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
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
2020
$350,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
16 months
Support TypeCapacity Building Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
To build the capacity of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission to effectively acquire, manage and oversee the Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction program, an estuary and ocean observation program for the Columbia River region
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Asian Health and Service Center
2020
$76,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support to develop a new payment model for CareOregon to better support culturally-specific behavioral health service providers
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Burns Paiute Tribe
2020
$78,000
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Harney
For project support to strengthen the Burns Paiute Tribe's Economic Development Office and advance economic vitality of the Tribe
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Centro Latino Americano
2020
$77,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Lane
To establish the Latinx and Immigrant Family Wellness Hub, an emerging collaboration of three Latinx-serving organizations—Centro Latino Americano, Huerto de La Familia and Downtown Languages—in Lane County
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Constructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship Program
2020
$76,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
To implement 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 construction trades
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Human Solutions
2020
$54,090
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
For project support to develop a replicable Resident Advisory Committee to heighten resident influence at Human Solutions
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Janus Youth Programs
2020
$72,686
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
For project support to develop organizational policies and leadership development opportunities that advance systems change efforts at Portland-based Village Gardens
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Metropolitan Family Service
2020
$66,011
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support to expand access to tax preparation services and tax credits and to build internal capacity to deepen systems change work at this organization that serves families living in the Portland Metro area
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon
2020
$74,790
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Columbia
  • Hood River
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For project support to increase low-income entrepreneurs' access to financial institutions
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Native American Youth and Family Center
2020
$76,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support strategy development and training to strengthen Native American advocacy to address disparities in housing and homelessness
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Northeast Oregon Economic Development District
2020
$77,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Baker
  • Union
  • Wallowa
For project support to build internal infrastructure at this organization and increase support for relationship development as part of broader systems change work in Enterprise, Oregon
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Portland Community Media
2020
$73,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Marion
  • Multnomah
To build a coalition focused on addressing policies and practices that enforce racial and gender disparities in the film and TV industry in the Portland Metro area
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program
2020
$76,500
Building Community
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support data collection and analysis that will inform a policy agenda related to addressing hate crimes in the Portland Metro area
Grant
Population
  • People of color
350PDX
2020
$46,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
10 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To support a partnership with Sunrise Movement PDX and an Earth Day event in Portland that will mobilize frontline communities and build the capacity of youth to be leaders within in the climate and environmental justice movement
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Asian American Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
2020
$5,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
For annual membership of this organization that advocates for a more equitable and inclusive philanthropic sector
Grant
Environmental Grantmakers Association
2020
$30,392
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
For annual membership to the Environmental Grantmakers Association and support for the integration of Native American philanthropy, Tribal funds and participation of Indigenous communities in the EGA Fall 2020 Retreat
Grant
National Public Education Support Fund
2020
$10,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
For annual membership in this national hub for convening and connecting influential leaders in education philanthropy, advocacy, research, policy and practice
Grant
NTEN
2020
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
For participation in Meyer Learning Week 2020
Grant
Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
2020
$1,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeProject Support
For participation in Meyer Learning Week 2020
Grant
Philanthropy Northwest
2020
$24,905
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeOperating Support
Counties ServedStatewide
For annual membership of this association of community, private and public foundations, corporations and individuals committed to improving the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest
Grant
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