Meyer Memorial Trust (OR)

The Meyer Memorial Trust works to dismantle barriers to equity and improve community conditions so that all Oregonians can reach their full potential.

The Trust seeks to identify and address systemic problems that act as barriers to successful outcomes in housing, education, the environment and by supporting the stability of nonprofits organizations doing the real work to enable Oregon to flourish.

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Twitter - @meyermt

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Meyer Memorial Trust

Meyer Memorial Trust awards $21.3 million in grants, 6 in C. Oregon
Foundation: Meyer Memorial Trust, Ford Family Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation

Civic engagement, community connection, belonging and systems change; ○ Advancing education equity through systems and policy-level...more

Meyer Memorial Trust Awards $21 Million for Equitable Work in Oregon
Foundation: Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community Foundation

... Oregon Community Foundation and FordFamily Foundation to invest in recovery and rebuilding — particularly for Oregon's vulnerable...more

Meyer Memorial Trust announces $21 million in grants
Foundation: Meyer Memorial Trust

The awards account for roughly two-thirds of the foundation's annual grants and support organizations working to make Oregon more equitable...more

Siletz Tribe helps honor famous Chetco Native American, Lucy Dick
Foundation: Gordon Elwood Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community Foundation

... The Collins Foundation, Curry County Cultural Coalition, The Gordon Elwood Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community...more

10 Dead, 22 Missing as Oregon Reels From Immense Wildfires
Foundation: Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community Foundation

... Meyer Memorial Trust, and The Oregon Community Foundation to "help plan for what comes next." In today's media briefing, authorities were...more

Funders Need to Advocate for Policy Change Right Now
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, Surdna Foundation

First, philanthropic advocacy can elevate unheard voices. “The scales of influence in our democracy are not balanced. Our role is to lift up voices that...more

The Week in impact investing: True colors
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, Open Society Foundations

TGIF, Agents of Impact! True colors, shining through. A handful of investors have risen to the triple challenge of COVID, climate and systematic...more

Meyer Memorial Trust announces $25M commitment to equity efforts
Foundation: Meyer Memorial Trust

in 22 hours. The initiative is the largest in the foundation's 38-year history. Meyer Memorial is the fourth-largest philanthropic organization in...more

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust announces $5.4 million in relief grants
Foundation: Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community Foundation

The Oregon Community Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust and MRG Foundation also have announced philanthropic relief efforts. More are...more

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The New York Green Bank gets an initial $210 million of funding boost from the state for its early 2014 launching. It’s the first bank that is committed to reinforcing the lineup of clean technologies.

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