2015 Grants

Focus AreaOrganizationCityGrant DescriptionDateAwarded
ArtsArtists Repertory TheatrePortlandSupport a season of plays and related programs and events for Portland-area audiences2015$45,000
ArtsAstoria Music FestivalAstoriaSupport festival programs on the northern Oregon coast and year-round capacity-building activities2015$10,000
ArtsAthena's GemAthenaRestore the historic Gem Theatre and Star Saloon to create a cultural arts center serving residents of rural Athena and surrounding communities2015$35,000
ArtsBallet FantastiqueEugeneIncrease staffing levels to strengthen the Lane County dance company's organizational infrastructure2015$35,000
ArtsBroadway Rose Theatre CompanyTigardProduce "Thoroughly Modern Millie" on the mainstage for audiences in the greater Portland area2015$12,000
ArtsChamber Music NorthwestPortlandSupport year-round chamber music programs, outreach, and operations in the Portland area2015$20,000
ArtsCrossroads Carnegie Art CenterBaker CityIncrease staff hours to strengthen arts education and cultural programs for residents in rural Baker City2015$15,000
ArtsDisability Art and Culture ProjectPortlandExpand staffing and audience development for an inclusive dance program serving youth with and without disabilities in the greater Portland area2015$5,000
ArtsDisjecta Contemporary Art CenterPortlandSupport capacity-building to retain and attract key staff members and purchase technology equipment for art works presented to audiences in Portland2015$45,000
ArtsEugene BalletEugenePurchase portable lighting equipment to expand touring to rural, underserved communities in Oregon2015$20,000
ArtsEugene Concert ChoirEugeneSupport a season of choral music performances, education, and outreach for audiences in Lane County2015$9,000
ArtsEugene Symphony AssociationEugeneSupport 50th anniversary programs and operations for audiences in the southern Willamette Valley through a challenge match2015$20,000
ArtsFriends of Chamber MusicPortlandPresent the Beethoven-Bartok Festival, a week-long series of concerts and programs for Portland-area audiences2015$8,000
ArtsHand2Mouth TheatrePortlandProduce "Time, A Fair Hustler," an original play exploring the evolution of Portland's at-risk, homeless, and LGBTQ youth culture2015$8,000
ArtsImago, The Theatre Mask EnsemblePortlandPremiere "Cloud" and present an adaptation of "Peer Gynt" for Portland audiences2015$30,000
ArtsLake Arts CouncilLakeviewPresent community and school concerts featuring a brass quintet from Mexico to engage more Latino audience members in rural Lakeview2015$3,000
ArtsLane Arts CouncilEugeneProvide arts education and artist residencies in rural, underserved Lane County schools2015$10,000
ArtsLiberty RestorationAstoriaComplete restorations on the second floor of the historic Liberty Theater to enhance functionality for performers and audiences in rural Clatsop County2015$15,000
ArtsLiberty Theatre FoundationLa GrandeRestore a historic theater venue to serve arts and community groups in rural Union County2015$15,000
ArtsMediaRitesPortlandProduce four staged readings and discussions featuring Asian American stories and actors in the Portland area2015$5,000
ArtsMetropolitan Youth SymphonyPortlandDevelop musicianship through concerts and conduct outreach to low-income schools in the Portland area2015$12,000
ArtsMultnomah Arts Center AssociationPortlandRenovate an auditorium at a community-based arts center in Southwest Portland2015$20,000
ArtsNorthwest Children's Theater and SchoolPortlandSupport operations, performances, and theater arts programs for children, including those with special needs, in the greater Portland area2015$15,000
ArtsOregon Ballet TheatrePortlandSupport programs and operations, and outreach efforts to engage diverse audiences in the Portland area2015$80,000
ArtsOregon Repertory SingersPortlandHire a new executive director to manage choral music education and performances in Portland2015$7,500
ArtsOregon Symphony AssociationPortlandSupport programs and operations for Portland-area audiences2015$100,000
ArtsPassinArt: A Theatre CompanyPortlandProduce a season of three plays and related programming reflecting African American perspectives for Portland-area audiences2015$15,000
ArtsPeter Britt Gardens Music and Arts Festival AssociationMedfordSupport the Classical Festival in rural Jacksonville and increase access for underserved adults, seniors, and students2015$17,000
ArtsPHAME AcademyPortlandLaunch a Portland-area leadership development and community engagement program for young and older adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities2015$15,000
ArtsPortland Art MuseumPortlandSupport exhibitions and programs for patrons and visitors to Portland2015$100,000
ArtsThe Portland BalletPortlandCreate a co-artistic director position to provide advanced training for young dancers and expand outreach into diverse communities in the greater Portland area2015$15,000
ArtsPortland Center StagePortlandPresent a season of plays, arts enrichment, and education/outreach programs for audiences in the Portland area2015$100,000
ArtsPortland Festival SymphonyPortlandProvide free summer concerts in Portland parks, and support a salaried artistic director position and new office space through a challenge match2015$20,000
ArtsPortland Opera AssociationPortlandSupport programs, statewide touring, and a transition to a summer programming schedule for Portland-area audiences2015$120,000
ArtsPortland PlayhousePortlandProduce "Mr. Burns - A Post-Electric Play" for Portland-area audiences2015$15,000
