Welcome to the Multnomah Athletic Foundation Website

Let’s celebrate! 2016 is our 25th anniversary!

MAF_Storybook_2016The Story Project asked for wonderful, personal and powerful examples of “Achievement Through Athletics”. The result is a book – a collection of 27 stories celebrating athletic participation.

These stories will inspire you, make you smile, laugh and cry. The authors illustrate how participation in athletics helped inspire their lives.

Enjoy a story that will fill you heart and get you moving! Celebrate the power of athletics!

To celebrate being part of a team, here is David’s story about coaching organized street soccer – click here

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With your continued and generous support, together we can…BustinBarriers

  • Increase the scholarship awards to keep up with the increasing cost of college
  • Increase the amount of community grants awarded to fantastic nonprofit partners
  • Invest in the capacity building of our organization for greater community outreach

Click here to read more about our scholarships.
Click here to read more about our community grant outreach.

Your generous contributions of funding, passion, time and talent empower those with the greatest need!

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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 celebrates 25-years of community outreach. We have provided has 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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Learn About Us

We believe athletics can help youth reach their full potential. Learn more about us and then join the team.

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Community Grants

We’re not just dreaming of a better world; We’re funding it! And with your help, it’s how we will continue to Serve + Help + Fund.

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Contact Us

Get in touch; connect with us; to share a great idea, introduce us to a terrific nonprofit organization or ask a question.

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Ways to Help

We envision communities where all children can participate in athletic activities. Get involved and help us make an impact!

Latest From The Multnomah Athletic Foundation

  • <strong>Our new team member!</strong>

Our new team member!

Trina Robertson joins the Multnomah Athletic Foundation as a Program Champion/Partner with the Executive Director.

She will be joining the Foundation on a part time basis focusing on community grants and scholarships. Trina brings 8 […]

  • <strong>Community Grant application deadline Sept 1st</strong>

Community Grant application deadline Sept 1st

A reminder – the next community grant application deadline is September 1.

Please spread the word to all nonprofits organizations in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties.

If you promote athletic participation and focus on youth in […]

Love Letters

Thank you for your support and confidence in our growing ability to address the needs of individuals with special needs through sports and enrichment activities.

Andrew Yoshihara, Executive Director, Bustin' Barriers

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 in my journey to college. Thank you tremendously!

Bridgette, Jefferson High School Class of 2014, The First Tee of Greater Portland

I participated in this year annual Northwest Shootout. Representing Washington was an honor. It was such a great experience to be around the best in WA and compete against the best in OR. Thank you so much!

Marijke V., Northwest Shootout Participant, The First Tee of Greater Portland

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 tolls to make decision about their health, we look forward to fostering …

Sarah, Girls on the Run

Greg and his extended family appreciate the opportunity that the Joe Loprinzi Scholarship has made possible for Greg. He loves the University of Chicago and is doing well. He is the go-to editor of his study group. He feels his IB English class at Beaverton High School prepared him for well for the work they are doing. Thank you to MAF.

Linda M.