Current Grantees  


Chehalem Cultural Center

The Chehalem Cultural Center celebrates the arts, community, education, and heritage. Its mission is to inspire and enrich lives by connecting community and culture.


Duke University

In 2017, the Sondland Durant Foundation’s support helped to establish the Sondland/Durant Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Duke University. The Center is currently under construction.


Elevate Oregon

Elevate Oregon builds relationships with urban youth to promote education, self-reliance and leadership. 


Frye Art Museum

The Frye Art Museum is an art museum located in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, USA. The museum emphasizes painting and sculpture from the nineteenth century to the present.



KEX Radio Kid's Fund

The mission of the KEX Kids Fund is to provide basic vision and hearing care to all eligible children in 16 counties in Oregon and SW Washington. Since 1987, the fund has provided eyeglasses and hearing aids to all eligible children requesting its help. 


The Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health and Science University

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute's team of cancer specialists are pioneers in targeted cancer therapy and early detection.


Military Service Initiative, The George W. Bush Center

Ensuring post-9/11 veterans and their families make successful transitions to civilian life with a focus on gaining meaningful employment and overcoming the invisible wounds of war.


Museum of Pop Culture

Dedicated to the history and exploration of popular music, science fiction, and pop culture. Located in Seattle, Washington in a colorful building designed by Frank O. Gehry just steps from the Space Needle at Seattle Center.


Oregon Health and Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Ranked among the nation's best, OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon offers expert healthcare services for kids.


Young Audiences

The nation’s largest arts in education learning network, serving over 5 million children and youth each year in more than 7,000 schools and community centers across the country through its diverse network of 30 local affiliates.



Past Grantees


Cascade Aids Project

The Cascade Aids Project supports and empowers all people with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community with compassionate healthcare.


Children's Cancer Association

For children diagnosed with serious illness, every moment is precious. The Children's Cancer Association transforms those moments – with joy.


Friends of the Children

Children born into poverty are at risk for dropping out of school, substance abuse, incarceration and teen parenting. Friends of the Children provides a salaried, professional mentor, called a Friend, for their entire childhood, from kindergarten through graduation.


"I Have A Dream" Foundation Oregon

The mission of "I Have a Dream" Foundation Oregon is to support and empower students from poverty-impacted communities to thrive in school, college and career.


Jesuit High School

Jesuit High School, located in Portland, Oregon, was founded in 1956 by the Society of Jesus and is part of a 450-year Jesuit educational tradition. Jesuit High School is a non-profit, coeducational college-preparatory school for grades 9-12 that serves students of all religious faiths.


Kindering Center

Kindering offers Early Intervention, Early Learning, Special Education, Family Support, Parent Education, Toddler Preschool, and Private Therapy to families in East King and South Snohomish County, WA from two locations, Kindering Bellevue and Kindering Bothell.


Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International provides medical and dental care, humanitarian aid, and holistic development programs to all people in need, regardless of religion, nationality, sex, or race.


Museum of History & Industry

The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is a history museum located in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.


New Avenues for Youth

New Avenues for Youth is working toward a community where all youth have a safe place to call home and the support they need to thrive.


Northwest Harvest

Northwest Harvest is Washington's own statewide hunger relief agency. Its mission is leading the fight for hungry people statewide to have access to nutritious food while respecting their dignity and promoting good health.


Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is one of the nation's leading science centers and a featured attraction located in Portland, OR.


Oregon Ballet Theatre

Oregon Ballet Theatre is a ballet company in Portland, Oregon, United States. The company performs an annual five-program season at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts and conducts regional and national tours.


Oregon Episcopal School

Oregon Episcopal School is a college preparatory, independent school in Portland, Oregon, serving 860 students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, including 60 boarding students from around the world in Grades 9-12.


Portland Parks Foundation

A private foundation who's work is dedicated to mobilizing financial and popular support for the public parks in Portland, Oregon. The Portland Parks Foundation is the chief philanthropic partner for Portland Parks & Recreation.


Self Enhancement, Inc.

SEI is a comprehensive one stop resource for youth and families, especially African Americans and others living in poverty and seeking culturally responsive services. 


S.M.A.R.T. (Start Making A Reader Today)

Each year, SMART reaches thousands of Oregon children with vital one-on-one reading support, and books for those who need them most.


St. Mary's Home for Boys

St. Mary's Home is dedicated to providing high risk youth and their families, the opportunity to become involved in change within an environment that embraces safety, security, and integrity, utilizing time tested, outcome oriented interventions delivered by a dedicated team of professionals who are committed to the concept that all youth are treatable.


Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas received a $2 million endowment to be used for spine research, fellowships and training. The endowment established the Leuna C. Sullivan, Don L. Hicks and The Gordon Sondland and Katherine J. Durant Foundation Distinguished Chair in Spine.


The Thatcher School, Faculty Housing Endowment

The Thacher School is a private coeducational college preparatory boarding high school (grades 9-12) located 85 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California.


YMCA of Columbia-Williamette

The YMCA of Columbia-Willamette provides programs throughout the five-county Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington regional area.