Celebrating our Current & Past
Read on for the list by year of our grantee partners and use the links to connect directly if you want more information or are interested in getting more involved with any of these exemplary organizations and/or projects.
2018 Impact Projects
August Wilson Red Door Project, Evolve: Using Theatre to Impact Public Safety in Portland, Oregon
Sign up for their newsletter here to stay informed about their work. See Portland Mercury Article March, 2019.
Evolve was featured in the PBS News Hour in Aug, 2019.
KairosPDX, Transformational Education for Tomorrow’s Leader.
See Portland Observer announcement Human Rights Commission Award Jan, 2019
Bark - Bark’s mission is to transform Mt. Hood National Forest into a place where natural processes prevail, where wildlife thrives and where local communities have a social, cultural, and economic investment in its restoration and preservation.
Cascade AIDS Project - CAPS mission is to support and empower all people with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community with compassionate healthcare.
2018 CORE MISSION AWARDS
2017 Impact Projects
Portland Homeless Family Solutions, Diversion for Homeless Families
Portland Homeless Family Solutions (PHFS) empowers homeless families with children to get back into housing and to stay there long-term.
Learn about their work and how to get more involved here.
Urban Gleaners, Food First: Fighting Childhood Hunger in Washington County
Urban Gleaners feeds over 6,000 people every week through school pantries, summer free farmers markets, and Mobile Markets at low-income housing communities. Subscribe to their newsletter for semi-regular updates here. See their 2019 Community Report here.
My Voice Music - My Voice Music (MVM) engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression.
Metro East Digital Youth Inclusion - MetroEast uses media to invigorate civic engagement, inspire diverse voices and strengthen community life.
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation - Xerces protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats.
2016 Impact Project
PDX Bridge Project, Gateway to College's program, propels Portland area foster, juvenile justice, and homeless youth onto a pathway from high school to and through college. In 2019, Gateway to College merged with Achieving the Dream. Learn more about these educational issues and resources in the Gateway blog.