Past Immediate Impact Fund Grantees
Past Annual Grantees
2018 - WATCH AWARD VIDEO
Red Lodge Transition Services - Statewide
Red Lodge Transition Services is a Native American led organization that provides culturally focused programs for women releasing from jail, prison or treatment.
$37,500 - May 2018
Support for costs to house Native American women released from prison, jail or treatment programs, including housing, utilities, food, and household goods. Support for a Transition Center Coordinator position.
Mano a Mano - Salem
Mano a Mano helps strengthen ALL families, in particular those who are low income, Latino, or immigrant to become self-sufficient and active contributors to the well-being of their community.
$27,500 - May 2018
Capacity support to address the urgent need for a dedicated community organizer to develop grassroots-led systems and cultural change efforts in the area.
Momentum Alliance - Portland
Momentum Alliance is a youth-led nonprofit whose mission is to inspire youth to realize their power individually and collectively and to mentor social justice leaders. Our goal is to create a regional network of young social justice leaders who will diversify decision making in the public, private, and nonprofit sector.
$22,500 - May 2018
Support for the Reproductive Justice Youth Advocates program.
Rural Organizing Project - Statewide
Rural Organizing Project strengthens the skills, resources and vision of rural leadership working for a just and inclusive democracy in rural and small town Oregon.
$17,500 - May 2018
Support for leadership development work with women in rural Oregon.
2017 - WATCH AWARD VIDEO
Family Forward - Statewide
Our mission is to create a family-forward Oregon where all families can be economically secure and have the time it takes to care for a family. Today, too many families are forced to sacrifice one or the other. But we’re working hard to change that by engaging and partnering with parents, employers and policy-makers to create innovative, forward-thinking approaches to work and family
$10,000 - May 2017
Staff support for public policy organization focusing on passing and implementing a paid family and medical leave insurance program for all Oregonians.
Oregon Justice Resource Center - Portland
We work to promote civil rights and improve legal representation for communities that have often been underserved in the past: people living in poverty and people of color among them. We work in collaboration with other, like-minded, organizations to maximize our reach to serve underrepresented populations, to train future public interest lawyers, and to educate our community on civil rights and current civil liberties concerns.
$20,000 - May 2017
Program support for the Women in Prison Project, providing legal assistance and direct services to clients of Red Lodge Transition Services housed in Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
Domestic Violence Services Inc. - Pendleton
It is the purpose of Domestic Violence Services, Inc. to provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to work toward ending violence within the community, now and in the future.
$25,000 - May 2017
Support increased outreach in rural service areas of Umatilla and Morrow Counties through regional staffing, outreach materials, and educational programs.
Clackamas Women's Services - Clackamas
The mission of Clackamas Women's Services is to foster the empowerment of survivors so they can establish lives free of domestic and sexual violence. Our commitment is to break the isolation of domestic and sexual violence for all survivors and help them reconnect to a social fabric in which they feel valued, supported, and to which they contribute meaningfully.
$20,000 - May 2017
Operational support to fund a Latina Services Coordinator position and supporting the implementation and expansion of a Promotoras direct service program for Latinx survivors.
2016 - WATCH AWARD VIDEO
Adelante Mujeres - Forest Grove
Adelante Mujeres provides holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low income Latina women and their families to ensure full participation and active leadership in the community.
$30,000 - May 2016
Program support for the Adult Education program, providing literacy, finance, job training, and parenting classes to Latina women with children.
Jackson County SART - Ashland
Jackson County SART works to ensure an effective, collaborative response to sexual assault that prioritizes victims’ needs and reduces the traumatic after-effects of this crime; to help bring more offenders to justice; and to prevent sexual violence through community engagement and change.
$10,000 - May 2016
Program support for the organization’s most urgently-needed programs: sexual assault acute response and Sexual Assault Survivors’ Healing group (SASH).
Building Healthy Families - Enterprise
Building Healthy Families strengthens families through proven family education and support programs and helps create family environments that ensure children's school readiness, success, and life skills.
$20,000 - May 2016
Program & operational support for basic services for mothers and new parents, new phone systems, and resources for 3rd to 5th graders through Girls on the Run.
2015 - WATCH AWARD VIDEO
Innovative Changes - Portland
Our mission is to help people build their long-term financial health, and our vision is a society where all people have access to safe, affordable financial products and services and the ability to use them well.
$25,000 Legacy Award - May 2015
Program support for the The Women’s Financial Leadership Group financial workshops.
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. - Portland
Dedicated to promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship.
$25,000 Legacy Award - May 2015
Funds used to create a new website and targeted advertising for women of color seeking information about apprenticeship in the trades.
Past Immediate Impact Fund Grantees
The SAFE Project - Coos County - $5,000
Replace the heating pump in emergency shelter to be able to continue providing shelter to survivors and their children who are fleeing from violence and abuse in their community.
Northwest Mother's Milk Bank - Portland - $5,000
Minimize barriers for breastfeeding mothers who are incarcerated through the Expressions of Care program, providing education, supplying milk collection bags to mothers, and offering a reliable delivery/shipping solution.
Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon - Statewide - $5,000
Engage and empower students with lived experience of hunger and poverty through the SNAP Advisory Council Board and Hunger-Free Campuses Initiative to advocate for legislation to end college hunger across Oregon.
Familias en Acción - Statewide - $5,000
Grow the Abuela Mama y Yo Community Council, a Council of Latina parents, parents to be, and family members, to further build strategies and parent advocacy skills to impact food policy and health equity in Oregon.
Family Forward Fund - Statewide - $5,000
Resource six Action Teams, leadership groups of women caregivers committed advocating for policies that value the work of caregiving, such as paid family and medical leave and affordable child care.
Q Center - Portland - $5,000
Support the Community Resilience Initiative’s public awareness campaigns, an expanded series of interrupting transphobia workshops, and increased offerings of transgender-specific peer support groups
Treasure Valley Children's Relief Nursery - Ontario - $5,000
Support Family Connection events in Malheur County, where attending parents, a majority of them mothers, find community support and dialogue on topics focused on keeping children safe and strengthening families.
The Harbor - Astoria - $5,000
Fund the siding repairs for a confidential shelter building, reopening the space for the first time in 2015, and providing much needed advocacy and support services to survivors in Clatsop County.
Jackson County SART - Ashland - $5,000
Start a confidential facilitated survivors' support group for high school age youth in response to a growing community request in Southern Oregon schools, starting in Ashland and expanding to Medford.
Henderson House - McMinnville - $5,000
Install an up to code fire sprinkler system in new confidential shelter that supports women, teens and girls in Yamhill County living with, or facing, interpersonal violence.
Rose Haven - Portland - $5,000
Expand the Shower Program from currently 12 hours a week to full-time, giving women, children and gender-nonconforming folks experiencing homelessness access to private and safe facilities.
Red Lodge Transition Services - Oregon City - $5,000
Purchase an 8-10 passenger van to transport Red Lodge program participants to and from work, treatment, counseling appointments, child visitation and court related appointments, educational events, cultural events, and other activities.
Oasis Shelter Home - Gold Beach - $5,000
Complete first kitchen remodel in over 15 years in Curry County shelter, including cabinet expansion and a new freezer, in order to be ADA compliant and support clients with mobility issues.
Sable House - Dallas - $5,000
Replace floors in shelter after many years of needing repairs, ensuring a safe and clean space to serve and support victims of domestic and sexual violence in Polk County.