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What can a donation to Restore Oregon do?

Bring you together with hundreds of other people and businesses who believe these places matter and support Restore Oregon!

Without your support of Restore Oregon, “Endangered Places” like the Shipley-Cook Barn will struggle to survive. Your donations will help develop and sustain programs, toolkits, and resources for barn owners and enthusiasts to learn about how to maintain and reuse older and historic agricultural buildings. –Rick Cook, Century Farm Owner

Your support enables us to conduct preservation workshops, deliver support to property owners, propose smart land use policy, champion rehab tax credits, and provide seed grants for endangered places. Read Rick Cook’s story: What a Donation to Restore Oregon Can Do.

[Restore Oregon] has been immensely important in helping Oregon City save our 1844 Francis Ermatinger House. When Restore Oregon placed it on the Most Endangered Places List, many stepped up to offer support. – Doug Neeley, Mayor, Oregon City

Giving Doesn’t Have to Cost You a Thing!

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Leave a Legacy

Passing forward the places that tell the story of Oregon, embody our cultural identity, and make communities authentic and livable is one of the most significant legacies we can leave to future generations.

In addition to cash bequests, we may accept real and personal property, annuities, or equities. A representative of the Restore Oregon would be happy to consult with you. Please contact our Executive Director, Peggy Moretti, or Director of Development, who will be happy to arrange a conversation: (503) 946-6446.



We invite you to include Restore Oregon in your estate planning. Donations may be unrestricted, going where the need is greatest, or designated for:

  • The Al Staehli Preservation Impact Fund, provides seed grants to restore Oregon’s Most Endangered Places and emergency support for other threatened structures.
  • The Historic Conservation Easement Fund, used to manage and defend preservation easements held by Restore Oregon which permanently protect historic properties from demolition, neglect, or inappropriate alterations.
  • The Restore Oregon Endowment Fund, held by the Oregon Community Foundation, proceeds support the spectrum of Restore Oregon programming, including the DeMuro Awards and Al Staehli Preservation Impact Fund grants.

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