We are so excited to announce the Youth Grant Initiative 2019 team!

Avery M.
Cooper Y.
Dillion G.
Grant H.
Henry L.
Kate B.
Nolan F.
Quinn S
Taylor R-L.

When school starts, watch for news as this amazing group embarks on a hands-on learning about grant making, community impact and award $5,000. #YouthGrantInitiative #MultnomahAthleticFoundation #futurephilanthropist

More information about this program HERE


Congratulations to the 2019 MAC Scholar Athletes!

29 high school sophomores from 5A and 6A high schools in a 12 mile radius of the Multnomah Athletic Club were welcomed into the club’s membership for the next 2 years. They also receive a $1,500 scholarship upon high school graduation for post-secondary education from us. Access to opportunities and new possibilities!

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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

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 [...]

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 - [...]

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