Chapter Foundation

The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting construction education and training and promoting the construction industry.

2019 Foundation Board of Directors

Counsel to the Foundation Board of Directors

Staff Liaison

  • Mike Salsgiver, chapter executive director, 503-685-8305 or 800-826-6610

Update on Current Commitments

  • Jacmel, Haiti: Check out the project photos on the surgery center project in Jacmel, Haiti.
  • Biztown, Junior Achievement, Enterprise Village: The AGC foundation has continued a long relationship with Biztown. 2019 is our 12th continuous year of support for the Biztown construction office.

Donate to the Foundation

The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter (AGC) Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to carrying out charitable purposes related to construction industry promotion, education, training, and special projects in Oregon and southwest Washington. Grants awarded by the foundation support projects and activities designed to enrich the construction industry.

The AGC Foundation accepts contributions from individuals and companies. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.

The foundation also provides a vehicle for AGC members to make targeted contributions to both construction and non-construction related causes consistent with the 501(c)(3) status of the organization.

Types of Contributions

Cash: You may contribute cash in any amount to the foundation by making a check payable to the AGC Foundation.

Gifts of Stock: One way to share your good fortune is by making a gift of appreciated stock. Your gift of stocks can provide a financially attractive alternative to cash contributions due to favorable income tax and capital gains tax treatment.

Estate Gifts: One of the simplest and most popular means of charitable giving is a specific bequest in a will. Tax laws allow an unlimited estate tax charitable deduction for gifts to qualified charitable organizations such as the AGC Foundation. With estate tax rates high, it is important to review your estate plan to insure proper disposition of your assets.

Other contributions also qualify.

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Contact Mike Salsgiver, chapter executive director, using the button below or call 503-685-8305.