2022 Grants

Please Note: Some grants in 2022 are larger than usual, as Lamb Foundation celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary, and there was only one grant cycle.  The focus this year was coastal communities.

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Artula Institute for Arts and Environmental Education

Project: Washed Ashore Enhanced Volunteer Education and Recruitment

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $12,000 Location: Bandon, OR

This grant will be used to increase volunteer training. Inspiring volunteers through education and development of their understanding of our mission to educate a global audience about plastic pollution in the ocean and waterways and spark positive actions.

Music Is Instrumental

Project: Music is Instrumental ~ Expert Technicians

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Lincoln City, OR

This grant will help maintain access to music for ALL 1,507 K-12 students in Lincoln City Schools. Expert technicians help meet this objective by supporting the instruction of three full time music teachers.

Oregon Coast Children's Theatre

Project: The Arts in Education & Community Arts Initiative

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $25,000 Location: Toledo, OR

Our touring season usually runs from September – September for Oregon schools. Funds will be used to support program costs, both for our arts center operations, and for touring programs around the state of Oregon.

Sitka Center for Art & Ecology

Project: Sitka Youth Program

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Otis, OR

Provides hands-on arts education to over 1200 Pre-K-8th grade students in local schools and a 4-week summer art education series for over 100 underserved youth in Tillamook and Lincoln Counties.

Friends of the Columbia Gorge

Project: Community Stewardship of the Gorge

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $40,000 Location: Portland, OR

Friends’ protects, preserves, and conserves the 293,000 acres of the Columbia
River Gorge National Scenic Area. We connect thousands to the Gorge through public education, land stewardship, and recreational opportunities.

Midcoast Watersheds Council

Project: Education Program and Operational Support (2 years)

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $30,000 Location: Newport, OR

We work on Oregon’s central coast. Our education work focuses on high school students, including in rural school districts, tribal students, and the public. Our restoration work is with landowners in priority areas.

Willamette Riverkeeper

Project: General Support of Clean Water, Healthy Habitat, Freshwater Mussel Protection and River Access!

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR

The intent of this general support proposal is to protect water quality and habitat, and to better enable people to see and experience their river.


Project: General Program Support for Oregon Foster Youth Pandemic Recovery Support

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Seaside, OR

To provide general program support to provide Oregon young people in and from foster care, age 16-24, with access to resources as they recover from the pandemic. Funding will be used to increase staff capacity to get youth back on track after falling further behind during the pandemic.

Newport Food Pantry

Project: Newport Food Pantry Prepared Food Program

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Newport, OR

Our objective is to provide people who live in poverty nutritious food so that they are able to maintain health and focus on developing changes that will enable success

Oasis Advocacy and Shelter, Inc.

Project: General Operations

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Gold Beach, OR

Oasis Advocacy and Shelter has a 30+ year record of direct services for domestic violence/sexual assault survivors in Oregon. Offers: emergency shelter, court support, and advocacy services for survivors and their children.  General Operations support allows freedom to attend to the most appropriate needs of survivors.

Oregon Coast Community Action

Project: CASA of Coos and Curry Counties

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $10,000 Location: Coos Bay, OR

This proposal will provide recruitment, training, and supervision support for our CASA volunteers. Our goal for this year is to recruit and train 15 new CASAs and serve at least 150 children. CASAs advocate for children in foster care.

Project Lemonade

Project: Inspiring Self-Esteem to Help Foster Youth Succeed in School and Life

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $15,000 Location: Portland, OR

This grant will support Project Lemonade’s 3 programs in 2022. It will help us reach our goal to assist 2500 foster youth with 1) clothing needs, 2)provide paid job training to 15 youth interns, and 3) grant 100 youth WISHes.

Click here to watch a five-minute video about Project Lemonade from youth served.

The GoodTimes Project

Project: You & Me Retreat

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $18,000 Location: Seattle, WA

Cancer sometimes can get in the way of personal relationships. The You and Me Retreat offers a unique experience for one parent/guardian and one child from a family who has experienced pediatric cancer to (re)build their connection.

The Safe Project

Project: Emergency Shelter Security Fence

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $20,000 Location: Coos Bay, OR

We have been providing emergency shelter services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Coos County.for over 40 years. Since many people know the location of our shelter, it has become unsafe. We wish to make the location more secure.

Tides of Change

Project: Critical Operating Support for Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

Year: 2022 Grant Amount: $20,000 Location: Tillamook, OR

These funds will specifically serve survivors of domestic/dating violence, sexual violence, stalking and/or human trafficking in Tillamook County. We serve between 425-560 survivors a year across all our programs.