Auguest 14, 2012
FGA Fall 2012 News
Since our September 2010 capital campaign
kick off, the Friends of Grant Athletics
(FGA) have come a long way. Your support and generous contributions will
transform the Grant Bowl into a state of the art athletic field and
track and field
facility. The help of nearly 1,000 community donors and very generous
contributions by NIKE, Fields for Sport Fund, Autzen Foundation, City of
Portland Parks Sports Users Group, United Finance Co., Legacy Health,
Juan Young Trust, Portland Timbers and several anonymous donors have
our campaign over $1 million toward the $1.750 million dollar overall
goal. FGA is
pleased to have the support of Portland Parks & Recreation Commissioner
Nick Fish to convene community partners to support this project and to
this long awaited project to fruition.
Read the complete News Letter
December 20, 2011
The Friends of Grant Athletics Bolster
Financial and Community Support for Fields Project.
New donors and recent fundraising events move community
group closer to phase one goal for field reconstruction
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November 16, 2011 –
United Finance has contributed $10,000
to the Grant Fields Improvement Project!
Our sincere thanks to this leading local, family-owned
consumer finance company that was founded in 1922. United
Finance is located in Portland at 515 East Burnside and
operates 24 branches in Oregon, Washington and Nevada. The
company has supported Grant Football and youth athletics for
more than a decade. We appreciate their continued commitment
and contribution! Learn more about United Finance by
October 16, 2011 –
The First Annual Grant Park
Octoberfest was a huge success! Thank you to everyone involved and
especially to the 520 participants. We raised money for the fields as
well as many neighborhood schools.
Check out the video
August 16, 2011 –
Friends of Grant Athletics & Foot
Traffic Announce First Annual U.S. Grant Park
Octoberfest to Benefit Grant Fields Project.
August 6, 2011 – Friends of Grant Athletics raises $950 at 25th Annual
Fremont Festival! Thanks to all volunteers and the community for coming
out and “dunking” our Grant athletes.
June 15, 2011 The Friends of
Grant Athletics Raise an Additional $315,000 for Fields Improvement