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2019 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 2019.

We are thrilled to be investing over $100,000 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.

4 Worlds United Soccer...

2019 Impact Award

Last year, the Multnomah Athletic Foundation 2019 Impact Award was awarded to not one, but two highly effective local nonprofits that teamed up and tapped into the power of soccer to support at-risk youth.

Parrott Creek, an established social services organization with a 50-year history, helps adjudicated youth stabilize their lives through residential programs. Street Soccer USA’s Portland chapter strives to empower underserved communities, and in particular, prevent homelessness,...

The 2019 Bud Award Recipient

Celebrating Elite Sports Academy and the spirit of Leland “Bud” Lewis.

The 2019 Recipient of the Bud Award is Elite Sports Academy.

Elite Sports Academy is a sports-based educational summer program offered to children in select communities in the Portland, OR area at minimal to no cost.

The camp provides young athletes with an opportunity to experience premium training in football, basketball, soccer, and volleyball from coaches and athletes from around the country. This...

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25 Nonprofits Receive Grants in 2019

In 2019, the Multnomah Athletic Foundation awarded 25 community partners over $100 thousand in grants.

The Multnomah Athletic Foundation believes that athletic participation builds character for the body, mind and heart. One of the ways the foundation is able to promote this belief is by funding nonprofits in our community who are doing just that.

Community grants go to partners that support confidence and character-building opportunities for youth with an emphasis on athletic...