2022 Fall Grant Partners

Every year we award grants in our two cycles, once in the spring and once in the fall, these are the recipients of grants in Fall of 2021.

In our fall grant cycle we are thrilled to be investing $50,000 in the incredible, passionate, and effective work in our community. These organizations inspire and enable kids to participate in athletics. On a daily basis, the individuals and volunteers at these nonprofit organizations provide access, inclusion, and opportunities for youth in athletics...

2022 Impact Award Recipient

Every year the foundation supports amazing nonprofit organizations in the community. The Impact Award recognizes the efforts of one of those organizations, its talented staff, and board members as they collaborate within their community. This year the Impact Award recipient is HOLLA!

HOLLA is a mentorship movement that connects with families, administrators, teachers, and nonprofits to recognize the power and potential of Black and Brown youth. 

Their mission is to change the...

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...