Details for Spin-A-Thon Riders

We are thrilled that you will be joining us as we come together for community, movement, and a shared purpose.

Are you ready to RIDE? We cannot wait to have you join Lisa, Patrick, Niyah and all the fantastic volunteers just waiting to welcome you on March 13th!

If you need to change your ride time, contact us at asap.

Remember to move your clock ahead so you are not late! Click HERE for all the details of how to access the club (there are...

Mission Moment: Athletics and Mental Health

We ride. We move. And we need to recover and take care of ourselves as well. So in the spirit of self-care, here is a video from a sponsor. Community partnerships provide tremendous resources for us to share from Mind Matters.

A Conversation with Mind Matters

One of our sponsors, Mind Matters have been pioneers in child and family psychiatry for nearly 20 years. Watch below a 30 minute conversation talking about sports psychiatry and the importance of mental health with Drs. Anastasia...

The Power of Community: A Joyful Annual Fundraiser

“You’ve probably witnessed the Multnomah Athletic Foundation’s outreach at some point without even knowing it, ” notes Rebecca Roberts, foundation Board Member and Events Committee member. “Did you make it to The Nutcracker with Oregon Ballet Theater this winter or catch a Blazers game when student athletes from the Special Hoop Camp played during halftime? Perhaps it was driving by a field with kids playing soccer with the Portland Football Club. Maybe you were working out on an...

International Women’s Day Ted Talk and Discussion

The Multnomah Athletic Foundation and Multnomah Athletic Club are co-hosting a guided discussion for International Women's Day. Join us on March 8th at Noon - 1 PM as we celebrate international women's day with a virtual gathering. Participate from your office, school or wherever your laptop takes you!

The theme this year is Break the Bias . Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where...

2022 Scholarship Writing Workshop

FREE Scholarship Writing Workshop

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and Multnomah Athletic Foundation are partnering to offer a FREE virtual scholarship writing workshop for high school students. Students will walk away from this session with a drafted personal statement, tips on essay writing and personal storytelling, and more! Imagine one authentic essay that can be personalized and then used for any scholarship application.

Thank you to the Black United Fund of Oregon for facilitating the...

Upcoming Informational Grant Events

Thinking about funding opportunities to get kids playing, participating, and moving through athletics?  Here are several ways to learn more about funding from the Multnomah Athletic Foundation. All are free sessions but require a reservation.

Jan 13th 8.30am Webinar and live Q&A:

Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Every Kid Sports.  This organization provides funding for sports...

Sponsor the Spin-A-Thon

The Spin-A-Thon is a fundraiser for the foundation that fuels access for youth to participate in athletics and education.

100% of the event proceeds go directly towards supporting and enabling access to participation in athletics and education for youth. Sponsors are our primary way to support more youth!

Sponsorship is set at five different levels. Whether you want your business to be a sponsor, you as an individual want to sponsor, or you want to get a group together to support a...

The Bud Award: Past, Present, and Future

Since 2017, the Multnomah Athletic Foundation (MAF) has been honoring the spirit of Leland “Bud” Lewis by presenting the Bud Award, which is rooted in sportsmanship, enthusiasm, and a passion for athletics. The prize is offered to community grant recipients who demonstrate those same qualities, especially those providing access and opportunities to youth from under- served communities.

Diane Lewis, daughter of Bud Lewis, believes the award is a perfect tribute to her father. “It...

Fall Grant Cycle Coffee Conversations

Join the foundation to learn about our grant process and to share what your organization is all about.

Register for the Grant Coffee Conversation on August 10th from 9am-10am.

Register for the Grant Coffee Conversation on August 19th from 3pm-4pm.

Our coffee conversations are informal zoom calls where we can hear about your dreams, projects and needs for providing opportunities for kids in our community through athletics.

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

Celebration of the 5th Annual “Bud” Award

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

5 – 6:30 p.m. (brief presentation at 5:30 p.m) Multnomah Athletic Club Reading Lounge

Celebrate the spirit of Leland “Bud” Lewis – his sportsmanship, enthusiasm, and passion for athletics – with the Multnomah Athletic Foundation as we present the “Bud” Award supporting youth in our community.

We look forward to great company, interesting conversation, and a brief presentation. Please share this invitation and help us spread the word.