All Grants


Urban Gleaners

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Food to Schools Expansion Project
Year: 2015
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Urban Gleaners provides weekly deliveries of fresh food for home consumption to children and families in high need in E Multnomah County through their schools and Section 8 housing. Urban Gleaners reduces waste and want.

 



Urban Gleaners, Food to Schools Program Expansion

Grant Amount: $14,000
Project: Food to Schools Program Expansion
Year: 2013
Location: Portland, OR
About:

The Food to Schools program brings food to more than 50 food-insecure families in each of over twelve schools during the school year and at least seven during the summer.  The addition of a refrigerated van will increase weekly food delivery to 250 additional families and reach more hungry children.  In addition, food can be gathered more from the source and kept fresh longer.  The purchase of the refrigerated van has made it possible to better serve the schools throughout the school year and into the summer months with ‘Free Farmers Markets’, as well as making deliveries to the low-income housing where students live.

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Walla Walla Watershed Foundation

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council Education Outreach Program
Year: 2017
Location: Walla Walla, WA
About:

The program engages 600+ students and 100+ adults each year in a collection of experiential learning activities to improve audience’s understanding of natural resources and systems, to foster restoration and sustainability in the Walla Walla watershed basin.



Wallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive Center

Grant Amount: $9,000
Project: Salmon cooking station and Joseph Interpretive Exhibit Tipis
Year: 2011
Location: Wallowa, OR
About:

The Nez Perce Homeland Project is a grass roots endeavor to develop a place in the Wallowa Valley where the Nez Perce people can once again celebrate their traditions and customs.  It aims to connect a new generation of Nez Perce people, local community members, and visitors from around the world with stories of the past and a vision of the future.  This grant furthers that mission by: 1) construct a rock salmon cooking station beside the traditional dance arbor in Wallowa to be used during the annual Tamkaliks Celebration and Friendship Feast; 2) replace the two aging Nez Perce style tipis, decorated by Nez Perce artists, at the Homeland Project Interpretive Exhibit in Joseph.

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Wild Gift

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Marketing / Leader Development Program
Year: 2012
Location: Sun Valley, ID
About:

Half of this gift was used to improve social media outreach for Wild Gift, and half supported one new Wild Gift Leader in 2013.  Wild Gift helps to develop young leaders through an intensive wilderness experience and mentoring the leaders’  project designed to benefit their community/society.  Please see their website for more information.



Wild Gift

Grant Amount: $10,000
Project: Organizational Capacity Development
Year: 2010
Location: Sun Valley, ID
About:

Lamb Foundation has supported this organization since its early days.  The goal of this grant is to help the organization move to the next level: from a volunteer organization operating on an annual budget of $90K to a professional organization with an annual budget of $250, 000 and begin to build an endowment that perpetuates the Program.  The goal of this grant is to make it possible to create organization self sufficiency by 2012, at which time the Wild Gift board will choose a new Executive Director.



Wilderness International, Inc.

Grant Amount: $7,300
Project: Canby Community Park Wetlands Youth Conservation Project
Year: 2013
Location: Canby, Or
About:

The Wilderness International Youth Conservation Corps program exists to build life skills in the lives of at-risk youth while completing important conservation projects.  This program enhances the native habitat and public access of the Youth & Disabled Citizens Fishing Pond & adjoining wetlands trail system at the Canby Community Park.  In addition, youth crew members receive training, college credit, stipends and job skills development from the program.

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Willamette Riverkeeper, General Program Support

Grant Amount: $12,000
Project: Support for Willamette Riverkeeper's four major programs: River Discovery, Clean Water, Habitat Restoration and Water Monitoring.
Year: 2013
Location: Portland, OR
About:

Through Willamette Riverkeeper’s four major programs, adults and youth are involved in paddling trips, nature walks, and other outreach activities to inspire stewardship and personal responsibility resulting in a cleaner, healthier river; Willamette Riverkeeper will strategically enforce laws and monitor sites to reduce the amount of pollution entering our rivers and streams and restore riparian health to key Willamette sites to aid native fish and wildlife, improve water quality, and cultivate stewards within our community.



YouthCare

Grant Amount: $20,000
Project: Barista Education and Employment Program
Year: 2016
Location: Seattle, WA
About:

YouthCare’s Barista Training and Education Program sets homeless young people on the path to obtain a job and educational credential, meeting each young person where they are with the support they need and giving them access to YouthCare’s full continuum of services: outreach, basic needs, shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment.  Participants gain hands-on barista and food preparation training, customer service training, and career exploration opportunities.



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.



Zarephath Ministries

Grant Amount: $8,000
Project: General Operations
Year: 2017
Location: Gresham, OR
About:

Helps to support the mission of Zarephath Ministries to feed and provide emergency food to anyone in need.


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