KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (Oct. 25, 2023) — Nonprofit organizations in the Klamath Falls area transform hopes into action every day by showing up to care for their neighbors and the environment. The Pacific Power Foundation is supporting this important work with a new round of grants to local organizations that are committed to fostering resilient cities, towns and natural areas in our region.

The foundation is donating a total of $112,000 in grants across the three states it serves to underwrite a diverse range of programs and projects, from affordable housing access, job training and rural economic development to ecosystem preservation, trail restoration and nature-based education.

“These organizations lift up our communities and protect our natural surroundings for future generations,” said Todd Andres, Pacific Power regional business manager. “It is an honor to support their inspiring work and help build communities where everyone can flourish.”

This round of grants, focused on community enhancement and environmental respect, is one of the four grant cycles offered by the foundation annually.

The following four grants totaling $17,000 were given to local Klamath Falls area organizations:

Assistance League of Klamath Basin for the Operation School Bell program to provide new jackets and clothing for children in need.

Junior Achievement of Oregon and SW Washington to expand outreach and provide more students from low-to-moderate income homes across Oregon with in-class Junior Achievement programs that help build financial and career skills.

Klamath Basin Senior Citizens’ Center for the Age Well Path project, which will provide safe, accessible and enjoyable place to walk and move regardless of ability or resources.

Lost River Booster Club to help equip the fitness center at the Lost River Community Center and provide the diverse rural population they serve with a well-furnished exercise space.