All Solicited Grants

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Adelante Mujeres

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Adelante Chicas Youth Development
Year: 2012
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

Adelante Chicas is the first program of its kind in Oregon to provide a comprehensive and proactive approach to empower Latina girls.  Through working closely with the girls and their families through high school, encouraging and empowering girls towards secondary education, ultimately the goal is to develop young Latina leaders that contribute to societal well-being.



Adelante Mujeres

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Leadership Development for Latino families
Year: 2016
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

Develops leadership skills with Hispanic women and girls.  Includes a community service learning project, leadership mentoring opportunities, civic engagement, and both parent and youth leadership opportunities.



Adelante Mujeres

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Immigrant Solidarity and Civic Leadership Project
Year: 2018
Location: Forest Grove, OR
About:

This project will focus on the recruitment, training, and mentoring of 40 participants from our Education and Microenterprise programs, and the Washington County community to become responsive Civic Leaders.

Adelante Mujeres’ project will 1) Create a platform for advocacy for people of color to engage in local and relevant government topics. 2) Ensure that communities of color are equipped with the tools, training, and opportunities to serve in government leadership roles. 3) Promote people of color into civic leadership roles to better advocate for community needs through culturally-responsive training.

 



Baker Relief Nursery

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: "Emerging" Baker Relief Nursery
Year: 2021
Location: Baker City, OR
About:

This is a new, “emerging” relief nursery.  Provides certified relief nursery services in 2021/22 to 35 families with children age birth to 6 years, screened positive for risk factors of potential child abuse/neglect, and residing in Baker and south Union counties in Oregon.



Betties360

Grant Amount: $5,000
Project: Betties360 Spring Term Program
Year: 2017
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Betties360 serves underprivileged middle school girls of low economic status and diverse ethnic backgrounds. Up to 36 girls will participate in our weekly after school program, building self-confidence and awareness through recreation and sports.



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.



Bradley Angle

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Critical Operating Support for Domestic Violence Services
Year: 2021
Location: Portland, OR
About:

We expect to serve 400-600 domestic abuse survivors across our core programs in 2021 with these funds. Programs are designed to provide support and assistance at every step of a survivor’s healing journey and are inclusive of all identities.



BRAVO Youth Orchestras

Grant Amount: $12,500
Project: BRAVO Rosa Parks Enrollment Growth
Year: 2014
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Provides rigorous, daily instruction for 20-24 additional students in 2nd-4th grade, including choral singing, music literacy, stringed instrument technique and full orchestra.  Provides performance opportunities in high-profile venues, hosts international caliber guest artists, celebrates cultural richness reflective of the students while maintaining a low teacher-student ratio and high student retention.  The program works to  develop executive function in our students (inhibitory control, emotional regulation, sustained focus) for improved academic outcomes and ability to achieve long-term goals.

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Bridge Meadows

Grant Amount: $15,000
Project: Empowering Youth through Intergenerational Place, Permanence and Shared Social Purpose
Year: 2014
Location: Portland, OR
About:

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By leveraging the power of intergenerational place, permanence and shared social purpose, Bridge Meadows’ residents create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. Since April 2011, the former foster youth, adoptive parents and low-income elders who call Bridge Meadows home have been working together to combat social isolation and individual vulnerability.  Anticipated impact includes: 1) Increased housing stability for children formerly in foster care and their families; 2) Children increase academic success; and 3) Parents and elders gain skills to successfully parent youth formerly in foster care.



Building Healthy Families

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Transportation Project to increase access to services
Year: 2011
Location: Enterprise, OR
About:

This grant enabled the purchase of a very nice, low-mileage 9 passenger van that has been a pivotal factor in serving the needs of children and families participating in all of Building Healthy Families’ programs, including: transporting students on science and after school field trips, client transportation (including weekly parent education classes), and aiding in making events possible for community partners.  The van provided the missing link in making programs accessible to more of the community and better serving the neighboring counties of Baker and Union.



Burns Paiute Tribe Foundation

Grant Amount: $12,550
Project: TuWaKii Nobi (Kid's House) Youth Program Initiative
Year: 2021
Location: Burns, OR
About:

Tuwakii Nobi will provide on-line after school tutoring for our Native community youth. We are continuing to offer language and cultural immersion opportunities to our youth and their families online due to COVID-19.



Burns-Paiute Tribe Foundation

Grant Amount: $12,110
Project: TuWaKee-Nobi Afterschool Program
Year: 2018
Location: Burns, OR
About:

Serves Native American youth age 5-18 and their families living in Harney County. This funding will add additional cultural programming that is a top priority for Tribal Council as well as the community.  In addition, starting in 2019, funding will be utilized for tutors so that there are more opportunities for tutoring, especially in the evenings for teenage youth.

   



Caldera

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Training Program for 2012 Camp Caldera Staff
Year: 2012
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Trained 40 Camp Caldera staff on child development and management, relationship-based mentoring, safety, and team-building.  Caldera provides professional mentoring, research-based arts and environmental education curriculum, and a unique camp experience that enables youth to think and learn through art, nature and creativity.  The camp experience is the cornerstone of Caldera’s program.  From sixth grade through high school, students from urban and rural schools come together at Caldera, a place that is magical and inspiring.   The work that occurs at camp is carried through the year with weekly art/mentoring classes and week-long artists residencies at the schools the youth attend.



Cascade Forest Conservancy

Grant Amount: $12,000
Project: Young Friends of the Forest program
Year: 2019
Location: Portland, OR
About:

This program brings under-served middle and high school students on exciting stewardship trips in the Cascades. In 2020, we aim to lead 15 field days with 9 schools and community organizations, serving at least 220 students.

On one- or two-day outings, students in our program learn about forest ecology, take part in restoration projects, and collect information that is used for real forest and wildlife management efforts of Cascade Forest Conservancy and the U.S. Forest Service.



Causa of Oregon

Grant Amount: $14,850
Project: Oregon DACA Coalition Scholarships for renewal application fees for 30 DACA recipients
Year: 2018
Location: Salem, OR
About:

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Scholarships through Oregon DACA Coalition to ensure that 30 undocumented youth have the opportunity to apply for DACA support, a key step in stabilizing lives.


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