2014 Grants

Focus AreaOrganizationCityGrant DescriptionDateAwarded
ArtsArtists Repertory TheatrePortlandSupport a season of plays, and reconfigure production areas and increase staffing to accommodate resident arts organizations2014$150,000
ArtsAstoria Music FestivalAstoriaSupport opera education, concerts, and operations for rural audiences on the North Coast2014$6,000
ArtsThe August Wilson Red Door ProjectPortlandExpand theater arts education and youth development opportunities targeting Portland area high school students of color2014$45,000
ArtsBroadway Rose Theatre CompanyTigardProduce "The Music Man" for audiences in Washington County and the Portland metropolitan area2014$12,000
ArtsCappella RomanaPortlandProduce "Sacred Songs of Serbia" and "From Darkness to Light" concerts in Portland2014$9,000
ArtsChamber Music NorthwestPortlandPresent chamber music concerts, and education and outreach activities in the Portland area2014$20,000
ArtsColumbia ArtsHood RiverHire a part-time A/V Tech position and support arts education and programming for rural youth and adults in the mid-Columbia region2014$25,000
ArtsEugene Concert ChoirEugeneSupport programs, education, and outreach2014$9,000
ArtsFriends of Chamber MusicPortlandSupport programs and operations in the Portland area through a challenge grant2014$8,000
ArtsHigh Desert Chamber MusicBendExpand educational outreach and support operations2014$7,500
ArtsJewish Theatre CollaborativePortlandSupport a half-time administrative assistant position to strengthen organizational infrastructure2014$10,000
ArtsKukatononPortlandProvide African culture and dance instruction, and performance opportunities primarily for African American children in the Portland area2014$5,000
ArtsLane Arts CouncilEugeneProvide artist residencies in rural, underserved Lane County schools2014$9,000
ArtsMetropolitan Youth SymphonyPortlandDevelop musicianship in youth through concerts and outreach to low-income schools2014$10,000
ArtsMiracle Theatre GroupPortlandSupport performances, programs, and operations celebrating Latino culture, diversity, and history2014$75,000
ArtsMuseum of Contemporary CraftPortlandSupport exhibitions, programs, and operations2014$25,000
ArtsMusic Camps at Wallowa LakeLa GrandeSupport intensive music instruction in rural Wallowa County for high school brass and woodwind players from across Oregon2014$7,000
ArtsNeskowin Coast Foundation OtisConstruct a multipurpose building to serve as an artist residence and student workshop space2014$25,000
ArtsNewspace Center for PhotographyPortlandEstablish a new curator position for Portland area audiences2014$20,000
ArtsNorthwest Children's Theater and SchoolPortlandSupport mainstage productions2014$15,000
ArtsNorthwest Professional Dance ProjectPortlandBuild out and equip new studio and performance space in a Northeast Portland building2014$50,000
ArtsOregon Ballet TheatrePortlandSupport 25th Anniversary programs and operations in Portland2014$100,000
ArtsOregon Symphony AssociationPortlandSupport 2014-2015 programs and operations in Portland2014$125,000
ArtsOregon Symphony Association in SalemSalemProvide educational outreach and concerts for youth and adult audiences in the mid-Willamette Valley2014$10,000
ArtsOriginal Practice Shakespeare FestivalPortlandPurchase a cargo trailer for a traveling troupe of actors performing in public parks in the Portland metropolitan area and on the Oregon Coast2014$3,000
ArtsPainted SkyPortlandConnect reservation- and urban-based Native American youth to their cultural roots through traditional dance instruction and performances2014$5,000
ArtsPassinArt: A Theatre CompanyPortlandProduce "Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking," and provide related outreach to senior citizens and advocate groups2014$10,000
ArtsPeter Britt Gardens Music and Arts Festival AssociationMedfordSupport the Classical Festival in Jacksonville and increase access for underserved adults, seniors, and students2014$16,000
ArtsPortland Actors ConservatoryPortlandReplace the theater's sound system and support an associate director position2014$20,000
ArtsPortland Art MuseumPortlandSupport 2014-2015 exhibitions and programs in Portland2014$125,000
ArtsPortland Baroque OrchestraPortlandExpand programming to serve new audiences and underserved communities across Oregon2014$18,000
ArtsPortland Center StagePortlandSupport 2014-2015 programs and operations in Portland2014$125,000
ArtsPortland Festival SymphonyPortlandPresent free, outdoor classical music concerts in Portland neighborhood parks2014$10,000
ArtsPortland Institute for Contemporary ArtPortlandSupport programs and operations in Portland  (2 years)2014$100,000
ArtsPortland Opera AssociationPortlandSupport 50th Anniversary programs and operations in Portland2014$125,000
ArtsPortland PlayhousePortlandProduce "After the Revolution" for the theater's diverse audiences in Northeast Portland2014$15,000
ArtsPortland RevelsPortlandProduce the 2014 Christmas Revels2014$7,000
