Funding Resources

Available Funding for SFI Programs

**Fundraising for schools: Submit your success story to and we’ll feature it on our website.
For the Oregon Outdoor School Measure 99 funding information link – Click Here

Fundraising Ideas:

Classroom Sales Links:
Nancy J. Smith calendar sales  
Chinook Book sales
Equal Exchange sales  
Cafepress merchandise sales  
Krispy Kreme donut sales  
See’s Candies sales:  Lisa Nelson, 503-869-2105
Scrip sales 
Candy, cookie dough, etc.  
Other sales
Points for Profit

Possible Grant Sources:

Diack Ecology Education Program  
Nickelodeon Big Green Grants  
Pay It Forward Foundation  
National Environmental Education Foundation Grants 
Toyota Tapestry  
Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation
Gray Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation 
North American Association for Environmental Education 

Class Fundraising Ideas:

Schools can collect cans for a deposit drive, organize a car wash, recruit donations for a silent auction, etc.
Make a lesson: students write persuasive letters to everyone they know asking for donations to their trip
Tax-deductible donation to Friends of Outdoor School