2019 Grants


Community Works

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Youth & Family Services - Transitional Living Program
Year: 2019
Location: Medford, OR
About:

Provides transitional housing up to 24 months coupled with supportive services, case management, life skills training and resources to anyone 16-26 years and their children, who are homeless or at serious risk of chronic homelessness.



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Eastern Oregon Regional Arts Council Inc, dba Art Center East

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Access to the Arts for Rural Youth
Year: 2019
Location: LaGrande, OR
About:

Art Center East will provide high-quality arts experiences to schools and other venues where rural children have access to art without cost to families: 3,000 K-8 students in 10 counties, 200 children attending Farmers’ Market, 100 youth receiving class scholarships, 900 arts contact hours to teens affiliated with the Juvenile Department.



Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)

Grant Amount: $13,000
Project: Feed the People
Year: 2019
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Supports the community by expanding the services of the food pantry that serves all NAYA programs.



Ophelia’s Place

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Rural School Partnerships to Empower Youth
Year: 2019
Location: Eugene, OR
About:

Delivers a holistic program of prevention-based services for underserved female and male youth in the rural Lane County, Oregon communities of Junction City, Harrisburg, Cottage Grove, Elmira and Mapleton.



Pioneer Relief Nursery

Grant Amount: $17,000
Project: Wheels of Hope
Year: 2019
Location: Pendleton, OR
About:

Enables therapeutic classes at least twice as often per week, reduces the number of taxi vouchers issued (and therefore expense) for respite services, and creates access to crucial Relief Nursery services in other areas of Umatilla County.



Portland Homeless Family Solutions

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Homeless Prevention Program
Year: 2019
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Allows families with 72-hour eviction notices to get help keeping their homes and never having to experience homelessness at all. PHFS pays back rent and utilities for families during times of emergency and serves 67 families with children.



South Coast Family Harbor

Grant Amount: $18,000
Project: Toting Tots to School
Year: 2019
Location: Coos Bay, OR
About:

This proposal is to purchase a van to transport children to and from activities at South Coast Family Harbor. A van will allow further reach into the rural county than taxis can go and allows teachers to be in touch with the home environment on a daily basis.



Technology Access Foundation

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: College and Career Readiness
Year: 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

TAF’s mission is to equip students (of color) for success in college and in life through the power of an interdisciplinary STEM education and supportive relationships. This program serves 150 high school students + events that serve 700 6-12 graders.



YouthCare

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: YouthCare's YouthBuild
Year: 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

The YouthBuild program is a six-month, cohort-based, construction pre-apprenticeship program that supports 15-20 students per cohort in completing their GED and obtaining stable employment.


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