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MMT Overview
MMT Overview
MMT Overview
MMT Overview
MMT Overview
MMT Overview
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MMT Overview
MMT Overview
MMT Overview
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MMT Overview
MMT Overview
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MMT Overview
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  • 1. <ul><li>an overview </li></ul><ul><li>*** </li></ul><ul><li>where we are and </li></ul><ul><li>where we’re heading </li></ul>
  • 2. From peddling coffee on a horse-drawn cartto an empire of 128 Fred Meyer superstoresin Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska. When he died in 1978, Fred Meyer’s will established a charitable trust from his personal assets, valued at $120 million – creating the largest private foundation in PNW in 1982
  • 3. <ul><li>entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><li>innovator </li></ul><ul><li>risk-taker </li></ul><ul><li>community-builder and supporter </li></ul><ul><li>backer of local economic development, new businesses </li></ul><ul><li>unorthodox </li></ul>Fred G. Meyer: the man behind MMT
  • 4. &nbsp;
  • 5. MMT’s mission: To invest in people, ideas and efforts that deliver significant social benefit to Oregon and Clark County, Washington MMT’s values: Stewardship Entrepreneurship Service-driven Leading by example
  • 6. &nbsp;
  • 7. Over the past 26 years, MMT has made grants to help
  • 8. in places like
  • 9. Recent Changes – 2005: First operating plan Decision to become national model of a regional foundation
  • 10. What: Align our work more closely with our mission to invest in people, ideas and efforts that deliver significant social benefit to Oregon and Clark County, Washington Why: Why: Why: Why: <ul><li>To increase our social impact and outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>To give ourselves greater clarity of purpose </li></ul><ul><li>To continually learn and improve our work </li></ul>
  • 11. Report to Meyer Memorial Trust April 2007 April 2007 April 2007 3 major strategies
  • 12. Restructure giving to increase social impact S 1
  • 13. Willamette River Basin Restoration Access to Affordable Housing est. $12 mil over next 6 yrs 2008-14 $9 mil over 7 yrs 2007-14 Quality K-12 Public Education $16.3 mil over 7 yrs 2003-10 s1 Increase focus on critical issues facing Oregon, starting with 3 initiatives
  • 14. *Additional allocation in Affordable Housing expected 2009
  • 15. <ul><li>Focus more on capacity building </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance and increase small grants program critical to grassroots &amp; small organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach to underserved areas/groups (TWST) </li></ul><ul><li>Share learning (events &amp; connectipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop technical assistance grants program </li></ul>s1 Work more intentionally to strengthen nonprofit sector
  • 16. &nbsp;
  • 17. <ul><li>Highest and best use of MMT capital and intellectual resources </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate proposals in critical areas by issuing RFPs </li></ul><ul><li>Respond nimbly to emergencies and special opportunities </li></ul>s1 Maximize returns and impact
  • 18. <ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering </li></ul>s1 More emphasis on... <ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering </li></ul>
  • 19. s2 Mission Investing
  • 20. &nbsp;
  • 21. <ul><ul><li>Growth of MMT’s Program-Related Investments </li></ul></ul>
  • 22. <ul><ul><li>MMT co-leading national 2% challenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more than 5% of MMT assets in MRI and growing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sharing MRI study , implementation plan </li></ul></ul>
  • 23. A home of our own someday? someday? s 3
  • 24. Imagine the possibilities! An appreciating asset Furthering our mission Save lease costs A NPO learning center? Model for collaboration? Incubate innovation? Green building and more...

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