housing organizations and improve the sector's understanding of how to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Grant
Causa of Oregon
2021
$350,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a statewide strategy that will advance the inclusion and integration of immigrants in Oregon's culture and economy
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
MRG Foundation
2021
$550,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support the Oregon Worker Relief Coalition's management of a community-led, cross-sector relief system to support undocumented workers impacted by COVID-19
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Portland Housing Center
2021
$15,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For technical assistance to embark on a strategic planning process for this homeownership center, with a focus on succession planning
Grant
Bienestar
2021
$250,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Washington
To provide capital support for construction of Nueva Esperanza, a 150-unit affordable rental project in Hillsboro, Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Self Enhancement, Inc.
2021
$75,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support a new apprenticeship program in Portland for young Black professionals in construction and related careers
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Funders Together to End Homelessness
2021
$30,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
27 months
Counties ServedStatewide
To support organizational learning through continued membership in Funders Together to End Homelessness
Grant
Hacienda Community Development Corporation
2021
$15,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
18 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For participation in the housing leaders antiracist cohort, a leadership development opportunity to increase racial justice commitment among affordable housing organizations and improve the sector's understanding of how to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Native American Youth and Family Center
2021
$15,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
18 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For participation in the housing leaders antiracist cohort, a leadership development opportunity to increase racial justice commitment among affordable housing organizations and improve the sector's understanding of how to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Grant
Population
  • People of color
PBDG Foundation
2021
$15,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
18 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For participation in the housing leaders antiracist cohort, a leadership development opportunity to increase racial justice commitment among affordable housing organizations and improve the sector's understanding of how to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Community Alliance of Tenants
2021
$200,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this statewide, grassroots, tenant-controlled, tenant-rights organization
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Northwest Health Foundation Fund II
2021
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To build independent political power and infrastructure in BIPOC communities
Grant
Better Housing Together
2021
$15,355
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
4 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Lane
To support Better Housing Together, a collaborative, community-based advocacy network that supports housing affordability, diversity and supply in Lane County
Grant
CASA of Oregon
2020
$12,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For technical support of strategic planning and to implement diversity, equity and inclusion action steps
Grant
CASA of Oregon
2020
$420,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
36 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support the formation of resident-owned manufactured home park cooperatives
Grant
Hacienda Community Development Corporation
2020
$300,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support development of a replicable, community-based, affordable ADU development model aimed at increasing the supply of affordable rental housing and creating stability for homeowners with modest incomes in neighborhoods experiencing gentrification and displacement
Grant
Initiative
Affordable Housing Initiative
Population
  • People of color
Native American Youth and Family Center
2020
$250,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Gilliam
  • Hood River
  • Morrow
  • Multnomah
  • Sherman
  • Umatilla
  • Wasco
To support a new Columbia River tribal housing entity, providing management services and community development for Indigenous people living along the Columbia River
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
New Venture Fund
2020
$750,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
36 months
Counties ServedStatewide
For the Tipping Point Fund, a national collaborative to support the continued growth of the impact investing field
Grant
Northwest Health Foundation Fund II
2020
$250,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support the Civic Health Initiative, a program focused on public policy education, training and professional development for organizations led by Black people, Indigenous people and people of color
Grant
Population
  • People of color
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