2022 Loprinzi Recipients

Inspired by Joe Loprinzi and the way he inspired others, a scholarship was created at the Multnomah Athletic Foundation in Joe’s name in 2001. Annually, three individuals are selected from the eligible 30 area high schools to receive $8,000 scholarships. In 2020, an additional $1,000 school finalist award was started to provide more funding assistance for remarkable student athletes on their path to higher education. Meet the engaging and inspiring 2022 recipients as MAF spoke to them in...

2022 Sasser Recipients – MAC Employee Scholarship Fosters Careers in Kinesiology

Over the course of more than four decades, Fay Sasser welcomed everyone who arrived at MAC, from her seat at the Front Desk, with quiet professionalism and a warm smile. Her reputation for consistent and personalized service is one of the stories that inspires the current member experience. It also continues to be associated with a generous MAC employee scholarship program that annually awards $5,000 for students to use in an academic year while pursuing degrees ranging from...

Expanding Future Possibilities Through Scholarships

We see scholarships as investments in remarkable and interesting people! A chance for us as volunteers and donors to enable futures and possibilities. In this way, we are part of the team that supports students' dreams and our community.

It is a pleasure and privilege to provide an update in the journey of several Loprinzi Scholars.

Ahliah graduated from Roosevelt High School. She is currently working on an undergraduate and graduate degree in Computer Engineering at Portland State...

Fund Drive Enables Collective Impact

Supporting youth, nonprofits, connections and communities

Pictured Above - Elite Sports Academy - PC: Andy White

Since its inception in 1991, the Multnomah Athletic Foundation (MAF) has generated opportunities for youth by supporting nonprofit organizations through grants, providing scholarships to student athletes from underrepresented communities while engaging in community outreach.

In 2021, MAF awarded 22 grants, provided 58 scholarships, and distributed $246,000 in funds to...

Join the 30 Futures Club

Want to invest in the future of remarkable individuals? Want to fuel the dreams of individuals reaching beyond high school? Join the 30 Future Club and make scholarships possible!

Since 2000, the Loprinzi Scholarship, named for a beloved MAC employee, has been supporting community-minded student-athletes who need financial resources to attend college. To combat the increased cost of education and to provide additional resources, a new element has been added to provide scholarships for the...

Listen and Learn: Title IX

50 Years of Title IX: The History, Present, and Future

Join us for our kick-off event to Multnomah Athletic Club’s newest collaboration with Sport Oregon and their SHE FLIES initiative which focuses on getting and keeping girls and women in the game. This series will provide opportunities to learn from the past and take action in the present and into the future. Each session will have a different format and you do not want to miss the experience. Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday, October...

Welcome new MAC Members!

The Multnomah Athletic Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is Multnomah Athletic Club’s partner in the community. Together MAF and MAC share the belief that increasing access to participation fuels possibilities! Foundation funding and volunteer energy, powered by MAC member support, enables hundreds of underserved youth in the Portland area to take part in athletics and education.

This collective effort creates a ripple effect of opportunity, access, and gratitude. As a MAC...

Be Like Bud

The saying goes when one door closes, another door will open – that is if we look towards the future with our hearts. The Multnomah Athletic Foundation created The Bud Award in 2017. This award and its annual celebration gathering was designed to honor the contagious spirit of Bud Lewis and support youth in our community. Leland “Bud” Lewis, a long time MAC member, was an individual who loved connecting people, being active and had an infectious laugh. Each year, he worked with the...

Back to School!

One back to school tradition that we have at the foundation is supporting learning and supplying classrooms. This year we have three opportunities that we want to share!

Donors Choose gives individuals the opportunity to directly support a classroom, providing the support and supplies that teachers request to help their students thrive. Visit their website to find an initiative, project, or classroom that sparks your interest and see how you can help!Portland Backpack is a local...

Upcoming Informational Grant Events

Thinking about funding opportunities to get kids playing, participating, and moving through athletics?  Join a grant coffee conversation to learn more about funding from the Multnomah Athletic Foundation. Both are free sessions but require a reservation.

August 3rd 9am Grant Coffee Conversation: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/380434859907

August 9th 3pm Grant Coffee Conversation: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/380478560617

We will talk a bit about our scope, funding, and criteria and...