ArtsPortland RevelsPortlandProduce "Christmas Revels" featuring the music, dance, and storytelling traditions of Irish immigrants in the late 1800s for audiences in the Portland area2015$7,000
ArtsPortland Symphonic ChoirPortlandProduce "A Child of Our Times," an oratorio inspired by events surrounding the Holocaust and performed for Portland-area audiences2015$10,000
ArtsPortland Youth Philharmonic AssociationPortlandProvide education and outreach programs for young musicians and school audiences2015$15,000
ArtsRed Octopus Theatre CompanyNewportContract a professional set designer for a production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" in rural Lincoln County2015$4,000
ArtsRogue Valley Chorale AssociationMedfordProduce "Misa Azteca" and increase outreach to Latino audiences in Jackson County2015$4,000
ArtsRoss Ragland TheaterKlamath FallsProvide outreach and arts education programs for underserved rural children and youth in the Klamath Basin region2015$10,000
ArtsSalem Chamber OrchestraSalemPresent concerts and related education and outreach activities for audiences in the mid-Willamette Valley2015$6,000
ArtsSiletz Bay Music FestivalLincoln CityProvide musical performances for local audiences and visitors in the Lincoln City area.2015$6,000
ArtsThird Angle New Music EnsemblePortlandPresent a site-specific, collaborative musical installation at the Mt. Angel Abbey Library featuring contemporary choral and chamber works by Finnish composers2015$5,500
ArtsThird Rail Repertory TheatrePortlandSupport programs and operations for audiences in the greater Portland area2015$12,000
ArtsUmpqua Valley Arts AssociationRoseburgSupport operations and programs promoting arts education and art appreciation for residents in rural Douglas County2015$24,000
ArtsYoung Audiences of OregonPortlandExpand arts education programs for K-12 students in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington county schools2015$50,000
ArtsYouth Symphony of Southern OregonMedfordProvide music education and outreach programs for youth in rural Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties2015$7,500
Children-YouthAlbertina Kerr CentersPortlandRenovate a building on the Gresham campus to increase coordination and delivery of mental health services to children and their families2015$150,000
Children-YouthAntFarmSandyExpand internships in northeast Clackamas County to develop employment skills in local and at-risk youth2015$20,000
Children-YouthArc of Lane CountySpringfieldPurchase technology and sensory equipment for facilities in Springfield and Eugene serving school-age children with complex cognitive needs, many of whom need behavioral or medical support2015$22,000
Children-YouthBienestarHillsboroExpand a kindergarten readiness program in Washington County for low-income Latino resident families with young children ages 2-42015$45,000
Children-YouthBoys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan AreaPortlandConstruct a clubhouse to serve at-risk youth in Rockwood, a diverse, underserved, low-income neighborhood in east Multnomah County2015$300,000
Children-YouthBoys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue ValleyGrants PassRenovate a clubhouse to expand teen programs for underserved youth in the Grants Pass area2015$25,000
Children-YouthCamp Fire ColumbiaPortlandProvide year-round programming and mentoring for at-risk, low-income students and students of color attending middle schools in the Portland Public School District2015$20,000
Children-YouthCASA of Marion CountySalemHire a full-time program manager position to increase organizational capacity and serve more children at-risk of abuse and neglect in Marion County2015$45,000
Children-YouthCentral Oregon Disability Support NetworkBendIncrease staffing to create online augmentative and alternative communication device training for children with speech impairments and their families across Oregon2015$25,000
Children-YouthChildren First for OregonPortlandProvide operating support to launch United for Kids, a collaborative initiative to reduce economic, health, and educational disparities for Oregon children.2015$40,000
Children-YouthThe Circus ProjectPortlandExpand staffing and programs to serve more homeless and at-risk youth in Portland2015$35,000
Children-YouthCreating Memories for Disabled ChildrenEnterpriseRenovate the Lodge at Camp Wallowa in Northeastern Oregon to provide outdoor experiences for children with disabilities2015$10,000
Children-YouthFamily Building BlocksSalemExpand parent engagement, leadership development, and peer support for low-income, at-risk parents receiving relief nursery services in Salem2015$30,000
Children-YouthHands and Voices of OregonPortlandSupport a peer-based resource and information network to assist and connect parents of Oregon children with hearing disabilities2015$2,000
Children-YouthHeart of Oregon CorpsBendEmploy at-risk teens to restore public lands through a summer conservation program in Central Oregon2015$12,000
Children-YouthJ Bar J Youth ServicesBendProvide Big Brothers Big Sisters community-based mentoring for at-risk youth in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson counties2015$15,000
Children-YouthKinship HousePortlandEstablish new office and clinical areas to serve more Portland-area children transitioning to reunification or adoption in the Portland metro area2015$25,000
