As one of the largest community foundations in the nation, OCF offers stability, expertise and a proven commitment to donors and to Oregon’s communities. We have more than 40 years of experience in managing our donors’ funds and helping donors achieve maximum impact in their communities.
How we assist our donors:
A Personal Connection
Our expert staff can help guide you through one-on-one or family meetings geared toward your interests. We also offer group workshops on topics related to nonprofits and philanthropy. With five offices located throughout Oregon, we are close at hand.
Donor Events and Learning Opportunities
If you like to be hands-on in your giving, OCF can help. Our events give you the chance to engage with nonprofits and other donors in your community. We offer donor workshops focused on specific issues and best practices in philanthropy. View our upcoming events for a full list of opportunities to stay engaged in your philanthropy.
Expert Research and Analysis
From arts programs to early childhood education to natural resources, we research effective nonprofits. Our researchers issue reports on best practices in the nonprofit sector. This knowledge base is available to you.
For an interactive look at all of OCF's grantmaking throughout the state, including grants made from donor advised funds, visit the OCF Giving Explorer.
You can participate in grantmaking to the extent that you choose. Whether your passion is for social services, the arts, the environment or any of dozens of other needs, our staff can help you maximize the impact of grant dollars by providing research and information about nonprofits around the state.
Option to Maintain Anonymity
We offer you the option to remain anonymous at a level that is comfortable for you.
Extensive Online Resources
OCF has a comprehensive website with information for donors and grant seekers. The site also includes MyOCF, a dynamic online tool for advised fund donors. Through MyOCF, you can access fund information and have the ability to make grant recommendations any time you wish.