Civil & Human Rights

19 Nonprofits
3,783 Donors
$347,582 Given so far

Basic Rights Education Fund $22,107 raised so far.
Ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive, politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion and achieving policy victories.
Bitch Media $4,636 raised so far.
Provide and encourage an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media and popular culture through Bitch magazine,, weekly podcasts, educational programs, speaking engagements and a community lending library.
Community Alliance of Tenants $7,570 raised so far.
Educate and empower Oregon tenants to demand safe, stable and affordable housing through tenant education, organizing and advocacy, including running a renter’s rights’ hotline and facilitating community workshops that review frequently asked questions related to Oregon landlord-tenant law.
Family Preservation Project of YWCA $11,379 raised so far.
Assist incarcerated women at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility rehabilitate and form lasting connections with their children and families, as well as prepare for their lives after incarceration.
Farmers Ending Hunger $18,612 raised so far.
Partner with Oregon farmers and ranchers who donate extra crops of produce, vegetables, fruit, wheat and cattle to help feed Oregon’s hungry. The donated food is transported and processed for use in emergency relief boxes coordinated and distributed by the Oregon Food Bank’s regional network.
Girls Build $30,086 raised so far.
Inspire curiosity and confidence in girls through the world of building. Girls Build works to reach girls from various backgrounds through summer camps, after-school programming and Pipeline to Apprenticeship programming.
Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East $66,047 raised so far.
Revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable and sustainable homes, and empower low-income families through successful homeownership. Prospective homeowners help build and then buy their homes with an affordable Habitat mortgage; repair services are available using the same loan-and-sweat-equity model.
Harper’s Playground $10,615 raised so far.
Inspire vital communities by creating innovative playgrounds for people of all abilities, as well as catalyze a paradigm shift in playground creation to make wholly inclusive design, accessible features and natural elements the standard.
On-the-Move Community Integration $8,480 raised so far.
Enrich the social fabric of our community through the fuller participation of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon $11,728 raised so far.
Raise awareness of hunger, connect people to food programs, and advocate for systemic change to end hunger in Oregon.
Partnership for Safety and Justice $14,278 raised so far.
Advance solutions to crime that ensure justice, equity, accountability and healing. PSJ promotes an approach to public safety that focuses on prevention, curbs the unsustainable growth of our prison system, and strengthens support for crime survivors.
Potluck in the Park $14,021 raised so far.
Potluck in the Park is a volunteer driven, grassroots organization whose mission is to provide nutritious food and an atmosphere of community to anyone in need.
Pride Foundation $12,865 raised so far.
Pride Foundation expands opportunities and advances full equality for LGBTQ people in the Northwest through building organizations, supporting students, and connecting leaders through grants, scholarships, advocacy and timely initiatives. Pride Foundation’s vision is for all LGBTQ people and families to be able to live openly and safely in their home communities.
Raphael House of Portland $39,030 raised so far.
Provide life-saving services to adults and children escaping domestic violence while engaging the community in nonviolent living through advocacy, education and community outreach. Raphael House offers resources and personalized support to help survivors obtain housing, employment, self-sufficiency and safety.
Right 2 Dream Too $12,529 raised so far.
To provide emergency shelter facilities where houseless adults can obtain safe, uninterrupted sleep for up to 12 hours; to organize volunteer staff to facilitate and manage the operation of those facilities; and to create a safe, clean, self-governed community where people living on the streets can have their basic needs met.
Urban Gleaners $22,765 raised so far.
Alleviate hunger by collecting and distributing wholesome food that would otherwise be thrown away by local grocery stores, farmers markets, events and restaurants. It sends food home with families through 23 local pantries and partnerships with human services organizations.
Urban League of Portland $14,495 raised so far.
Empower African-Americans and others to achieve equality in the areas of education, employment, health, economic security and quality of life.
Voz Workers’ Rights Education Project $13,715 raised so far.
Empower diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working conditions and protect civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education and economic opportunity.
Youth, Rights & Justice $13,319 raised so far.
Improve the lives of abused, neglected or in-trouble children and youth—primarily those in foster care—through legal representation and advocacy in the courts, Legislature, schools and community.

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