Land and Nature

Vibrant communities, a healthy natural environment, and a strong economy go hand in hand and are essential to our quality of life. OCF supports collaborative efforts among a variety of stakeholders donors, community leaders, nonprofit organizations and other foundations to advance regional, place-based solutions that create resilience for people and place.

  • Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative

    Launched with support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Initiative is a partnership of OCF, Seattle Foundation, Idaho Community Foundation, and the Land Trust Alliance that seeks to transform how we conserve our lands in our region as our climate changes.

    Learn More
  • Community Water Solutions: Working Toward a Secure Water Future

    Recognizing that water is vital to Oregon’s future, OCF supports projects that facilitate collaboration about water quality and quantity among people with diverse interests. Through our Community Water Solutions grantmaking OCF supports rural, Tribal and underserved communities in identifying their needs and priorities for water and developing solutions that influence statewide decisions and funding.

    Learn More
  • Climate Change & Healthy Habitats Collective Giving Group

    Resilient landscapes are critical to the resiliency of urban and rural communities across Oregon. OCF values the interconnection of economic growth and environmental health when done well.

    Learn More

Gray Family Foundation

Learn about the Gray Family Foundation, a supporting organization of OCF that works to engage people as active stewards of our communities and natural environments.

Go to site

Support the Healthy Environment Fund

OCF supports collaborative efforts that reach agreement among a variety of stakeholders to support vibrant communities, a healthy natural environment and a strong economy. OCF’s first proactive discretionary project within this area is a pilot project focused on water to catalyze community conversations among diverse stakeholders to plan for a more secure water future.

Donate to the Healthy Environment Fund