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January 16, 2020

Let’s Talk Gender Inclusiveness and Pronouns!

By: Mariann Hyland
Vice President of People and Culture
December 31, 2019

Reflections and Gratitude: Leaders Depart OCF

November 26, 2019

Oregon Sees Gains in Charitable Giving, With Growing Support for Housing, Environmental Quality

September 12, 2019

Oregon Community Foundation Announces $500,000 Investment to Improve Access to Child Care in Oregon's South Coast

Pointing to a significant shortage of quality, affordable child care in rural Coos and Curry Counties, OCF aims to improve access for families who need it the most.

Health and Well-being,
Economic and Community Vitality
July 26, 2019

Donors Join OCF to Quickly Fund Solutions to Warm Springs Water Crisis

Donors joined OCF in awarding funds to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs after a recent water main break rendered water undrinkable.

Health and Well-being
OCF in the News
October 04, 2019

Philanthropy’s unique approach amplifies impact

Source: Oregon Business

Oregon Community Foundation’s expert research and local networks are key ingredients of community-focused giving.

August 08, 2019

Closing the Graduation Gap for Oregon’s Latinx Students

Oregon educators received some encouraging news about graduation rates, particularly for historically underserved students in Oregon, and most notably for Oregon’s Latinx students.

May 02, 2019

Announcing the Fields Artist Fellows

Oregon Community Foundation and Oregon Humanities announced recipients of the inaugural Fields Artist Fellowship today, a program designed to support emerging to mid-career Oregon-based artists.

March 13, 2019

Report: Homelessness and Affordable Housing is Statewide Crisis

Solutions to inadequate housing supply, rising rents, a lack of public services and shelter space must be approached collaboratively by public, private, non-profit and philanthropic sectors

Homelessness and Housing
January 17, 2019

Report Shows Oregon More Supportive of New Company Formation

Data shows a clear increase in the value of equity investments and the number of transactions throughout Oregon

Economic and Community Vitality
August 18, 2019

New Initiative Protects Natural Strongholds That Can Withstand Climate Change

The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to save places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America, joined Oregon Community Foundation, Seattle Foundation and Idaho Community Foundation.

Land and Nature
February 01, 2019

How Data Can Lead Toward Long-term Solutions for Oregon’s Housing Crisis

By: Melissa Freeman, MPH
Director, Strategic Projects
Health and Well-being,
Homelessness and Housing
OCF in the News
July 07, 2019

After a year of close calls, last-minute bailouts, Special Olympics of Oregon survives financial crisis

Source: The Oregonian

Special Olympics did not fade away thanks to a new management team that refused to give up -- and the unexpected kindness of deep-pocketed strangers.

Health and Well-being
March 01, 2019

When Oregon Businesses Get Involved, No Child is Left Behind and the State prospers

By: Sonia Worcel
Chief Community Impact Officer
Economic and Community Vitality
September 17, 2018

Trying Times for a Relentless Optimist

By: Max Williams
President and CEO
Health and Well-being,
Arts & Culture

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