Children-YouthLiberty HouseSalemHire a mental health program manager to consult with children and their families dealing with concerns of sexual and physical abuse in Marion and Polk counties2015$80,000
Children-YouthMaslow ProjectMedfordExpand outreach and programs serving homeless youth and families in Jackson County2015$30,000
Children-YouthNorthwest Family ServicesPortlandIncrease staff positions to implement a curriculum in middle and high schools to prevent human trafficking in Portland2015$50,000
Children-YouthNorthwest Outward Bound SchoolPortlandSupport the Pinnacle Scholarship fund to enable low-income Oregon youth to participate in a wilderness mentoring program2015$10,000
Children-YouthOregon CASA NetworkSpringfieldProvide programs to ensure quality standards and sustainability for CASA programs across Oregon2015$20,000
Children-Youthp:earPortlandHire an education coordinator to expand educational programs for homeless and marginalized youth in Portland through a challenge grant2015$75,000
Children-YouthPlayWritePortlandSupport programs and operations to provide positive intervention strategies serving a divese group of marginalized Portland-area youth impacted by trauma2015$25,000
Children-YouthREAPPortlandSupport a culturally focused leadership program for at-risk, African American males in Portland-area middle and high schools2015$100,000
Children-YouthRonald McDonald House CharitiesPortlandRenovate a facility providing temporary housing for families with critically ill children who are receiving medical treatment at Portland-area hospitals2015$125,000
Children-YouthSouthern Oregon Child and Family CouncilCentral PointSupport family-centered literacy and educational programs for low-income Latino children and parents in rural Jackson County2015$35,000
Children-YouthThe Piece/Camp OdysseyPortlandSupport a youth summit and year-round activities to promote civic engagement, social justice, and leadership among Oregon high school youth and young adults representing a mix of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds2015$8,000
Children-YouthTreasure Valley Children's Relief NurseryOntarioSupport child therapy and family-centered programs to strengthen the stability of at-risk families in rural Malheur County2015$40,000
Children-YouthUnited Community Action NetworkRoseburgConstruct an early childhood service center to expand services and centralize community-based resources on one campus for low-income, high-risk families in Douglas County2015$110,000
Children-YouthYouth VillagesMarylhurstImplement a transitional living program for young adults in Oregon aging out of foster care2015$150,000
Community-WelfareAlbina Opportunities CorporationPortlandExpand financial lending services for underserved women-, minority-, and immigrant-owned businesses in the Portland area2015$75,000
Community-WelfareAllOne Community ServicesPortlandRenovate a facility to expand transitional housing and support for homeless women with children in North Portland2015$25,000
Community-WelfareAmerican Red Cross, Oregon Trail ChapterPortlandPurchase a new bloodmobile to serve Southern Oregon communities2015$75,000
Community-WelfareBenton Furniture ShareCorvallisIncrease staffing levels to expand furniture redistribution to vulnerable, low-income households in Linn and Benton counties and surrounding rural areas2015$12,000
Community-WelfareBethlehem InnBendProvide shelter and support services for homeless individuals and families in Central Oregon through a challenge match2015$20,000
Community-WelfareBradley Angle HousePortlandSupport operations and renovate bathroom and kitchen areas at a domestic violence shelter serving at-risk women and children in Multnomah County2015$25,000
Community-WelfareBreast FriendsTigardHire a healthcare liaison position to conduct outreach across Oregon and increase the organization’s capacity to serve women battling cancer2015$25,000
Community-WelfareBridge MeadowsPortlandCreate an intergenerational housing community in Beaverton for foster children and their adoptive parents, and low- and moderate-income elders2015$150,000
Community-WelfareCatholic Community Services of Lane CountySpringfieldLaunch a collaborative project to provide coordinated day services for homeless families with children in the Springfield area2015$25,000
Community-WelfareCeasefire Oregon Education FoundationPortlandExpand the Asking Saves Kids (ASK) campaign in Central Oregon and the Willamette Valley, raise awareness of community turn-in events, and enhance the agency’s website2015$10,000
Community-WelfareClackamas Service CenterClackamasExpand food and wraparound social services for low-income individuals and families in Clackamas County through a challenge grant2015$20,000
Community-WelfareCODA (Comprehensive Options for Drug Abusers)PortlandRemodel a facility to expand treatment services for adults with substance abuse and mental health issues in the greater Portland area2015$104,645
Community-WelfareThe Dougy CenterPortlandExpand counseling and bereavement support for children, young adults, and families in the Portland area2015$45,000
Community-WelfareFolk-TimePortlandProvide peer-delivered support and socialization in Northeast Portland for adults living with persistent mental illness2015$15,000
Community-WelfareFood for Lane CountyEugenePurchase warehouse racks to increase strorage capacity to serve more low-income, food insecure seniors in Lane County2015$25,000
Community-WelfareFoodWavesMilwaukieDevelop and deliver hands-on garden education programs for staff, low-income children, and families at six Head Start sites in Clackamas County2015$5,000
