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The Dougy Center
Project: Pathways ProgramYear: 2016 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
Support for year two of a three year pilot project that provides guidance, connection and support for children ages 3-18 and their families who are experiencing an advanced life-shortening condition or illness.
The Freshwater Trust
Project: Conserving Streamflow in Eastern OregonYear: 2016 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
Funding will support 1) Conservation of significant streamflow in eastern Oregon via partnerships with agricultural landowners and 2) Feasibility study to identify new conservation opportunities in the Catherine Creek watershed.
The Portland Kitchen
Project: Expanding Access to Culinary Skills Program for Low-Income Portland TeensYear: 2016 Grant Amount: $12,000 Location: Portland, OR
Doubles the number of teens served in the 2016 summer program as a pilot program, and, if successful, also the 2016-2017 School Year program. The Portland Kitchen provides a free, comprehensive program to teach culinary arts, nutrition and health education, job skills development, community service, social and life skills to low-income, at-risk teens ages 14-18.
Project: Barista Education and Employment ProgramYear: 2016 Grant Amount: $20,000 Location: Seattle, WA
YouthCare’s Barista Training and Education Program sets homeless young people on the path to obtain a job and educational credential, meeting each young person where they are with the support they need and giving them access to YouthCare’s full continuum of services: outreach, basic needs, shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment. Participants gain hands-on barista and food preparation training, customer service training, and career exploration opportunities.