Nonprofit Partners

Working to make a difference for the planet.

These are our 2019 Earth Day Oregon Nonprofit Partners.


1000 Friends of Oregon

Since 1974, 1000 Friends has been working to build an Oregon in which all people share in the economic and ecological benefits of great communities and healthy working landscapes. They work with Oregonians to build livable urban and rural communities, protect family farms and forests, and conserve natural areas.

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Adventures Without Limits

Adventures Without Limits provides access to outdoor adventure to all people, regardless of their ability level, socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity or age.



Bark’s mission is to transform Mt. 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.


Bonneville Environmental Foundation

BEF: Working to make an impact at the nexus of Climate Change and Water. Funds raised from Earth Day Oregon will go to support our Willamette Basin Collaborative Grow Program which is working with local grassroots organizations to plant diverse, native trees which support water quality and habitat for fish and other critters. 


Cascade Forest Conservancy

The Cascade Forest Conservancy protects habitats & wildlife in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Washington's South Cascades. CFC brings Oregon students to explore forests in the Cascades.



Inspiring curiosity about the natural world through fun, exploration and hands-on learning for kids and families


CRAG Law Center

Through a unique model of legal aid for the environment, Crag Law Center provides free and low-cost legal services to Native American tribes and environmental and community groups who are fighting to protect our wild places, clean water, communities and climate.



Depave promotes the transformation of over-paved places to overcome the social and environmental impacts of pavement.


Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors (ECO)

ECO inspires kids to connect to nature. Oregon students in grades K-12 engage in hands-on learning about the natural world in their classrooms, schoolyards and nearby nature. ECO is building the next generation of environmental advocates, stewards and leaders.

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Eco School Network

The Eco-School Network equips parents and students to lead school communities toward sustainability. School-wide and district-wide initiatives connect students with nature, prepare them to live sustainably, and help them discover that they can create meaningful change. 


Friends of Family Farmers

Friends of Family Farmers builds a strong and united voice for Oregon’s independent family farmers, food advocates, and concerned citizens who are working to foster the type of agriculture that respects the land, treats animals humanely, sustains local communities, and provides a viable livelihood for family farmers.


Friends of Outdoor School

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.


Friends of Trees

Friends of Trees inspires people to improve the natural world around them through a simple solution: planting trees. Together.

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Northwest Earth Institute

The Northwest Earth Institute helps create change by helping you share sustainability learning, stories, and challenges with your community.

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Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center

Promoting conservation through educational experiences in wilderness.



Bringing Oregonians together to improve our environment and build a legacy of stewardship, SOLVE organizes community-driven cleanups for city streets, parks, beaches, and waterways throughout the state.  

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The Street Trust

The Street Trust is a movement for people who choose to travel and experience the Portland region by biking, walking, or riding transit.


The Wild Salmon Center

We protect and conserve wild salmon and steelhead rivers and ecosystems across the Pacific Rim from California to Alaska to Russia.