What would you do with $5,000?

Let’s find out.

The Multnomah Athletic Foundation needs curious and passionate seventh and eighth graders to join our Youth Grant Initiative. You’ll learn valuable leadership lessons, explore the world of nonprofit giving, and, best of all, make a difference by awarding $5,000 in community grants.

Extended Application Deadline – June 12th at 5 PM

Interviews – June 10 or 11 or 18

Open to all students!  Learn more HERE

Announcing our 2018 Community Grant partners!

We are thrilled to be investing $50,000 in their incredible, passionate and effective work in our community.  These organizations inspire and enable kids to participate in athletics.  On a daily basis, the individuals and volunteers at these nonprofit organizations provide access, inclusion and opportunities.

Click HERE to read about the 13 organizations!

The next funding cycle deadline is September 1st.

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Multnomah Athletic Foundation: Achievement Through Athletics

Founded in 1991, the Multnomah Athletic Foundation is grounded in the support of amateur athletics, activities that promote discipline, leadership and skill development. Athletic participation is the heart of the Foundation.


The Multnomah Athletic Foundation focuses on community outreach. We have provided nearly $470,000 in community grants supporting youth sports opportunities and awarded $974,000 in scholarships to student-athletes in the Portland metro area.

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Latest From The Multnomah Athletic Foundation

Announcing our 2018 Spring Community Grant Partners!

We are thrilled to be supporting the following Portland metropolitan organizations. These community groups help kids participate, play, compete and learn every day. The Multnomah Athletic Foundation provided $50,000 to 13 organizations in our Spring [...]

Wanna play? Family Friday March 2nd

MAC tradition - Family Friday Join the fun on March 2nd. Come play! Learn about some awesome nonprofits while the kids play!

Best ride? Any ride with great friends

Riding with friends makes life so sweet!  Like our friends and sponsors Steve & Sally Elorriaga and Craig & Sally Stack, 100% of rider registrations and contributions goes directly to our community grant outreach! Lisa [...]

Love Letters

Changing the generational cycle of poverty begins with a commitment to a child. Thank you for sharing our belief in the power of this statement. We are truly grateful for your gift for the Sparking the Athlete Within.

Megan Lewis, Executive Director, Friends of the Children

I wanted to take the time to personally thank you for awarding me the Loprinzi scholarship. It truly means the world to me to have those around me support me on my journey to college. Thank you tremendously!

Bridgette, Jefferson High School Class of 2014

Thank you. The grant from the Multnomah Athletic Foundation will be used to help us serve more girls in the 2015 season. As we grow and provide girls with the tools to make the decision about their health, we look forward to fostering …

Sarah, Girls on the Run

We are so grateful for your support for our work to improve outcomes for kids and schools. The joy on kids’ faces at recess and throughout the school day is what keeps us going. We know that play works! We are thrilled to have you as a partner in this critical work.

Doran, Playworks Portland