ArtsPortland Symphonic ChoirPortlandPresent the season's opening concerts featuring Mozart's "Requiem" in Portland2014$10,000
ArtsPortland Youth Philharmonic AssociationPortlandProvide education and outreach programs for young musicians and school audiences2014$12,000
ArtsProfile Theatre ProjectPortlandProduce a season of Sarah Ruhl plays and support related outreach and education programs for Portland area audiences2014$14,000
ArtsRegional Arts & Culture CouncilPortlandIntegrate the arts into all areas of K-8 education in approximately 30 additional schools serving low-income populations within the tri-county area2014$150,000
ArtsRogue Valley Chorale AssociationMedfordProduce "A Festival of Choirs" with five adult and children's choirs performing together for audiences in Medford2014$5,000
ArtsRoss Ragland TheaterKlamath FallsProvide outreach and arts education programs for underserved rural children and youth in the Klamath Basin region2014$10,000
ArtsSalem Art AssociationSalemReconfigure upstairs gallery areas in Bush Barn and support community arts programming in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties2014$65,000
ArtsTears of Joy TheatrePortlandProduce "Raven Stories," adapted from the Native American tradition of storytelling2014$10,000
ArtsThird Angle New Music EnsemblePortlandCommission three new works from Oregon composers for a performance entitled  "Afield"2014$5,500
ArtsThird Rail Repertory TheatrePortlandSupport programs and operations2014$12,000
ArtsTriangle ProductionsPortlandTour "The Jim Pepper Project" and present related educational workshops for Native American audiences in rural communities across Oregon2014$15,000
ArtsWhite BirdPortlandExpand outreach to diversify contemporary dance audiences in Portland to include more individuals under the age of 40, people of color, and individuals with disabilities2014$35,000
ArtsYoung Audiences of OregonPortlandAssist in leveraging full federal funding for a project to expand arts education into curricula for all 3rd - 5th grade classrooms in the Beaverton School District2014$20,000
ArtsYoung Audiences of OregonPortlandDeliver arts education programs in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington county schools2014$30,000
ArtsYouth Symphony of Southern OregonMedfordProvide music education and outreach programs for youth from Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties2014$7,500
Children-YouthABC House AlbanyProvide post-trauma therapy services for low-income children and families impacted by physical and sexual abuse in Linn and Benton counties2014$20,000
Children-YouthBoys & Girls Club of CorvallisCorvallisExpand staffing to provide arts enrichment and career development skills to underserved, low-income, and at-risk youth in Benton County2014$60,000
Children-YouthBoys & Girls Clubs of Central OregonBendImplement a job readiness and workforce skill development program for at-risk teens in Bend2014$15,000
Children-YouthCASA for ChildrenPortlandExpand the agency's capacity to advocate for more at-risk children in Multnomah and Washington counties who are involved in the child welfare system due to abuse or neglect2014$25,000
Children-YouthCASA for Children of Klamath CountyKlamath FallsTrain more volunteers to serve more at-risk children involved in the child welfare system in rural Klamath County2014$15,000
Children-YouthCASA of Jackson CountyMedfordHire an assistant program director to serve more at-risk children involved in the child welfare system in rural Josephine County2014$35,000
Children-YouthCASA of Lane CountySpringfieldExpand a peer coordinator model to serve more children involved in the child welfare system due to abuse or neglect in Lane County2014$20,000
Children-YouthCASA of Linn CountyAlbanyExpand staffing to recruit and retain additional volunteers to serve more at-risk children involved in the child welfare system due to abuse or neglect in rural Linn County (2 years)2014$35,000
Children-YouthChild AdvocatesOregon CityExpand staffing to recruit and retain additional volunteers to serve more at-risk children involved in the child welfare system due to abuse or neglect in Clackamas County2014$20,000
Children-YouthChildren's Center of Clackamas CountyOregon CityEnhance follow-up support services for children who have been abused and their non-offending family members in Clackamas County2014$25,000
Children-YouthChildren's Healing Art ProjectPortlandEnhance organizational capacity to provide arts experiences to critically and chronically ill children in the Portland area2014$10,000
Children-YouthCommunity Connection of Northeast OregonLa GrandeProvide before- and after-school care and learning enrichment for school-age children in rural Oregon2014$30,000
Children-YouthFamily Building BlocksSalemExpand child abuse intervention services for low-income children/families in Marion and Polk counties through a challenge match2014$25,000
