Portland, September 22. Friends and admirers gathered to celebrate The Oregon Community Foundation President, Greg Chaillé as he left his position for retirement. Ken Lewis, Greg Chaillé, and John Gray are pictured enjoying the celebration. Greg Chaillé has worked for the Foundation for 30 years, 23 of them as president. Under his leadership, the foundation has grown to become the sixth largest community foundation in the nation, with $1.1 billion in assets and 1,600 funds under management. He championed many statewide initiatives, including OCF’s Early Childhood Program, the Neighborhood Partnership Project, the Giving in Oregon Council and the Chalkboard Project.
The Oregon Community Foundation connects caring with action by matching donors to causes and communities in need. Donors in the OCF community are as varied as the state it serves. OCF guides individuals, families, businesses and organizations with all sizes of charitable resources at their disposal.