Carpenter Foundation Carpenter Foundation Grants July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
THE CARPENTER FOUNDATION
GRANT STATEMENT
July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
HUMAN SERVICE
1st Phoenix Community Center

To purchase kitchen items and food staples for the community center.
    $3,500
Access Inc, Medford
In support of staffing and basic equipment maintenance for the Medical Equipment Program.
$12,500
Addictions Recovery Center, Medford
In support of renovations for a new residential substance abuse facility for women and newborns.
$15,000
Ashland Culture of Peace Commission
Toward the recruitment and training of volunteers to operate the Ashland Winter Shelter.
$5,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank
Toward the purchase of fresh foods to distribute to those in need.
$5,000
CARE Foundation, Seattle, WA
A grant made in memory of Helen Bundy Carpenter.
$3,000
CASA of Jackson & Josephine Counties, Medford
For staffing and administrative expenses to build organizational capacity.
$15,000
Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County, Medford
Toward the creation of a new strategic plan for the organization.
$5,000
Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center, Grants Pass
Toward the purchase of a tractor for use at the riding center.
$3,000
Family Nurturing Center, Medford
To expand relief nursery services in Josephine County to include home-based outreach services.
$10,000
Grants Pass Sobering Center
In support of staff training, medical equipment, office equipment and supplies.
$5,000
Heart & Hope Music, Ashland
For general operating expenses.
$5,000
HIV Alliance, Eugene
In support of HIV prevention services in Josephine County.
$3,000
HOPE Equestrian Center, Eagle Point
To provide scholarships for low-income individuals to participate in a therapeutic riding program.
$8,000
Jackson County Community Services Consortium, Medford
Toward staffing costs (through ACCESS) for a coordinator of the Continuum of Care working on homeless issues.
$12,500
Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team, Ashland
In support of providing immediate care to victims of sexual assault.
$10,000
Josephine County Foundation, Murphy
Toward the construction of a room at Rogue River High School to provide free clothing and necessities to students.
$1,200
La Clinica del Valle, Medford
For start-up costs related to opening a school-based health clinic at Kids Unlimited Academy.
$15,000
Magdalene Home, Medford
In support of staff salaries for the Head Housemother and other staff.
$3,000
Maslow Project, Medford
In support of providing case management services to homeless youth and their families.
$10,000
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.
$5,650
Options for Southern Oregon, Grants Pass
Toward the construction of a new mental health facility in Medford.
$20,000
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, Portland
To provide vision screenings and referrals to children in Jackson & Josephine Counties.
$5,000
Peace House, Ashland
In support of costs associated with providing a free dinner once a week to homeless and low-income people.
$5,000
Phoenix Counseling Center
Toward costs associated with upgrading the internet, phone and computer system.
$7,000
Reaching Our Community (ROC), Grants Pass
In support of staffing costs for the executive director and operations manager positions.
$10,000
Resolve-Center for Dispute Resolution, Medford
In support of a restorative justice program in local schools.
$6,000
Rogue Retreat, Medford
Toward the purchase of office equipment, technical equipment and software.
$10,000
Rose Circle Mentoring Network, Ashland
Toward the expansion and strengthening of the Youth Mentoring Program.
$2,500
Set Free Services, Medford
In support of providing a variety of human services to local homeless, elderly and working poor persons.
$10,000
Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice, Ashland
In support of a free weekly community dinner at Pioneer Hall, and other meals for low income individuals.
$2,000
Spartan Boxing Club, Medford
In support of hiring a consultant to work with the board of directors on a strategic plan.
$6,000
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Medford
Toward the purchase of fresh foods and staple items to be distributed to persons in need.
$6,000
St.Vincent de Paul Society, Medford
To assist families in jeopardy of losing their utilities or whose utilities have already been turned off.
$15,000
United Way of Jackson County, Medford
In support of general operations.
$20,000
Zion Lutheran Church, Medford
To cover the utility and maintenance costs of providing space to local AA and NA meeting groups.
$7,000
EDUCATION
Ashland Schools Foundation
In support of a new after-school enrichment program in Ashland elementary schools.
$3,000
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.
$12,000
Classroom Law Project, Portland
In support of two civic education programs: Project Citizen and the 2018 Summer Institute.
$5,000
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.
$5,000
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.
$2,150
Medford School District 549C
To provide scholarship assistance to low-income youth to attend a week-long residential art program at Southern Oregon University.
$7,000
Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities, Lake Oswego
To provide local students with a scholarship 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-Talent School District, Phoenix
In support of a residential program at Southern Oregon University for Latino youth.
