These nonprofits focus on environmental education, conservation and advocacy.

24 Nonprofits
5,437 Donors
$810,111 Given so far

350PDX $23,719 raised so far.
350PDX is building a diverse grassroots movement to address the causes of climate disruption through justice-based solutions by inspiring, training and mobilizing people to act.
Bark $35,324 raised so far.
Bark’s mission is to transform Mount Hood National Forest into a place where natural processes prevail, where wildlife thrives and where local communities have a social, cultural and economic investment in its restoration and preservation.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner BIPOC-Led Organization
The Blueprint Foundation $15,795 raised so far.
The Blueprint Foundation aims to eliminate the opportunity gap for Black youth within the Portland metropolitan area by engaging youth in culturally specific experiences that introduce and prepare them for sustaining careers in disciplines where Black-identified individuals are currently underrepresented.
BIPOC-Led Organization
Camp ELSO Inc. $11,952 raised so far.
A multicultural approach to environmental STEM education, rooted in environmental justice and cultural history.
Columbia Riverkeeper $29,502 raised so far.
Columbia Riverkeeper is a group of community organizers, lawyers, and scientists working together to fight for a healthy Columbia. We fight for a common goal: protecting the health of all our communities and the places they love.
Crag Law Center $26,044 raised so far.
Crag provides free and low-cost legal services to folks who are working on-the-ground to protect our environment, climate and communities. We use our legal skills to defend Portland’s fossil fuel ban and support youth who are demanding action on climate change. We help communities challenge dangerous fossil fuel projects and stopped Nestlé from bottling and selling their local water. We help conservation and recreation groups secure protections for old growth forests, wilderness areas and rivers.
Ecotrust $16,950 raised so far.
On the farm, at the coast, in the forest, and across our cities, Ecotrust works in partnership towards an equitable, prosperous, climate-smart future. We recognize the legacy of colonialism and the deep inequities of this place, and we believe that radical, practical change is possible and necessary. Since 1991, we have created durable change and sparked ideas across the globe.
The Freshwater Trust $18,025 raised so far.
The Freshwater Trust preserves and restores America’s rivers and streams to benefit native fish, local communities and economies.
Friends of Family Farmers $13,946 raised so far.
The work of Friends of Family Farmers (FoFF) is to make sure our decision makers and all Oregonians understand the web of connections between agriculture, climate change, environmental justice, and what farmers and communities can do to address the interconnected crises upon us. FoFF advocates for a more equitable and socially-just system of agriculture in Oregon, while also connecting farmers and those who enjoy their bounty.
Friends of Outdoor School $22,770 raised so far.
Friends of Outdoor School is dedicated to increasing student access to Oregon Outdoor School programs that contribute to educational development, inspire youth, and promote personal growth.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Friends of the Columbia Gorge $207,416 raised so far.
Ensuring the Gorge remains a vibrant, living place—wondrous, wild, and open to all—is at the core of what we do
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Friends of Trees $58,331 raised so far.
Friends of Trees is a nationally recognized, regional leader in improving the urban tree canopy and restoring sensitive natural areas through engaging thousands of volunteers to plant trees together. We strive to be a welcoming and safe place for everyone, regardless of age, ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, political views or economic status. Without our volunteers, we are nothing. But together we do amazing things.
Northwest Trail Alliance $30,216 raised so far.
The Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) helps meet a demand for outdoor recreation by developing new trail systems and supplementing the efforts of local government. We have been building and maintaining trails for over 30 years so that people can go outside and experience nature in the Portland area.
BIPOC-Led Organization
Ocean Blue Project $11,900 raised so far.
Ocean Blue protects and conserves the world’s ocean, beaches and rivers through education and awareness, by providing service learning projects, enhancing wildlife habitat, cleaning beaches and rivers, and by reducing pollution.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner
Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center $27,604 raised so far.
2020 has been a challenging year for Opal Creek. First the pandemic cancelled all Outdoor School, then the Beachie Creek fire destroyed our facility in Opal Creek. Your donation will help us put together our path forward for the future.
BIPOC-Led Organization
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon $16,433 raised so far.
Building Power for Environmental Justice and Civil Rights in Our Communities.
Oregon Environmental Council $18,940 raised so far.
Oregon Environmental Council advances innovative, collaborative and equitable solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for today and future generations.
Oregon Wild $29,369 raised so far.
Oregon Wild’s mission is to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife and waters as an enduring legacy for future generations.
Portland Audubon $42,540 raised so far.
Portland Audubon’s passionate and growing community has loved and advocated for Oregon’s wildlife and wild places for more than 100 years. With the help of our vast network of advocates, nature enthusiasts, and partners, we inspire and connect people to nature through a variety of programs that are grounded in science and learning.
BIPOC-Led Organization
Verde $22,620 raised so far.
Verde co-leads the Energy Democracy campaign, taking the equity-first climate action model statewide to win transformational climate action through community building, strong labor standards, and 100% renewable energy. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Verde set up programs to address urgent needs including rent/bill assistance, organizing and delivering weekly food boxes to several mobile home parks in Cully, and distributing multilingual health and resource flyers.
Wallowa Resources $7,800 raised so far.
Our mission is to empower rural communities to create healthy landscapes and strong economies through land stewardship, education, and job creation.
BIPOC-Led Organization
Wild Diversity $31,912 raised so far.
Wild Diversity helps to create a personal connection to the outdoors for Black, Indigenous, all People of Color (BIPOC) & the LGBTQ+ communities, through outdoor adventures and education.
Willamette Riverkeeper $56,425 raised so far.
Make the Willamette River healthy for fish and wildlife and safe for fishing and swimming. Willamette Riverkeeper informs, involves, educates and connects Oregonians to their river through advocacy, scientific research, ecological restoration, volunteerism, experiential learning and programming.
Oregon Cultural Trust Partner BIPOC-Led Organization
Wisdom of the Elders Inc. $34,578 raised so far.
Wisdom of the Elders Inc. records, preserves and shares Native American oral history, cultural arts, language concepts, and traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous elders, scientists and cultural leaders in collaboration with tribes, environmental organizations, government agencies and educational institutions.
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