Land and Nature

We are working with donors, community leaders and other foundations to create regional, place-based solutions to preserve and protect natural places, quality of life and economies at risk from environmental impacts due to changing climate.

  • 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.

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  • Natural Resource Economy

    Oregon has a long history of thriving rural economies that rely on available natural resources. OCF provides support for communities that are working together to address their challenges and explore new opportunities.

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  • Community Water Solutions

    Water is the most important natural resource on our planet. In today's changing climate, the allocation of water resources is a crucial issue requiring thoughtful planning by state and local stakeholders.

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  • 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.

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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.

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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