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
Lewis and Clark College
2021
$55,125
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For the expansion of a curriculum course guided by and for educators of color in Northwestern Oregon through the Oregon Writing Project
Grant
Population
  • People of color
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
2021
$150,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For contribution to a statewide equitable vaccine fund focused on increasing vaccine outreach, uptake and coverage in BIPOC communities, specifically supporting the work of culturally-specific service providers
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Farmworker Housing Development Corporation
2021
$138,117
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Linn
To support a multi-pronged advocacy strategy focused on Latinx-led affordable housing, and to continue building a stronger and more durable constituency to support affordable housing development in the mid-Willamette Valley
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Unite Oregon
2021
$200,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a service-to-organizing model and racial and climate justice initiatives
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Native American Youth and Family Center
2021
$200,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For flexible support of affordable housing development and services for the Native community in the Portland area
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Causa of Oregon
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization working to assist immigrant and undocumented communities in Oregon that are most impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Social Good Fund
2021
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For fiscal sponsorship of Portland Harbor Community Coalition to build capacity of frontline communities to benefit from Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup and redevelopment
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
National Indian Child Welfare Association
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
Operating support to extend NICWA's capacity to advocate for protecting ICWA, defending tribal sovereignty and Native children’s connection to family, community and culture
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Coalition of Communities of Color
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Partnership for Safety and Justice
2021
$165,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For operating support of this organization focused on transforming the criminal justice system by bringing together people who are crime survivors, people convicted of crime and the families and communities of both
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Willamette Valley Law Project
2021
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Marion
  • Polk
For project support of PCUN's 501(c)3 advocacy, education and organizing work
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Stand for Children Leadership Center
2021
$150,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties ServedStatewide
To protect and advance policies that benefit historically underserved students across Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
APANO Communities United Fund
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For operating support to meet the needs of Asians and Pacific Islanders during the pandemic and to advance equity through advocacy, civic engagement, cultural work, community economic development, youth organizing and leadership development
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Basic Rights Education Fund
2021
$112,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general and flexible operating support
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Children's Trust Fund of Oregon Foundation
2021
$150,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
Operating support for Our Children Oregon's work to improve the lives of Oregon's children through solidarity, collaboration and collective action
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
CAPACES Leadership Institute
2021
$180,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of Capaces Leadership Institute and its work to strengthen the wellness, capacity and political consciousness of leaders, organizations, movements and communities to eliminate social disparities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
ILG Innovation Law Lab
2021
$165,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support to leverage lawyers (legal representation and litigation); technology and organizers (advocacy and volunteer management) to advance immigrant and refugee justice
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
JOIN
2021
$120,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To support the Welcome Home Coalition which works to center lived experience and BIPOC voices in housing advocacy in the Portland Metro area
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Oregon Coast Community Action
2021
$135,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Coos
  • Curry
For continued support of a focused landlord engagement and retention strategy in the South Coast
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People with disabilities
  • Veterans
Community Vision
2021
$100,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To improve access to affordable, accessible, and sustainable housing for people with disabilities in the Portland-area counties
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People with disabilities
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