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									                                                                             Community Grants
                                                                                            Fall 2008


Amani Center, St. Helens — $25,000
   to build organizational capacity to serve the growing number of child abuse victims in Columbia
   County

Arts Central, Bend — $20,000
   for an arts outreach program for Central Oregon youth that includes artists in schools, a mobile art
   studio, performing arts programming, and special art classes for low-income children

Arts Umbrella, Inc, Eugene — $18,000
   to increase resources for programs by improving organizational capacity

Assistance League of Bend, Bend — $7,500
   to expand the Operation School Bell program to Redmond schools

Benton Furniture Share, Corvallis — $7,500
   to sustain current programs, increase resource development activities, and expand operations in
   Linn County and rural areas of Benton and Lincoln counties

Better People, Portland — $25,000
   to support the job readiness training program

Birth To Three, Eugene — $75,000
   to support a campaign to build the organization's endowment, develop new space, and hire
   additional staff

Blue Mountain Healthcare Foundation, John Day — $15,000
   for the purchase of new cardiac monitoring equipment serving a large rural area

BodyVox, Portland — $17,900
   for a three-year audience expansion initiative

Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis, Corvallis — $26,000
   to expand the POWER Hours program and implement the Smart Tutor program

Boys and Girls Club of the Western Treasure Valley, Ontario — $15,000
   to help establish the new Boys and Girls Club of the Western Treasure Valley

Caldera, Portland — $50,000
   for a capacity-building project to create the "Innovation Center at Caldera"

Cascade Community School of Music, Bend — $8,500

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                                                                                                Fall 2008


   to increase fundraising capacity and ensure adequate facilities for teaching and program growth

Center for NonProfit Legal Services, Medford — $25,000
   to provide legal assistance to lawful immigrants for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement work
   permits

Central Oregon Community College, Bend — $25,000
   to expand the current Latino Leadership and Mentoring Program to Crook County high school and
   middle school students

Central Oregon Symphony Association, Bend — $20,000
   for musical instruction and enrichment for Central Oregon youth, with an emphasis on string
   instruments

Children First for Oregon, Portland — $30,000
   for support of "Vision 2020: Getting Oregon to an A," to improve Oregon's performance in key
   child well-being indicators through collaborative policy advocacy

City of Bandon, Bandon — $25,000
   for the purchase of kitchen equipment to complete renovations of Bandon's Conference and
   Community Center

Classroom Law Project, Portland — $25,000
   to expand civics education in Oregon by funding program consultants to provide training and
   coaching to teachers to attend the Statewide Civics Conference and to help with branding and
   marketing efforts

Clatsop Community College Foundation, Astoria — $25,000
   to provide a stairwell lift allowing disabled access to Towler Hall as a part of the capital campaign
   for the college's Jerome Campus Redevelopment Project

Columbia Arts, Hood River — $17,500
   to expand “CCA Presents,” a program that strives to bring unique cultural opportunities to the
   community of the Columbia Gorge

Committed Partners for Youth, Eugene — $20,000
   for a collaborative project with Big Brothers Big Sisters to increase the number of mentoring
   relationships for youth in Lane County

Coos County STEP Commission, Coos Bay — $15,000
   for ADA-accessible ramps and walkways for the Morgan Creek Natural Resource Center


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                                                                                              Fall 2008


Crater Lake National Park Trust, Crater Lake — $20,000
   to strengthen fundraising capacity in order to expand the “Classroom at Crater Lake” educational
   program

Crook County Historical Society, Prineville — $25,000
   to support the “Let's Make History” capital campaign expanding the impact of the A.R. Bowman
   Museum

Crook County Library, Prineville — $15,000
   to create an enclosed, designated teen room at the library

The Dental Foundation of Oregon, Wilsonville — $55,000
   to help implement the "Tooth Taxi" mobile dental clinic to provide dental treatment and oral health
   education to low-income, uninsured Oregon children

Deschutes Land Trust, Bend — $30,000
   for support of short-term staffing to acquire and protect Skyline Forest

Ecotrust, Portland — $25,000
   to expand the "Farm to School" program into childcare facilities in Washington County, promoting
   healthy food choices and connections with local food producers

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Portland — $6,000
   to increase the hours of the MSW supervisor, maximizing the use of interns in community
   ministries programs

Education Foundation for the Bend - La Pine School District, Bend — $5,000
   to expand organizational capacity and support the salary of the executive director

Family Access Network Foundation, Bend — $15,000
   to hire a development specialist to implement a sustainable fundraising model and develop new
   revenue sources

Family Building Blocks, Salem — $45,000
   to expand the organization's child abuse prevention services to high-risk children and families in
   Polk County

Family Development Center / Douglas County Relief Nursery, Roseburg — $30,000
   to expand services by opening two afternoon classrooms

Family Tree Relief Nursery, Albany — $15,000


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                                                                                               Fall 2008


   to expand core services, including therapeutic classrooms, home visitation, and parent education to
   families with young children