Children-YouthFriends of the Children of the Klamath BasinKlamath FallsRenovate a clubhouse for a long term intervention and mentoring program serving at-risk children and youth in rural Klamath Falls2014$20,000
Children-YouthFriends of the Children-PortlandPortlandConstruct an East Multnomah County facility that accommodates the agency's mentoring of culturally diverse, low-income, at-risk youth, and other youth services provided by community partners2014$200,000
Children-YouthGilbert House Children's MuseumSalemProduce and install a new hands-on learning exhibit for children2014$10,000
Children-YouthGirl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington PortlandIncrease participation of Hispanic girls and adult volunteers across Oregon through culturally appropriate staffing and programming2014$79,000
Children-YouthHeart of Oregon CorpsBendEmploy at-risk teens to restore public lands through a summer conservation program in Central Oregon2014$10,000
Children-YouthHomePlate Youth ServicesHillsboroSupport a new full-time volunteer coordinator position to expand the number of volunteers and mentors serving more homeless youth in Washington County2014$25,000
Children-YouthIsaac's RoomSalemHire program staff to expand life skills training, mentoring, and workforce development for at-risk and homeless youth in the Salem area2014$75,000
Children-YouthJ Bar J Youth ServicesBendProvide community-based mentoring for at-risk youth in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson counties2014$15,000
Children-YouthJackson Street Youth ShelterCorvallisPurchase a house for a transitional living program serving homeless youth, ages 18-20, from Benton and Linn counties2014$45,000
Children-YouthJefferson County Youth Organization MadrasUpgrade the clubhouse and expand educational enrichment programs for low-income, primarily Latino and Native American K-8 students and their families in rural Madras2014$25,000
Children-YouthKids Intervention & Diagnostic Service CenterBendUpgrade soundproofing and technology to ensure confidentiality, safety, and security at a Central Oregon child abuse assessment facility2014$40,000
Children-YouthMaslow ProjectMedfordExpand basic needs services and wraparound supports to more homeless and at-risk youth in Jackson County2014$25,000
Children-YouthMountainStar Family Relief NurseryBendProvide family-focused child abuse prevention/intervention programs for at-risk children and families at the Juniper Junction Relief Nursery satellite.2014$20,000
Children-YouthMy Voice MusicPortlandProvide summer music camps in Portland for youth experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges2014$5,000
Children-YouthNorthwest Outward Bound SchoolPortlandSupport the Pinnacle Scholarship fund to enable low-income Oregon youth to participate in a wilderness mentoring program2014$10,000
Children-YouthOphelia's PlaceEugeneExpand school-based mental health and empowerment programs in Lane County for at-risk girls, ages 10-182014$40,000
Children-YouthOregon Children's FoundationPortlandExpand SMART early literacy intervention to serve more at-risk children in high-need schools in the Portland metro area2014$70,000
Children-YouthOregon Pediatric SocietyLake OswegoExpand an early literacy program and statewide network of clinics serving children ages 6 months to five years from low-income, underserved families  (2 years)2014$65,000
Children-YouthPartners for a Hunger-Free OregonPortlandExpand after-school and summer meal programs for low-income and impoverished children across Oregon2014$50,000

Pathfinders of Oregon


PortlandSupport a collaborative youth engagement project targeting low-income, at-risk middle school youth in the Rockwood community, and implement a leadership transition2014$60,000
Children-YouthPortland Children's MuseumPortlandEstablish the museum's artist in residence program in Portland (3 years)2014$90,000
Children-YouthTLC-TnT PortlandProvide stipends for culturally diverse, low-income teens to plan and supervise day camp activities for low-income, culturally diverse K-8 students in North Portland2014$5,000
Children-YouthWestwind Stewardship GroupOtisSupport agency operations, and provide scholarships for low-income youth from diverse, underserved communities to attend summer camp on the Oregon Coast2014$30,000
Community-Welfare211infoPortlandSupport operations to provide local social service information and referral to underserved and low-income individuals across the state2014$55,000
Community-WelfareAlbina Opportunities CorporationPortlandExpand advisory and loan services to underserved women- and minority-owned small businesses in low- to moderate-income areas in Portland2014$100,000
Community-WelfareAmerican Red Cross, Oregon Trail ChapterPortlandDevelop disaster resiliency action plans in underserved, vulnerable communities2014$25,000
Community-WelfareAsian Pacific American Network of OregonPortlandEstablish a community garden in a low-income, ethnically diverse Southeast Portland neighborhood2014$15,000
