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.

Awards Database

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Awardee
Year
Type
Amount
Portfolio
Adelante Mujeres
2021
$20,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a community health worker organizer program that provides direct services to low-income immigrants, refugees and DACA-eligible youth
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
Urban League of Portland
2021
$6,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general support
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Wild Rivers Land Trust
2021
$19,292
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Coos
  • Curry
  • Douglas
To support participation in a land justice project that aims to expand Indigenous access and stewardship of land, and seeks to create a stronger conservation movement that includes and reflects Indigenous perspectives
Grant
Oregon Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice
2021
$20,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Benton
  • Clackamas
  • Deschutes
  • Hood River
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
  • Lane
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Polk
  • Wasco
  • Washington
To advance system-level inclusion of Oregon's immigrant communities in the court system
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
Neighborhood Partnerships
2021
$6,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general support
Grant
Friends of Tryon Creek Park
2021
$115,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
To build organizational capacity towards implementation of their decolonized strategic plan and lead culturally-responsive programming co-created with BIPOC communities
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Health Care Without Harm
2021
$100,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To leverage the institutional purchasing power of hospitals to support BIPOC-owned, sustainable food businesses and advance equity in the food system
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Gorge Grown Food Network
2021
$194,221
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Hood River
  • Sherman
  • Wasco
To support collaborative efforts in the Columbia Gorge to advance environmental justice in the local food system
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
BlueGreen Alliance Foundation
2021
$140,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To continue supporting BlueGreen Alliance Foundation's efforts to build a powerful blue-green movement for equitable climate solutions in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Community Alliance of Tenants
2021
$6,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general support
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
Operation Nightwatch - Portland
2021
$13,050
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support executive director coaching and DEI organizational training in Multnomah County
Grant
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
Wisdom of the Elders
2021
$133,200
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To train Native American adults in Native plant nursery work and to develop agricultural careers and/or micro-enterprises
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Not An Alternative
2021
$50,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
8 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Lane
  • Multnomah
  • Umatilla
  • Wasco
To support creation of an interactive exhibit designed by tribal communities to strengthen alliances, advocacy and organizing that protects salmon ecosystems in the Columbia Basin
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Northwest Pilot Project
2021
$185,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For continued housing case management services focused on BIPOC seniors in Portland area, while applying learnings from previous grant to new programs
Grant
Population
  • Aging/elderly
  • People of color
Tides Foundation
2021
$75,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
Support for fiscally sponsored Oregon Futures Lab Education Fund to launch a pilot program to provide professional trauma-related support to BIPOC elected officials across Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Crag Law Center
2021
$200,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this organization that provides free and low-cost legal services to those working on the front lines to protect the environment
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Tualatin River Watershed Council
2021
$20,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Counties Served
  • Washington
For diversity, equity and inclusion technical assistance for this organization that works to protect and restore the Tualatin River Watershed
Grant
Northwest Regional Education Service District
2021
$104,700
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
7 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Tillamook
  • Washington
To accelerate workforce diversity, embed current statewide equity initiatives and implement targeted culturally responsive professional development for K-12 educators and educator preparation programs in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Portland State University Foundation
2021
$104,986
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
20 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To accelerate workforce diversity, embed current statewide equity initiatives and implement targeted culturally responsive professional development for K-12 educators and educator preparation programs in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Center for NonProfit Legal Services
2021
$50,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jackson
To conduct outreach, offer education and provide legal services that will assist in the integration and inclusion of immigrants in Southern Oregon
Grant
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