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Proposals are currently accepted on an invitation-only basis. Below are some of the organizations that have received grants from the Lora & Martin Kelley Family Foundation.


Latino Network

To support the Juntos Aprendemos program

Oregon Public Health Institute

To support the Nature and Health Initiative

World Forestry Center

To support its International Educators Institute program

Adelante Mujeres

To provide holistic educational and empowerment opportunities to low-income Latina women and their families

Oregon Food Bank

General operating support

Growing Gardens

To support a professional learning community focused on garden education in a low-income elementary school in Portland


To coordinate the Rogue Valley Food Systems Network increasing access to healthy food

Oregon Community Foundation

To support a statewide needs assessment of Oregon libraries

Nature Conservancy of Portland

To support the organization?s volunteer program

Friends of Zenger Farm

To support the construction of an Urban Grange, which will be a hub for healthy food and community connection

Latino Network

To support the Juntos Aprendemos program

Willamette Partnership

To support the Nature and Health Initiative

Childrens Institute

To support its rural and health related programs for children, newborn to age 8

Social Venture Partners Portland

General operating support

Canopy LLC

Investment to develop education and training programs for investment managers, entrepreneurs, and members in the area of impact investing and the use of specialized funds to focus on community and regional advancement.

Ecotrust Food & Farms

To support for Ecotrust?s food system reform efforts and FoodHub.

The Redd LLC

Low interest loan to renovate and manage The Marble, an affordable space for food logistics, processing & production, research, education, events, and conferencing.

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