Community-WelfareAssistance League of CorvallisCorvallisConstruct a warehouse to expand a clothing and hygiene kit distribution program for low-income K-12 students in Benton County2014$30,000
Community-WelfareBethlehem InnBendProvide shelter and support services for homeless individuals and families in Central Oregon through a challenge match2014$20,000
Community-WelfareBetter PeoplePortlandPrepare former offenders in the Portland area for successful entry/reentry into the workforce2014$10,000
Community-WelfareBirch Community ServicesPortlandHire a program manager to expand education and skill-building programs to increase self-sufficiency of low-income families in the Portland area2014$19,980
Community-WelfareBradley Angle HousePortlandProvide emergency shelter services for a diverse population of low-income women and their children escaping domestic violence2014$14,000
Community-WelfareCascade AIDS ProjectPortlandAssist individuals living with HIV/AIDS in the Portland area to find employment2014$25,000
Community-WelfareCausa of OregonSalemProvide culturally specific outreach to facilitate U.S. citizenship for Latinos with legal permanent residency status, many of whom are low-income, in Washington, Marion, Multnomah, Lane, and Deschutes counties2014$25,000
Community-WelfareCentral City ConcernPortlandConstruct affordable housing that supports culturally-specific addiction recovery and peer mentoring services for low-income African American individuals and low-income families in Multnomah and Clackamas counties2014$400,000
Community-WelfareChurch of St. Michael The ArchangelPortlandExpand a community center in downtown Portland that provides  health, food, and hospitality services to homeless and impoverished individuals2014$25,000
Community-WelfareClackamas Women's ServicesOregon CityIncrease staffing to expand domestic violence support services for child and adult survivors in Clackamas County2014$135,000
Community-WelfareDundee Woman's ClubDundeeReplace the roof on a historic community center serving residents in rural Yamhill County2014$40,000
Community-WelfareFinancial Stewardship ResourcesPhilomathHire an educational programming director to expand board member trainings for small- and medium-sized nonprofits, primarily in rural Oregon2014$42,000
Community-WelfareFISH Food BankHood RiverConstruct a new facility to increase storage capacity and distribution of food to low-income residents in the Gorge2014$75,000
Community-WelfareFolk-TimePortlandProvide peer-delivered support services and socialization in Northeast Portland for adults living with persistent mental illness2014$15,000
Community-WelfareCity of Grass ValleyGrass ValleyRenovate the community's historic pavilion and gathering space for residents of rural Sherman County2014$49,000
Community-WelfareGrowing GardensPortlandExpand culturally responsive home gardening education, mentoring, and support programs for low-income, Spanish-speaking families in the Portland area2014$30,000
Community-WelfareHabitat for Humanity of OregonPortlandExpand funding, training, and technical assistance to Habitat affiliates across Oregon to position them to provide housing and home repair assistance to low-income seniors, families, and individuals with disabilities2014$100,000
Community-WelfareHuerto de la Familia EugeneSupport garden education and food production programs for low-income Latino families in the Eugene area2014$15,000
Community-WelfareIllinois Valley Family CoalitionCave JunctionReplace air conditioning and heating units in a facility that provides social services to low-income clients in rural Josephine County2014$6,000
Community-WelfareInnovative ChangesPortlandExpand peer-supported financial education programs for low-income women of color in the Portland area  (2 years)2014$40,000
Community-WelfareImmigrant and Refugee Community OrganizationPortlandIncrease staffing at Africa House to improve academic success and support services for low-income African immigrant and refugee youth and their families in Oregon2014$70,500
Community-WelfareJesuit Volunteer Corps NorthwestPortlandHire an associate director to expand the impact of volunteers serving low-income individuals and communities across Oregon2014$17,000
Community-WelfareJewish Family & Child ServicePortlandProvide wraparound social services for low-income seniors and people with disabilities for the Jewish community and greater Portland area residents2014$15,000
Community-WelfareL'Arche PortlandPortlandPurchase two vans to provide transportation for individuals with developmental disabilities residing in Portland area group homes2014$8,000
Community-WelfareLettuce Grow Garden FoundationPortlandDevelop a curriculum to teach incarcerated individuals advanced gardening and greenhouse management skills2014$18,000

LGBTQ Community Center Fund


PortlandBuild community connections and reduce social isolation for Portland area LGBTQ adults, ages 55 years and above2014$12,000
