Supporting Creative Thinking

We support programs that inspire creativity and connect people with each other and their sense of place to ensure sustainability and economic success for Oregon’s rural communities.

Pine Meadow Ranch
Pine Meadow Ranch

Who We Are

What started in 2002 as a collaboration between Founder and Trustee, Kathy Deggendorfer, and her mother, Gert Boyle, has grown into a dynamic foundation, dedicated to supporting programs that inspire creativity, connecting people with each other and their sense of place, and ensuring sustainability for the long-term economic success of Oregon’s rural communities.

“Innovation happens when
creative people are at the table.”


Roundhouse Foundation supports creative solutions to the unique challenges associated with rural culture and landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.


Roundhouse Foundation’s vision is to create a positive impact through collaboration in communities by encouraging creative problem solving, innovative programming, to stimulate local economies.


Know our Neighbors

Bridge Generations

Advance Arts and Culture

Foster Economic Resilience

Celebrate Rural Landscapes

Featured Grant Stories

We celebrate our grant partners and their work. We’ve collected their stories of success and lessons learned as we work hand-in-hand to serve rural Oregon’s people and places.

logo Kids Club of Harney County
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