Welcome to our newest team member – Emily Stratman

We are very excited to welcome the newest member of the Multnomah Athletic Foundation! Emily Stratman is originally from Arcata California and moved to Portland after working in NYC for a boutique event production company. As a recent graduate from North Carolina School of the Arts with a BFA in Stage Management she is excited to be a part of the MAF Team and to dive into the nonprofit sector.

Emily is new to intramural team sports, having just started on a Dragon Boat team in March of 2019. However growing up she enjoyed playing Ultimate Frisbee and going to minor league baseball games with her father.

Welcome to the MAF Team!

Thank you! Together we raised over $204,000!

Your support enables and inspires youth participation in athletics!

Each gift makes access to athletics possible. Each gift makes college dreams become a reality.

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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

Welcoming a new team member

Introducing Emily Stratman! We are thrilled to have her energy, talent and organizational skills join our community outreach. She is joining the Foundation team as the Executive Assistant for 30 hrs/week. Emily is originally from [...]

Announcing our 2019 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 14 organizations in our Spring [...]

Let’s talk 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