Community-WelfareLiving YogaPortlandExpand trauma-informed yoga classes for youth and adults in Portland area correctional facilities and treatment programs through a challenge grant2014$10,000
Community-WelfareLotus Rising ProjectMedfordSupport programs and operations serving LGBTQ youth and adults in Southern Oregon2014$7,500
Community-WelfareLutheran Community Services NorthwestBeavertonSupport a transitional housing program for homeless women and children in Washington County2014$10,000
Community-WelfareMount Hood Towne Hall AssociationParkdaleUpgrade a community center and playground serving individuals and families in rural Hood River County2014$20,000
Community-WelfareMt. Hood Kiwanis CampPortlandIncrease staff housing to expand outdoor recreational opportunities to more children and adults with disabilities2014$35,000
Community-WelfareNew City InitiativePortlandRelocate and expand catering operations to develop food service skills and job opportunities for individuals in the greater Portland area who have experienced homelessness  (3 years)2014$90,000
Community-WelfareNorthwest Housing AlternativesPortlandConstruct a community room to serve low-income individuals and families residing at Autumn Park Apartments, an affordable housing complex in Wilsonville2014$38,800
Community-WelfareNorthwest Pilot ProjectPortlandExpand housing and support services to more low-income seniors at risk of and experiencing homelessness in Portland2014$30,000
Community-WelfareOregon Abuse Advocates and Survivors in ServicePortlandHire an education and outreach director to increase statewide community engagement to end child sexual abuse2014$15,000
Community-WelfareOregon Food BankPortlandAcquire food for distribution to families in need throughout the state2014$100,000
Community-WelfareOur House of PortlandPortlandUpgrade technology to expand independent living support for low-income people living with HIV/AIDs in the Portland area2014$45,000
Community-WelfarePearl Buck CenterEugeneReplace a fleet of vehicles used to transport adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Lane County2014$40,000
Community-WelfarePortland Community ToolbankPortlandPurchase tools and technology to establish a tool lending program for Portland metropolitan area nonprofits2014$20,000
Community-WelfarePortland Homeless Family SolutionsPortlandBuild organizational infrastructure and add case management hours to shelter coordinator positions to serve more homeless families with children in Portland2014$50,000
Community-WelfareRebuilding Together*Washington CountyBeavertonRepair mobile homes for low-income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities and support operations2014$5,000
Community-WelfareReedsport Church of God (for Project Blessing)ReedsportPurchase technology equipment and signage to improve efficiency and services at a food pantry serving low-income rural residents of coastal Douglas County2014$5,000
Community-WelfareSisters of the RoadPortlandProvide meals and support services to individuals experiencing poverty and homelessness in Portland through a challenge grant2014$22,000
Community-WelfareSiuslaw Outreach ServicesFlorenceRenovate a resource facility serving rural domestic violence survivors and low-income individuals and families2014$20,000
Community-WelfareSociety of St. Vincent de Paul, Redmond ConferenceRedmondPurchase a facility to house basic needs programs and social services for low-income, vulnerable individuals and families in rural Central Oregon2014$100,000
Community-WelfareSouth Lincoln ResourcesWaldportImprove drainage and parking areas at a newly-purchased facility that houses social and basic needs programs serving low-income, rural residents on the central coast2014$20,000
Community-WelfareStore to DoorPortlandExpand a grocery delivery program to support independent living for low-income, homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Portland metropolitan area2014$12,500
Community-WelfareTillamook County Women's Resource CenterTillamookSupport a staff position to manage a survivor-centered, coordinated criminal justice response for sexual assault cases in rural Tillamook County2014$30,000
Community-WelfareTillamook Serenity ClubTillamookExpand the program manager position to serve more individuals in recovery from addictions in rural Tillamook County2014$5,000
Community-WelfareUrban League of PortlandPortlandProduce and publish the "2014 State of Black Oregon Report"2014$30,000
Community-WelfareVeterans in RecoveryMedfordProvide training to expand peer-delivered outreach and mentoring to low-income veterans, women, and families impacted by addiction and/or trauma2014$5,000
Community-WelfareVolunteers of America OregonPortlandProvide domestic violence prevention and intervention services for at-risk children and youth in the Portland metropolitan area2014$25,000
EducationACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) Mentor ProgramPortlandEnhance career-mentoring provided by volunteers targeting low-income students and students of color in the Portland metro area by increasing staff administrative support2014$45,000

