Funding Opportunities


We are now accepting sponsorship applications for events taking place in the next three to twelve months.


Partnership Opportunities

2017 Disability Storytellers Fellowship

The Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship managed by Rooted in Rights and AAPD provides the opportunity for an individual with a disability to learn and apply skills in digital media storytelling, and to connect with media professionals to prepare participants for advanced careers in media production, journalism, online advocacy, or digital design.



Northwest Health Foundation is a trusted resource, thought partner and connector for philanthropic organizations, nonprofit health conversions and donors interested in making an impact. Please feel free to get in touch about partnering with us.


Action Opportunities

2017 Coalition of Communities of Color Legislative Action Day

CCC's Legislative Action Day brings together community to advocate on behalf of our legislative priorities. Together, we will meet with state legislators and voice our concerns on Oregon's urgent issues related to racial equity.


Our Voices United Lobby Day

Join together with the Urban League of Portland on Friday, February 24th and make your voice heard and advocate for the community!


Learning Opportunities

Ready to Run: Woodburn!

Are you ready to run? Are you ready to help a community member run? You aren’t alone and many folks are making the decision to take action. Whether you know it now or not, our democracy needs people like you, now more than ever, to move up and speak out. This training, focused on people of color, is the first step for you to help shape a more reflective and equitable future.


Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute

The Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute is a nine-month program designed to build collaborative leadership skills for the next generation of public health leaders.


The Otto and Verdell Rutherford Summer Congressional Internship

The Otto and Verdell Rutherford Summer Congressional Internship in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley includes a nearly $5,000 stipend. The full-time job lasts 10-12 weeks in the summer and includes conducting research, drafting memos, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting congressional staff. The program features a shadow day, giving the intern a chance to experience a day in the life of a senator.


Family Forward Activist Training

Family Forward's grassroots activist trainings are open to all levels of activism and community organizing and are a great way to meet others in your community. They seek to mobilize those who identify as women (this includes women of color, gender non-conforming, and trans women) to advocate for bold, universal policies that benefit ALL families. 


Beaverton Organizing and Leadership Development (BOLD)

The BOLD program is a leadership development and civic engagement training for emerging immigrant and refugee leaders and leaders of color in Beaverton. 


Resource Blog

We have collected a number of reports, presentations, handbooks and data that align with our mission and work.


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