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10 Questions with Cris Lira

Meet Cris Lira! Cris has been supporting and leading MRG’s grantmaking programs for eight years – and has lots to share from that experience. More »

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10 Questions with Stephan Herrera

Get to know Stephan Herrera, MRG’s newest staff. As Capacity Building Director, Stephan will work with a cohort of 10 social change groups to help them build organizational, financial, and fundraising capacity. More »

MRG's current staff

MRG is hiring a Grassroots Giving Director

Join our team! We’re looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative fundraiser and event manager to join our development team as our Grassroots Giving Director. Apply by July 20th. More »

MRG Awards $225,000 to 19 Social Change Groups

We’re excited to announce grants to 19 of the most effective grassroots social change groups across the state. Learn more about their work here! More »

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Ana Lara Selected as 2015 Lilla Jewel Artist

Ana Maurine Lara will perform The Hope Chorus at MRG Foundation’s Justice within Reach on May 15th. More »

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MRG Foundation launches Capacity Building Initiative

MRG Foundation received a $1.3m grant from Meyer Memorial Trust to launch a new Capacity Building Initiative. More »

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MRG is Hiring a Capacity Building Director

MRG Foundation is hiring an enthusiastic and highly skilled trainer, facilitator, and project manager to join our grants team and lead our new Capacity Building Initiative. More »

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So Much More than a Month

Invitations to speak for Black History Month started in January but our individual and shared histories are too broad, too deep, and too intertwined to be relegated to a single month. More »

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What are Elections for: Interview with Dan HoSang

Dan HoSang shares his thoughts and analysis on the wins and loses of 2014 and what we might accomplish together in 2015. More »

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$225,000 to Ignite Change across Oregon

MRG’s activist grantmakers award $225,000 to some of the most innovative and effective organizations in Oregon. Check out this incredible group of changemakers. More »