The Meriwether Lewis Memorial Eisteddfod Foundation (MLMEF), an Oregon non-profit corporation, recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity. MLMEF was organized to raise public awareness of Welsh heritage in North America, to celebrate Welsh-American culture and preserve its works and to foster and encourage art and creativity in the Welsh tradition.

MLMEF supports the social network, which brings together people interested in Wales from all over the world, and promotes Wales and Welsh heritage. Through AmeriCymru, MLMEF sponsors online annual competitions in short fiction and poetry open to the general public, and provides a free platform for new writers to be heard and to have their work promoted. For five years, MLMEF presented the West Coast Eisteddfod, a Welsh performing arts festival held in Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles, California, bringing Welsh and Welsh-American writers, artists and musicians to new audiences.

We are entirely supported by public donations. We welcome and want your help. Please consider us in your annual giving plans.

To make a donation, you may use the PayPal button below or mail your check or money order to:

The Meriwether Lewis Memorial Eisteddfod Foundation
7129 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219



Your help is very much appreciated. Thank you.