Community-WelfareGrace Center for Adult Day CareCorvallisPurchase a facility to house day programs and services for Corvallis-area adults with cognitive and physical impairments, the majority of whom are low-income2015$40,000
Community-WelfareGrow PortlandPortlandTransform three unused urban properties into community gardens to serve low-income and communities of color in East Portland2015$20,000
Community-WelfareHabitat for Humanity of OregonPortlandProvide 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 disabilities2015$80,000
Community-WelfareHacienda Community Development CorporationPortlandHire a project manager and data manager to incorporate financial coaching into all agency services to promote asset-building for low- and moderate-income Latino families in Portland2015$90,000
Community-WelfareThe HarborAstoriaRenovate a building to centralize operations and prevention/intervention programs for survivors and individuals at-risk for domestic and sexual violence in Clatsop County2015$50,000
Community-WelfareJewish Family & Child ServicePortlandSupport wraparound services and operations serving low-income adults, families, and seniors in the greater Portland area, primarily from Jewish and immigrant communities.2015$15,000
Community-WelfareCity of John DayJohn DayConstruct and furnish a community meeting space in the new fire station in rural Grant County2015$40,000
Community-WelfareThe Latino Community AssociationBendSustain a full-time assistant director position to oversee programs that address critical needs of low-income Latino individuals and families with limited English-language proficiency and limited formal education who live in Central Oregon2015$25,000
Community-WelfareLatino NetworkPortlandSupport operations and purchase furniture and equipment for a new meeting space serving Latino-led groups and organizations in the Portland area2015$40,000
Community-WelfareLiving YogaPortlandExpand trauma-informed yoga classes to serve at-risk youth and adults in correctional facilities, treatment centers, and community programs in the greater Portland area through a challenge match2015$10,000
Community-WelfareLotus Rising ProjectMedfordSupport programs and operations serving LGBTQ youth in Southern Oregon2015$7,500
Community-WelfareLuke-DorfTigardIncrease staffing to expand employment services for adults with chronic mental illness in the Portland metropolitan area2015$45,000
Community-WelfareLutheran Community Services NorthwestBeavertonProvide supportive services and transitional housing for homeless Washington County women in recovery and their children2015$10,000
Community-WelfareMacdonald CenterPortlandExpand outreach and visitation programs for veterans, seniors, and low-income individuals with disabilities residing in Portland, and increase contributions through a challenge match2015$30,000
Community-WelfareMedical Springs Rural Fire Protection DistrictBaker CityPurchase a water tender (tanker truck) for a remote, rural fire district in Baker County2015$25,000
Community-WelfareFriends of Menucha FoundationCorbettPurchase and install energy-efficient windows in the main building of a nonprofit conference center in east Multnomah County2015$40,000
Community-WelfareMercy Corps NorthwestPortlandHire a .5FTE project manager and build an investor education website to support a Community Investment Trust for ethnically diverse residents in an under-resourced, low-income neighborhood in East Portland2015$120,000
Community-WelfareMetropolitan Contractors Improvement PartnershipPortlandExpand staffing and technical assistance capacity to increase the number of minority-owned and operated firms hired for construction projects in the greater Portland area and Salem2015$25,000
Community-WelfareMid-Columbia Senior CenterThe DallesConstruct an elevator and enclose an exterior stairway to provide access to all levels of a senior center facility for those experiencing mobility limitations in the Columbia Gorge-area2015$20,000
Community-WelfareFriends of the Monmouth Senior CenterMonmouthExpand a facility to increase senior programming and create intergenerational meeting spaces for residents in Polk County2015$25,000
Community-WelfareMt. Hood Kiwanis CampPortlandCreate a part-time assistant program director position to increase outdoor programming for youth and adults with cognitive, developmental, and physical disabilities2015$35,000
Community-WelfareNative American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)PortlandSupport culturally specific leadership development programs involving the African American, African Immigrant and Refugee, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, Native American, and Slavic communities in the greater Portland area, and program administration by the Coalition of Communities of Color2015$400,000
Community-WelfareNeighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)SpringfieldRenovate an apartment complex to provide affordable housing for underserved Lane County youth transitioning from foster care to independence2015$50,000
Community-WelfareNorthwest Pilot ProjectPortlandExpand housing and support services to more low-income seniors at risk of and experiencing homelessness in Portland2015$30,000
Community-WelfareOpportunity Village EugeneEugeneBuild a housing community of tiny, affordable homes in Lane County to enable low-income, formerly homeless households to build assets; and increase contributions to the housing project through a challenge match.2015$40,000
