Umpqua Watersheds is fortunate to have the following sponsors and supporters in helping fund our programs to help us meet our mission in protecting the Umpqua basin and beyond.

Thank you!

Local Businesses

Alexander’s Greek Cuisine

Ben More Mountain Ranch

Brandborg Vineyard and Winery

Commonwealth Garden

The Harvest Store

Imaging Alternatives 541.948-3829

James A. Arneson, P.C.

Mark Hamm, D. M.D. 1313 W. Harvard     (541) 673-3355

Kaul Family Chiropractic & Massage  541.672.8831

FCR 541.229-7956

Ubuntu Gardens

Viriditas Wild Gardens 541.825.3402

White Oak Medical Center 541.464.5907

Kevin Barrett Drywall 541.672.3153

Medicine Flower 541-492-1607

Newcastle Solar 541-396-2100

North Umpqua River Vacation Rentals

Umpqua Spine and Sports Medicine 541.677.9700

Cascade Painting of Oregon 541.430.6514

Oregon Serigraphics 541.672.6296

Patricia Ferrell-French, Attorney at Law

Richard Chasm, Timberland Owner

Golden Construction, John Hunter

River Sounds Music

River’s Edge Winery

Sullivan Distributing /Dean Sullivan 541-680-6677

Sutherlin Veterinary Hospital

While Away Books

Wild Rose Vineyard

Workmates Copy Center

Foundations / Grants


The Burning Foundation Grant Award for our Conservation Director support!


Gray Family Foundation: Science Wednesday Environmental Education Materials

Portland Patagonia
Crater Lake Wilderness Communications Plan


Gray Family Foundation

In 2016, Umpqua Watersheds received a grant from the Gray Family Foundation to provide funding for every 5th grader to attend a field trip to Crater Lake National Park. Throughout, the fall and spring we are leading these trips along with parent chaperones, many of which are experiencing a national park for the first time! The enthusiasm is fantastic and we love to see & hear the youths reactions as they first see the lake!


Bessie Minor Swift Foundation

In April 2015, Bessie Minor Swift Foundation provided funding for UW to include a Climate-Change science component into the Science Friday program, which will provide the additional elements of original data collection, analyzation, and 21st-century technology incorporation into the curriculum.

Walmart Foundation

In April 2015, UW’s Education committee received a $1,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to purchase field supplies for the UW/USFS Oregon Youth Conservation Corps (OYCC) crew.


In February 2015, UW’s Wild on Wilderness (WOW) committee received a $4,000 grant from Patagonia to help sustain its efforts in the Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal campaign.

Evergreen Hill Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

In April 2015, UW received $1,000 from Evergreen Hill Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to support its general programming and development.


Gray Family Foundation

In 2014, UW’s Education committee received a $5,500 grant from Gray Family Foundation to send 90 5th graders from McGovern Elementary on a “Watershed Tour”, consisting of three day-long field trips to Crater Lake National Park, Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, and the South Slough National Estuarine Reserve.

Norcross Wildlife Foundation

In 2014, UW received $2,000 from Norcross Wildlife Foundation to purchase computers, a printer, and a video camera. Their funds have aided in the development of this new website and the 20 Years video.


Bessie Minor Swift Foundation

In 2015, UW’s Education committee received a grant from Bessie Minor Swift Foundation to purchase literature materials to support a pilot Wilderness Literature program at Phoenix Charter School.

Charlotte Martin Foundation

In 2013, UW’s Education committee received a grant from Charlotte Martin Foundation to purchase supplies for UW’s pilot “Science Friday” program at McGovern Elementary.