Newberg Early Bird Rotary Foundation



The Newberg Early Bird Rotary Foundation manages the business of the Foundation, the charitable arm of our organization that transforms your gifts into sustainable outcomes that change lives – both close to home and around the world.  The strength of the Foundation starts with our members, we want to hear from you.  Be the voice of our community and let us know where we can help.




The Foundation’s Bricks and Mortar Programs fund “Bricks and Mortar” projects such as:

  • Park projects and playgrounds in Newberg, Dundee and St. Paul
  • Chehalem Cultural Center: Children’s Art Room
  • City of Newberg’s Welcome sign at the east end of town
  • FISH re-roof project
  • Lighting and sound for “Shakespeare in the Park” event
  • Newberg Public Library’s Children’s Library expansion

The Foundation’s fundraising activities include:

  • TotaChair – portable Dental Chair sold to Dentists and groups reaching remote areas
  • RotaDent (developed in 1971 by Ken Austin, and continues by the generosity of A-dec, Inc. and the Austin Family) – a portable delivery system for full service Dentistry
  • Direct donations



Foundation Grants:

Below are some of the Grants the Foundation has dispersed funds to:


Download an Early Bird Rotary Foundation Grant  FUNDING REQUEST FORM