Grant History

Grant History

Our Nonprofit Partners

We are grateful for the opportunity to learn about and support the work of many remarkable organizations around the world. If your organization is interested in applying for a grant, we would encourage you to peruse the stories and the annual grantee lists below to get a better sense of RWN Foundation’s funding patterns. And if you are looking for inspiration for your own giving, we would encourage you to read on!


Featured Stories

2022 Spring Grants
Organization Name Grant Type Funding Area Grant Amount
AGE+
Oregon’s Comprehensive Plan for Living and Aging
Program Support Health & Health Equity $45,000
Alaska Community Action on Toxics General Operating Health & Health Equity $40,000
Amazon Watch General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
Arts Council of Pendleton General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates General Operating Sustainable Communities $10,000
Black Food Sovereignty Coalition
The Healing Space
Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Building Healthy Families Program Support Health & Health Equity $5,000
Capaces Leadership Institute General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing General Operating Health & Health Equity $5,000
Coalition of Communities of Color General Operating Sustainable Communities $50,000
Crag Law Center General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Elkton Community Education Center
Elkton Wellness Project
Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
Four Rivers Cultural Center
Rolling Out the Red Carpet
Capital Campaign Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Global Greengrants Fund General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Grace Healthcare Services
Women’s Clinic (with Alachua Area Medical Reserve Corps)
Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000 (two year)
Greening Haiti Fund General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Lan Su Chinese Garden General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $25,000 (three year)
LEAD Agency, Inc. General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Movement Advancement Project General Operating Sustainable Communities $40,000
Music Workshop Oregon Arts & Education $20,000 (2nd year)
National Partnership for New Americans
We Are All Americans
Program Support Sustainable Communities $40,000
Northwest Workers’ Justice Project Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Nurturely General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Oil Change International General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
Oregon Child Abuse Solutions General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association
Healthcare interpretation training for Afghan refugees
Program Support Health & Health Equity $30,000
OutFront Minnesota Community Services General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Partnership for Safety & Justice General Operating Sustainable Communities $25,000 (two year)
Pecan Street General Operating Climate & Planet $10,000
Politisit General Operating Sustainable Communities $15,000
Portland Refugee Support Group General Operating Health & Health Equity $40,000
Rahab’s Sisters General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Rainforest Action Network General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000 (two year)
Raphael House General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000 (three year)
Red Lodge Transition Services
Keeping the Fires Burning
Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Rogue Climate General Operating Climate & Planet $30,000
Rogue Valley Farm to School General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Rosewood Strong Community
Climate Migration Project
General Operating Sustainable Communities $5,000
Rural Organizing Project General Operating Sustainable Communities $40,000
Salem Keizer Coalition for Equality General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Tananawit General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
The Chisholm Legacy Project General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
The Immigrant Story General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
TransPonder Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $15,000
We Are Healers General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
West Street Recovery General Operating Sustainable Communities $10,000
2021 Fall Grants
Organization Name Grant Type Funding Area Grant Amount
4D Recovery
Expanding peer-assisted recovery services
Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $20,000 (2nd year)
ABC House Inc. General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
Africa Check General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000 (2nd year)
APANO Communities United Fund General Operating Sustainable Communities $30,000
Arts Center East General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
ASSIST General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Ballet Fantastique
Increasing access for low-income people and rural communities
Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Beyond These Walls
Supporting LGBTQ prisoners across Oregon
Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $10,000
Bridge Meadows General Operating Sustainable Communities $10,000
Bridges Collaborative Care Clinic
Harm reduction services
Program Support Health & Health Equity $5,000
Caldera
Youth arts mentoring program
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $7,500
Call to Safety
Crisis line services
Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Carbon Leadership Forum – University of Washington
Expanding network engagement
Capacity Building Climate & Planet $50,000 (two years)
Centro Cultural de Condado de Washington
Edad de Oro (Golden Years) Program
Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
Chehalem Cultural Center
Rural arts education
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Clackamas Service Center General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000
Columbia Land Trust General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Community Vision
Advancing age- and ability-friendly urban centers
Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
CORE: Community Outreach through Radical Empowerment General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
Crow’s Shadow Institute for the Arts
Traditional arts coordinator
Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $25,000 (2nd year)
Digital Democracy General Operating Climate & Planet $30,000
East Portland Resilience Coalition
Community resilience plan
Program Support Sustainable Communities $12,500
Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors
Climate Action Education
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Eden Reforestation Projects
Clean water for people and forests in Madagascar
Program Support Climate & Planet $20,000
ELSO, Inc.
