Our Supporters & Partners

The Elakha Alliance is more than a board of directors. It is an alliance of individuals and organizations who support and partner with our work to restore sea otters to Oregon, and to thereby protect and enhance our marine environment.

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We thank the following institutional and individual supporters for their generous contributions, without which we could not undertake our mission. Keystone Society members have contributed $500 or more to the Alliance. Last updated 3/1/2021

  • Robert Bailey
  • Collins Foundation
  • Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians
  • Coon Family Foundation
  • Coquille Indian Tribe
  • David Dreher
  • Mark Greenfield and Jane Hartline
  • Peter Hatch and Susanna Gibb
  • Holly Holyk
  • Harry Hoogesteger
  • Eldon and Charlene Hout
  • Don Ivy
  • Robert Kentta
  • Cameron La Follette
  • Nancy McKimens
  • Elizabeth & Warren Menche
  • Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Cheryl and Jim Newton
  • Alice and Mike Norris
  • Oregon Conservation & Recreation Fund
  • Oregon Ocean Conservation Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation
  • Oregon Wild
  • Oregon Wildlife Foundation
  • Oregon Zoo Foundation
  • Bill Parks
  • Claire Puchy
  • Paul Sherman
  • Sarah A. Stewart Foundation
  • John Savage
  • David Shepherdson
  • Avalyn Taylor
  • United States Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Jay Withgott


Partnerships are the engine behind creating and implementing tangible conservation outcomes. The following organizations are key partners in the conservation of sea otters and the kelp ecosystem.

The Elakha Alliance wishes to thank the Oregon Wildlife Foundation, which has served as fiscal sponsor for the Alliance since our founding in February 2018.

Looking to become a supporter?

Here are three ways you can help us right now:

  1. Donate.
  2. Like us on Facebook and share that page with friends. Also follow us on Instagram (@elakhaalliance) and Twitter (@elakhaA).
  3. Invite us to speak at a community gathering or to an organization. (We’re doing online presentations for now, but hope to move back to in-person later in 2021).
  4. Is your business registered with 1% for the Planet? 1% for the Planet is a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofits through annual membership and everyday actions. As a non-profit partner, you can donate to Elakha directly through your business.