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Shrink your carbon footprint and benefit our local community with your donation

Beneficiary organizations in the section below
receive distributions from CCOF in fixed proportions determined by the Steering Committee.

Our climate is unburdened by 
1 tonne of CO2 for every $65 received.

CCOF carbon offsets will apply to the carbon emission goals of the Corvallis Climate Action Plan.  

Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  

There are two ways to donate.  

1)  Checks are preferred.  Please make checks payable to CEC with a notation for CCOF and mail to                                             CEC, 116 SW 4th Street, Corvallis  OR  97333-4712.

Checks or cash in an envelope marked for CCOF may also be dropped through the door slot.

2)  Credit/debit card and PayPal are accepted by clicking on the yellow button.  Specify CCOF on the Write a note line of the CEC PayPal form.  Please consider adding 3% to cover credit card processing fees.

Beneficiary organizations

Local organizations listed below were selected to receive distributions from the CCOF for 2020 and 2021.  

Recent distributions were recognized in the 10May2021 Corvallis Gazette Times newspaper.

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Weatherization Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program of the Community Services Consortium increases energy efficiency in low income homes in the Corvallis vicinity.  Insulation, duct sealing, weatherstripping, and aged furnace replacements conserve energy use in existing built and manufactured housing.

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Marys River Watershed Council

Marys River Watershed Council works with public and private landowners to restore habitat and plant trees and other vegetation.  This reduces soil erosion and improves water quality of the Marys River and its tributaries. Education and recommendations are offered to the public and landowners for responsible care of riparian and aquatic environments.  Events are periodically organized for hands-on volunteer projects.

 

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Seeds for the Sol

Seeds for the Sol adds sun-powered electricity production and hybrid heat pump water heaters for low to moderate income residences in the Corvallis vicinity. Installations are made by local contractors.

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Solarize Corvallis

The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition's Solarize Corvallis program provides financing for large community solar power projects in Corvallis.  These photovoltaic systems can be converted to provide emergency power to support essential services during long term blackouts.