Expanding fundraising capacity
Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
First Nations Development Institute Program Support Sustainable Communities $25,000
Fishtrap General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Found in Translation General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000
Friends of the Children of the Klamath Basin General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000 (two year)
Friends of Tryon Creek
Decolonized environmental education for BIPOC youth
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Guardian Partners Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $25,000
Health Care Without Harm
Anchors in resilient communities – Tacoma
Program Support Sustainable Communities $25,000
Healthy Building Network
Reducing toxic exposure in low-income communities
Program Support Health & Health Equity $40,000
Himalayan Cataract Project General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Holla Mentors General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Hope Hospice
Hope Connections
Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance
Safe, affordable farmworker housing
Capital Campaign Sustainable Communities $25,000
IMPACT Immigration General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
Incight General Operating Sustainable Communities $10,000
Independent Publishing Resource Center
Studio access project
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Jackson County SART
Schools sexual violence prevention project
Program Support Health & Health Equity $30,000
Lake Health District
South central Oregon guardianship
Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $20,000
Lane Arts Council
Rural arts education
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Meals on Wheels People Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Miracle Theatre Group
Teatro Milagro UNIDAD residencies
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance
Seeding and stewarding tribal food sovereignty
Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $50,000
Neighborhood House General Operating Sustainable Communities $10,000
New Expressive Works
One year bridge plan – strategic support for performing artists
Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
New Jersey Highlands Coalition General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
North by Northeast Community Health Center General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Ocean Conservancy
Curbing global shipping & port emissions
Program Support Climate & Planet $20,000
OPAL Environmental Justice General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Open Hearts, Open Minds General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Oregon Expungement Relief Project General Operating Sustainable Communities $25,000
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon Encyclopedia climate change digital resource project
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $8,000
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Oregon health professionals for climate justice
Program Support Climate & Planet $15,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting
OPB’s Science and Environment Reporting Unit
Program Support Climate & Planet $50,000
Point Blue Conservation Science
Climate resilience and sustainable communities
Program Support Sustainable Communities $30,000
Portland Chinatown Museum General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Portland Columbia Symphony
Sensory friendly concerts
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $3,000
Portland Homeless Family Solutions
Homelessness prevention program
Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
Portland Playhouse
Social justice theatre project
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Portland Street Medicine General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
Project Youth+ General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $50,000
Rocky Mountain Institute General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
SightLife
Corneal blindness prevention
Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice
Subsidized hospice for low-income people
General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Squires General Operating Sustainable Communities $25,000
Store to Door General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
The International Council on Clean Transportation General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000 (two years)
The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
The Shadow Project General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $23,500
Unete
Technology & donor database upgrades
Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $5,000
Wallowa Resources General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Women’s Foundation of Oregon General Operating Sustainable Communities $25,000 (3 years)
Write Around Portland Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $7,500
Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington
Right Brain arts education expansion into rural Clackamas county
Program Support Oregon Arts & Education
Youth, Rights, and Justice
Piloting a pre-petition legal advocacy program to mitigate foster care placement
Seed Funding Health & Health Equity $20,000
2021 Spring Grants
Organization Name Grant Type Funding Area Grant Amount
1000 Friends of Oregon
Climate Mitigation Prioritizing Survey
Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
Adelante Mujeres General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
AGE+ General Operating Health & Health Equity $45,000
Alliance for Gun Responsibility Foundation General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Alliance for HOPE International General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Boom Arts General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Boost Oregon Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $30,000
Bradley Angle Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
BRAVO Youth Orchestras General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Capaces Leadership Institute Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
Central City concern Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Classroom Law Project General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Coalition of Communities of Color General Operating Sustainable Communities $50,000
Dental Foundation of Oregon Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Euvalcree General Operating Sustainable Communities $10,000
Family of Friends Mentoring General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Flying Kites Capital Campaign Health & Health Equity $50,000
