Our Partners

Our diverse partner set enables us to provide access to and improve the education experience for all of our students. We are pleased to have the support of these organizations and individuals who share our vision.

There are so many ways you can help our students. Please contact Kim Silva at (971) 303-8914 or kim@friendsofoutdoorschool.org to learn how to join us!


Our Funding Partners

We could not do our work on behalf of Oregon’s students and teens of Oregon without these generous partners!

City of Portland

US Fish & Wildlife

West Multnomah SWCD

Our Corporate Partners

Please THANK and SUPPORT them for their commitment to outdoor education as you live, work and shop in our community!

Anna Wheeler Hayes Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

Apple Inc.

Ater Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Best Buy
Oregon stores

Cambia Health Foundation

Chinook Book

City of Portland Water Bureau

Columbia Sportswear

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

David Evans and Associates, Inc.

Decherd Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Denise Carty & Roger Brown Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Dick Hannah Auto Dealerships

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD)

Emily’ Georges Gottfried Fund of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation

Evans Runyan Family Foundation

First Federal Bank

Girls Inc.

Gray Family Foundation

Green Grove Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Hopworks Urban Brewery


Kaiser Permanente

KLE Construction LLC

Kroger Foods/Fred Meyer

Lagunitas Brewing

Leatherwood Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Les Schwab

Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

Mary McKinney Ezell and Flay Ezell Fund of the Wentworth Foundation

Metropolitan Group

New Seasons

Nike, Inc.

NW Natural Gas Company

OCF Joseph Weston Public Foundation

OnPoint Community Credit Union


Oregon Community Foundation (OCF)

Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI)

Oregon Retired Educators Association (OREA)

Organically Grown Company

Outdoor Project: The Ultimate Adventure Guide

Parkside Little League

Phoenix Flooring

Portland General Electric (PGE)

prAna Women's Wear

Prescott Family Community Association

Rebecca Gilbert B'nai Tzedek Fund of The Jewish Foundation of Louisville

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)

The Shauna M. & Kevin B. Flanigan Family Foundation

The Standard Insurance Company

US Outdoor

Van Evera & Janet M Bailey Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Vital Life Foundation

WCF & TRF Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Wild Abandon Restaurant

Willamette Week

Winco Foods Foundation Inc

Our Nonprofit & Education Partners

Great partners mean better programs and continuous improvement!

1% for the Planet


Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Audubon Society of Portland

Earthshare Oregon

ECO: Ecology in the Classroom & Outdoors

Environmental Education Association of Oregon

Leach Botanical Garden

Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

Multnomah Education Service District

No Child Left Inside

Northwest Regional Education Service District

Portland Metro STEM Partnership

Portland State University

The Intertwine

The College Place Oregon

The Mazamas

The Nature Conservancy

Tryon Creek State Natural Area/Friends of Tryon Creek

Wind & Oar Boat School