Monthly Archives:: December 2016

MRG Foundation Hosts Giving Back Exhibit in Portland

Join MRG Foundation and Concordia University for the debut of the groundbreaking touring exhibit, Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy, Reframed and Exhibited. To celebrate the launch of the exhibit, MRG is hosting an opening reception on Jan. 13, 2017, 6-9 p.m. at Concordia University’s George R. White Library & Learning Center, 2800 NE Liberty...

Pride Foundation and Equity Foundation Announce Merger

Our Shared Values and Vision in Action   Written by Dani Bernstein and Katie Carter   Since our beginning, both Pride Foundation and Equity Foundation have believed that we can more quickly and effectively create change by working together. Two years ago, we put that belief into action to support Oregon’s students and along the...

Life is better with teeth: Five years later, funders continue working together to improve oral health

Imagine being a Kindergartner and choosing not to eat carrots because they make your mouth hurt.       Imagine losing your front teeth and trying to get a job.  You want dentures, but can’t afford the bills. Imagine enrolling in Medicare, living on Social Security, and realizing you no longer have dental insurance. These situations...

WRAG releases second “Structural Racism Theater” video

Our regional association peers in Washington, DC recently issued the second Structural Racism Theater video, “Darkness in Emerald City.” Structural Racism Theater is part of the Putting Racism on the Table series, which was created by the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers as a learning and action series for philanthropy.