Dana Thompson

In honor of a rock 'n' roll queen

Dana Thompson

December 31, 1977 - July 18, 2019

The Dana Thompson Memorial Fund of Awesome (DTMFA) is a nonprofit organization in Portland, Oregon providing scholarships for kids of color in our community to attend the music and empowerment programs of Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls.

Dana singing

Now accepting applications for the DTMFA scholarship!


Sending girls and trans youth of color to Virtual Camp Rocks (VCR) - a 2 week summer camp starting July 6, presented by Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls. Camp will be a mix of instructional videos from volunteers, live Zoom calls for supportive drop-in hours, fun workshops, and live shows. Instruments will be provided.

Click here for the scholarship application
(Apply by June 21, 2020)

Portland Mercury

Remembering Trek in the Park Actress and Dartgun & the Vignettes Singer Dana Thompson