These nonprofits focus on supporting, building and/or celebrating a specific sector of Portland’s culturally diverse community

21 Nonprofits
2,237 Donors
$493,897 Given so far

Ascent Funding (abn Albina Opportunities Corp) $8,250 raised so far.
To create financial equity and jobs in the Portland area through lending and business guidance to minority-owned, women-owned, disadvantaged and low-income business communities.
Black United Fund of Oregon $14,675 raised so far.
To assist in the social and economic development of Oregon’s low-income communities and to contribute to a broader understanding of ethnic and culturally diverse groups.
Bridge Meadows $7,540 raised so far.
Bridge Meadows develops and sustains intentional, intergenerational neighborhoods for foster youth, parents and elders—building place, permanence and shared social purpose, one community at a time.
Centro Cultural de Washington County $32,317 raised so far.
A home for Latino cultures, Centro serves the needs of our diverse community by promoting personal growth and empowerment.
Community Cycling Center $52,953 raised so far.
To broaden access to bicycling and its benefits by helping build a vibrant community in which people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected.
Community Warehouse $15,950 raised so far.
We connect essential furnishings to neighbors in need through unique community partnerships, creating stronger home foundations and brighter futures.
Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East $81,183 raised so far.
Habitat for Humanity believes that everyone deserves a decent, affordable place to live. People in the Portland metro region partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home and pay an affordable mortgage.
Hacienda CDC’s Portland Mercado $7,698 raised so far.
Portland Mercado supports micro-entrepreneurs and small-business owners to launch, grow and sustain their businesses by providing technical assistance, accessible commercial kitchen spaces, and access to new markets. We prioritize working with Oregon’s Latinx, low-income communities.
Momentum Alliance $5,236 raised so far.
Our mission is to inspire young people to realize their power individually and collectively, and to mentor future justice leaders.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) $23,219 raised so far.
To enhance the diverse strengths of our youth and families in partnership with the community through cultural identity and education.
Operation Nightwatch $19,158 raised so far.
Operation Nightwatch provides evening hospitality for Portland’s unhoused population to promote community, dignity and social connection. We operate at night, when most agencies are closed and hope can be especially hard to find.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
p:ear $60,613 raised so far.
p:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.
Proud Ground $18,545 raised so far.
Proud Ground creates permanently affordable homeownership opportunities for first-time homebuyers using the Community Land Trust model. Our investment ensures working families can afford to live in their community and keep their neighborhood affordable.
ReBuilding Center $12,391 raised so far.
The ReBuilding Center makes a material difference by building equitable, vibrant and sustainable communities through reuse. We work to ensure that people and building materials—specifically those perceived as liabilities and cast off by society—are respected as community assets.
Rose Haven $27,103 raised so far.
Rose Haven, a day shelter and community center, serves women, children and gender non-conforming folks experiencing trauma, poverty, and physical and mental health challenges.
The Rosewood Initiative $5,400 raised so far.
We connect and empower Rosewood neighbors to build a safe, prosperous, vibrant and inclusive community. We are empowering community members to drive meaningful and positive change.
Sisters of the Road $59,478 raised so far.
Sisters of the Road’s Cafe provides fresh meals to Portlanders surviving homelessness. We recognize and affirm the dignity of each guest. Sisters is profoundly about love and nourishes a diverse community, invites participation and works to end homelessness forever.
Street Soccer Portland $19,188 raised so far.
To bring life-changing community soccer programs to homeless, refugee and underserved populations. By creating safe places to play, supplying caring coaches and coordinating social services, we build our participants’ personal capacity to achieve improved education and employment outcomes.
Welcome Home Coalition $4,062 raised so far.
Secure adequate and dedicated funding for affordable housing for all communities in the Portland metro region; connect people to a regional housing movement to advocate for systemic change to end houselessness; and engage, train and empower community members to advocate for inclusive housing policies.
Willamette Week Fund for Investigative Journalism $7,500 raised so far.
To support in-depth, independent reporting at Oregon’s most respected source for investigative and enterprise news coverage.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner New!
WorldOregon $7,560 raised so far.
To broaden public awareness and understanding of international affairs, engaging Oregonians with the world—and with each other. Cultivating global citizens and creating bridge-building experiences for youth and adults, turning strangers into friends, youth into leaders, and opinions into questions.