The Standard Charitable Foundation 2018 Grant Highlights
Portland Homeless Family Solutions
Portland Homeless Family Solutions empowers families who experience homelessness to get back into housing and stay there long term. The Standard Charitable Foundation granted $25,000 to help purchase a building and adjacent apartments in the Lents neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, to expand their services and be closer to the families they serve.
Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
The Standard Charitable Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp to help special-needs children and their families attend summer camp. The Family Camp program is a way for children with developmental and physical disabilities — including autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy — to experience the outdoors in a safe environment with parents and trained staff.
Transition Projects, Inc.
Transition Projects, Inc., received $25,000 to expand its outreach and service navigation to people sleeping unsheltered in downtown Portland. Its Mobile Engagement team provides street-level support through engagement and building relationships to connect people to shelter, health and wellness services and housing.
Dougy Center for Grieving Children
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children is a national nonprofit where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The foundation awarded $10,000 for the Dougy Center to print and distribute copies of a Teen Grief Journal and an After a Death activity book for children ages 5–12.
Additionally, The Standard Charitable Foundation supported:
Portland State University
Portland Youth Builders
Financial Beginnings Oregon
United Way of Jackson County