2016 Grants


Adelante Mujeres

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Leadership Development for Latino families
Year: 2016
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

Develops leadership skills with Hispanic women and girls.  Includes a community service learning project, leadership mentoring opportunities, civic engagement, and both parent and youth leadership opportunities.



Community Transitional School

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: General Operations 2016 - 2017
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Furthers support of the mission to provide Pre-K – 8th grade students from homeless and transient families throughout the greater Portland metro area with a quality education that promotes their academic and personal growth.



Door to Grace

Grant Amount: $8,000
Project: General Operations
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Provides the ability to increase awareness of the problem of exploitation of children in Portland and increases the ability to serve more girls affected by commercial sexual exploitation.



Good News Community Health Center

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Good News Clinic - two programs: Tutoring and Substance Abuse Prevention
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Grant supports two programs: 1) one-on-one educational tutoring for at-risk students and 2) expand substance abuse counseling as a next big step towards integrating a behavioral health program with primary care: a unique and critical offering in Rockwood, a neighborhood of outer SE Portland (Gresham), OR.



Harney County Library Foundation

Grant Amount: $14,280
Project: Project Pre-COOL
Year: 2016
Location: Burns, OR
About:

Provides a small branch library within the Early Childhood Center to introduce and connect families with young children with the larger Harney County Library, the library system and its resources.  Also supports the “Raising a Reader” program for these families.



Jackson Street Youth Services

Grant Amount: $8,250
Project: Capacity Project - Supporting Skilled, Effective Staff and Volunteers
Year: 2016
Location: Corvallis, OR
About:

This grant provides tools and important training for staff and volunteers so that they are better able to serve traumatized runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth.  An online training system will save valuable staff time to improve service, compliance and efficiency.



Josephy Center for Arts & Culture

Grant Amount: $11,000
Project: After School Arts Program with Artistic Tools
Year: 2016
Location: Joseph, OR
About:

Allows children participating in a free after-school program to have art education added. In addition, this grant provides a printing press and art materials to enrich art and culture programs that serve the county’s population, ages 4-70.



Mary’s Place Seattle

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Mary’s Place Youth Services
Year: 2016
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

Comprehensive and developmentally appropriate children and teen programming including a full schedule of daily activities designed to support emotional, physical and educational well-being for 1200 homeless kids during the 2016-2017 fiscal year.



Mountain Star Family Relief Nursery

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: Support for Prineville and/or LaPine satellite locations
Year: 2016
Location: Bend, OR
About:

Helps prevent child abuse and neglect by using individualized community supports to strengthen high-risk families and keep children safe, healthy and ready to learn.



Oregon Coast Children’s Theatre & Youth Arts Center

Grant Amount: $6,000
Project: First Oregon Coast Invitational Youth Art Festival
Year: 2016
Location: Toledo, OR
About:

Provides free training workshops in paper sculpture to rural students in the 5th through 12th grade in anticipation of an expected 500 entries to a first Oregon Coast invitational youth art show occurring concurrently with the Toledo “Art Walk” in late August, 2016.



Oregon Food Bank

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: Unrestricted
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Support of the Oregon Food Bank mission: To eliminate hunger and its root causes – because no one should be hungry.



Oregon Symphony

Grant Amount: $12,000
Project: Music Education & Community Engagement 2016-2017
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

The core programmatic goals of this project are to:  inspire youth to play and appreciate music and support student musicians. Brings music education programs and outreach events to 40,000+ community members, including at-risk/under-served children.



Playwrite, Inc.

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Graduate Opportunities Program
Year: 2016
Location: Portland, OR
About:

PlayWrite’s mission is to use the power of performance in art to transform the lives of youth at the edge. This grant is intended to continue involvement of program graduates and support their graduation from high school.



Sanctuary Art Center

Grant Amount: $12,100
Project: Visual Storytelling Internship Program
Year: 2016
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

The Visual Storytelling Internship program gives a select group of homeless youth the opportunity to create a number of in-depth projects over a significant period of time. These youth will be given the opportunity to travel to Ashland, OR to view world class storytelling at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  The trip is meant to inspire and inform the youth about the work being done outside their community and to encourage them to continue in the program.

          



South Coast Family Harbor

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: Unrestricted
Year: 2016
Location: Coos Bay, OR
About:

Helps prevent child abuse and neglect by using individualized community supports to strengthen high-risk families and keep children safe, healthy and ready to learn.


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