Campbell Institute


PortlandSupport operations to promote high-quality early learning for children through age eight, and catalyze statewide leadership to improve education practice and policy  (3 years)2014$250,000
EducationCatlin Gabel SchoolPortlandHire a KairosPDX Family Connections program coordinator to increase access to early childhood resources among low-income African American families in the Portland area2014$45,000
EducationCity Club of PortlandPortlandImplement a program in Portland high schools to engage at-risk students, particularly from communities of color, in civic leadership activities, and increase the diversity of the club's decision-making groups (3 years)2014$45,000
EducationFoundations for a Better OregonPortlandSupport operations; implement the third year of TeachOregon2014$748,560
EducationHispanic Metropolitan Chamber of CommercePortlandIncrease access to vocational and higher education scholarships and financial resources for low- to moderate-income Latino students across Oregon2014$45,000
EducationI Have a Dream FoundationPortlandAdvance the Dreamer School Project's collaborative approach to improve educational outcomes for culturally diverse, low-income students in the Reynolds School District2014$180,000
EducationJunior Achievement of Oregon and SW WashingtonPortlandPurchase updated teacher guides and educational materials for a career and financial literacy program for Oregon fifth-graders2014$15,000
EducationLewis & Clark CollegePortlandParticipate in a pilot program in Portland to increase the college's retention and completion rates of low-income, first-generation students and students of color2014$100,000
EducationMarathon Education PartnersPortlandExpand long-term mentoring services for motivated, underserved, low-income Portland area students from 5th grade through college2014$15,000
EducationOpen Meadow Alternative SchoolsPortlandImplement a new educational model and school in East Multnomah County to prepare culturally diverse, at-risk middle and high school students for post-secondary success2014$300,000
EducationOregon Museum of Science and IndustryPortlandConstruct a marine science education center in Newport2014$400,000
EducationPortland Opportunities Industrialization CenterPortlandSupport transition services to assist low-income, at-risk young adults, particularly from communities of color in the Portland area, to achieve education, employment, and self-sufficiency skills beyond high school  (2 years)2014$30,000
EducationReading ResultsPortlandExpand reading intervention services to more elementary schools serving low-income children and children of color in the Portland metro area2014$80,000
EducationSelf EnhancementPortlandSupport programs and operations in the Portland area that provide academic and personal achievement programs to underserved, low-income African American and Latino students in grades 3-12 and their families (2 years)2014$250,000
EducationThe Shadow ProjectPortlandTransform the agency's education model to improve educational outcomes for more students with learning differences2014$36,000
EducationSt. Andrew Nativity SchoolPortlandIncrease staffing to expand support services and provide mentoring for low-income, culturally diverse students in N/NE Portland and East Multnomah County who are transitioning into high school, college, and careers2014$25,000
EducationStand for Children Leadership CenterPortlandIncrease academic success for English language learners, and strengthen parent engagement programs for Latino and African American families in East Multnomah County schools2014$25,000
EnvironmentBeyond ToxicsEugeneConduct environmental outreach to test soils in home gardens of low-income, predominately Latino families residing in a West Eugene industrial corridor area2014$8,750
EnvironmentColumbia Land TrustPortlandExpand regional conservation and stewardship strategies east of the Cascades and across the Columbia River region in Oregon2014$65,000
EnvironmentConfluence Environmental CenterPortlandImplement a Fellows Program to assist understaffed, community-based environmental organizations to increase their leadership and impact in Lents Foster, a low-income, underserved area in Southeast Portland2014$30,000
EnvironmentFriends of TreesPortlandHire a volunteer coordinator to expand the agency's environmental restoration programs to underserved areas in Marion and Lane counties2014$80,000
EnvironmentGroundwork PortlandPortlandProvide youth development, environmental stewardship opportunities, and summer jobs for underserved, low-income, Portland youth from communities of color2014$10,000
EnvironmentLake County Resources InitiativeLakeviewProvide education and training to promote renewable energy alternatives in six rural Oregon communities2014$25,000
EnvironmentThe Nature ConservancyPortlandRestore and protect oak, prairie, and floodplain habitat in Yamhill, Polk, and Lane counties2014$200,000
