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Tradition is not the worship of ashes but the preservation of fire.
-Gustav Mahler


As an all volunteer run organization, your support allows us to offer low and pro-bono planning and design services to communities in need.

There are many ways you can support our work with a financial gift: donate via paypal, send us a check for a one time donation, or set up a monthly or annual donation individually or via employer matching. All donations are tax deductible when you use our tax id number (# 93-0690723).


Here's how you can be a leader in helping support us:


DONATE ONLINE or BY CHECK | Click here to Donate via Paypal or send a check to our fiscal sponsor at Southeast Uplift (be sure to include a note on the check e.g. “Donation for PDX Main Streets”). Address to send checks to:


Southeast Uplift Coalition 

ATTN: Portland Main Street Design Initiative 

3534 SE Main St. | Portland, OR 97214


MONTHLY GIVING Monthly giving offers a convenient and effective way to support the mission and work of PDX Main Streets all year long. 

EMPLOYER MATCHING Not only is it an easy and effective way to double the amount of your donation, but it also maximizes the impact your gift can have in supporting preservation in our community. When considering a donation to PDX Main Streets, consider checking with your employer to see if they offer a matching gift program.

BEQUEST | Make a lasting contribution that can help us maintain our capacity as an organization long into the future.


*If you are interested in designating funds to be given to PDX Main Streets monthly, through employer matching or through a bequest, please contact our Director at

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