Land and Nature

We are working with donors, community leaders, nonprofit organizations and other foundations to advance regional, place-based solutions that create resilience for people and place. OCF believes that vibrant communities, a healthy natural environment, and a strong economy go hand in hand.

OCF supports collaborative efforts that reach agreement among a variety of stakeholders to improve all of these attributes, as they are essential to our quality of life

  • 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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  • 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