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How It Works

Three Steps to Impact

We’ll help you create a fund to achieve your charitable goals — now, or with a gift through your will or trust. When you give through OCF, you are connected to a network of citizen philanthropists who want to improve lives. We offer resources to support your giving style: hands-on, working with other donors, recommending grants online.

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OCF philanthropic advisors in five offices throughout Oregon are ready to help steward your giving. Meet with a philanthropic advisor to learn the most effective way to give all types of assets, and create a fund that reflects your charitable goals.  

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Recommend grants or scholarships from your fund with expert assistance from OCF staff. If you wish, involve family members or collaborate with other OCF donors for greater impact.

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Watch your fund grow over time. We invest and professionally manage your charitable fund in a large and diversified portfolio to achieve strong returns, providing a stable resource to respond to community needs today — and in the future.

Get more information on our investment program.

Resources for current donors

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Types of assets we accept

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Connect with an OCF philanthropic advisor in your region