Congratulations, Dr. Ahmann!

“My father, Harold Schnitzer, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 42 and spent the rest of his life managing his illness. He followed the latest developments and supported diabetic research but was most passionate about patient care. He knew many were not as fortunate as he was to receive the best care available. In 2007, my father and … Read More

$1 Million Gift from Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer to Support Judaic Studies at PSU

$1 Million Gift from Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer to Support Judaic Studies at PSU Contribution will provide new scholarships and fund a visiting scholar from Israel Portland State University today announced a $1 million grant through the Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Family Fund of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF), on behalf of Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan D. Schnitzer. The philanthropic investment will … Read More

The 2018 Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize

This year’s recipients of The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize are Lauren Moran, a MFA candidate in Art and Social Practice (first place – $5,500), Alex Deets, an Undergraduate Art Practice candidate (second place – $4,000), and a 3rd year Art Practice BFA student, Zach Whitworth (third place – $3,000). The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize is meant to recognize excellence … Read More

The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize 2017

Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize Winners 2017

This year’s recipients of The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize are Shawn Creeden, a MFA Contemporary Art Practice candidate (first place – $5,500), and Xi Jie Ng (Salty), a MFA Contemporary Art Practice candidate (second place – $4,000), and an undergraduate Art Practice BFA student, Jake Manning (third place – $3,000). The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize is meant to recognize excellence in visual … Read More

2017 Governor’s Arts Award Celebration

This October, the Oregon Arts Commission celebrated their 50th anniversary with the reinstatement of The Governor’s Arts Award. Governor Kate Brown presented the Community Award to Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, the Lifetime Achievement Award to Arvie Smith & Esther Stutzman, the Philanthropy Award to The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation and the Organization Award to the … Read More

Portland Business Journal’s Annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards

The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation and Harsch Investment Properties were named one of Portland’s 2017 Top 10 Philanthropic Companies over $100 million in revenue by Portland Business Journal. The Portland Business Journal’s annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards presented by the Cambia Health Foundation celebrates community service and corporate giving. The top 10 companies who display exemplary philanthropic practices and develop an … Read More

PAM 125th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, September 13th, 2017 the Portland Art Museum celebrated their 125th anniversary. The CARE foundation was happy to be a sponsor, looking to the future of the art museum. The celebration included dinner in the historic galleries designed by Pietro Belluschi and a performance by four-time Grammy Award-winner, Esperanza Spalding.

Portland Opera Gala

Kristen Chenoweth and the Tualatin High School choir perform at Portland Opera Gala

This year the Portland Opera’s biyearly gala successfully met their goal of raising $1 million. The fundraised money supports of the Portland Opera’s outreach and education programs across the state. Kristen Chenoweth performed at the gala and invited Tualatin High School’s choir to perform with her. Tualatin High School participates in CommuniCare’s program.