Carpenter Foundation Carpenter Foundation Grants July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023
THE CARPENTER FOUNDATION
GRANT STATEMENT
July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023
HUMAN SERVICE
1st Phoenix Community Center – Toward the purchase of food to be distributed through the food bank.  $6,000
Access Inc, Medford In support of bringing a mobile food pantry truck to families in Jackson County.  $15,000
CARE Foundation, Atlanta, GA – A grant made in memory of Helen Bundy Carpenter.  $4,000
CASA of Jackson & Josephine Counties, Medford – To increase the number of CASA volunteers and to provide Trauma Informed Care training to staff and volunteers.  $15,000
Compass House, Medford – To provide DEI training for staff, members and board members, and employment workshops for members to enable them to secure employment.  $12,500
Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center, Grants Pass – Toward the purchase of two additional therapy horses.  $4,000
Davids Chair Outdoor Mobility Systems, White City – To purchase a rack for the elevation of track chairs for maintenance and repairs.  $3,500
Grants Pass Family YMCA – In support of operating health and fitness programs for youth.  $4,000
Grants Pass Sobering Center – For landscaping around the facility and to contract with Southern Oregon Aspire for ongoing maintenance.  $3,500
La Clinica del Valle, Medford – To increase behavioral health services for children and youth at Phoenix-Talent school-based health centers.  $20,000
Habitat for Humanity – Rogue Valley, Medford – Toward the renovation and expansion of the Habitat ReStore building.  $10,000
HIV Alliance, Eugene – To provide HIV, Hepatitis C, and syphilis testing, as well as infectious disease prevention services to persons at high risk in Josephine County.  $7,000
HOPE Equestrian Center, Eagle Point – To provide scholarships for riders to participate in a therapeutic riding program.  $8,000
Illinois Valley Family Coalition, Cave Junction – For general operating support.
 $5,000
Illinois Valley Living Solutions, Cave Junction – For costs to establish a tiny house village for residents who are homeless.  $10,000
Illinois Valley Wellness Resources, Cave Junction – To provide firewood and to provide limited financial vouchers to low-income, disabled, and senior residents with medical needs.  $2,500
La Clinica del Valle, Medford – In support of expanding a variety of urgent care services for underserved residents.  $25,000
Living Opportunities, Medford – Toward the purchase of vehicles to transport persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  $15,000
Magdalene Home, Medford – For general operating support.  $3,000
Maslow Project, Medford – In support of staffing for the residents living in permanent supportive housing.  $15,000
Options for Helping Residents of Ashland – Toward the renovation of a local motel into a non-congregate shelter and resource center for unhoused and economically stressed individuals.  $25,000
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, Portland – In support of a vision screening program in local elementary schools.  $7,500
Peace House, Ashland – In support of a weekly community meal feeding the hungry in Ashland.  $5,000
Providence Community Health Foundation, Medford – To purchase basic items needed for behavioral health patients to maintain follow-up care post-hospitalization or after an emergency department visit.  $10,000
Reclaiming Lives, Medford – Toward renovation costs and to purchase chairs for a space to provide counseling and peer support services for persons recovering from addiction.  $5,000
Rogue Community Health, Medford – In support of a children’s dental health program in rural communities and schools.  $18,000
 Rogue Retreat, Medford – For technical assistance. $5,000
Rogue Valley Council of Governments, Central Point – Toward the purchase of a cargo van to be used by the Food & Friends Program to deliver meals throughout Jackson and Josephine Counties.  $10,000
Rogue Valley Family YMCA, Medford – Toward the renovation of a new childcare center to increase childcare services.  $15,000
Set Free Services, Medford – To provide a food pantry, hot meals, clothing, shower services and laundry services to low-income, homeless and other persons in need.  $10,000
Southern Oregon Aspire, Grants Pass – Toward replacing the roof at an independent living center apartment complex.  $10,000
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice, Ashland – Toward refinishing the floors at Celia’s House hospice center.  $5,000
Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice, Ashland – To expand an outreach program providing a warming center and regular meals.  $5,000
Spartan Boxing Club, Medford – For general operating support.  $10,000
St. Vincent de Paul Society, Medford – To provide assistance to families whose utilities have been shut off or who are in danger of being shut off.  $20,000
The ALS Association, Portland – To provide support services to people in Southern Oregon living with ALS.  $7,000
The Hearth, Ashland – For caregiver retreats, workshops, and trainings for Jackson County frontline workers.  $2,500
United Way of Jackson County, Medford – For general operating support.  $25,000
EDUCATION
Applegate Partnership – In support of a hands-on environmental education program for students related to restoration and natural resource management.  $4,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley, Grants Pass – In support of an education-based after-school program for local youth.  $15,000
Chess for Success, Portland – Toward operating costs for two after-school chess clubs at Title 1 schools in Josephine County. $2,000
Classroom Law Project, Portland – In support of providing civics programs in Southern Oregon.  $15,000
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon, Medford – To provide credit counseling and financial education programs in Southern Oregon.  $9,000
Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team, Ashland – In support of a K-12 sexual violence prevention program in local schools.  $15,000