Family YMCA of Marion & Polk Counties, Salem — $45,000
   to build organizational capacity by adding a community relations director to work with all four
   branches to develop new sources of revenue

Film Action Oregon, Portland — $18,000
   for construction of a new box office and multimedia classroom at the Hollywood Theatre for use
   by the community and teens participating in Film Action's educational programs

Fishtrap, Inc., Enterprise — $11,000
   to support the Eastern Oregon Writer in Residence Project, establishing three residencies in rural
   Eastern Oregon communities

Friends of the Joseph Branch, Enterprise — $5,000
   to document oral histories of African Americans who lived in and around the historic town of
   Maxville

Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon, Portland — $20,000
   to add a one-to-one mentoring component to the GO Onward after-school curricula

Good Shepherd Children's Outreach, Portland — $7,500
   for support of an after-school program for children ages 6-13 that will be implemented with
   Calvary Christian Church, Positive Youth Development, Black Parent Initiative, Augustana Lutheran
   Church, and Mallory Ave Community Enrichment Center

Habitat for Humanity-Mid-Willamette Valley, Salem — $20,000
   to build organizational capacity by hiring a full-time Restore staff person as a volunteer coordinator
   and floor supervisor

Habitat for Humanity-Rogue Valley, Medford — $10,000
   to enhance delivery of services by increasing the project manager position to full-time

Habitat for Humanity-Sisters, Sisters — $5,000
   to help support the salary of a full-time manager for the new Habitat ReStore

Huntington School District, Huntington — $21,500
   to establish an after-school tutoring and recreational program for students

Irvington Covenant Community Development Corporation, Portland — $40,000


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                                                                                              Fall 2008


   to hire a full-time staff person to provide employment training and job placement to low-income,
   minority individuals

Japanese Garden Society of Oregon, Portland — $25,000
   to increase organizational capacity by hiring a part-time development staff person

Josephine Community Libraries, Grants Pass — $25,000
   to purchase books to increase the library collection and to support the hiring of a supervising
   librarian



Lake County Library District, Lakeview — $25,000
   for construction of a library for Lake County residents

Lebanon Public Library-Senior Center Trust, Lebanon — $25,000
   to complete interior renovations to the new Lebanon Public Library building

Liberty Restoration, Inc., Astoria — $15,000
   to boost attendance, memberships and donations by increasing staff time and marketing efforts

Linn-Benton Arts Council, Corvallis — $13,000
   to help strengthen the organization through the addition of a development coordinator

Marion-Polk Food Share, Inc., Salem — $15,000
   to hire a major gifts manager, produce new donor outreach materials, and secure fundraising
   training for staff, board and volunteers

Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties, Salem — $25,000
   to fund implementation of Project Access, a community-based program coordinating donated
   medical care and services for uninsured, low-income residents

Metropolitan Family Service, Portland — $40,000
   to hire a program assistant to expand the Foster Grandparent mentoring program

Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action, Salem — $25,000
   to hire a full time project coordinator for the Community Action Drug Prevention Network
   Program, working to prevent and reduce alcohol, drug, and tobacco use among youth and adults in
   the Salem/Keizer community

Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland — $28,000
   to increase financial sustainability by adding a grant writer position

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                                                                                              Fall 2008


Nature Conservancy in Oregon, Portland — $20,000
   to support efforts to recruit new volunteers to work with staff on critical conservation at key sites
   in Oregon

The Nature of Words, Bend — $10,000
   to help launch an artist-in-residence creative writing program that focuses on middle and high
   school students in public school and at-risk youth at other sites

Neighborhood Partnership Fund, Portland — $75,000
   to support the Bridges to Housing Project, a collaborative program model that will give families
   access to permanent affordable housing, up to two years of intensive case management, and access
   to educational, employment, child care and health services

OHSU Foundation, Portland — $91,000
   to initiate a new program providing relief coverage for rural physicians to reduce physician turnover
   and burnout

Oregon 150, Portland — $20,000
   to engage Oregonians in civic, educational and cultural events as a way of giving back to Oregon

Oregon Adaptive Sports, Bend — $15,000
   for special-purpose adaptive ski equipment and accessories to increase capacity to serve people
   with disabilities

Oregon Campus Compact, Portland — $30,000
   for a capacity-building plan including new governance, fiscal, and program strategies

Oregon Coast Community Action, Coos Bay — $15,000
   to expand a program that will provide food to low-income children in 12 elementary schools in
   Coos and Curry counties

Oregon Symphony Association, Portland — $50,000
   to create a Community Music Partnership to develop and strengthen comprehensive music
   education programs in the schools and community of Tillamook

Oregon Symphony Association-Salem, Salem — $20,000
   for a capacity-building effort to stabilize funding and revitalize community support

Pioneer Memorial Hospital - Prineville, Prineville — $3,000
   to support the CHIP school-based fluoride varnish and oral health education project, delivering
   services to children and educating families about oral health


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                                                                                                Fall 2008