Community-WelfareOregon Community Foundation/DACA Pooled FundPortlandProvide legal services to immigrant youth in Oregon who may qualify for Deferred Action2015$75,000
Community-WelfareOregon Food BankPortlandPurchase a cooler and production line equipment to improve sanitation and packing processes that increase availability of fresh produce to food-insecure Oregonians across the state2015$200,000
Community-WelfareOregon Justice Resource CenterPortlandHire a project director to launch two programs to reduce recidivism for formerly incarcerated individuals primarily from communities of color, and for Native American women incarerated at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville2015$35,000
Community-WelfareOregon Lions Sight & Hearing FoundationPortlandSupport operation of an optical finishing lab providing eyeglasses for low-income, underinsured Oregonians statewide2015$50,000
Community-WelfareOregon Supported Living ProgramEugeneSustain a project coordinator position and expand inclusive arts and culture opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Lane County2015$30,000
Community-WelfarePortland Community ToolbankPortlandBuild out a utility room and purchase tools for a tool lending program serving Portland-area nonprofits2015$20,000
Community-WelfarePortland Women's Crisis LinePortlandHire a crisis-line specialist position and upgrade technology to increase the organization’s capacity to provide crisis-line services to survivors of domestic violence in Multnomah County2015$31,000
Community-WelfareProject Access NOWPortlandStrengthen the shared organizational infrastructure among the collaborating organizations in the Rockwood Pathways Project to connect families in need to appropriate health, education, and social service resources in the Rockwood neighborhood2015$150,000
Community-WelfareQuadriplegics United Against DependencyPortlandPurchase and install accessibility equipment to create barrier-free affordable housing in Gresham serving low-income individuals with severe mobility limitations and seniors2015$75,000
Community-WelfareReaching Our CommunityGrants PassAdd a .5FTE administrative assistant position to support food pantry operations for low-income families, housebound individuals, and seniors in rural Josephine County2015$23,000
Community-WelfareRebuilding Together Portland OregonPortlandProvide free home repair for low-income homeowners in Portland, primarily individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and veterans2015$5,000
Community-WelfareRebuilding Together Washington CountyBeavertonProvide free home repair for low-income homeowners in Washington County, primarily individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and veterans2015$5,000
Community-WelfareSacred Art of Living CenterBendComplete and launch a web-based caregiver education curriculum for professional and home-based caregivers in Oregon2015$80,000
Community-WelfareSaving Grace Imagine Life Without ViolenceBendSupport a lethality protocol to provide on-call and follow-up services to individuals at high risk for escalation of domestic violence in Central Oregon2015$20,000
Community-WelfareShelter from the StormLa GrandePurchase a buildign to house domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and prevention programs in Union County2015$40,000
Community-WelfareSisters of the RoadPortlandProvide meals and support services in Portland to individuals experiencing poverty and homelessness through a challenge match2015$20,000
Community-WelfareSociety of St. Vincent de Paul, Rogue Valley District CouncilMedfordExpand rest stop, shower, and laundry facilities for low-income and homeless individuals and families in Jackson County2015$20,000
Community-WelfareSpecial Olympics OregonPortlandImplement a year-round fitness and nutrition initiative for individuals with intellectual disabilities2015$75,000
Community-WelfareSt. Andrew Legal ClinicPortlandProvide access to legal services for low-income working adults and families in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Columbia, and Yamhill counties2015$25,000
Community-WelfareSt. Vincent de Paul Society of BendBendRenovate a retail building that supports assistance programs for low-income and distressed individuals and families in the Bend area2015$14,000
Community-WelfareSt. Vincent de Paul Society of Crook CountyPrinevillePurchase a refrigerated truck to ensure the safe handling of perishable food for low-income individuals and families in rural Crook County2015$14,500
Community-WelfareStore to DoorPortlandExpand a grocery delivery program to promote independent living for low-income, homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities in the greater Portland area 2015$45,000
Community-WelfareTillamook County Women's Resource CenterTillamookCo-locate a part-time domestic violence advocate at a north Tillamook County clinic to cross train medical staff and provide intervention and support to at-risk individuals2015$20,000
Community-WelfareTualatin Hills Park FoundationBeavertonPurchase adaptive equipment and add adaptive features to expand access to recreational activities for people with disabilities at a new community sports park in Washington County2015$50,000
Community-WelfareVOZ Workers' Rights Education ProjectPortlandExpand staffing and purchase computers to support workforce development and culturally-responsive services for low-income Latino and immigrant day laborers in Portland2015$20,000
