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The Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund

In 1970, Maybelle Clark Macdonald and her husband, Fred Macdonald, founded the Maybelle Clark Macdonald (MCM) Fund. Known for her kindheartedness and passion for the arts, Maybelle Macdonald grew up in Oregon living a life […]

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The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation is guided by a mission of “[supporting] organizations with the strength and commitment to address persistent problems of urban Chicago resulting from poverty, violence, ignorance, and despair. We seek to […]

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Hyams Foundation

In 1921, Godfrey M. Hyams established a trust to dedicate his money to charity, resulting in the birth of the Hyams Foundation. A metallurgist, engineer and financier, Hyams lived a modest life in which he […]

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Butler Family Fund

The Butler Family Fund was established in 1992 by the nieces and nephews of Zella and Jack Butler, philanthropists from New York with a deep commitment to serving society’s less fortunate and creating opportunities for […]

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William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

It’s appropriate that the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund emphasizes analytic and concrete tools to guide its grantmaking: evidence-based practices, identifiable outcomes and quantitative goals are all principles that guide how it engages with community […]

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Redlich Horwitz Foundation

Catherine Redlich and Robert Horwitz created their foundation in 1986, with a focus on “vulnerable children and families, education, criminal justice, drug policy, and global health,” according to the Redlich Horwitz Foundation’s website. Horwitz’s professional […]

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PGE Foundation

The PGE Foundation is the philanthropic endeavor of Portland General Electric, a public utility company based in Portland, Oregon, and providing power to communities throughout the state. The foundation’s grantmaking efforts are especially concentrated in […]