HUMAN SERVICES
Addictions Recovery Center, Medford

Toward expanding mental health services to persons suffering from addictions.

  $10,000

Ashland Culture of Peace Commission

To train volunteers to staff the local homeless shelters.

  $3,000

Ashland Emergency Food Bank

Toward the purchase of food for distribution.

  $5,000
Ashland Family YMCA

Toward the renovation of Camp Low Echo at Lake of the Woods

  $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley, Grants Pass

In support of an ongoing after-school program incorporating education, enrichment and fitness.

  $10,000

Butte Falls Community School Partnership

To assist in developing a sustainable development plan.

  $5,000

CARE Foundation, Seattle, WA

A grant made in memory of Helen Bundy Carpenter.

  $3,000

CASA of Jackson & Josephine Counties, Medford

To recruit and retain CASA volunteers to meet the growing need in
Jackson and Josephine counties.

  $15,000

Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County, Medford

In support of providing trainings for the board of directors, staff and volunteers.

  $5,000

Children’s Dental Clinic of Jackson County, Medford

Toward providing free dental services to low-income children.

  $7,500

Columbia Care, Medford

To assist mentally ill, low-income clients with various urgent needs.

  $5,000

Community Counseling Center of Ashland
Toward an upgrade to the technology and telephone systems.

  $10,000

Compass House, Medford
Toward a website to coordinate domestic violence services in Jackson County.

  $3,000

Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center, Grants Pass

To provide scholarship assistance for students to participate in the equine therapy program.

  $3,000

Healing Blues Inc., Los Angeles, CA
In support of a stress reduction program at Armadillo Technical Institute.

  $1,500

Healthy U, Cave Junction
To promote awareness and improve the health of rural Josephine County residents.

  $4,000

Heart & Hope Music, Ashland

To provide music therapy sessions in nursing homes.

  $5,000

HIV Alliance, Eugene
In support of HIV prevention/education programs in Josephine County.

  $3,000

HOPE Equestrian Center, Eagle Point
To provide scholarships for low-income individuals to participate in a therapeutic riding program.        

  $6,000

Illinois Valley Family Coalition, Cave Junction
To increase staffing and for general operating costs.

  $7,000

Living Opportunities, Medford

Toward the purchase of vehicles to transport clients.

  $10,000

Magdalene Home, Medford

In support of general operations.

  $2,000

Maslow Project, Medford
In support of providing case management services to homeless youth
and their families.

  $10,000

Neighborhood Food Project, Ashland

To upgrade the websites of The Neighborhood Food Project communities to increase outreach and education efforts.

  $3,000

Options for Homeless Residents of Ashland

To provide staffing for a program working to secure housing for
low-income residents.

  $10,000

Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, Portland

To provide vision screening events in local elementary schools.

  $5,000

Phoenix Counseling Center

Toward expanding addiction treatment services.

  $5,000

Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon, Medford

In support of sex education programs for local youth.

  $8,000

Reaching Our Community (ROC), Grants Pass

Toward salary costs for two, part-time staff positions.

  $10,000

Redemption Ridge, Medford

Toward the completion of a residential safe house for minor female victims of domestic sex trafficking.

  $5,000

Rogue Valley Family YMCA, Medford

In support of upgrades to the aquatic center.

  $12,000

Salvation Army-Grants Pass Corps

Toward the purchase and distribution of food for people in need in
Josephine County.

  $7,500

Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice, Ashland

Toward renovation and construction costs for a 12-bed residential
hospice center.

  $10,000

Spartan Boxing, Medford

In support of adding a part-time Administrative Assistant staff position.

  $5,000

Spiral Living Center, Cave Junction

To support a gleaning project in the Illinois Valley.

  $2,000

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Medford

To purchase various food items to be distributed through the food pantry.

  $5,000

St. Vincent de Paul Society, Grants Pass

To provide financial assistance for basic needs such as rent, utilities,
and prescriptions.

  $10,000

St. Vincent de Paul Society, Medford

To assist low-income families who are in danger of having their utilities
shut off.

  $15,000

Team Overland, Medford

General operating support for a program serving veterans.

  $2,500

United Way of Jackson County, Medford

In support of general operations.

  $20,000

Winterspring Center, Medford

To upgrade the organization’s technology.

  $5,000

Women’s Crisis Support Team, Grants Pass

In support of a violence prevention education program in local high schools.

  $10,000
     
EDUCATION

Architectural Foundation of Oregon, Portland

In support of an architectural residency program for grades 3-5.

 

$2,000

Ashland Parks Foundation

To provide assistance to elementary school classes to attend the North Mountain Park Nature Center’s School Program.

$4,500

Butte Falls Charter School

Toward the development of educational opportunities on newly acquired property.

  $7,500

Classroom Law Project, Portland

To support a program for teachers to improve the teaching of civics.

  $5,000

College Dreams Inc., Grants Pass

To provide low-income youth with scholarship assistance to attend pre-college camps.

  $8,000

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon, Medford

For a community outreach program providing financial literacy education.

  $5,000

Oregon Alliance of Indep. Colleges & Universities, Portland

To provide scholarships for students to attend private colleges and
universities in Oregon.

  $7,200

Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, Portland

In support of bringing science education programs to local schools.

  $2,500

Phoenix Elementary School

In support of an after-school program working with at-risk third and fourth grade boys.

  $3,600

Phoenix-Talent School District, Phoenix

In support of a residential program at Southern Oregon University for
Latino youth.

  $15,000

Prospect Charter School

Toward providing transportation to students who participate in programs outside of school hours.