Community-WelfareThe Well Arts InstitutePortlandSupport Portland-area productions based on the oral histories of female service veterans who have experienced sexual trauma2015$3,500
Community-WelfareWillamette Valley Law ProjectWoodburnDevelop and implement a bilingual training program for staff, volunteers, and interns to expand immigration and social service support for low-income, Latino immigrant farmworkers in the mid-Willamette Valley2015$25,000
Community-WelfareYWCA of Greater PortlandPortlandProvide opportunities, safety, and support for a diverse mix of low-income women and girls of all ages in the Portland area through a challenge match.2015$75,000
EducationAirway Science for KidsPortlandUpgrade technology and increase staffing to expand STEM education through aeronautics for middle school students, primarily targeting girls, low-income students, and students of color in Portland and Hillsboro2015$50,000
EducationAll Hands RaisedPortlandCoordinate a collaborative partnership for the Cradle to Career initiative to insure equity and improve educational outcomes for all children and youth, ages 0-24, in Multnomah County2015$150,000
EducationCommunity Transitional SchoolPortlandConstruct an additional classroom to serve more pre-K students from homeless families in Portland2015$30,000
EducationConcordia UniversityPortlandConstruct a new College of Education and community wellness center for a collaborative teacher education model predominately serving low-income K-8 African American, Hispanic, and ELL students/families in NE Portland2015$200,000
EducationDowntown EnglishSpringfieldSupport a family-centered English language acquisition and literacy program for low-income Latino families with preschool through middle school children in Lane County2015$10,000
EducationMarylhurst UniversityMarylhurstExpand The Art Gym's staffing and programs, make facility improvements, and increase capacity to serve as a resource for Pacific Northwest artists2015$125,000
EducationMinds Matter of PortlandPortlandMentor and tutor a culturally diverse group of low-income, Portland-area high school students who are motivated to enter and complete college2015$10,000
EducationMt. Scott Park Center for LearningPortlandProvide training, mentorship, and support for at-risk students and recent high school graduates as they transition from high school into post-secondary education and career pathways2015$20,000
EducationOpen Meadow Alternative SchoolsPortlandConstruct a school facility to serve at-risk youth, youth of color, and low-income youth in an underserved east Multnomah County community2015$250,000
EducationOregon Community Foundation/Community 101PortlandSupport a school-based service-learning program for high school students2015$25,000
EducationOregon Episcopal SchoolPortlandConstruct a new building to serve pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the greater Portland area2015$250,000
EducationPortland YouthbuildersPortlandImplement strategic efforts to improve education, work, and leadership outcomes for low-income, at-risk youth who have dropped out of Portland high schools, and strengthen organizational sustainability2015$45,000
EducationSalem Schools Foundation/Salem-Keizer Education FoundationSalemRenovate a building to serve as a college and career readiness hub primarily targeting low-income, minority, and ELL students, and first-generation high school graduates in the Salem-Keizer-area2015$50,000
EducationSalem-Keizer Coalition for EqualitySalemExpand early learning and parent engagement programs for low-income Latino families with young children in the Salem-Keizer School District2015$60,000
EducationScienceWorks Hands-On MuseumAshlandAdd one classroom and renovate an existing classroom for K-12 science education programs in rural Southern Oregon2015$75,000
EducationStand for Children Leadership CenterPortlandStrengthen parent engagement programs in the Reynolds School District to improve educational outcomes for Latino English Language Learners in east Multnomah County2015$25,000
EducationTeaching Preschool PartnersGladstoneHire a mentor teacher position for demonstration preschools promoting best education practices for at-risk children, including those with special needs, in low-income east Multnomah County neighborhoods2015$30,000
EducationTucker-Maxon Oral SchoolPortlandUpgrade the school’s FM transmitter/receiver system for Portland-area students with hearing loss or impairment2015$30,000
EnvironmentDeschutes River ConservancyBendCoordinate and implement a collaborative water management plan to improve stream flow and water quality in the Upper Deschutes River2015$50,000
EnvironmentThe Great Basin SocietyPrincetonRenovate Malcolm Hall, the educational and administrative center of Malheur Field Station in Harney County2015$35,000
EnvironmentLeach Garden FriendsPortlandHire a .75FTE volunteer coordinator to expand and diversify the volunteer corps with representatives from local Vietnamese, Latino, and Slavic communities to assist with the construction of a new botanical garden2015$82,000
EnvironmentMcKenzie River TrustEugeneHire an associate director to increase the organization's capacity to conserve land and river habitats in Western Oregon2015$60,000
EnvironmentNorthwest Earth InstitutePortlandSupport operations to engage Oregonians in activities that promote sustainability and social justice2015$25,000
