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
PAALF
2020
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support of this organization that envisions a world where people of African descent enjoy the rights, resources and recognition of a thriving, resilient and connected community; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and systems-level change
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
Self Enhancement, Inc.
2020
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support of this comprehensive, one-stop resource for youth and families, primarily African Americans, and others living in poverty or seeking culturally responsive services; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and systems-level change
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program
2020
$10,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For project support for Portland United Against Hate Coalition's operations, which help communities track, respond to, prevent and heal from acts of hate while also seeking out upstream solutions through systems change advocacy; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • Crime/abuse survivors
  • People of color
Unite Oregon
2020
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For general operating support of this diverse, grassroots organization working to build a multi-racial, multicultural movement for immigrant and refugee rights; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving organizations and systems-level change
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Urban League of Portland
2020
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For general operating support of one of Oregon’s oldest civil rights and social service organizations, empowering African Americans and others to achieve equality in education, employment, health, economic security and quality of life; this grant was awarded as part of the Oregon Justice for Black Lives initiative, a five-year, $25 million investment in Black leadership, Black-serving
Grant
Initiative
Justice Oregon for Black Lives
Population
  • People of color
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
2020
$177,464
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To improve Indigenous students success across Oregon through implementing STEM-related college and career readiness strategies
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
Beaverton Education Foundation
2020
$136,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
To provide diverse, low-income elementary school students summer enrichment to reduce educational disparities that result from distance learning
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Bienestar
2020
$50,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
3 months
Support TypeCapital Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
For pre-development support to further the development of Nueva Esperanza, an affordable multi-family apartment project in Hillsboro
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area
2020
$100,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For general operating support of this organization that provides academic, social and emotional supports for priority students in Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Community Cycling Center
2020
$90,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
To provide STEM education for underserved youth in Marion and Multnomah counties through the lens of bicycle mechanics
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Construct Foundation
2020
$30,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To launch the Equity in Education Student Design Challenge, a multi-school/multi-phase project for educators and students in Multnomah County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Family Access Network Foundation
2020
$75,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Crook
  • Deschutes
  • Jefferson
For general operating support of FAN Advocate Services across Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
Hillsboro School District 1J
2020
$185,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
To scale a wraparound mentorship program to include supports, resources and connection for Latinx males in grades 7-12 in Washington County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Incight Company
2020
$65,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support students with disabilities across Oregon by providing targeted curriculum
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People with disabilities
Kids Unlimited of Oregon
2020
$185,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties Served
  • Jackson
To support kindergarten readiness for priority students through continued implementation of the Family and Literacy Resource Center, a family-friendly literacy center in Jackson County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Oregon Business Council Charitable Institute
2020
$150,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To engage culturally-specific and cross-sector leaders to shape an equitable education policy agenda for Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Oregon Robotics Tournament and Outreach Program
2020
$75,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To reduce opportunity gaps for priority youth across Oregon through the Equity & Inclusion Support Fund
Grant
Population
  • People of color
  • People with disabilities
Portland Community College Foundation
2020
$184,211
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To improve career and college readiness for priority students in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives
2020
$199,000
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
6 months
Support TypeCapital Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For funding of a collective community cause: the King + Parks Affordable Housing Project in NE Portland to mitigate the displacement and oppression of Portlanders during COVID-19, social unrest and beyond
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Seaside School District #10
2020
$77,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
To develop a district-wide equity strategy in Clatsop County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
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