Meet Our Business Partners

Partnering with Friends of Trees is good for business, good for the planet, good for our community

64% of Friends of Trees volunteers would “definitely” or “more likely” support a business if it provided financial support to Friends of Trees.*

A benefit month partner** shared that their Friends of Trees partnership month resulted in a 73% increase in product sales over an average 4 week period.

*source: FOT volunteer survey
** a benefit month is when a percentage of product sales for a designated month is donated to Friends of Trees

There are a number of ways your business can partner with Friends of Trees to support community tree-planting:

  • Sponsor a Friends of Trees planting event! Sponsorship reaches the broadest audience and plants the most trees. Sponsorship comes with a number of benefits; we’ll work with you to create the best partnership possible.
  • Become a Business Partner. We can create a partnership that is mutually beneficial—and remember, when you support Friends of Trees, all donations plant trees and grow community.
  • Need an employee team-building event? Learn about our private employee events here.


Your support of Friends of Trees delivers a triple bottom line—and then some—because when you sponsor a tree-planting event with us:

  • You reach an engaged, supportive audience.
  • You’re helping increase the urban tree canopy and restore sensitive natural areas.
  • You’re building community through supporting events that bring together thousands of volunteers.
  • You have access to a turn-key event that is great for employee team-building and volunteer opportunities.
  • You’re giving back to your community.


Promoting our partnership—to consider:

  • 6,000+ unique volunteers at Friends of Trees events every year throughout Western Oregon and Southwest Washington
  • 20,000 Treemail (e-newsletter) recipients
  • 17,000 Facebook followers
  • 9,500 Twitter followers
  • 5,500 Instagram followers
    • 318,000 unique page views and 121,000 unique users annually
    • High domain authority and ranking (per Google)

Read more about the benefits of partnering with Friends of Trees, and the many ways we can promote our partnership, here.

Contact Sam Erman to get started.

Recognized here are Friends of Trees’ leading businesses that have provided financial support and exceptional in-kind value to Friends of Trees over the past 12 months. We are grateful for this critical support and we encourage you to let these businesses know that you value their donations that help green our region and grow community.








GIANT SEQUOIA CLUB ($10,000 – $19,999)

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WESTERN LARCH ($7,500 – $9,999)

 Mtn Rose Herbs logo




BIG LEAF MAPLE ($5,000 – $7,499)



OREGON WHITE OAK CLUB ($2,500 – $4,999)

ACMS Northwest, LLC


Dobbes Family Estate

Epson Portland Inc. 

Lara Media

New Seasons Market

Oregon Soap Company

Portland Timbers

Zach Putnam Productions

BLACK TUPELO CLUB ($1,500 – $2,499)

Columbia Bank

Shirt Space

SSOE Group


VINE MAPLE CLUB ($1,000 – $1,499)

Dealspotr Online Coupons

Knoji Shopping

Membean Inc.

Nube de Helado Software

NurseryNet NW

Rowell Brokaw Architects

Steve Piercy – Website Builder

Urban Forest Professionals

Wildwood Mahonia


2 Towns Ciderhouse


Grand Central Bakery

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

Hopworks Urban Brewery

HOTLIPS Pizza + Soda

Thomas M. Jeannet, CPA PS

Level Beer

Motz & Son Nursery

New Seasons Market

Penske Truck Rental

Rigert Shade Trees



Please contact Sam Erman at (503) 765-6585 if you have questions, need more information or would like to discuss ways we can work together.

We are a creative & flexible organization and are happy to work with you to help you support trees + community in the best way possible!

Please note that business page links are provided as a courtesy, but this does not reflect an endorsement or review by Friends of Trees. We encourage you to conduct your own due diligence when making decisions about visiting a website or choosing a business or service. Friends of Trees reserves the right to refrain from including a link to a page that appears to be unsafe.

We are no longer able to provide a business listing for donations less than $1,000. Businesses interested in appearing on this page should contact Sam Erman for more information.


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