Carlos Garcia

Senior Program Officer, Environment

Metro Portland

Community Impact
(971) 202-5971

Carlos supports donors in environmental grantmaking and directs the Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative. Previously, Carlos was a senior philanthropic advisor for the San Francisco Foundation, a philanthropy advisor at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy. He holds the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® professional designation and is a 21/64-certified philanthropy consultant to multi-generational families. Carlos also served as chair of the board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), a national organization of nearly 200 funders. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a specialization in business administration from UCLA and a master's degree in environmental management from Duke University.