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Make a gift that will change the lives of Northwest Outward Bound School students.

Your support provides the opportunity for youth to be challenged in backpacking, climbing, and rafting through the wilderness to discover their true potential.


Changing lives through challenge and discovery.

Northwest Outward Bound School has been changing lives through challenge and discovery for more than 50 years. Your support makes it possible for young people, regardless of their socio-economic status, to challenge themselves, become leaders, and realize their full potential.

*Due to COVID-19, we have temporarily simplified our donation designation options on the checkout screen. If you would like to restrict your donation to one of our scholarship, memorial, or program funds during this time please reach out to Development Director, Valerie Plummer, at and we will happily accommodate your request. Current restricted recurring donations will not be impacted. Thank you!

Mail a check to:

Northwest Outward Bound School
Attn: Development Department
1411 SW Morrison St, Suite 250
Portland, OR 97205

Stock Gift:

Donating shares of stock can offer significant tax advantages to you.

If you have an existing Charles Schwab account, a transfer can be done through your account directly. However, any transfer from an external institution should be initiated through your broker. Please contact Marc Heisterkamp by email at or 503-946-3404 x5303 you need additional information to complete the gift.

Stock Broker Information:
Charles Schwab
800 435 4000 (toll free)
Account #: 1321-2430
DTC # : 0164 Code 40
FBO: Northwest Outward Bound School
EIN: 453463744

Planned Giving

Help us continue to change lives through challenge and discovery for generations to come. A gift from your estate or long-term financial plans will forge a lasting legacy that has an impact for generations. If you would like to make a gift from your estate, contact Marc Heisterkamp at or 503-946-3404

Honor/Memorial Gift

Give a meaningful gift for a birthday, anniversary, and special occasion or in memory of a loved one by making a donation that will change lives. With your gift simply specify who the gift is in honor of, their address, the occasion, and the address of the honoree, and we will send a card notifying them of your donation.

In Kind Gift

Make a donation of a good or service to support our base camps or to support an auction at one of our fundraising events.

Employer Matching

Thousands of companies in the US will match an employee's donation to Northwest Outward Bound School. This is a great way to double your impact. Usually all you need is your donation receipt and our Employer Identification Number (EIN): 45-3463744

Northwest Outward Bound School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization.

Contributions to Northwest Outward Bound School are fully tax deductible according to IRS regulations. (EIN): 45-3463744