Your Support Funds Important Work

Help us support ongoing and new research studies by contributing to our mission. Your tax-deductible donation, large or small, can make a difference in finding new treatments and cures for diseases. 

Portland Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation incorporated in the state of Oregon. It meets all federal and state reporting requirements. PVARF is affiliated with the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center but is a legally separate entity which submits annual reports to the Department of Veterans Affairs and to the U.S.Congress. 

Donations can be made using the form below, or by check payable to:
Portland VA Research Foundation
and sent to PO Box 19832, Portland, OR 97280

Please note that the checks should not be made to the investigator or jointly with the investigator. A cover letter stating the purpose of the donation should accompany the check.

Information for Contributors

The Portland VA Research Foundation (PVARF) is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. PVARF’s mission is to support the research and educational activities conducted at the VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS). Located on the grounds of the VAPORHCS, PVARF provides administrative support for outside research and education grants and contracts awarded to clinicians and scientists at the PVAMC. PVARF currently administers over 100 awards spread across 80 different investigators. Since 1989 PVARF has partnered with the VAPORHCS to develop a diverse research portfolio investigating a variety of ailments afflicting our nation’s Veterans.

If there are any restrictions or limitations, please indicate in the cover letter or form provided.

The Foundation will acknowledge receipt of funding. Upon request and where appropriate, acceptance of purposes and conditions will also be acknowledged.

Any contributions to the Portland VA Research Foundation are deeply appreciated.


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