Through your financial support, you help Oregon MESA continue to provide quality programming to our students.

There are many ways that an individual or a corporation can give to enhance the efforts of Oregon MESA:

1. Use the secure online donation form.  This link will take you to the Portland State University Foundation (where we live).  Please select the "other" category and write in "Oregon MESA."

2. Honor an individual with a tribute or memorial gift.

3. Give a gift of appreciated stocks.
4. Encourage your company to match your donation.

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When you invest in Oregon MESA, you provide students the opportunity to succeed. 

Oregon MESA serves a large percentage of groups that are statistically underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

By contributing to Oregon MESA, you have an opportunity to not only make a difference in a child's life but to help break traditional cycles of poverty.


Who Do We Serve?

  • 48% African-American, Native-American, and Hispanic
  • 50% Girls
  • 350 Students Served Annually
  • 69% First-Generation College Bound
  • 71% Free-Reduced Lunch
  • Districts: Beaverton, Hillsboro, Portland Public, Parkrose, Salem-Keizer

What Do They Accomplish?

  • 99% high school graduation
  • 92% post-secondary rate
  • 38% enroll in a STEM major



Giving to Oregon MESA is easy.

You can donate today using your credit card on a secured site. All your contributions are tax deductible and you will receive a letter for your tax records. To make a donation online, please click here. Just select "other" as an option and enter "Oregon MESA" to have your gift designated to us.

You can also send a check payable to the "PSU Foundation." Please include "Oregon MESA" in the memo. Please mail checks to:

Portland State University Foundation
PO Box 243
Portland, OR 97207-0243

For more information about any of these giving options, please contact us at 503-725-4665 or e-mail us at