2017 Grants


Pacific Youth Choir

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: PYC@NeighborhoodChoir Program
Year: 2017
Location: Portland, OR
About:

PYC’s neighborhood choir program is designed to help bridge the equity gap for students and families in low-income neighborhoods, while continuing to build the diversity of PYC itself.



Portland Homeless Family Solutions

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Diversion to prevent homelessness for families with children
Year: 2017
Location: Portland, OR
About:

This project will help 80 homeless families with children under 18 in Portland either prevent or end their homelessness.



Portland State University Foundation

Grant Amount: $12,000
Project: Center For Women's Leadership GOALS program: Girls Oregon Action Leadership Service
Year: 2017
Location: Portland, OR
About:

The GOALS program works collaboratively with a Teen Council of 30+ teen girl leaders from approximately 15 high schools to host an all-day educational Leadership Summit for 300+ girls from approximately 40 Portland Metro Area high schools.

 

       

 



Treasure Valley Children’s Relief Nursery

Grant Amount: $10,500
Project: Creating a Natural Playground
Year: 2017
Location: Ontario, OR
About:

At-risk toddlers will get to safely explore and play. Trauma’s negative impact on children is well-documented. Our play area will provide many opportunities for children to grow their imaginations, build their vocabularies, and learn about nature.

The natural playground………………………. A trike track…………..
and a balance beam donated by a High School senior volunteer.


United Cerebral Palsy of San Luis Obispo

Grant Amount: $2,000
Project: Parents of Joy All-Inclusive Playground
Year: 2017
Location: Atascadero, CA
About:

Supports the construction of a playground accessible to all children, regardless of ability. The playground will be designed to make social play easier for children with cerebral palsy and other special needs.  NOTE: this grant does not conform to Lamb Foundation’s usual guidelines.



Walla Walla Watershed Foundation

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council Education Outreach Program
Year: 2017
Location: Walla Walla, WA
About:

The program engages 600+ students and 100+ adults each year in a collection of experiential learning activities to improve audience’s understanding of natural resources and systems, to foster restoration and sustainability in the Walla Walla watershed basin.



Zarephath Ministries

Grant Amount: $8,000
Project: General Operations
Year: 2017
Location: Gresham, OR
About:

Helps to support the mission of Zarephath Ministries to feed and provide emergency food to anyone in need.


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