What if you had $225,000 to spend on social justice work across the state of Oregon? How would you divide it up to make sure that it reached across the state, across issue areas, and across different generations? Well, our volunteer grantmakers wrestled with these questions this spring, and here’s what they decided: here’s the full grantee list for the spring of 2011. Our grantees include groups in Eastern Oregon, Southern Oregon, Central Oregon and all along the Willamette Valley.
Take a look at some of the grantees in action in this slideshow:
For you “big picture” types, here are the issues that we funded this cycle:
With these grants, we’ve granted close to half a million dollars in the last 12 months. For more information about our grants and how to apply for our next round of General Fund grants this fall, check out our Apply page. The next General Fund deadline is September 2, 2011.