Carpenter Foundation Carpenter Foundation Grants July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
1st Phoenix Community Center

To purchase kitchen items and food staples for the community center.
Access Inc, Medford
In support of staffing and basic equipment maintenance for the Medical Equipment Program.
Addictions Recovery Center, Medford
In support of renovations for a new residential substance abuse facility for women and newborns.
Ashland Culture of Peace Commission
Toward the recruitment and training of volunteers to operate the Ashland Winter Shelter.
Ashland Emergency Food Bank
Toward the purchase of fresh foods to distribute to those in need.
CARE Foundation, Seattle, WA
A grant made in memory of Helen Bundy Carpenter.
CASA of Jackson & Josephine Counties, Medford
For staffing and administrative expenses to build organizational capacity.
Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County, Medford
Toward the creation of a new strategic plan for the organization.
Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center, Grants Pass
Toward the purchase of a tractor for use at the riding center.
Family Nurturing Center, Medford
To expand relief nursery services in Josephine County to include home-based outreach services.
Grants Pass Sobering Center
In support of staff training, medical equipment, office equipment and supplies.
Heart & Hope Music, Ashland
For general operating expenses.
HIV Alliance, Eugene
In support of HIV prevention services in Josephine County.
HOPE Equestrian Center, Eagle Point
To provide scholarships for low-income individuals to participate in a therapeutic riding program.
Jackson County Community Services Consortium, Medford
Toward staffing costs (through ACCESS) for a coordinator of the Continuum of Care working on homeless issues.
Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team, Ashland
In support of providing immediate care to victims of sexual assault.
Josephine County Foundation, Murphy
Toward the construction of a room at Rogue River High School to provide free clothing and necessities to students.
La Clinica del Valle, Medford
For start-up costs related to opening a school-based health clinic at Kids Unlimited Academy.
Magdalene Home, Medford
In support of staff salaries for the Head Housemother and other staff.
Maslow Project, Medford
In support of providing case management services to homeless youth and their families.
Neighborhood Food Project, Ashland
In support of expanding and consolidating a program involving high school students who volunteer to recruit food donors for the program.
Options for Southern Oregon, Grants Pass
Toward the construction of a new mental health facility in Medford.
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, Portland
To provide vision screenings and referrals to children in Jackson & Josephine Counties.
Peace House, Ashland
In support of costs associated with providing a free dinner once a week to homeless and low-income people.
Phoenix Counseling Center
Toward costs associated with upgrading the internet, phone and computer system.
Reaching Our Community (ROC), Grants Pass
In support of staffing costs for the executive director and operations manager positions.
Resolve-Center for Dispute Resolution, Medford
In support of a restorative justice program in local schools.
Rogue Retreat, Medford
Toward the purchase of office equipment, technical equipment and software.
Rose Circle Mentoring Network, Ashland
Toward the expansion and strengthening of the Youth Mentoring Program.
Set Free Services, Medford
In support of providing a variety of human services to local homeless, elderly and working poor persons.
Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice, Ashland
In support of a free weekly community dinner at Pioneer Hall, and other meals for low income individuals.
Spartan Boxing Club, Medford
In support of hiring a consultant to work with the board of directors on a strategic plan.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Medford
Toward the purchase of fresh foods and staple items to be distributed to persons in need.
St.Vincent de Paul Society, Medford
To assist families in jeopardy of losing their utilities or whose utilities have already been turned off.
United Way of Jackson County, Medford
In support of general operations.
Zion Lutheran Church, Medford
To cover the utility and maintenance costs of providing space to local AA and NA meeting groups.
Ashland Schools Foundation
In support of a new after-school enrichment program in Ashland elementary schools.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley, Grants Pass
In support of an after-school youth development program involving homework help, academic based activities, arts and crafts and physical activities.
Classroom Law Project, Portland
In support of two civic education programs: Project Citizen and the 2018 Summer Institute.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon, Medford
In support of providing financial education programs at various locations and outreach to increase visibility of programs and services.
Crater School of Business, Innovation & Science, Central Point
To support a program where students use various math and science skills to build their own guitar.
Medford School District 549C
To provide scholarship assistance to low-income youth to attend a week-long residential art program at Southern Oregon University.
Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities, Lake Oswego
To provide local students with a scholarship to attend private colleges and universities in Oregon.
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, Portland
In support of bringing science education programs to local schools.
Phoenix-Talent School District, Phoenix
In support of a residential program at Southern Oregon University for Latino youth.
