Due to time constraints, we couldn't fit this compilation into the KGW Grant Awards Ceremony broadcast - but it's too good not to share! Hear from some of our grantmakers about their major takeaways from CommuniCare.
Oregon high school students to award $550,000 to 81 nonprofits through the CommuniCare grantmaking program Virtual grant award ceremony on KGW Channel 8 on June 17 June 14, 2021 – Portland, OR – The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation today announced $550,000 in grants to 81 nonprofits and school programs throughout Oregon. These grants were made possible through CommuniCare, a year-long leadership program that gives Oregon high school students an opportunity to learn about issues affecting their communities to facilitate a deeper commitment to social activism. During the fall and winter months students are challenged to [...]
Meet some of the amazing grantmakers from Tigard High School's second semester group and learn about their grant recipients!
While filming in Pendleton for the CommuniCare Virtual Grant Awards Ceremony, the East Oregonian stopped by to learn more about the impact grantmakers from Pendleton High School made this year. PHS senior Riley B. said CommuniCare has given her the opportunity to learn more about the surrounding community and the work nonprofits do. “It can be pretty easy to get stuck and not know how to help and feel like you can’t have much of an impact,” she said. “But then actually doing the research and seeing the organizations around us was a rewarding experience.” Read more about the group's [...]