EnvironmentOregon Zoo FoundationPortlandEquip and furnish classrooms and provide interactive exhibits for a new Zoo education center in Portland, and expand teen programs, including employment for teen presenters from low-income communities of color2015$80,000
EnvironmentSandy River Basin Watershed CouncilGreshamHire a .5FTE project coordinator and support tribal cultural educators to provide outdoor environmental education for diverse groups of elementary and middle school students from NE Portland, many of whom are low-income2015$40,000
EnvironmentTualatin RiverkeepersTualatinSupport programs and operations to strengthen equity, diversity, and inclusion of culturally diverse residents living in the Tualatin watershed2015$15,000
EnvironmentWild Salmon CenterPortlandCreate and implement a replicable model to ensure the health of wild coho ecosystems while sustaining working timber and agricultural lands in Oregon's coastal areas2015$20,000
EnvironmentWillamette RiverkeeperPortlandRestore native vegetation on Norwood Island and provide education and conservation opportunities to the public2015$35,000
EnvironmentWorld Forestry CenterPortlandUpgrade lighting in Miller and Merlo halls, and phones and water mains campus-wide in Portland2015$100,000
Health and ScienceHealthy BeginningsBendLaunch vision, hearing, behavior, and developmental screenings in daycares and preschools for primarily low-income and underserved pre-K children in rural Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson, and Klamath counties2015$30,000
Health and ScienceFamilias en AcciónPortlandCreate a replicable, team-based health care model that integrates community health workers to provide culturally relevant care for Portland-area Latinos diagnosed with chronic disease2015$90,000
Health and ScienceHealthy UCave JunctionExpand fitness and nutrition classes, and health-promoting events for low-income residents and individuals with disabilities and/or compromised health in rural Illinois Valley2015$24,936
Health and ScienceHousecall ProvidersPortlandImplement an in-home palliative care program serving medically fragile seniors in the Portland area 2015$110,000
Health and ScienceKemple Memorial Children's Dental ClinicBendPurchase technology and dental equipment to provide pro bono dental services for K-12 school children from low-income families in Central Oregon2015$10,450
Health and ScienceLa Clinica del Valle Family Health Care CenterMedfordConstruct a wellness center in Medford to expand affordable primary health care services to more low-income residents in Jackson County2015$200,000
Health and ScienceNorth by Northeast Community Health CenterPortlandIncrease staffing to serve more patients and implement electronic records management for a clinic primarily serving low-income African American patients in Portland2015$45,000
Health and ScienceNortheast Oregon Network (NEON)La GrandeDeliver health management classes for seniors and individuals with chronic disease, and educate parents on children's health issues across rural Baker, Union, and Wallowa counties2015$47,500
Health and SciencePlanned Parenthood Health Services of Southwestern OregonEugeneTrain staff to implement technology and expand reproductive and primary care services to more low-income and/or newly insured youth and adults, and members of LGBTQ and Hispanic communities in Southwestern Oregon2015$50,000
Health and ScienceReturning Veterans ProjectPortlandExpand access to pro bono therapeutic and holistic care for Oregon's post-9/11 veterans and their families2015$11,000
Health and ScienceSaint Alphonsus Medical Center - OntarioOntarioPurchase and equip a medical van for nutrition and health education, health screenings, and outreach to low-income residents in rural Malheur County2015$32,880
Health and ScienceSouthwest Community Health CenterPortlandSupport operations and programs providing medical services for low-income and uninsured individuals in Southwest Portland and Hillsboro.2015$25,000
Health and ScienceSpoon FoundationPortlandDevelop, implement, and evaluate a pilot training program addressing nutrition and feeding issues for Lane County foster parents and child welfare professionals to improve the development and wellbeing of Oregon foster children2015$21,500
Health and ScienceVolunteers in Medicine ClinicSpringfieldHire a pharmacist to manage distribution of pharmaceuticals to low-income, medically underserved, underinsured, and uninsured individuals in Lane County2015$45,000
HumanitiesCalderaPortlandProvide year-long arts education and mentoring to low-income and at-risk middle and high school students, the majority of whom are students of color in Portland and Central Oregon, and incorporate agency-wide equity policies and practices2015$40,000
HumanitiesCow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of IndiansRoseburgHire a youth development coordinator to integrate Tribal cultural elements into enrichment programs for underserved Cow Creek youth, and deliver early learning programs to families with young children in rural Coos County2015$37,700
HumanitiesEnterprise Public LibraryEnterpriseConstruct an addition and install a lift to provide full library access to individuals with mobility issues in rural Wallowa County2015$50,000
HumanitiesHollywood TheatrePortlandRepair the roof and facade of a historic Portland-area theater offering diverse cultural programming and films2015$25,000
HumanitiesFishtrapEnterpriseSupport programs and operations to promote literary arts in rural northeastern Oregon2015$20,000
HumanitiesCity of HalseyHalseyConvert the former City Hall into a public library for rural residents of Linn County2015$10,800
