The Oregon FFA Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit whose primary purpose is to fund the Oregon FFA Association. The Foundation was formed in 1972, however it was not professionally staffed until 2011. In 2011, due to budget cuts the Oregon FFA Assoication lost all state funding, at this time the Foundation was empowered to fund Oregon FFA’s statewide programs and staff. Since 2011 the Oregon FFA has grown from 4,700 members to more than 7,000 members. Today the Oregon FFA Foundation continues it’s mission, to coordinate sustainable long-term funding for agriculture education and Oregon FFA. The Foundation provides opportunity for companies, organizations, and individuals to provide financial resources and support to the Oregon FFA and agriculture education.