EnvironmentNorthwest Earth InstitutePortlandLaunch a peace, justice, and environmental sustainability course, and support operations2014$25,000
EnvironmentOpal Creek Ancient Forest CenterPortlandSupport three seasonal staff positions to serve more school groups at an environmental education center in the Willamette National Forest2014$30,000
EnvironmentOregon Coast AquariumNewportProduce "Shipwrecks," a marine archeology and ocean exploration exhibit2014$50,000
EnvironmentOregon Shores Conservation CoalitionSeal RockEngage citizens to monitor and protect five Oregon marine reserves2014$15,000
EnvironmentPortland Audubon SocietyPortlandBuild two yurts and improve emergency vehicle access and fire safety at Miller Sanctuary's outdoor education site2014$45,000
EnvironmentSiskiyou Field InstituteSelmaReplace the roof of an environmental education center serving individuals and school groups in rural Josephine County2014$21,000
EnvironmentSustainable NorthwestPortlandExpand a water and energy savings project in rural Klamath Basin, and build a sustaining donor base through a challenge match2014$20,000
EnvironmentFriends of Tryon Creek ParkPortlandCreate new science, technology, engineering and math-related environmental education curricula for students and teachers in Portland elementary schools2014$10,000
EnvironmentTualatin RiverkeepersTualatinSupport operations to strengthen equity, diversity, and inclusion of culturally diverse residents living in the Tualatin watershed2014$14,000
EnvironmentVerdePortlandConstruct Cully Park, a collaborative community engagement project to transform a former landfill into a park/community asset for residents in a low-income, underserved North Portland neighborhood2014$140,000
EnvironmentWestern Rivers ConservancyPortlandSupport operations to expand conservation of fish and wildlife habitat along the John Day River Basin2014$200,000
EnvironmentWillamette RiverkeeperPortlandEngage Oregonians in stewardship of the Willamette Water Trail Project2014$15,000
Health and ScienceAfrican American Health CoalitionPortlandHire a program coordinator to expand outreach/intervention to decrease the risks of chronic disease in Portland's African American communities2014$95,000
Health and ScienceBlue Mountain Healthcare FoundationJohn DayPurchase a bone density scanner for Blue Mountain Hospital in rural Grant County2014$15,000
Health and ScienceCommunity Cancer Foundation/Community Cancer CenterRoseburgPurchase radiation therapy equipment to treat cancer patients in Roseburg and rural Douglas County2014$75,000
Health and ScienceDental Foundation of OregonWilsonvilleProvide mobile dental clinic services for low-income, culturally diverse K-12 students across Oregon2014$30,000
Health and ScienceFamily Solutions MedfordReplace the roof and windows at two community-based residential treatment homes serving adolescents in Southern Oregon2014$20,000
Health and ScienceHIV AllianceEugeneSustain and expand HIV prevention programs in eleven underserved counties including Marion, Lane, Douglas, Josephine, Jackson, Lake, Klamath, Coos, Curry, Lincoln, and Clatsop2014$35,000
Health and ScienceHuman SolutionsPortlandConstruct a dental clinic in an affordable housing complex to serve low-income individuals and families in East Multnomah County2014$175,000
Health and ScienceKlamath Child & Family Treatment Center Klamath FallsUpgrade technology and join an electronic patient data system serving rural children, adults, and families with behavioral/mental health needs2014$50,000
Health and ScienceMulticultural Integrated Kidney Education Program PortlandSupport health education and mentoring to promote chronic disease prevention among a diverse corps of at-risk youth attending an alternative high school in Hillsboro2014$10,000
Health and ScienceNorthwest Medical Foundation of Tillamook TillamookPurchase cardiac monitor/defibrillators for ambulance units serving rural residents on the North Coast2014$25,000
Health and ScienceOregon Foundation for Reproductive HealthPortlandLaunch a pilot to train primary health care providers to proactively address family planning and pre-conception health care issues with low-income women at three Federally Qualified Health Clinics in the Portland area2014$75,000
Health and ScienceOregon Health and Science University FoundationPortlandPurchase state-of-the-art biomedical imaging equipment for the Knight Cancer Institute in Portland2014$1,000,000
Health and ScienceOutside InPortlandInstall an upgraded electronic health records system to improve the coordination of care among providers serving low-income youth and adults in Portland2014$50,000
Health and SciencePine-Eagle Health Planning CommitteeHalfwayReplace an ambulance for patients in medically underserved, rural Baker County2014$40,000
Health and SciencePlanned Parenthood of the Columbia WillamettePortlandImplement an electronic health records system at eight clinics in Oregon2014$80,000
