News about the nonprofit sector's response to the global COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon and beyond.
Oregon funders are stepping up
In March, Meyer made a $1 million grant to fund the Oregon Community Recovery Grant program at Oregon Community Foundation, which is working to provide funds to nonprofit organizations in Oregon that are particularly affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Meyer also made a $330,000 grant to MRG Foundation's Community Response Fund, to rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak in Oregon.
News from Oregon's leadership
To slow the spread of COVID-19, Governor Brown issued an Executive Order that Oregonians stay home except for essential needs. Health officials urge social distancing, good hand hygiene and covering coughs.
For general information on COVID-19 in Oregon, call 211. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.
Oregon Worker Relief Fund
The Oregon Worker Relief Fund provides financial support directly to Oregonians who have lost their jobs yet are ineligible for unemployment insurance and federal stimulus relief due to their immigration status -- and now face hunger, homelessness and economic hardship.
Oregon Community Foundation's Oregon Community Recovery Fund
The Oregon Community Recovery Grant program provides funds to nonprofit organizations in Oregon that are particularly affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.
Pride Foundation COVID-19 Response
Funding to meet the critical needs of LGBTQ+ communities that further equity and social justice.
Women's Foundation COVID-19 relief support
Learn about new grants available from Women's Foundation
What Meyer is doing
Meyer Memorial Trust is committed to being a dependable neighbor, partner and funder through the challenges caused by the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
As a result of Oregon's stay-at-home order, Meyer's office is closed, but our staff are working from home. Please reach out by phone or email.
Nonprofit and foundation resources for organizations responding to COVID-19