Planned Parenthood of the Columbia/ Willamette, Portland — $75,000
   to expand health care access for low-income Portland residents and enhance centralized support
   services by opening a new Regional Service Center in NE Portland

Portland Art Museum, Portland — $25,000
   to launch the Art Access Initiative, providing free access to the museum for schools and children
   under 17

Portland Parks Foundation, Portland — $25,000
   for a second and final year of support to build organizational capacity

Portland Reading Foundation, Portland — $20,000
   for literacy tutoring in Portland schools for disadvantaged children ages 6-9

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation, Hood River — $15,000
   to increase access to oral health services for low-income, uninsured, and minority residents in
   Hood River County

Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland — $25,000
   to support the Right Brain Initiative to integrate the arts into core subjects at public schools in
   Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties

Relief Nursery, Eugene — $30,000
   to support expansion of outreach programs for families in crisis

Rogue Community College, Grants Pass — $25,000
   for pre-college programs for vulnerable populations who could benefit from guided entry into the
   college experience

Rogue Valley Art Association, Medford — $8,000
   to hire and support the work of a development director

Rogue Valley Opera Association, Medford — $30,000
   for a capacity-building project encompassing an executive director search and hire along with
   technology upgrades

Rose Community Development, Portland — $13,000
   for the Leander Court Social Capital Project, increasing the availability of affordable housing for at-
   risk families in outer SE Portland

Rotary First Harvest of Oregon, Medford — $25,000


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                                                                                               Fall 2008


   to expand activities into five regions of Oregon and engage new partners in the production, salvage,
   identification, transportation and distribution of fresh food to low-income families

Safe Harbors, Enterprise — $10,000
   to fund a violence prevention education coordinator position and implement the Second Step
   Violence Prevention curriculum in three rural Wallowa County elementary schools

Safe Haven Maternity Home, Roseburg — $10,000
   to provide education in independent living, job readiness, and parenting to pregnant teens ages 13-
   17 and to young women with babies who are homeless or in unsafe situations

Salem Leadership Foundation, Salem — $20,000
   for placement of collaborative staff members in six high school feeder districts, with a goal to
   energize communities on a "small geography" basis




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                                                                           Community Grants
                                                                                             Fall 2008


Serendipity Center, Inc., Portland — $25,000
   to support a capital campaign to build a new playground and redesign classroom space

Siuslaw Public Library District, Florence — $25,000
   to support a capital project to expand and modernize the library building

Southern Oregon Historical Society, Jacksonville — $25,000
   for replacement of a damaged dam on the Hanley Farm property with an improved irrigation
   system

Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, Ashland — $15,000
   to increase resources for programs by adding 0.5 FTE to the conservation coordinator position and
   hiring a development director

Special Olympics Oregon, Portland — $25,000
   for an outreach program to increase the number of participants ages 8-21 statewide

Stand For Children Leadership Center, Portland — $30,000
   to support an organizational strategic shift to comprehensive public education advocacy

Sumpter Valley Museum Association, Sumpter — $13,230
   to recruit at-risk youth from the Baker Youth Community Action Project to make renovations to
   the museum and library

Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District Foundation, Seaside — $10,000
   for the acquisition and installation of new, age-appropriate playground equipment at Broadway Park
   in Seaside

TACS, Portland — $30,000
   to support and strengthen Oregon's nonprofit sector through development of new resources
   through Oregon Involved and the Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Think Link Discovery Center, La Grande — $26,500
   to build capacity by hiring a community coordinator to build collaborations with schools, Eastern
   Oregon University, and community members

Trillium Family Services, Portland — $25,000
   to build the capacity of the Family of Friends mentoring program by adding a development director
   and a donor database

Umpqua Community Health Clinic, Roseburg — $50,000

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                                                                      Community Grants
                                                                                         Fall 2008


for construction of a health care facility for low income, uninsured community members




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                                                                            Community Grants
                                                                                              Fall 2008


United Way of Deschutes County, Bend — $25,000
   to launch a 211 information and referral service in Central Oregon

United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley, Salem — $35,000
   to build the organization's volunteer base by increasing staff time and providing more volunteer
   training opportunities

Volunteers in Medicine Clinic of the Cascades, Bend — $10,000
   to build program capacity by strengthening fundraising efforts, developing a planned giving program,
   and increasing the donor base

Volunteers of America, Portland — $25,000
   for a marketing and public awareness campaign related to community-based senior care and adult
   day centers

Wallowa County Library, Enterprise — $3,000
   for updated computer systems, printers, and a copier

White Bird, Portland — $29,000
   to strengthen fundraising and marketing capabilities through acquisition of and training on database
   software

Willamette Family, Inc., Eugene — $25,000
   for residential services for children ages 0-6 whose mothers are in addiction treatment

Woodburn Together, Woodburn — $25,000
   to build literacy skills of Marion County youth by providing early literacy experiences for parents
   and children ages 0-5, with funds used to leverage additonal support

Working Wonders Children's Museum, Bend — $25,000
   to hire a development director to increase the organization's donor base




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