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
Resource Media
2020
$27,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To develop a communications strategy and tools to support frontline community organizations through implementation of the Portland Clean Energy Fund and reporting
Grant
Population
  • People of color
JOIN
2020
$47,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support a collaborative effort between JOIN and Street Roots to utilize digital and print media to educate and engage Oregon communities in discussions about housing and homeless service investments in Multnomah County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
Native American Youth and Family Center
2020
$123,333
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To eliminate barriers to college and career readiness and cultivate a stronger college-going culture within Portland's Native American community
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
SquareOne Villages
2020
$276,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeCapital Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To pilot an innovative housing model, which combines a limited-equity cooperative with a community land trust to create affordable homeownership options for people living on low-incomes
Grant
Community Alliance of Tenants
2020
$15,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
8 months
Counties ServedStatewide
For technical assistance to support an executive director transition at this community-led tenant rights organization
Grant
Lomakatsi Restoration Project
2020
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
36 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
To support integration of the Promotora Program into this organization that works with Tribes and low-income, forest-based communities in Southern Oregon and Northern California
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Race Forward
2020
$2,500
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
For participation as a presenter in an educational webinar on diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice advocacy
Grant
Voz Workers' Rights Education Project
2020
$20,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support implementation of the COVID-19 Immigrant Day Labor Worker Emergency Preparedness Plan which provides direct services education, individual and collective preparedness planning for day labor workers impacted by the novel coronavirus
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
Centro Cultural de Condado de Washington
2020
$40,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
To support the Esperanza Fund, which provides critical and culturally-specific support to families in Washington County that are impacted by COVID-19
Grant
Constructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship Program
2020
$8,200
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For technical assistance to support the Constructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship program, a mentorship program to promote hiring and advancement for people of color, individuals coming from the criminal justice systems and community members from low-income households in skilled construction trades
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Metropolitan Public Defender Service
2020
$150,262
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For continued support of the removal defense project to prevent and confront efforts to deport Oregonians through free legal services
Grant
Oregon Wild
2020
$2,500
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For webinar support and participation by two presenters in an educational webinar on environmental and social justice advocacy in Oregon
Grant
Rural Organizing Project
2020
$1,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For participation as a presenter in an educational webinar on environmental and social justice advocacy in Oregon
Grant
Tides Center
2020
$21,600
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
3 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Benton
  • Clackamas
  • Lane
  • Linn
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Polk
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
For technical assistance to support hiring a co-executive director for the Willamette River Network
Grant
Hacienda Community Development Corporation
2019
$131,407
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
3 months
For demolition of a former strip club to support future redevelopment of affordable housing in the Living Cully Plaza
Grant
Environmental Grantmakers Association
2019
$10,392
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
For annual membership support of this national organization that promotes effective environmental philanthropy
Grant
Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
2019
$6,400
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
For annual support of this national organization that helps grantmakers advance strategies to create regions and communities that are fair, prosperous and sustainable
Grant
Burns Paiute Tribe
2019
$200,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
12 months
Support to build infrastructure for an 8-home subdivision serving Tribal members on the Burns Paiute Reservation
Grant
KairosPDX
2019
$120,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
36 months
To support the continued operation of KairosPDX Learning Academy at the Humboldt School building in North Portland
Grant
Oregon Ballet Theatre
2019
$75,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
To support the ballet during its 2019 and 2020 seasons
Grant
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