Silver Family Foundation Awards Friends - Lane County Pivitol Multi-Year Grant Support
Friends of the Children – Lane County is ecstatic to be included
in the group of Friends of the Children chapters supported by the Silver Family
Foundation. The Foundation awarded Friends – Lane County with an award of
$120,000 which will provide 3 years of operational support for Friend’s
professional mentorship program as the organization continues its goal of
serving additional youth/families in new areas of Lane County suffering the
impacts of intergenerational poverty and systemic inequities.
grant acknowledges that Friend’s “2Gen” approach to serving the whole family is
an important part of increasing opportunities to support family stability. In
Friends 2Gen program, Friends staff also work with caregivers to identify
potential barriers to their goals and connect them to existing community
organizations that may be able to lend a hand.
Silver Family Foundation is a long-time supporter of Friends of the Children
chapters in the Greater Pacific Northwest. The organization aligns well with
the Foundation’s focus on transformative youth development and academic