Our Grantmaking

Past Grant Awards

The Women's Foundation of Oregon has shifted to a "Giving Project" model of resource distribution - please check out our webpage to learn more! Our focus areas continue to be the "Eight That Can't Wait," which Count Her In identifies as areas of urgent concern in Oregon and Tribal Nations.

See below for information about the extraorindary services providers we have supported in the past. 

Past Annual Grantees

2017 Awardees


Family Forward

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

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.

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

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.

Past Immediate Impact Fund Grantees

Fall 2019

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. 

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