“Someone’s sitting in the shade today
because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”


World Forestry Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit with the mission to create and inspire champions of sustainable forestry.

Your donation helps us build upon existing programs to drive problem‐solving by professionals, create events and experiences to connect the public to its interdependence on forests, and steward a place that supports a community of sustainable forestry champions.

Questions about donating?

Contact Us

For more information on donating or matching your gift to World Forestry Center, contact Merrit Thompson, Development and Community Relations Manager at 503-488-2122 or

Other Ways to Give

  • Bequests – simple to set up and made through your beneficiary designation in your will, living trust, retirement plan, or life insurance plan.   
  • Gifts of Liquid and Illiquid Assets – these gifts take advantage of asset appreciation would help you to avoid capital gains tax, while also receiving a tax deduction for the appreciated security, property, or interest.
  • Endowment – a transformational gift made to our endowment fund at The Oregon Community Foundation will help support our mission for generations.

Corporate Membership

Is your company or foundation interested in supporting a sustainable forestry future? Learn more about our Corporate Membership program and its many benefits.

Tax Information

World Forestry Center
Tax ID 93-6034757

Tax laws require World Forestry Center to keep contact information and contribution level of donors on file. We do not sell, trade, or rent names (unless released for publication), email or mail addresses, or telephone numbers of our donors. The contact information of donors is used only for the purposes of distributing receipts, thanking donors, internal analysis, and record keeping and reporting according to IRS rules.