Black/African American

40 organizations focused on Black communities, including African immigrants received ~$1.5M.

“Consciously define your measuring stick in helping the Black community, not to just support organizations that serve Black people, but also that lift up and help the Black community.”

Community Advisor

Community Advisory Team

  • Mohamed Abdiasis, Traditional Health Worker Program Coordinator, Oregon Health Authority, Office of Equity and Inclusion
  • Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, and Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon
  • Amani Austin, Director of Data and Curricula, Emerging Leaders PDX
  • Al Barkouli, Chairman and CEO, David Evans and Associates; OCF Board Member
  • Jesse Beason, President and CEO, Northwest Health Foundation
  • Koffi Dessou, Deputy Director, Office of Equity and Human Rights, City of Portland
  • Larry Gibbs, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Southern Oregon University
  • Dalton Miller-Jones, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Portland State University
  • Jacqueline Murphy, Program Officer, The Collins Foundation
  • Adrienne Nelson, Oregon Supreme Court Justice
  • Markisha Smith, Director, Office of Equity and Human Rights, City of Portland
  • Karis Stoudamire-Phillips, Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Community Initiatives, Moda Health