$15,300
Rogue Valley Farm to School, Ashland
In support of providing garden education programs in local schools.
$6,000
Roots & Wings Child Development, Medford
To complete the flooring replacement project at the preschool facility.
$4,800
Science Works Hands-On Museum, Ashland
In support of a variety of interactive science programs for local students.
$15,000
Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma
Toward the purchase of kitchen appliances for use in youth education programs and camps.
$7,500
SMART (Start Making a Reader Today), Portland
In support of the SMART reading program in five Central Point elementary schools.
$6,000
Southern Oregon Child & Family Council, Central Point
In support of a family literacy program for Latino families.
$20,000
Southern Oregon University, Ashland
In support of faculty development opportunities which improve teaching skills.
$25,000
Stories Alive, Ashland
In support of a campus-wide immersive literacy program in local schools.
$2,000
The Dome School, Cave Junction
To sand and refinish the wood floors at the school.
$7,000
White Oak Farm & Education Center, Williams
To subsidize the cost of additional schools/groups to participate in educational field trips to the farm.
$3,000
Williams Community Forest Project
In support of sending two educators to the Art of Mentoring training in Washington State.
$1,000
Woodland Charter School, Murphy
Toward the purchase and installation of new playground equipment.
$3,000
ARTS
Art in Bloom, Medford
In support of a matching grant to rent sound stages for performances during the 2018 Art in Bloom Festival.
$4,000
Ashland New Plays Festival, Ashland
In support of production costs for the 2018 Fall New Plays Festival.
$4,000
Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre, Talent
To provide additional training to dance instructors to become more proficient in dance instruction.
$5,000
Barnstormers Theatre Inc, Grants Pass
Toward the purchase and installation of new LED stage lighting for the theatre.
$4,300
Brava! Opera Theatre, Medford
In support of an Opera Masterclass, concerts and free tickets for youth programs.
$5,000
Britt Festivals, Medford
In support of the 2018 Classical Music Festival and to provide reduced price tickets to low-income individuals.
$22,000
Collaborative Theatre Project Inc, Ashland
In support of theatre productions and operating expenses.
$3,000
Grants Pass Museum of Art
In support of bringing local 5th grade students to the museum for a field trip.
$4,000
JPR Foundation, Ashland
Toward fundraising costs to complete the renovation of the historic Holly Theatre.
$5,000
Kids Unlimited, Medford
Toward the creation of a permanent dance studio.
$17,500
Miracle Theatre Group, Portland
In support of a bilingual and bi-cultural arts residency program for local schools.
$3,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association, Ashland
In support of programs for local students to experience OSF.
$25,000
Portland Opera
In support of a touring production of The Magic Flute in elementary schools in Jackson and Josephine Counties.
$2,500
Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford
In support of the 2018 visual art exhibition series and its related programs.
$7,500
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.
$3,000
Rogue Valley Symphony, Ashland
Toward the Classical Coaches in the Classroom and Discovery Concerts educational programs.
$12,000
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.
$3,000
Southern Oregon Film Society, Ashland
In support of a variety of educational film programs and competitions for local students.
$6,000
Southern Oregon Guild, Cave Junction
Toward renovation of the layout and upgrading the furnishings in the Art Center.
$3,500
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Ashland
In support of a variety of activities to develop and increase audience support.
$5,000
Talent Elementary School
In support of purchasing fiddles and for instructor fees to start a fiddle band through the Outdoor Discovery Program.
$2,500
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.
$8,000
PUBLIC INTEREST
Butte Creek Mill Foundation, Eagle Point
Toward the restoration of the Ice House as part of the Butte Creek Mill re-construction project.
$5,000
Greater Applegate Community Development
In support of a solar educational outdoor classroom at Cantrall Buckley Park.
$4,000
Greenleaf Industries, Grants Pass
For costs associated with creating the space to grow larger local native plants for use in watershed restoration projects.
$12,000
Jackson County Library System, Medford
A grant to purchase books in memory of Alfred SV Carpenter.
$3,000
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.
$5,000
Josephine County, Grants Pass
Toward costs associated with renovating the commercial kitchen in the Pavilion Building at the Fairgrounds.
$5,000
Mt. Ashland Association
Toward costs associated with restoring the Mt. Ashland Lodge.
$5,000
Nonprofit Association of Oregon, Portland
In support of a series of training and seminars for local nonprofit staff and board members.
$8,000
Oregon Nonprofit Leaders Conference, Medford
Sponsorship for the spring 2018 conference.
$1,500
Pacifica: A Garden in the Siskiyous, Williams
To complete the public restrooms at the Pacifica Community Building.
$10,000
SCHOLARSHIPS
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