Help us support fencing throughout the Portland area. Your generous donations will help us continue to pursue excellence in fencing, character development and community initiatives.

To make a donation of cash, stock and/or assets, please contact our office at 503-467-9891 or e-mail As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, all donations to Oregon Fencing Alliance are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

OFA is committed to supporting Portland area schools and institutions that offer fencing classes and camps by providing all the necessary specialized equipment to safely conduct this activity. OFA also offers youth and elite fencing scholarships.

The Board, at its Annual Meeting, will review all contracted and planned learn to fence classes/camps and determine those institutions that meet the qualifying criteria for this charitable support. Commencing on September 1st each year, OFA will establish a list of those institutions receiving the use of equipment at no cost. Contact OFA for eligibility criteria. Download a printable application for an OFA Equipment Grant here.

Charitable Actions and Community Beneficiaries

Elite Fencer Scholarships

To fulfill OFA's goal to promote the sport of fencing in the community by providing role models in character, virtue, work ethic, and goal setting. Recipients must be current USA National or Olympic team member. Contact OFA for more details.

  • Nominations are made by the OFA Head Coach or by any current member of the OFA board of Directors.

  • Approval of nominations is by majority vote of the Board of Directors.

  • The scholarship can be awarded to the same individual(s) multiple years provided the athlete continues to meet all criteria and is appropriately nominated and successfully receives Board approval.

Youth Fencing Scholarships

To further promote the sport of fencing in the community by providing need-based scholarships. Contact OFA for specific criteria. Nomination by OFA Coach or Director of Programs or a current member of the Board of Directors.