2020 Grants

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Blanchet House of Hospitality

Grant Amount: $7,000
Project: Emergency Meals during the COVID-19 pandemic
Year: 2020
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Providing emergency meals to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Deschutes River Conservancy

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Deschutes Basin Water Collaborative
Year: 2020
Location: Bend, OR
About:

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

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: FAN Advocate Services in Central Oregon
Year: 2020
Location: Bend, OR
About:

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

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: We will provide free financial education to 23,000 young people, 51-75% of whom will come from low-income backgrounds.
Year: 2020
Location: Portland, OR
About:

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.



Oasis Advocacy & Shelter, Inc.

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Rental Assistance/Homelessness Prevention  
Year: 2020
Location: Gold Beach, OR
About:

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

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund In Memory of Bob Toman
Year: 2020
Location: Portland, OR
About:

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.



Safety Compass

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Organizational Support and Direct Service Needs in Oregon
Year: 2020
Location: Salem, OR
About:

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.



SoundStart

Grant Amount: $18,745
Project: Let Them Be Little: A Playground for Infants and Toddlers Who are Deaf
Year: 2020
Location: Beaverton, OR
About:

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.



The Living Room

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Volunteer Program or as most needed
Year: 2020
Location: Oregon City, OR
About:

Develops a robust volunteer program that recruits, trains, manages, and retains volunteers that will directly support LGBTQ+ youth in Clackamas County, OR.



Urban ArtWorks

Grant Amount: $12,000
Project: Mural Apprentice Program- School Year 20/21
Year: 2020
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

The Urban ArtWorks’ Mural Apprentice Program (MAP) provides arts-based employment opportunities for young people with barriers to employment and education.  Provides 192 instruction hours for 20 high-risk youth to work with 6 teaching artists to produce murals that are installed throughout King County, WA. to enrich the environment with art and give these youth job skills, work and a sense of pride.


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