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Blanchet House of Hospitality
Project: Emergency Meals during the COVID-19 pandemicYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $7,000 Location: Portland, OR
Providing emergency meals to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community Transitional School
Project: Educating Portland's Homeless ChildrenYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
Provides daily education services and two meals a day for 180-210 homeless children living in the Greater Portland Metro, every school day for the 2020-21 school year.
Deschutes River Conservancy
Project: Deschutes Basin Water CollaborativeYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Bend, OR
The Collaborative will accelerate implementation of water supply projects to meet river and community water needs. This grant will support the staff capacity to coordinate, facilitate and provide technical support to the Collaborative. The immediate goal is to develop a Framework Plan that will allow the group to address immediate barriers to implementation like policy and funding issues.
Family Access Network Foundation
Project: FAN Advocate Services in Central OregonYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Bend, OR
FAN typically serves over 9,000 struggling children and families every year. Funds from the Lamb Foundation will provide 100 of these children with the essential resources they need in order to thrive in school.
Financial Beginnings Oregon
Project: We will provide free financial education to 23,000 young people, 51-75% of whom will come from low-income backgrounds.Year: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
We will provide free financial education to 23,000 young people, 51-75% of whom will come from low-income backgrounds. These programs will provide low-income youth with education and training that will help them meet financial challenges like the one we face with COVID-19. They will also help them understand important financial concepts, make healthy, proactive financial choices, and set and achieve long-term financial goals.
HomePlate Youth Services
Project: Support to Youth Experiencing HomelessnessYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Beaverton, OR
Funds from the Lamb Foundation will support our work to serve Oregon’s most vulnerable community members and will strengthen our ability to provide consistent and focused attention to each individual along their journey to stability.
Project: Keep Families & Children Housed (COVID-19)Year: 2020 Grant Amount: $20000 Location: Portland, OR
Human Solutions will work with up to 500 low-income families (1,460 adults and 945 children) living in affordable housing communities in the racially diverse and high poverty area of East Multnomah County to keep them housed during COVID19.
Lutheran Community Services
Project: Relief Nursery for Klamath FallsYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Klamath Falls, OR
A Family Gathering Place Relief Nursery will support sixteen families via a therapeutic classroom and respite model in Klamath County. Due to COVID19, serving all kids in family – in addition to the 0-5 age range of focus.
Marion-Polk Food Share
Project: Nourishing Families in Need (COVID-19)Year: 2020 Grant Amount: $10000 Location: Salem, OR
More than 78,000 low-income individuals (duplicated) each month will receive food assistance throughout Marion and Polk counties in order to thrive during these uncertain pandemic times.
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Project: Native Family Advocacy ProgramYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
NICWA works to eliminate child abuse and neglect by strengthening our families, tribes, and the laws that protect them. These funds will support the Native Family Advocacy Program, providing direct services in Oregon.
Oasis Advocacy & Shelter, Inc.
Project: Rental Assistance/Homelessness PreventionYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Gold Beach, OR
In Curry County, Oregon, we plan to prevent homelessness for 15 families over the course of approximately 1 year. “Families” who have experienced a form of interpersonal violence/abuse will be given priority.
Oregon Wildlife Foundation
Project: Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund In Memory of Bob TomanYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $5,000 Location: Portland, OR
Funds from this request will help establish the Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund; a funding mechanism for conservation that doesn’t rely exclusively on hunting and fishing fees. This is part of a matching grant for $1 million public funds. The Soliciting director that this grant be made in memory of Bob Toman.
Project: Organizational Support and Direct Service Needs in OregonYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Salem, OR
Offers trauma-informed and survivor-informed advocacy, long term case management and systems navigation to connect exploited victim/survivors of the commercial sexual industry with support services and justice system assistance.
Project: Schools Unitiing Neighborhoods (SUN) ProgramYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR
Providing extended-learning, healthy recreation, skill development, and community involvement opportunities for over 6,000 K-12 students and families annually to support diversity, equity, and inclusion and respond to demographic trends.
Project: Let Them Be Little: A Playground for Infants and Toddlers Who are DeafYear: 2020 Grant Amount: $18,745 Location: Beaverton, OR
SoundSTART offers comprehensive care for children and young adults using cochlear implants and hearing aids, and their families. The playground expands the full-day care classroom outside and provides a developmentally appropriate, safe place to play.