Meet our New Communications Director, Samantha Bakall!

The Staff and Board of MRG Foundation are pleased to announce Samantha Bakall as Communications Director effective March 1, 2021. Ms. Bakall will be staff lead on MRG’s communications programs, including our overall communications strategy, our growing storytelling arm and all editorial support for our development and programmatic goals. Samantha comes to us as an […] More »

We are hiring! Data Specialist (part-time)

We are hiring for a part-time Data Specialist who will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely input of information into our donor database. This position will also be responsible for ensuring donors receive timely gift acknowledgement letters and producing data reports as needed. There will be some interaction with the public in responding […] More »

Meet Our New Board Members

MRG Foundation welcomes three inspiring leaders! It is an honor for MRG Foundation to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors. Each person brings a wealth of experience with movement building, incredible skills in organizing and activism, and a commitment to our shared values of liberation and justice. We believe in being activist-led […] More »

We are hiring!

We are hiring a full-time Communications Director who will collaboratively design, implement, evaluate, and grow a comprehensive communications strategy that inspires our community to invest in and engage with MRG.  Are you someone with impeccable organizational skills, superb attention to detail, and the ability to anticipate problems or issues before they arise and solve them […] More »

A flyer for Rebuild the Rogue, a virtual benefit concert on October 2nd

Rebuild the Rogue!

Donate to Rebuild the Rogue! On September 8, 2020, the Almeda Drive Fires tore through Talent and Phoenix, Oregon. Over 3,000 structures have been lost, including nearly 2,360 homes. The Rogue Valley is and has been the home of many wonderful musicians. On Friday, October 2nd, 2020, please join us at 5 pm PST as […] More »

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My Valley My Home / Mi Valle Mi Hogar

Donate to My Valley My Home/Mi Valle Mi Hogar The mission of Mi Valle Mi Hogar / My Valley My Home is to support up to 500 Latinx families displaced by the Almeda Fire in securing high quality, sustainable homes they own, in locations conducive to their personal and collective well-being. Our vision for the […] More »

Rogue Valley Relief Fund/Fondo de Ayuda para Rogue Valley

  (La versión en español se encuentra más abajo) Fires are devastating communities across the West Coast. Already, thousands of people have been displaced by these fires, and hundreds of homes, businesses, and community spaces have burned. In the Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon, the Cities of Talent and Phoenix have been decimated, while parts […] More »

Since Time Immemorial Fund

**THE SINCE TIME IMMEMORIAL FUND GRANTS ARE NOW CLOSED** INTRODUCTION MRG Foundation has a long history of funding in Tribal Communities including Tribal Restoration efforts for Grand Ronde and Klamath Tribes as well as language and cultural preservation and Tribal people impacted by the court system.  Recognizing that there is a larger oppressive machine at […] More »

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The Chúush Fund: Water for Warm Springs

What Happened? On May 31, 2019, the Tribal Council of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs approved an emergency disaster declaration due to immediate health threats resulting from a 14” water main line break in the Shitike Creek. Because of public utilities capital maintenance deferment over the last few decades, today, over a year into […] More »

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

(Title phrase by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.) The Lilla Jewel Fund was created in honor of Lilla Jewel, a radical suffragist, artist, mother, and grandmother.  By any measure, she was a warrior, an individual ahead of her time, defying expectations and challenging notions of what it meant to be a “woman” at a time when women […] More »