The Center for Great Purposes

The Center for Great Purposes is available for use by current Meyer grantees. If you have an active grant with Meyer, then you are eligible to reserve the space. The space is available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Additional Questions? Please email reservations [at] (reservations[at]mmt[dot]org) or call 503-228-5512.


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Quick Facts

  • Room size and capacity: 1,128 square feet; comfortably accommodates up to 100 depending on room setup
  • Pre-function space: 987 square feet
  • Catering entrance and kitchen 
  • Six all-gender restrooms, three of which are wheelchair accessible
  • Garden access
  • AV/Tech capabilities - Zoom-equipped room with 120.5”x 67.75” size screen (TV wall), built in microphones and sound system. Guest wifi available. More information on AV/Tech here
  • Close proximity to public transportation. Limited street parking
  • Space can be reserved up to three months in advance
  • Bookings require a minimum of three business days advance notice and is subject to availability


The following types of events are not permitted in the Center for Great Purposes:

  • Events with 501(c)(4), direct or grassroots lobbying, political campaigns or electoral/partisan activities or content
  • Commercial events with any profit-making activities
  • Non-charitable/private events such as weddings or birthday parties


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Ready to Book?

Check the availability calendar below to make sure the Center is available and then make a reservation request through our inquiry form.

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Center for Great Purposes Availability



Co-Working Space at Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters



Meyer HQ offers a temporary co-working space for small organizations at no charge. Priority consideration is given to grantees that serve the greater Albina neighborhood. More details on the space and terms of use is below. 


Quick Facts


  • 501(c)(3)
  • BIPOC-led organization 
  • Culturally specific organization 
  • Lease commitment of 6 to 24 months


Priority consideration for:

  • Organizations with operating budgets less than $2 million
  • Emerging nonprofits growing their operating budget
  • Collaboration and coalition work
  • Organizations with an emergent need 
  • Organizations that serve the greater Albina neighborhood 


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Take a Tour

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Ready to inquire?

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