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
Eastern Oregon University
2021
$105,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
17 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Baker
  • Grant
  • Malheur
  • Marion
  • Morrow
  • Umatilla
  • Union
To support this rural Grow Your Own initiative developed to increase teacher diversity and the cultural agility of local educators in Baker, Grant, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Umatilla and Union Counties
Grant
Population
  • People of color
Northwest Regional Education Service District
2021
$25,000
Equitable Education
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Washington
To assist the Preschool for All Task Force in developing recommendations for a publicly funded preschool program in Washington County
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
  • People with disabilities
Oregon Law Center
2021
$170,300
Housing Opportunities
Duration of Award
18 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support tenants facing eviction statewide after the expiration of Oregon's COVID-related eviction moratorium
Grant
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
2021
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Tillamook
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
To provide urgently needed legal support to Afghans immigrants evacuated from Afghanistan
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
IRCO
2021
$200,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To provide urgently needed social services and legal support to Afghans immigrants evacuated from Afghanistan
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
The Klamath Tribes
2021
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
7 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Klamath
To re-evaluate the cultural resource surveys for areas impacted by the Bootleg fire that are part of the ancestral lands of the Klamath Tribe. Monitor impacts to rivers and streams that flow into Upper Klamath Lake
Grant
Building Blocks To Success Corporation
2021
$200
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
For general support
Grant
College Dreams
2021
$20,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Douglas
  • Jackson
  • Josephine
To improve services to Latinx youth in Southern Oregon through culturally specific outreach and programming
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
2021
$100,000
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Multnomah
  • Tillamook
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
To provide DACA (Deferred Action to Childhood Arrivals) enrollment support to eligible youth
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
PAALF
2021
$400
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
1 month
Support TypeOperating Support
For general support
Grant
Metropolitan Public Defender Service
2021
$167,262
Meyer Designated Program
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support legal services and collaboration with other nonprofits to prevent and confront deportation of Oregon residents subject to removal proceedings at the Portland Immigration Court
Grant
Breach Collective
2021
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clackamas
  • Hood River
  • Jackson
  • Lane
  • Multnomah
  • Washington
For support of city and county-level campaigns working to ban new fossil fuel infrastructure, while also supporting a just energy transition that centers low-income and historically marginalized communities
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Center for Food Safety
2021
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To support a collaborative effort working to stop the expansion of mega-dairy factory farms and reduce their negative impacts in Oregon communities
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Civil Liberties Defense Center
2021
$40,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
12 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To provide movement-focused legal education and representation for climate and social justice activists across the state
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People of color
Climate Solutions
2021
$180,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To secure and advance equitable public policies that support clean electricity, transportation and buildings in Oregon
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Columbia Riverkeeper
2021
$150,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Hood River
  • Wasco
To help advance environmental and social justice by increasing Latinx civic engagement and leadership in Hood River and Wasco Counties
Grant
Population
  • Immigrants and/or refugees
  • People of color
Columbia Riverkeeper
2021
$185,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties Served
  • Clatsop
  • Columbia
  • Hood River
  • Morrow
  • Multnomah
  • Umatilla
  • Union
  • Wasco
To expand Columbia Riverkeeper's relationships and advocacy with Tribal nations to protect clean water and restore salmon habitat
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
Ecotrust
2021
$120,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Multnomah
To create a pipeline for Black farmers to develop collective power through agricultural skills, securely accessing land, and transforming agricultural policy
Grant
Population
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Elderberry Wisdom Farm
2021
$180,000
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Counties Served
  • Marion
  • Polk
  • Yamhill
To train Native American and BIPOC students in traditional ecological knowledge to restore sacred landscapes in the Mid-Willamette Valley
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
Friends of Family Farmers
2021
$127,862
Healthy Environment
Duration of Award
24 months
Support TypeProject Support
Counties ServedStatewide
To connect new BIPOC farmers with land, empower BIPOC farmers as advocates and amplify BIPOC farmers’ voices in agricultural policy making
Grant
Population
  • Indigenous communities and tribes
  • People living on low incomes
  • People of color
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