Our Mission

To assist in the social and economic development of Oregon's low-income communities and to contribute to a broader understanding of ethnic and culturally diverse groups.
Where every person matters.
Where every dollar counts.


Whether you are an aspiring college student, a caring community member, interested donor, or organization seeking support, we have something for you. From scholarships to college and career-preparation workshops, grants and resources for small local nonprofits, student internships, volunteering, and more, the opportunities are endless!

Participate! Donate! Volunteer! Attend our annual event and learn how you can make a difference in our community!

Join Us For Our 18th Annual Fundraiser & Scholarship Awards Luncheon on May 20, 2015; 11:30am - 1pm!


On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Sentinel Hotel, formal known as the Governor, in downtown Portland we will hold our 18th Annual Fundraiser and Scholarship Awards Luncheon. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Black United Fund’s invaluable programs and services including our ACCESS scholarships (Achieving College Competency and Educational Success for Students), Mentor4Success and Scholarship Writing Workshops. You can make a significant difference, while demonstrating a strong commitment to your community.