Carlos Garcia

Senior Program Officer, Environment

Metro Portland

Philanthropic Services
(971) 202-5971

Carlos Garcia leads OCF’s environmental grantmaking and supports donors in their environmental giving. He also directed OCF’s work on 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). 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.