Meyer Memorial Trust Announces $3.16 Million in Grants

The in Portland, Oregon, has announced twenty grants totaling nearly $3.2 million to nonprofits across the state.

Through its initiative to provide leadership development opportunities for communities of color — a program that grew out of the crowdsourced — the trust awarded two-year grants of $225,000 to six organizations. The recipients of those grants — Oregon LEAD, the African Leadership Development Project at IRCO (), the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Institute at IRCO, Uchastije i Podderzhka/Slavic Project Coalition at IRCO, , and the of the Portland African American Leadership Forum — will use them to implement and expand culturally specific leadership development projects that build social capital and provide leadership within and outside racial and ethnic communities. The trust also awarded $225,000 to the , which is based at the , to administer the work of the other grantees.

Other grants were awarded to ($200,000), the ($159,500), the ($140,950), ($125,000), ($100,000), and ($93,400).

For a complete list of , visit the Meyer Memorial Trust Web site.

"." Meyer Memorial Trust Press Release 03/27/2013.