Nonprofits

Education

22 Nonprofits
3,820 Donors
$429,896 Given so far

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Active Children Portland $8,318 raised so far.
Empower students to lead healthy lives, succeed academically, and inspire positive community engagement. AC Portland believes that by taking a holistic and comprehensive approach to youth development and focusing on the kids that need it most, it can make a positive impact on the next generation.
Adelante Mujeres $32,601 raised so far.
Provide holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low-income Latina women and their families to ensure full participation and active leadership in the community.
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Camp Westwind $7,458 raised so far.
Conserve the Westwind site in perpetuity; foster life-changing outdoor experiences for children, families and groups; and promote environmental stewardship as a basis for sustainable living.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Classroom Law Project $27,171 raised so far.
Classroom Law Project is an organization of individuals, educators, lawyers and civic leaders building strong communities in Oregon by teaching youth to be active and engaged citizens. During the 2015-16 school year, with the help of more than 650 volunteers, CLP provided interactive, timely and fun civic and law-related programs to more than 880 teachers and 63,000 students across the state.
College Possible $37,224 raised so far.
Make college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. College Possible is a proven, research-based program founded in 2000 and launched in Portland in 2012 designed to ensure high school completion and post-secondary success.
Financial Beginnings $10,523 raised so far.
Empower youth and adults to take control of their financial futures. Financial Beginnings provides educational programs that incorporate all aspects of personal finance to give individuals the foundation they need to make informed financial decisions.
Friends of Outdoor School $14,956 raised so far.
Preserve the Outdoor School experience for all Oregon students regardless of a student’s ability, experience, income or family background by raising funds, gathering volunteers and building community partnerships.
Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest $14,030 raised so far.
Inspire girls ages 6-18 to be strong, smart and bold through research-based, gender-specific groups and enrichment programs.
“I Have a Dream” Oregon $14,531 raised so far.
Change the way people think about education by listening to the community, connecting Dreamer students and families with support, and opening the door to opportunity. I Have a Dream leverages the resources of more than 60 public, nonprofit and business partners around students in the nation’s first “Dreamer school.”
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Latino Network $12,385 raised so far.
Positively transform the lives of Latino youth, families and communities.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
The Library Foundation $49,710 raised so far.
Expand the Multnomah County Library’s reach and impact, especially to low-income communities and at-risk children, through a variety of literacy programs, cultural experiences and books in 10 languages.
Marathon Scholars $17,705 raised so far.
Bring caring adults and financial resources together with talented low-income children to make the dream of a college education a reality.
Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. $15,496 raised so far.
Promote success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship.
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Peace In Schools $37,551 raised so far.
Brings mindfulness education to young people, fostering compassion, resilience and self-awareness at a time when school violence is widespread, and many teens struggle with feelings of isolation, depression and anxiety. Peace in Schools offers a positive alternative, leading to safer schools and a more peaceful world.
Portland YouthBuilders $20,205 raised so far.
Support young people who are committed cto changing their lives in becoming self-sufficient, contributing members of the workforce and their community. PYB serves low-income youth ages 17-24 who have dropped out of school and are looking for a second chance.
Reading Results $36,918 raised so far.
Ensure all children can read and succeed by partnering with schools serving low-income students and students of color to provide a proven reading intervention program.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
The Right Brain Initiative $20,401 raised so far.
Help change the way kids learn in the Portland metro area by bringing discovery, collaboration and creativity into the classroom. Through professional development training, Right Brain teaches K-8 educators to leverage the arts to explore all common core subjects, and fosters dynamic collaborations between professional artists and arts organizations and classroom teachers in seven regional school districts and 67 schools.
Schoolhouse Supplies $25,706 raised so far.
Support public education in the Portland area by providing free school supplies to students in need. Schoolhouse Supplies fills a gap, leveling the playing field so that all children have equal access to tools that allow them to achieve academic success and feel confident.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
The Shadow Project $23,600 raised so far.
Make school more accessible and engaging for children with dyslexia, ADHD and autism, so they can achieve their full potential. Shadow equips teachers in 35 Portland-area schools with innovative tools and strategies that build strong academic habits for kids with learning challenges who have been historically marginalized.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) $26,556 raised so far.
Engage community volunteers to read one on one with pre-K to third-grade children who need literacy support. Participating children also receive new books each month to keep and read at home.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner New!
Tucker Maxon School $15,361 raised so far.
Teach deaf and hearing children to listen, talk, learn and achieve excellence together. Our goal is to help every child reach their full potential in school and life.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington $12,259 raised so far.
Inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. YA connects artists with students to bring powerful arts-learning experiences to more than 70,000 children in the community each year.

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