2023 Spring Grants AwardedDate: 2023-05-29 12:01
Lamb Foundation concluded the Spring 2023 grant cycle and awarded 9 solicited grants totaling $88,000, that represent our three areas of interest. Grants were made in Seattle, Washington and in Portland, Forest Grove, Gresham, Bend, LaPine and Wallowa, Oregon. More information about the grants and grantees can be found on the 2023 Grants page under All Solicited Grants in the Grants menu.
News from the Oregon Association of Relief NurseriesDate: 2022-11-22 05:03
Relief Nurseries in the News!
This last month several Relief Nurseries were ranked as some of the “Best 100 Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon” in Oregon Business Magazine! You can see the complete article on the website HERE. We are so excited to see these Relief Nurseries have a special shout out, and proud of the entire Relief Nursery workforce! R.N.’s are a truly special place to work.
MOUNTAIN STAR RELIEF NURSERY was #15 in the medium sized nonprofits group (20-49 employees)
FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS tied for #26 in the large sized nonprofits (50+ employees)
FAMILY RELIEF NURSERY in Cottage Grove was #32 in the small sized nonprofits (19 or fewer employees)
2022 Grants AwardedDate: 2022-09-21 11:56
In 2022 Lamb Foundation celebrated its 50th Anniversary with one grant cycle focused on coastal communities. Lamb Foundation awarded 15 solicited grants totaling $265,000. The 2022 grants represent all three of Lamb Foundation’s areas of interests and were awarded to organizations in and/or serving Seattle, WA., the Willamette River Watershed, the Columbia Gorge and the following counties in Oregon: Clatsop, Coos, Curry, Lincoln, and Tillamook, with some organizations having a statewide or further area of impact. More information about the grants and grantees can be found on the 2022 Grants page under All Solicited Grants in the Grants menu.
2021 Fall Grants AwardedDate: 2021-12-27 03:31
Lamb Foundation concluded the fall 2021 grant cycle and awarded 9 grants totaling $117,000. All 2021 grants have been awarded and received. The fall grants represent all three of Lamb Foundation’s areas of interests and were awarded in the Seattle, WA area and in the following counties in Oregon: Lane, Lincoln/Tillamook, Multnomah, Clackamas, Umatilla and Wallowa. More information about the grants and grantees can be found on the 2021 Grants page under All Solicited Grants in the Grants menu.
Financial BeginningsDate: 2021-09-24 01:17
In early 2021, our Executive Director, Kate Benedict, was thrilled to serve on the Oregon State Treasurer’s Financial Education Advisory Team. Over the course of five months, the team met to discuss where Oregon stands nationally when it comes to financial education and awareness.
The goal of these conversations was to provide substantive feedback and recommendations on how the Treasurer’s office could help improve the financial literacy of Oregonians of all backgrounds.
Chaired by the Treasurer, the group included experts who represented a diverse range of financial literacy and education priorities and organizations. They recently issued a final report of their recommendations!
2021 Spring Grants AwardedDate: 2021-05-20 12:07
Lamb Foundation has concluded the Spring 2021 grant cycle and awarded $122,550 in 8 solicited grants. All grants, except for one in Vancouver, WA, were made in Oregon. Three grants went to relief nurseries in Baker City, Medford and Salem. Two other grants were made in eastern Oregon and two in the Portland metropolitan area. More information about the grants and grantees can be found on the 2021 Grants page under All Solicited Grants in the Grants menu.
Last chance to submit Census 2020 information for the next ten years!Date: 2020-09-08 03:35
Please submit your census survey right away if you have not yet done so. Please also spread the word to the communities you serve and interact with – especially those communities that tend to be harder to count. The census bureau has limited the time to collect data until the end of this month, September 30, 2020. It is important that all people residing in the United States are counted by September 30, 2020! https://2020census.gov/en.html
Census 2020Date: 2020-03-04 03:37
Census 2020 is poised to start this month. This is a very important opportunity for all residents of the United States to be counted. Lamb Foundation is helping to fund an effort to count people in hard-to-count communities in Oregon and Washington. Recently the We Count Oregon campaign made this video available. Please feel free to share it: https://vimeo.com/388180134
Homeless Youth Law Clinic is Featured in Street RootsDate: 2019-05-30 02:15
5/29/19: This week’s edition of Street Roots features an article about Homeless Youth Law Clinic, a 2017 Lamb Foundation grant recipient
Read the article here
Introducing Lilac Meadows – Human SolutionsDate: 2019-05-30 02:11
Human solutions was awarded a Lamb Foundation grant in spring 2018 for their Homeless Services Program.
5/2/19: Human Solutions is thrilled to share the news that our emergency shelter program for families has found a new permanent home! In partnership with the Joint Office of Homeless Services (a combined City or Portland and Multnomah County effort), Human Solutions will be moving our program that supports families through homelessness into a wonderful new shelter called Lilac Meadows in SE Portland, where the need is so great. See more
Spring 2019 Grants AwardedDate: 2019-05-30 01:47
Lamb Foundation has concluded the Spring 2019 grant cycle and awarded $123,000 in 9 solicited grants. The geographic boundaries of this cycle’s grants were from Coos Bay, OR on the southern coast, to Pendleton and La Grande, in northeast OR, and Seattle, WA in the north. More information about the grants and grantees can be found on the 2019 Grants page under the Grants menu.
Art About Agriculture News 2018Date: 2018-08-22 04:24
The College’s Art About Agriculture Permanent Collection is the nation’s only contemporary, agrarian art collection owned and supported by a public university. It reflects the College’s commitment to build knowledge and appreciation for agricultural communities across the Pacific Northwest. Recent news of the program’s 2018 art purchases is below.
BRAVO Summer CampDate: 2018-07-20 02:35
Lamb Foundation made a grant to BRAVO Youth Orchestras in 2014. They are continuing to grow and develop. BRAVO believes in social change through music and transforms the lives of underserved youth through intensive classical music instruction emphasizing collaboration, promoting self-confidence, and creating a community where children thrive.
Betties360 Impact Video 2018Date: 2018-06-26 01:35
Betties360’s mission is to inspire well being in women and girls through action sports and outdoor adventures.
They recently shared their newest impact video:
Spring 2018 Grants AwardedDate: 2018-05-10 05:14
Lamb Foundation has concluded the Spring 2018 grant cycle and awarded $125,320 in 10 solicited grants. Homelessness was a major theme, as was the case in the last grant cycle in fall 2017. The geographic boundaries of this cycle’s grants were from Salem, OR in the south, to Seattle, WA in the north and Hood River and Pendleton, OR in the east. Four of five recipients located or headquartered in Portland, OR are located in areas of the lowest per capita income levels. More information about the grants and grantees can be found on the 2018 Grants page under the Grants menu.