Four Rivers Cultural Center Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Friends of the Columbia Gorge Program Support Climate & Planet $10,000
Front and Centered General Operating Climate & Planet $30,000
Garden of Eatin’ (Church of the Good Shepherd) Program Support Health & Health Equity $2,500
Global Greengrants Fund General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
Grace Healthcare Services Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $20,800
Greening Haiti Fund General Operating Sustainable Communities $30,000
Growing Gardens General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
Ipas General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Japanese American Museum of Oregon Capital Campaign Oregon Arts & Education $50,000
Lan Su Chinese Garden General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Latino Network Program Support Covid-19 Response $25,000
Louisiana Bucket Brigade General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Marine Conservation Institute General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Maslow Project General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Miracles Club General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Movement Advancement Project General Operating Sustainable Communities $30,000
Music Workshop Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $40,000 over two years
National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000
Northwest Workers’ Justice Project Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,000
Nurturely General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Oregon Ballet Theatre Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Oregon Child Abuse Solutions General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Oregon Environmental Council General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association Program Support Health & Health Equity $25,500
Oregon School-Based Health Alliance Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $25,000
Oregon Tradeswomen Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Partnership for Safety & Justice General Operating Sustainable Communities $25,000
Politisit Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $10,000
Portland Refugee Support Group Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $40,000
Profile Theatre Project Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $35,000
Rahab’s Sisters Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $20,000
Rainforest Action Network General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Raphael House General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Reading Results General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Red Lodge Transition Services Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $10,000
Rogue Climate General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Rogue Valley Farm to School General Operating Health & Health Equity $35,000
Rural Organizing Project General Operating Sustainable Communities $50,000
Sexual Assault Resource Center Program Support Health & Health Equity $30,000
SMART Reading General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
SnowCap Community Charities Capital Campaign Health & Health Equity $40,000
suma Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
Sustainable Northwest General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Tananawit General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Terra Firma Rainwater Collective Seed Funding Sustainable Communities $25,000
The Black United Fund of Oregon Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Thousand Currents General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
TransPonder Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $30,000
Unidos Bridging Community Program Support Covid-19 Response $10,000
Unite Oregon Program Support Sustainable Communities $10,000
Verde General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Program Support Covid-19 Response $10,000
2020 Grants
Organization Name Grant Type Funding Area Grant Amount
4D Recovery General Operating Health & Health Equity $40,000 over two years
A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
Adelante Mujeres Program Support Health & Health Equity $10,000
Africa Check General Operating Health & Health Equity $100,000 over two years
APANO Communities United Fund General Operating Sustainable Communities $30,000
Black Food Sovereignty Coalition Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $35,000
Boost Oregon General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Capaces Leadership Institute General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Clackamas Service Center General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000
Community Outreach through Radical Empowerment Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $25,000
Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $50,000 over two years
EarthRights General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
Eden Reforestation Projects Capacity Building Climate & Planet $30,000
Familias en Acción Program Support Health & Health Equity $30,000
First Nations Development Initiative General Operating Covid-19 Response $30,000
First Nations Development Institute Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
Four Rivers Cultural Center Capital Campaign Oregon Arts & Education $35,000
Front and Centered General Operating Climate & Planet $35,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Global Climate and Health Alliance Capacity Building Climate & Planet $10,000
Health Care Without Harm Program Support Climate & Planet $10,000
HereTogether General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Himalayan Cataract Project General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000
Jackson County SART Program Support Health & Health Equity $32,000
Lan Su Chinese Garden General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Lines for Life Program Support Health & Health Equity $40,000
Louisiana Bucket Brigade General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Maybelle Center for Community General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Miracle Theatre Group General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Program Support Health & Health Equity $40,000
Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $40,000
North by Northeast Community Health Center General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Northwest Workers’ Justice Project Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $20,000
