Carpenter Foundation Carpenter Foundation Grants July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022
Access Inc, Medford In support of food banks and food distribution and nutrition services provided to vulnerable individuals and families.  $15,000
Armadillo Technical Institute, Phoenix – To relocate and renovate space for students to access personal needs items, and for a shower.  $16,000
CARE Foundation, Seattle, WA A grant made in memory of Helen Bundy Carpenter.  $4,000
Compass House, Medford – In support of a program providing a variety of skills to clubhouse members.  $12,500
Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center, Grants Pass To provide scholarships for riders to participate in therapeutic riding classes.  $4,000
David’s Chair Outdoor Mobility Systems, Medford – To replace needed parts in track chairs.  $3,500
HIV Alliance, Eugene – To provide HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis testing, and to support clients with basic needs.  $7,000
HOPE Equestrian Center, Eagle Point – To provide scholarships for riders to participate in a therapeutic riding program.  $8,000
Jackson County Sexual Response Team, Ashland – In support of an educational program in local K-12 schools to prevent sexual violence.  $12,000
La Clinica del Valle, Medford – To increase behavioral health services for children and youth at Phoenix-Talent school-based health centers.  $20,000
Magdalene Home, Medford – For general operating support.   $3,000
Maslow Project, Medford – To expand support services to the communities of Ashland, Talent and Phoenix.  $15,000
Options for Helping Residents of Ashland – Toward the renovation of the Ashland Super 8 Motel into a comprehensive service hub for unhoused and economically stressed residents of Jackson County.  $17,500
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, Portland – In support of a vision screening program at schools in Jackson and Josephine Counties.  $7,500
Parker House Project Inc, Ashland – For general operating support.  $5,000
Pink Lemonade Project, Vancouver, WA – To provide financial assistance to underserved patients experiencing barriers to accessing breast cancer treatment.  $5,000
Rogue Retreat, Medford – Toward the purchase of new computers, other technical equipment, and IT support.  $17,500
Rogue Valley Mentoring – To provide mentoring services to all 6th and 7th grade students at Talent Middle School.  $6,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities, Portland – To reduce barriers to care for seriously ill children by providing no cost lodging, meals and support services to their families.  $5,000
Set Free Services, Medford – Toward the provision of basic needs support to the homeless and others in need.  $15,000
Spartan Boxing Club, Medford – For general operating support.  $9,000
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church – To provide Thanksgiving food baskets to low-income families in the West Medford area.  $6,000
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 personalized care services to local individuals experiencing ALS.  $5,000
The Do Good Foundation, Grants Pass – In support of a new support group for women in Grants Pass. $2,000
United Way of Jackson County, Medford – In support of general operations.  $25,000
Classroom Law Project, Portland – In support of providing civics programs in Southern Oregon.  $10,000
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon, Medford – To provide community-based credit counseling and financial education programs in Southern Oregon.  $7,000
Jackson County Community Services Consortium, Medford – In support of updating the BASE (Black Alliance Social Empowerment) website and creating a series of educational videos.  $5,000
Kid Time! Discovery Experience, Medford – In support of a program to train early childhood teachers through an internship program.  $10,000
Nonprofit Association of Oregon, Portland – In support of professional development and other resources for local nonprofit organizations.  $10,000 
Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities, Tualatin – To provide eleven scholarships to local students to attend private colleges and universities in Oregon.   $7,150
Pacifica:  A Garden in the Siskiyous, Williams – To hire a Program Coordinator to streamline and establish more efficient programming and marketing.  $6,000
Phoenix-Talent School District, Phoenix – In support of a summer residential program at Southern Oregon University for Latinx youth.  $6,300
Project Youth Plus, Grants Pass – Toward funding a new Business Manager staff position.  $12,650
Rogue Valley Farm to School, Ashland – In support of providing farm field trips for local K-5th grade classes.  $7,000
Science Works Hands-On Museum, Ashland – To provide field trips to the museum for students in Title 1 schools.  $15,000
The Dome School, Cave Junction – To fund repairs to the walk-in cooler, address hazardous trees, and to install gutter guards on the Dome School facility.  $5,000
Wildlife Images, Merlin – Toward the purchase of new classroom tables for Camp EEK educational programs.  $6,000
Anima Mundi Productions, Phoenix – Toward the commissioning of new music by 7 composers of color, and performing that music locally.  $5,000
Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville – In support of a salary for a new Executive Director.  $3,000
Ashland New Plays Festival – In support of the 2022 Ashland New Plays Fall Festival.  $7,000
Britt Festivals, Medford – In support of the 2022 Classical Orchestra Concert series.  $25,000
Grants Pass Museum of Art – Toward the purchase of a new rooftop HVAC system.  $8,000
Miracle Theatre Group, Portland – In support of a bilingual residency program at Eagle Point High School and Rogue Community College.  $3,000
Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford – In support of the 2022 Exhibition Series.  $7,800
Rogue Theater Company, Ashland – In support of production costs for the play CHAPATTI.  $4,500
Rogue Valley Chorale Association, Medford – Toward the production and performance of a concert celebrating the American experience through song.  $6,000
Siskiyou Singers, Ashland – In support of the production of Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Regina Coeli with professional orchestra.  $5,000
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Ashland – In support of the 2022-23 concert season.  $5,000
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon, Medford – In support of the 2022-23 performance season.  $8,500
1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland – In support of providing information, education and tools for people to get actively involved in local land use issues.  $5,000
Equamore Foundation, Ashland – In support of providing care for abandoned, abused, and neglected horses.  $7,000
Friends of the Oregon Caves & Chateau, Grants Pass – Toward the restoration of sample furniture pieces in order to restore the entire Monterey Furniture Collection.  $10,000
Illinois Valley Rural Fire District, Cave Junction – Toward the cost of renting a crane to complete the Firefighter Training Building.  $3,000
Jackson County Library System, Medford – Unsolicited grant made in the name of Alfred Carpenter for the purchase of books.  $4,000
Oregon Values and Beliefs Center, Portland – Toward costs associated with recruiting a research panel in Jackson and Josephine Counties to provide feedback on a variety of issues.  $6,000
Oregon Wildlife Foundation, Portland – To conduct a mitigation analysis for wildlife crossing locations on I-5 between Ashland and the California border.  $5,000
Rogue River Watershed Council, Central Point – To assess key characteristics of environmental and societal challenges throughout the Rogue River Basin to create a report card for public use.  $5,000
Southern Oregon Historical Society, Medford – Toward costs associated with hiring a professional curator of collections.  $7,500
Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, Ashland – In support of general operations.  $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. $8,000
The following schools received funding for Carpenter Foundation Scholarships. The grants are administered by each school under contract with the Foundation:
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, Grants Pass – For Jackson & Josephine County student scholarships.  $25,000