How Multnomah Athletic Club Shows Up Around the City of Roses

From volunteering around Portland and organizing food, clothing, and toy drives, to Multnomah Athletic Foundation's mission of furthering young people's dreams through grants, MAC believes in giving back.


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Multnomah Athletic Foundation

MAF provides confidence- and character-building opportunities with an emphasis on athletic participation for youth. The nonprofit organization awards grants to organizations and post-secondary scholarships to students.
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MAC Community Announcements

Community Action, Event Participation, and Volunteerism

MACorps is an army of volunteers ready to deploy in the service of the club's community. In addition, a number of the club's committees hold donation drives throughout the year.

Community Donations

Operational policy O-37 is designed to ensure the club is supporting local organizations whose work is aligned with MAC’s mission, vision, values and goals, and imperatives described by the Club’s strategic plan. The intention is to contribute to the community while increasing oversight, maintaining fiscal responsibility and being conscience of resources and staff time.

MAC does not make monetary donations. MAC may offer In Kind donations. Examples of donation requests include but are not limited to:

  • Donated or discounted use of any club space, properties and/or equipment

  • Donated or discounted staff resources

  • Donated or discounted catering

Please partner with a committee to submit a Community Donation Request. 

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Community Donations Policy
Community Donations Blackout Dates

Event Sponsorships and Support

MAC supports events that serve the greater good, both through sponsorships and by making its facilities available to athletic competitions and other worthy causes.


A variety of community organizations benefit from the club's philanthropy, from mainstays such as the United Way and Oregon Food Bank to smaller community charities.

Other MAC Fundraising Event Beneficiaries
  • Friendly House

  • The Morrison Center

  • West Women’s and Children’s Shelter Lifeworks

  • The Children’s Relief Nursery

  • Dress for Success

  • Janus Youth Services

  • Rosenbaum Plaza

  • Self Enhancement Inc.

  • Portland State University 

Athletic Event Sponsorships and Support

Other Athletic Event Sponsorships and Support
  • Tournament of Champions and John Pellham Memorial Racquetball tournaments benefiting veterans’ causes.

  • State/USA Racquetball High School championships

  • Lincoln High School Racquetball team

  • Summer sports camps for kids 6 to 14

  • Free swim lessons in cooperation with Minds Matter

  • Numerous regional, national and international tournaments in various sports (Basketball, tennis, racquetball, handball, squash, gymnastics, swimming, volleyball, karate and synchronized swimming) 

Local Civic/Professional Memberships

Leadership is important to MAC, both in its members and in the club's mission to be an active part of its community. Here are some of the groups with which the club is involved.

Other Local Civic/Professional Memberships
  • Oregon Sports Authority

  • Oregon Sports Hall of Fame

  • Portland Business Alliance

  • Goose Hollow Foothills League

  • Stadium Business District

  • Oregon Recreation and Parks Association (ORPA)

  • Portland Area Aquatics Council (PAAC)

  • American Culinary Federation

  • Chef's Collaborative