Nurturely Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Ocean Conservancy General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
Oil Change International Program Support Climate & Planet $25,000
Oregon Coast Aquarium General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $40,000
Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $6,500
Oregon Health Care Interpreters’ Association Program Support Health & Health Equity $15,500
Oregon Historical Society Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $5,000
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $5,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting Program Support Climate & Planet $50,000
Oregon Recovers General Operating Health & Health Equity $15,000
Oregon Worker Relief Fund General Operating Covid-19 Response $37,500
Oregon Worker Relief Infrastructure Fund Capacity Building Covid-19 Response $37,500
PassinArt: A Theatre Company Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $11,000
PlayWrite, Inc. General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $5,000
PolicyLink Program Support Climate & Planet $50,000
Portland Street Medicine Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $30,000
Profile Theatre Project Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Project Access NOW General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Rahab’s Sisters General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Raphael House General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Red Door Project General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Red Lodge Transition Services General Operating Health & Health Equity $30,000
Rocky Mountain Institute General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Salem Keizer Coalition for Equality General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Sexual Assault Resource Center Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $30,000
Since Time Immemorial Fund General Operating Covid-19 Response $20,000
Spring Creek Residency Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $15,000 over three years
Store to Door Program Support Health & Health Equity $15,000
The Black United Fund of Oregon Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture Capital Campaign Oregon Arts & Education $40,000
The Shadow Project General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Third Angle New Music Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Unite Oregon Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $10,000
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Wallowa Resources General Operating Sustainable Communities $20,000
Women’s Foundation of Oregon Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund General Operating Covid-19 Response $75,000
Write Around Portland General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $5,000
2019 Grants
Organization Name Grant Type Funding Area Grant Amount
4D Recovery General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
Alliance for HOPE International General Operating Health & Health Equity $20,000
APANO Communities United Fund Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $20,000
August Wilson Red Door Project Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Black Educational Achievement Movement (BEAM) General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Capaces Leadership Institute General Operating Sustainable Communities $15,000
Carbon Leadership Forum Capacity Building Climate & Planet $150,000 over two years
Clackamas Service Center Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $30,000
EarthRights General Operating Climate & Planet $15,000
Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Eden Reforestation Projects Program Support Climate & Planet $35,000
Environmental Integrity Project General Operating Climate & Planet $20,000
EYElliance General Operating Health & Health Equity $15,000
Familias en Acción Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Family of Friends Mentoring Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $12,000
Four Rivers Cultural Center Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $25,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence General Operating Health & Health Equity $5,000
Global Partners in Care Program Support Health & Health Equity $10,000
Guardian Partners Health & Health Equity $25,000
Himalayan Cataract Project General Operating Health & Health Equity $50,000
Independent Publishing Resource Center Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Josephy Center for Arts and Culture Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Marine Conservation Institute General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Maybelle Center for Community General Operating Health & Health Equity $25,000
Médecins Sans Frontiéres General Operating Health & Health Equity $46,000
MIKE Program General Operating Health & Health Equity $15,000
Music Workshop Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Native American Youth and Family Center Program Support Health & Health Equity $20,000
Ocean Conservancy General Operating Climate & Planet $10,000
Open Hearts Open Minds Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $35,000
Oregon Health Care Interpreters’ Association Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $15,000
Oregon Health Equity Alliance General Operating Health & Health Equity $10,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting Capacity Building Sustainable Communities $50,000
Oregon School-Based Health Alliance Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $25,000
Oregon Tradeswomen Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
PLAYA General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Point Blue Conservation Science General Operating Climate & Planet $25,000
Portland Street Medicine Capacity Building Health & Health Equity $50,000
Portland Taiko General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $5,000
Rocky Mountain Institute General Operating Climate & Planet $50,000
Rogue Valley Farm to School General Operating Sustainable Communities $15,000
Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $15,000
Sexual Assault Resource Center Program Support Health & Health Equity $17,300
Signal Fire Capacity Building Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Capital Campaign Oregon Arts & Education $10,000
Store to Door General Operating Health & Health Equity $12,000
The Shadow Project General Operating Oregon Arts & Education $20,000
Village Gardens Program Support Sustainable Communities $20,000
Wallowa Resources General Operating Sustainable Communities $30,000
Write Around Portland Program Support Oregon Arts & Education $10,000