HumanitiesHigh Desert MuseumBendRenovate an interactive otter and riparian ecosystem exhibit for visitors to the Central Oregon museum2015$40,000
HumanitiesJapanese Garden Society of OregonPortlandBuild new garden areas and facilities to accommodate increases in visitor attendance and educational/cultural programming in Portland2015$750,000
HumanitiesJosephy Center for Arts and CultureJosephSupport programs and exhibits for residents and visitors in rural Wallowa County2015$15,000
HumanitiesKBOO FoundationPortlandConstruct a radio production/digital editing studio at a radio station providing a diverse mix of community programming produced in Portland2015$10,000
HumanitiesKnow Your CityPortlandIncrease a program coordinator position to facilitate more multidisciplinary art programs that connect individuals to the historical, cultural, social, and political character of Portland2015$10,000
HumanitiesKukatononPortlandSupport programs and operations that provide arts education and cultural enrichment for Portland-area children who are predominantly from African and African-American families, many of whom are low-income2015$5,000
HumanitiesThe Library FoundationPortlandExpand early childhood literacy outreach and programming for young children from low-income, underserved, and immigrant families in Multnomah County2015$200,000
HumanitiesLiterary ArtsPortlandSupport Writers in the Schools programs in the Portland area taught by a diverse group of authors, and Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships, including a Writers of Color fellowship2015$24,000
HumanitiesMaxville Heritage Interpretive CenterEnterpriseSupport a half-time executive director position to build organizational capacity and coordinate programs in rural Wallowa County that preserve and share the history of multi-ethnic logging communities in Oregon2015$15,000
HumanitiesCity of Milton-FreewaterMilton-FreewaterPresent a series of cultural events culminating with a bilingual play to foster communication between Latino and Anglo residents in Milton-Freewater2015$20,000
HumanitiesObo Addy Legacy ProjectPortlandExpand staffing to increase culturally focused African arts education/integration programs for students in low-income, ethnically diverse Multnomah County schools2015$18,000
HumanitiesOld Church SocietyPortlandUpgrade the church's auditorium to attract new performers and audiences in Portland2015$25,000
HumanitiesOpen Hearts Open MindsPortlandProvide theater and literary arts programming to incarcerated women at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville2015$6,000
HumanitiesOregon City Library FoundationOregon CityExpand the library facility and purchase equipment and technology to serve residents of Oregon City through a challenge match2015$25,000
HumanitiesOregon Council for the HumanitiesPortlandProvide a humanities 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 Oregon2015$18,000
HumanitiesOregon Historical SocietyPortlandUpgrade digital management technology and increase staffing to improve public access to collections2015$200,000
HumanitiesOregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust EducationPortlandExpand education staffing to create new multi-cultural, standards-based education programs about the Holocaust for middle and high school students in the greater Portland area and enhance other educational offerings2015$40,000
HumanitiesOregon Nikkei EndowmentPortlandDevelop a media literacy curriculum for Portland-area middle school educators utilizing anti-Japanese propaganda from WWII2015$40,000
HumanitiesOregon Poetry AssociationPortlandSupport the Oregon Student Poetry Contest for students across the state2015$1,600
HumanitiesPainted SkyPortlandConnect reservation- and urban-based Native American youth in Oregon to their cultural roots through traditional dance instruction and performances2015$6,000
HumanitiesLan Su Chinese GardenPortlandEnhance activities and programs about Chinese culture to engage children and families in Portland2015$20,000
HumanitiesRASIKA Society for Arts of IndiaPortlandProduce an original multidisciplinary dance performance that introduces traditional East Indian dance forms and culture to Portland area audiences2015$7,000
HumanitiesSouthern Oregon Film SocietyAshlandSupport programs and operations to ensure organizational sustainability and provide cultural enrichment for audiences in the rural Ashland area2015$25,000
HumanitiesFriends of TimberlinePortlandUpgrade lighting and electrical systems to illuminate artwork displays in the historic Timberline Lodge2015$35,000
HumanitiesUmatilla County Historical SocietyPendletonPurchase a building to relocate the agency's thrift store enterprise in Pendleton2015$25,000
HumanitiesWisdom of the EldersPortlandHire a deputy director and support a leadership transition to ensure sustainability of culturally based programs connecting Native youth to Native American elders and traditions2015$45,000
ReligionEcumenical Ministries of OregonPortlandPresent the 2015 Collins lecture, support operations, and engage faith communities statewide in service to culturally diverse, at-risk youth, adults, and families struggling with poverty, homelessness, and food insecurity, through a challenge grant2015$150,000
ReligionUnited Methodist Church, Oregon-Idaho Annual ConferencePortlandStrengthen and revitalize ministries throughout Oregon and advance full LGBTQ inclusion in the greater United Methodist Church2015$155,000