Health and ScienceReturning Veterans ProjectPortlandExpand free therapeutic and holistic care services to military veterans and their families across Oregon2014$24,000
Health and ScienceRobison Jewish HomePortlandConstruct a health and rehabilitation center in Portland to implement a household model of care for elders and people with disabilities2014$150,000
Health and ScienceSaint Alphonsus Foundation - Baker CityBaker CityCreate a hospital-based breast health center to expand breast cancer screening and outreach programs for women in rural Baker County2014$26,680
Health and ScienceSouth Lane School DistrictCottage GroveExpand dental services for school children from low-income families residing in rural South Lane and North Douglas counties2014$20,000
Health and ScienceTherapy Works NWGreshamConstruct a facility to increase the number of low-income children with disabilities receiving hippotherapy services in the greater Portland area2014$30,000
Health and ScienceTrillium Family Services Foundation PortlandConstruct a secure facility on the agency's Corvallis campus for youth, ages 14-17, in need of intensive psychiatric inpatient services  (3 years)2014$400,000
Health and ScienceUpstream Public HealthPortlandCoordinate oral health programs for underserved young children, primarily from low-income families, who are enrolled at licensed childcare centers in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties2014$10,000
HumanitiesColumbia River Maritime MuseumAstoriaRenovate two buildings to create a new conservation/collections storage facility2014$60,000
HumanitiesThe Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of OregonGrand RondeConstruct a permanent exhibit area and community meeting spaces at Chachalu, a Native American cultural center in rural Western Oregon2014$60,000
HumanitiesDouglas County Museum FoundationRoseburgDigitize an oral history collection to ensure preservation and expand access2014$6,120
HumanitiesThe Driftwood Library Foundation of Lincoln CityLincoln CityPurchase a van to expand library outreach primarily to low-income children and elderly residents in rural Lincoln County2014$5,000
HumanitiesFishtrapEnterpriseSupport programs promoting literary arts in rural Northeastern Oregon2014$20,000
HumanitiesHigh Desert MuseumBendUpgrade the Central Oregon museum's technology to enhance visitors' experiences and improve operational efficiency2014$32,000
HumanitiesJapanese Garden Society of OregonPortlandSupport operations and programs in the Portland area2014$25,000
Humanities Friends of the Jefferson Public LibraryJeffersonConstruct a new library for mid-Willamette Valley rural residents2014$75,000
HumanitiesJosephy Center for Arts and CultureJosephPresent art exhibits and related events at a cultural center serving rural residents of Wallowa County2014$15,000
HumanitiesLiterary ArtsPortlandSupport Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships, and Writers in the Schools and Everybody Reads programs in the Portland area2014$30,000
HumanitiesOregon Black Pioneers CorporationSalemProduce an exhibit tracing migration of African Americans to and within Oregon in the 1940s and 1950s for display at Oregon Historical Society and other venues2014$20,000
HumanitiesOregon Council for the HumanitiesPortlandProvide the Humanities in Perspective course for low-income individuals in the Portland area and a summer humanities camp for a diverse mix of teens and high school faculty from across Oregon2014$18,000
HumanitiesOregon Historical SocietyPortlandSupport programs and operations2014$100,000
HumanitiesPortland Classical Chinese Garden PortlandExpand programs to attract more children and families as visitors and members2014$20,000
HumanitiesSalem Multicultural InstituteSalemHire a full-time assistant director to expand year-round multicultural enrichment programs in the mid-Willamette Valley2014$50,000
HumanitiesStreet BooksPortlandExpand access to literature and social engagement for homeless people in Portland2014$3,000
HumanitiesThe Dalles-Wasco County Library FoundationThe DallesAdd space to the library facility to expand services for children and youth in the rural mid-Columbia Gorge area2014$100,000
HumanitiesWallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive CenterWallowaConstruct a longhouse for descendants of the Wallowa Nez Perce, and also foster public awareness about Nez Perce history and culture in the rural Wallowa region2014$40,000
HumanitiesWisdom of the EldersPortlandImplement a culturally-tailored conservation/environmental education initiative to  engage Native American youth2014$15,000
HumanitiesWorld Forestry CenterPortlandPresent two new exhibits for children and families at the Discovery Museum in Portland2014$25,000
HumanitiesWrite Around PortlandPortlandPurchase a new database system to expand writing programs for disenfranchised individuals in Multnomah and Washington counties2014$25,000
ReligionEcumenical Ministries of OregonPortlandEngage faith communities in service for the common good, and present the 2014 Collins Lecture2014$147,500