Foundation

GRANT FUNDING

  • The Bloom Project actively submits grant requests to a variety of private foundations as well as community funding resources.
  • Donor advised funds are another source of grant funding.

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation was established in 1982 to give back to the communities where Enterprise customers and employees live and work. Since then, the foundation has contributed more than $302.5 million to thousands of local nonprofits focused on community improvement, education and environmental stewardship. Through the support and generosity of the Enterprise Holdings Foundation, The Bloom Project will continue to share the power of flowers with those in end-of-life care throughout the Portland Metro area.

The Hillman Family Foundations supports the philanthropic and civic work of four generations of Hillman family members. Each of the 18 foundations has a unique mission and geographic focus governed principally by a living Hillman family member or according to the wishes of the person for whom the fund is named. The Henry Lea Hillman, Jr. Foundation supports organizations in the Portland area that have a demonstrated history of improving the regional quality of life through effective programs in the visual and performing arts, secondary education, and human services.

The Hoover family believes that private sector groups can help the growth of individuals through values-infused education and human service support activities. Furthermore, the Hoover Family Foundation believes that improving an individual’s capabilities and circumstances is possible at any age. The purpose of the funding is to provide direct services to individuals by supporting non-profit agencies’ efforts.

The Melanson Family Foundation

Through the support and generosity of the Melanson Family Foundation, The Bloom Project will continue to share the power of flowers with those in end-of-life care throughout the Portland Metro area.

Through the support and generosity of the Ray Hickey Foundation, The Bloom Project will continue to share the power of flowers with those in end-of-life care throughout the Portland Metro area.

The Storms Family Foundation embodies the belief that that all life should be respected and dignified. Director Suzanne Storms Berselli believes true poverty means no money, no power and no beauty and appreciates how The Bloom Project provides and enhances beauty through the use of repurposed flower arrangements given to hospice and palliative care patients. Through the support and generosity of The Storms Family Foundation, The Bloom Project will continue to share the power of flowers with those in end-of-life care throughout the Portland Metro area.

The Vital Life Foundation provides support through grant funding of operational expenses, encouraging the continued growth and impact of the Portland Metro Project. Vital Life, a Marquis and Consonus Foundation is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to support organizations and programs that provide meaning and vitality in the lives of seniors and staff members living and working in long term care.