Rogue Valley Farm to School, Ashland
In support of providing garden education programs in local schools.
Roots & Wings Child Development, Medford
To complete the flooring replacement project at the preschool facility.
Science Works Hands-On Museum, Ashland
In support of a variety of interactive science programs for local students.
Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma
Toward the purchase of kitchen appliances for use in youth education programs and camps.
SMART (Start Making a Reader Today), Portland
In support of the SMART reading program in five Central Point elementary schools.
Southern Oregon Child & Family Council, Central Point
In support of a family literacy program for Latino families.
Southern Oregon University, Ashland
In support of faculty development opportunities which improve teaching skills.
Stories Alive, Ashland
In support of a campus-wide immersive literacy program in local schools.
The Dome School, Cave Junction
To sand and refinish the wood floors at the school.
White Oak Farm & Education Center, Williams
To subsidize the cost of additional schools/groups to participate in educational field trips to the farm.
Williams Community Forest Project
In support of sending two educators to the Art of Mentoring training in Washington State.
Woodland Charter School, Murphy
Toward the purchase and installation of new playground equipment.
Art in Bloom, Medford
In support of a matching grant to rent sound stages for performances during the 2018 Art in Bloom Festival.
Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland
In support of production costs for the 2018 Fall New Plays Festival.
Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre, Talent
To provide additional training to dance instructors to become more proficient in dance instruction.
Barnstormers Theatre Inc, Grants Pass
Toward the purchase and installation of new LED stage lighting for the theatre.
Brava! Opera Theatre, Medford
In support of an Opera Masterclass, concerts and free tickets for youth programs.
Britt Festivals, Medford
In support of the 2018 Classical Music Festival and to provide reduced price tickets to low-income individuals.
Collaborative Theatre Project Inc, Ashland
In support of theatre productions and operating expenses.
Grants Pass Museum of Art
In support of bringing local 5th grade students to the museum for a field trip.
JPR Foundation, Ashland
Toward fundraising costs to complete the renovation of the historic Holly Theatre.
Kids Unlimited, Medford
Toward the creation of a permanent dance studio.
Miracle Theatre Group, Portland
In support of a bilingual and bi-cultural arts residency program for local schools.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association, Ashland
In support of programs for local students to experience OSF.
Portland Opera
In support of a touring production of The Magic Flute in elementary schools in Jackson and Josephine Counties.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford
In support of the 2018 visual art exhibition series and its related programs.
Rogue Valley Chorale Association, Medford
To support the commission of a concert in the Nahuatl language and for travel costs for the composer to come and work with the musicians.
Rogue Valley Symphony, Ashland
Toward the Classical Coaches in the Classroom and Discovery Concerts educational programs.
Siskiyou Singers, Ashland
To bring a nationally renowned musician and academic here to provide lectures and concert narrative in a concert focused on African-American spirituals.
Southern Oregon Film Society, Ashland
In support of a variety of educational film programs and competitions for local students.
Southern Oregon Guild, Cave Junction
Toward renovation of the layout and upgrading the furnishings in the Art Center.
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Ashland
In support of a variety of activities to develop and increase audience support.
Talent Elementary School
In support of purchasing fiddles and for instructor fees to start a fiddle band through the Outdoor Discovery Program.
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon, Medford
Toward operations, staff, training, rehearsal facility and venue fees, concert production, materials and marketing for the 2018-19 season.
Butte Creek Mill Foundation, Eagle Point
Toward the restoration of the Ice House as part of the Butte Creek Mill re-construction project.
Greater Applegate Community Development
In support of a solar educational outdoor classroom at Cantrall Buckley Park.
Greenleaf Industries, Grants Pass
For costs associated with creating the space to grow larger local native plants for use in watershed restoration projects.
Jackson County Library System, Medford
A grant to purchase books in memory of Alfred SV Carpenter.
Jacksonville Community Center
In support of staffing costs to develop children’s programs at the Community Center, as well as provide scholarships for children to attend them.
Josephine County, Grants Pass
Toward costs associated with renovating the commercial kitchen in the Pavilion Building at the Fairgrounds.
Mt. Ashland Association
Toward costs associated with restoring the Mt. Ashland Lodge.
Nonprofit Association of Oregon, Portland
In support of a series of training and seminars for local nonprofit staff and board members.
Oregon Nonprofit Leaders Conference, Medford
Sponsorship for the spring 2018 conference.
Pacifica: A Garden in the Siskiyous, Williams
To complete the public restrooms at the Pacifica Community Building.
The following 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
Crater 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 $25,000