Fiscal Sponsorship & Current Projects
Cascade Pacific RC&D fiscally sponsors several groups that have active and on-going projects that support our mission.
Please click on the links below to learn more about the amazing efforts by the following groups:
Ashland Community Composting is a locally based project with the goal of eliminating food leftovers from landfills and their greenhouse emissions, and reincorporate them into the food and carbon sequestration cycle through composting. They work in collaboration with Ashland residents and businesses, community gardens, schools, and small farms. They create rich, high quality soil and sequester carbon from the environment.
Hispanic Advisory Committee promotes collaborative efforts to improve the quality and availability of resources and services for the Hispanic/Latino communities of Linn and Benton Counties.
LACE : Latina Associates for Collaborative Engagement focuses on developing and supporting leaders and projects that are key to the well-being of the growing Latinx community in Oregon. As a community of Latina professionals, culturally competent leadership development and transformational systems are at the core of how LACE approaches their work as nonprofit leaders and consultants.
McKenzie Locals Helping Locals is a grassroots organization established by long time McKenzie area residents following the Holiday Farm Fire in September 2020. The group provides financial assistance and economic development support to those impacted by the fire.
McKenzie Valley Long-Term Recovery Group (MVLTRG) is made up of representatives from faith-based, non-profit, government, business and other organizations working to assist people and families as they recover from the Holiday Farm Fire.
Oregon Climate and Agriculture Network (OrCAN) is working to scale-up adoption of agricultural practices that mitigate climate change in Oregon through network development, capacity building for Oregonís producers, and policy advocacy.
Oregon Dunes Restoration Collaborative supports, guides and promotes Oregon dunes restoration and the preservation of the open sand, unique habitats and dunes processes that benefit the plants, animals and people who live and play in this special place.
Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network supports farm to school and school garden stakeholders in their work to incorporate healthy, local food into school meals and to implement food and garden-based education. They provide resources, technical assistance, training and networking opportunities to Oregonís farm to school and school garden community.
Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative promotes local forest management solutions that fosters ecological resiliency and socioeconomic health in the southern Willamette forest and communities.
Tenmile Lakes Basin Partnership is a community based cooperative endeavor involving industry, local citizens, natural resource agencies, Native American tribes, and conservation groups to protect, encourage and enhance the use of natural resource principles that promote ecosystem health and diversity. Through community involvement and education, this partnership supports management of all land and water in a manner that sustains natural resources and that, in turn, will contribute to environmental vitality and community betterment within the Tenmile Lakesí basinófrom the farthest reaches of the watershed to the Pacific.
To Light the Brutal Coast Lighthouse Project is a work in progress spearheaded by Jake Hull. The project goal is to create a multimedia collective dedicated to telling vital stories of the Oregon coast through research, artistic excellence, and collaboration with Oregon historians, musicians, and filmmakers all in effort to preserve this unique part of Oregon's identity.
Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative is a collaborative partnership that was formed in 2012, that includes diverse local and regional participants who have come together to address and resolve the impassioned social gridlock and controversy surrounding natural resource management in the region.
Willamette Laja Twinning Partnership is working to unite youth, teachers, river restoration practitioners, and birders to provide deep cultural connections and sustained conservation of our shared migratory birds. Elementary schools in Corvallis/Albany areas and the Laja basin in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico.
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