Klamath Bird Observatory, Ashland – In support of a bilingual educational outreach program.  $5,000
Multicultural Association of Southern Oregon, Medford – For an overnight camp providing a curriculum of Native American crafts and activities.  $5,000
Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities, Tualatin – To provide scholarships for students to attend private colleges and universities in Oregon.  $7,150
Phoenix-Talent School District, Phoenix – In support of a summer program at Southern Oregon University for Latinx youth.  $12,000
Pollinator Plus Rogue Valley, Phoenix – For a part-time coordinator for the Pollinator Pals school education program.  $3,000
Project Youth Plus, Grants Pass – To partially fund the Business Manager staff position.  $14,650
Rogue Farm Corps, Portland – In support of a part-time, entry-level, hands-on, sustainable agriculture training program.  $5,000
Rogue Valley Humane Society, Grants Pass – To provide scholarships for children to attend an interactive camp program focusing on the connection between people and animals.  $3,000
Roots & Wings Child Development, Medford – To provide scholarships for low-income children to attend the preschool.  $3,000
Rusk Ranch Nature Center, Cave Junction – To improve the frontage signage, finish the fencing, and place a kiosk sign at the entrance to the Nature Center.  $2,500
Sanctuary One, Jacksonville – To create an expanded education and service-learning program in Spanish. $5,000
Science Works Hands-On Museum, Ashland – To provide field trips to the museum for students in Title 1 schools. $15,000
Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma – Toward the purchase of equipment and furniture to expand the outdoor kitchen into a commercial kitchen.  $10,000
SMART Reading – Rogue Valley, Medford – General operating support for SMART Reading programs in Jackson and Josephine Counties.  $6,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation, Ashland – In support of faculty development opportunities which improve teaching skills.  $25,000
Wildlife Images, Merlin – Toward the purchase and installation of a virtual, downloadable GPS tracker app for visitors to use on their cell phones.  $6,000
ARTS
Anima Mundi Productions, Phoenix – In support of concerts combined with free youth and adult-oriented community events. $5,000
Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville – To support art events and exhibits. $3,000
Ashland Folk Collective – In support of a new operations manager staff position. $2,000
Barnstormers Theatre Inc, Grants Pass – Toward the painting of the exterior of the theater. $5,000
Britt Festivals, Medford – In support of the 2023 Orchestra Season. $30,000
Collaborative Theatre Project Inc, Medford – For general operating support. $5,000
Grants Pass Museum of Art – Toward costs associated with removing the existing kitchen space and converting it into gallery space. $7,500
Illinois River Valley Arts Council, Cave Junction – In support of an art program for students at Evergreen Elementary School and Lorna Byrne Middle School in Cave Junction.  $5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association, Ashland – For general operating support.  $25,000
Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford – In support of the 2023 Exhibition Series.  $7,800
Rogue Theater Company, Ashland – In support of the production of the play HEISENBERG.  $7,500
Rogue Valley Peace Choir, Ashland – For general operating support.  $3,000
Rogue Valley Symphony, Ashland – Toward a music program in Jackson and Josephine County middle and high schools.  $10,000
Southern Oregon Guild, Cave Junction – For general operating support.  $5,000
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Ashland – In support of the 2023-24 Concert Season.  $5,000
Three Rivers Community Orchestra, Rogue River – In support of providing three community concerts in 2023.  $2,500
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon, Medford – In support of the 2023-24 Performance Season.  $8,500
PUBLIC INTEREST
Applegate Siskiyou Alliance – In support of a culture and science festival.  $5,000
Ashland News – To hire a summer intern to help with publication and advance his/her journalistic skills.  $2,000
Equamore Foundation, Ashland – Food purchase to care for abandoned horses.  $2,000
Friends of County Living, Grants Pass – Toward creating a play space representing aspects of the Oregon Trail.  $2,000
Girl Scouts of Oregon & Southwest Washington, Portland – To increase scouting opportunities for girls and families in Southern Oregon.
$5,000
Jackson County Library System, Medford – Unsolicited grant made in the name of Alfred Carpenter for the purchase of books. $4,000
KXCJ-LP, Cave Junction – In support of production costs for the Valley News and Views radio show. $3,000
Oregon Nonprofit Leaders Conference – Sponsorship for Spring 2023 conference. $1,500
Pacifica:  A Garden in the Siskiyous, Williams –  Toward the creation of a new natural, expanded playground area. $3,250
Prospect Community Club – To replace the porch on the community center facility. $5,000
Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, Ashland – For general operating support. $10,000
Southern Oregon Public Broadcasting, Medford – In support of a program that highlights individuals and organizations who are making a difference in our communities. $10,000
The Street Dog Project, Talent – To provide no-cost spay and neuter services for pets of low-income and homeless individuals. $3,000
SCHOLARSHIPS
Ashland High School  $12,500
Butte Falls High School $1,000
Central Medford High School $3,000
Central Point High School $16,500
Eagle Point High School $13,500
North Medford High School $19,500
Phoenix High School $9,000
Prospect High School  $1,000
Rogue River High School  $3,500
South Medford High School $20,500

Rogue Community College Foundation                                                                                                       $25,000