Building Bridges & Ladders

The Foundation provides grants and scholarships to Oregon 501(c)(3) organizations and community colleges.

The Barbara Emily Knudson Charitable Foundation originated from the estate planning goals established by Mrs. Knudson as a continuation of her long history of philanthropic giving.

Our Mission

The Barbara Emily Knudson Foundation supports individuals in their quest for education, well-being and excellence.

The Barbara Emily Knudson Foundation (“the Foundation”) is a small charitable foundation managed by its Board of Directors. The Foundation does not have any paid administrative staff so contact with the Foundation needs to be through its website.

Do good things

Helping non-profits achieve their charitable intent

The Foundation paints from a diverse pallet to meet its mission. In summary, we hope to “do good things” with the bequest Barbara provided.