Spring 2022 General Fund Grants
Beaverton Black Parent Union
For creating community, advocacy for
culturally relevant resources, and support the success and well-being of Black students within the Beaverton School District.
Beyond These Walls
For multi-strategy work towards prison abolition and liberation for all. BTW is the only organization in Oregon working with and being led by LGBTQ incarcerated people.
Brown Girl Rise
For BIPOC youth-led organizing; BGR is educating, and engaging young girls*, providing safe spaces for togetherness and creativity, and changing narratives about joy and celebration.
Civil Liberties Defense Center
To support movements that seek to dismantle political and economic structures at the root of social inequality and environmental destruction with the use of litigation, education, legal, and strategic resources.
To restore the Latino/a/x and indigenous communities and neighborhoods of the Rogue Valley in the form of resident-owned communities (ROC’s), cooperative housing models or other permanent housing solutions to grow autonomy, restore social capital, and ensure a long-term solution to the housing and climate crisis.
To provide shelter, basic needs, and a social network for people experiencing houselessness, and serve as a pioneer model for community self-determination and self-empowerment.
East Portland Resilience Coalition
To create a healthier more resilient environment for East Portland by responding to disruptive events like the pandemic, environmental disparities, and climate change impacts.
To educate Latinx people in Portland to navigate U.S. systems to gain access to better jobs and healthcare, and help them become leaders in American society.
To support immigrants by claiming space for Latinx community where policies are formulated and build connections, trust, influence within and for Latinx community.
Freedom To Thrive
To abolish punishment-based carceral systems through transformative organizing, strategic partnerships and convening shared learning spaces.
For a brand new theatre company to create relevant, worthwhile theatre and respond as artists, allies, and caring community members to homophobic and racist events in Newberg.
Gordly Burch Center for Black Leadership and Civic Engagement
To explore and honor the history of Black leaders and movements in Oregon and work to increase the number of Black leaders and policy makers across Oregon.
Komemma Cultural Protection Association (KCPA)
To involve Native youth in awareness of their culture and traditions using research, education and public demonstrations of cultural knowledge.
Latinos Unidos Siempre
To empower and develop the leadership of marginalized youth through social, political and cultural development, to combat and abolish systems of oppression.
For leadership development and civic engagement of young people, and organizing around youth-affecting policies.
Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment
To carry on time-honored sustainable environmental practices in the tradition of the Nimiipuu by facilitating and organizing activities to protect, enhance, and promote mother earth.
Oregon Futures Lab Education Fund
For engagement, training and ongoing support of BIPOC civic and political leaders.
Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety Foundation
To advance evidence-based solutions to the crisis of gun violence in collaboration with community leaders and issue experts.
Oregon Native American Chamber
To advance educational and economic opportunities for Native Americans in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
To transform the existing fractured and incomplete addiction recovery system into a comprehensive continuum of care which recognizes addiction as a chronic disease requiring a lifetime of attention.
Pacific Northwest Council of Water Protectors (PNWCWP)
To protect our sacred water and maintain the sovereignty of tribal nations.
Portland All Nations Canoe Family
To preserve Indigenous culture by nurturing families and protecting water.
Portland Indigenous Marketplace
To support indigenous artists and entrepreneurs by providing barrier-free, culturally respectful spaces that encourage cultural resilience and economic sustainability.
Raíces de Bienestar
To improve and strengthen mental health and emotional wellbeing of the Latinx community through culturally grounded, evidence-based practices, interventions, education, and capacity building activities.
Red Earth Descendants
To preserve indigenous knowledge, values and traditions by joining youth, families and elders in collaborative community projects and gatherings based on traditional practices that also dismantle racism and form a structure for decolonizing oppression.
Red Lodge Transition Services
To prevent and reduce incarceration among Native Americans.
Southern Oregon Coast Pride
To address the need for continuing Pride celebrations in our local rural community.
The Kijani Collective
A coalition of Black environmental subject matter experts who are intent on facilitating systems change using project-based training and development.
To provide support, resources, and education for the trans/gender diverse community and its allies in Lane County, rural communities and statewide.
Tribal Democracy Project
To empower our communities to become engaged and active in the democratic process.
United Pendleton Pride
A local 2SLGBTQIA+ community group that has hosted a Pride Parade for the last 2 years in Pendleton.