  $2,000

Rogue River School District

In support of a program for Rogue River High School students focusing
on the causes of climate change.

  $3,900

Rogue Valley Farm to School, Ashland

In support of general operations.

  $6,000

Roots & Wings Child Development, Medford

To provide tuition assistance to low-income children attending the preschool.

  $4,000

Rusk Ranch Nature Center, Cave Junction

In support of a summer program for elementary school students in the
Illinois Valley.

  $2,000

Science Works Hands-On Museum, Ashland

In support of a variety of interactive science programs for local students.

  $15,000

SMART (Start Making a Reader Today), Portland

In support of the SMART reading program in five Central Point elementary schools.

  $5,000

Southern Oregon Child & Family Council, Central Point

In support of a family literacy program for Latino families.

  $20,000

Southern Oregon Education Service District, Medford

To support bringing bilingual teachers to the Southern Oregon University Educator Job Fair.

  $5,000

Southern Oregon University, Ashland

In support of faculty development opportunities which improve teaching skills.

  $25,000

Talent Middle School

Toward the purchase of Chromebooks for use by the special
education classes.

  $2,000

White Oak Farm & Education Center, Williams

Toward the construction of a naturally built one-room classroom for
preschool programs.

  $3,000
 
ART

Ashland New Plays Festival

To provide general operating support.

  $3,000

Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre, Talent

Toward comprehensive strategic and succession planning.

  $5,000

Barnstormers Theatre Inc., Grants Pass

Toward renovating and reorganizing the basement area where costumes
and props are stored.

  $5,000

Brava! Opera Theatre, Medford

In support of producing the opera Don Pasquale, an opera master class,
vocal competition and free youth tickets program.

  $5,000

Britt Festivals, Medford

In support of the 2017 Classical Music Festival.

  $22,000

Dancing People Company, Ashland

In support of a dance residency program in local high schools.

  $5,000

Hanby Middle School, Gold Hill

To purchase musical instruments to be used by band students.

  $3,500

Illinois River Valley Arts Council, Cave Junction

In support of an art program in the elementary and middle schools related to the current social studies curricula.

  $4,000

Medford School District 549c

To provide scholarships to low-income students to attend the Young Artists Institute residency program at Southern Oregon University

  $5,000

Miracle Theatre Group, Portland

In support of a touring bilingual residency performing arts program at
Eagle Point High School.

  $2,000

Medford School District 549C

Tuition support for high school students to attend a residential arts program at Southern Oregon University.

  $5,000

Miracle Theatre Group, Portland

In support of a bilingual/bicultural theatre residency and performance program at South Medford High School.

  $2,000

Modern Roots Foundation, Ashland

In support of an after-school music program for disadvantaged youth

  $4,000

Musica Matrix, Talent

In support of costs related to producing two choral concerts.

  $1,000

Newport Symphony Orchestra

In support of North Medford High School attending a music festival.

  $3,000

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association, Ashland

In support of special matinee performances and discounted tickets to students and low-income residents.

  $25,000

Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford

In support of the 2017 visual art exhibition series and its related programs.

  $7,500

Rogue Valley Chorale Association, Rogue River

In support of a concert featuring all five RVCA choruses to perform Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C Major.

  $3,000

Rogue Valley Harmonizers/SPEBSQA, Medford

In support of music education programs in local schools.

  $2,500

Rogue Valley Peace Choir, Ashland

Toward the cost of six additional concerts.

  $1,500

Rogue Valley Symphony, Ashland

In support of the Classical Coaches in the Classroom and Discovery Concerts educational programs.

  $12,000

Southern Oregon Film Society, Ashland

To increase access to the film arts for local youth and underserved residents.

  $5,000

Southern Oregon Music Festival, Jacksonville

In support of providing two festival bands to perform in local middle and
high schools.

  $3,000

Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Ashland

In support of musician expenses, donor recognition events and lecture programs.

  $5,000

Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon, Medford

In support of operations

  $8,000
 
PUBLIC INTEREST

Evans Valley Community Association, Rogue River

Toward the repair and upgrading of the HVAC system at the
Community Center.

  $5,000

Illinois Valley Community Development, Cave Junction

In support of a staff position to implement the Illinois Valley 20/20 Vision and Strategic Plan.

  $5,000

Jackson County Library System, Medford

A grant to purchase books in memory of Alfred SV Carpenter.

  $3,000

Josephine Community Libraries, Grants Pass

To improve purchase books and lendable resources in the library’s collection.

  $15,000

Kerbyville Museum & History Center, Kerby

In support of replacing the roof at the museum.

  $2,500

Oregon Nonprofit Leaders Conference, Medford

Sponsorship for the spring 2017 conference.

  $1,500

Pacifica: A Garden in the Siskiyous, Williams

Toward the replacement of two heat pumps in the Cedar Center facility.

  $5,000

Wildlife Images, Merlin

Toward the purchase of property to redevelop several animal enclosures.

  $10,000
 

SCHOLARSHIPS

The following public high schools received funding for Carpenter Foundation Scholarships. The grants are administered by each school under contract with the Foundation:

   

Ashland High School

  $14,400

Butte Falls High School

  $1,100

Central Point High School

  $16,500

Eagle Point High School

  $12,000

North Medford High School

  $21,500

Phoenix High School

  $9,100

Prospect High School

  $1,100

Rogue River High School

  $4,500
South Medford High School   $19,800
     

Rogue Community College Foundation, Grants Pass
For Jackson & Josephine County student scholarships.

  $25,000