What would you do with $5,000?

The Youth Grant Initiative is a grant program for 7th and 8th graders, to learn about community leadership through philanthropy and grant making.

Apply now to join the team to award $5,000 to nonprofit organizations!

Application deadline May 24th

More information HERE

We are celebrating the 2019 MAC Scholar Athletes!

On June 2 we will welcome the 49th class of MAC Scholar Athletes at the Multnomah Athletic Club.

Please RSVP online HERE to attend.

The celebration includes a recognition program, tours and the season opener of the Portland Thorns soccer game from the MAC balcony!



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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 over $570,000 in community grants supporting youth sports opportunities and awarded over $1,100,000 in scholarships to student-athletes in the Portland metro area.

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Latest From The Multnomah Athletic Foundation

YGI Kickoff – Sunday April 28th

When:  Sunday at 3:30 PM – 5 PM Where:  Washington Trust Bank. 760 SW Ninth St Suite 1900, Portland, OR 97205 RSVP  https://www.facebook.com/events/2257559841224998/ Come learn about kids leading change! The Youth Grant Initiative program alumni [...]

YGI 8th grader raises over $6,600!

8th grader at Rachel Carson Middle School raises over $6,600! Allison and Brenna at the event Allison, a member of our Youth Grant Initiative, organized a silent auction down to every detail - [...]

Let’s talk about grant funding over coffee

We love to hear about your dreams, projects and needs for providing opportunities for kids in our community through athletics. We have limited staff and still want everyone to have access to an in-person conversation [...]

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