Multnomah Athletic Foundation
The Multnomah Athletic Foundation inspires and enables youth participation in athletics and education across the Portland metro area. MAF provides community grants to nonprofit organizations and scholarships to help youth reach their full potential. We believe that participation in athletics and our community helps us reach our full potential.
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Community Partners: Working Together
MAC and MAF, or the Multnomah Athletic Foundation, are deeply connected to each other and the surrounding community. MAF is the community partner of MAC, and as a nonprofit organization it provides more than $200,000 each year in scholarships for post-secondary education and grants to local nonprofit organizations that keep kids active and playing.
Working as partners, MAF turn resources into funding and opportunities for students to achieve their academic and athletic goals. MAF scholarships help students to attend college despite financial need, encourage volunteerism and community involvement, support strides in the classroom and on the athletic fields while emphasizing the importance of diversity.
Scholarships available to local students through this partnership between MAF and MAC include:
- Loprinzi Scholarship
- Houser Scholarship
- MAC Employee Scholarship
- MAC Scholar Athlete Program
- Sport Specific Scholarship Programs
MAF grants help local nonprofit organizations help others. Grant partners invest in nearby communities and neighborhoods and encourage athletic participation as a means of building character and developing life skills.
Here are some of the ways the Foundation's grants make a difference:
- Funding for program development, continuation, and expansion
- Support to enable organization to carry out their core missions by strengthening organizational capacity and program sustainability
- Funding for specific projects with capital expenditures, such as equipment and facilities
MAF encourages you to join the efforts to come together and work to increase access for youth participation in athletics and education in the Portland metro area. Learn more about special events, volunteer/committee opportunities and received good news with our quarterly newsletter here.
Our ability to increase access to athletic participation and college scholarship support depends on the continued support and commitment of donors like you. Thank you for providing funding for possibilities and opportunities for youth!
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