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The Renaissance Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Renaissance Foundation

(formerly The Levin Family Foundation)

P.O. Box 80516

Portland, OR United States 97280-1516

URL: www.trfwebsite.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $14,971,283

Total giving: $790,558

EIN

931306116

BRIDGE Number

6540982233

Additional Contact Information

Application address: Renaissance Scholarship Applications, Attn: The Renaissance Foundation, 8405 SW Nimbus Ave., Ste. D, Beaverton, OR 97008, tel.: (971) 722-6119, e-mail: josh.laurie@pcc.edu

Background

Established in 2000 in OR

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for education, human services, and the environment. The foundation also offers a renewable scholarship awarded to first generation college freshmen and sophomores who demonstrate financial need, a passion for their field of study, and who have shown academic achievement. Scholarships are renewable for up to 4 years provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better and completes 12 or more credits each term.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Renewable scholarships to first generation incoming students of Portland, OR, who demonstrate financial need, a passion for their field of study, and who have shown academic achievement.

The Future Connect Renaissance Scholarship

In partnership with Portland Community College (PCC) these scholarships are renewable scholarships awarded to incoming juniors who are transferring from the PCC Future Connect Program into a fully accredited U.S. college or university, who are the first member of their immediate family to attend a four-year college. Recipients of this scholarship will participate in PCC/Renaissance transfer activities while at PCC to assist each scholarship student with preparation to transfer. See web site for additional application information.

The Irving Levin/Stephanie Fowler Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to incoming Portland State University freshmen and sophomores, who are the first member of their immediate family to attend a four-year college. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years, provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better and completes 12 or more credits each term.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Arts education
  • Arts services
  • Child welfare
  • Democracy and civil society development
  • Disasters and emergency management
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Higher education
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Judaism
  • Natural resources
  • Performing arts
  • Public safety
  • Theater
  • Youth development
  • Youth organizing
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $14,971,283 (market value)

Expenditures: $897,781

Total giving: $790,558

Qualifying distributions: $794,338