Pendleton Foundation Trust Allocates $94,629 to Local Organizations

The Pendleton Foundation Trust has allocated $94,629.35 to eight community organizations and seven memorial trust funds in Pendleton, Oregon. The grants will support various projects and scholarships benefiting the local community, including security cameras, educational equipment, and outdoor recreation area updates.

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Pendleton Foundation Trust Allocates $94,629 to Local Organizations

Pendleton Foundation Trust Allocates $94,629 to Local Organizations

The Pendleton Foundation Trust Board of Directors announced on May 2, 2024, that it has allocated a total of $94,629.35 to eight community organizations and seven memorial trust funds in Pendleton, Oregon. The grants will support various projects and scholarships benefiting the local community.

Why this matters: The allocation of these funds demonstrates the importance of community-based initiatives in supporting local development and providing essential resources to residents. This type of philanthropic effort can have a lasting impact on the quality of life in Pendleton, Oregon, and serves as a model for other communities to follow.

Among the grant recipients, Pendleton Parks and Recreation will receive $10,000 for security cameras, while the Pendleton FFA and Agriculture, Science Technology Program is set to get $10,000 for updates to the Land Lab Barn. McKay Elementary School has been allocated $9,859 for magnetic whiteboards, and the College Community Theatre will receive $8,500 for sound equipment upgrades.

Other organizations receiving funding include Sunridge Middle School with $7,850 for physical education equipment, Homestead Youth & Family with $7,000 for outdoor play and recreation area updates, Happy Canyon Foundation with $6,000 for rebuilding the "Elk Area" set, and the Arts Council of Pendleton with $5,500 for heating system replacement.

The trust is also distributing funds to several memorial trust funds. The City of Pendleton will receive $795.15 from the Parks and Playgrounds Fund and $36.30 from the Roy Raley Memorial Fund. The Blue Mountain Community College Library has been allocated $275.60 from the Kilkenny Fund, while the Pendleton Public Library will get a total of $612.30 from the Donert Memorial Fund, Jack Mulligan Memorial Fund, Woodmen of the World Fund, and ANA Memorial Fund.

In addition to the grants, the Pendleton Foundation Trust will award $33,100 in scholarships through various memorial and designated funds it manages. These include the Pendleton Foundation Fisk Scholarship ($6,000), Pendleton Foundation Trust Dudek Scholarship ($4,800), Pendleton High School Alumni Scholarship ($2,500), University of Oregon Alumni Association Let'er Duck Scholarship ($1,000), Ole Groupe FFA Memorial Scholarship Fund ($2,000), Alan Wyland Memorial Scholarship Fund ($1,000), David Jon Lindberg Memorial Scholarship ($2,500), and Lee and Luella Dudek Memorial Scholarship ($6,000).

The Pendleton Foundation Trust, a nonprofit charitable organization, focuses on allocating funds to benefit the city of Pendleton and its residents. For more information about the trust and its initiatives, visit www.pendletonfoundationtrust.org or contact Executive Director Tiffany Hegarty at 541-215-2862.

Key Takeaways

  • Pendleton Foundation Trust allocates $94,629.35 to 8 community organizations and 7 memorial trust funds.
  • Funds support various projects and scholarships benefiting the local community in Pendleton, Oregon.
  • Grants range from $5,500 to $10,000 for projects like security cameras, agricultural updates, and sound equipment.
  • $33,100 in scholarships will be awarded through various memorial and designated funds.
  • The trust focuses on allocating funds to benefit the city of Pendleton and its residents.