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Solar Forward

  • Your tax-deductible gift will help reach our goal to install solar on Oliver P. Lent Elementary School in SE Portland.

Solar Forward gives Portlanders a way to help fund the development of new, local renewable energy systems. Grant funds from the Oregon Community Foundation kickstarted installation of the first 10-kilowatt solar electric system at Southwest Community Center, and more projects on public-owned buildings are in the works. Your contribution will make it possible.


Introducing Solar Forward

A project of the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland Public Schools and Solar Oregon.

Solar Forward FAQ

Frequently-asked questions about Solar Forward

Solar Forward Founders Circle

Acknowledging the individuals and businesses that are leading the way with financial support for local solar energy.

Solar Forward Revolving Fund Model

How Solar Forward will fund additional solar sites on well-loved community buildings.

Solar Forward Donors

Thanks to these individuals who support our vision for a clean energy future.

Join Solar Forward's Mailing List

Receive email updates about solar installations and fundraising progress

Donate to Solar Forward

Online contribution form