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Established to hold and manage special funds in support of The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), the Piedmont Foundation assures PEC's capacity to respond to key opportunities and challenges as they arise and to fulfill its core mission over the long term.

A separate 509(a)(3) charitable organization governed by an eight-member Board, the Piedmont Foundation accepts gifts of cash, securities, property, and appreciated assets. The Foundation also offers opportunities for tax advantaged planned gifts including trusts, bequests and life income plans. If you are interested in becoming a donor to the Piedmont Foundation, please contact Doug Larson at 540-347-2334 x. 7004 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To make an online donation directly to The Piedmont Environmental Council please visit https://www.pecva.org/donate or use the "Donate" button below:


The Piedmont Foundation manages funds in the following categories:

  • Core Mission Endowment
  • Conservation Stewardship Fund
  • Legal Defense Fund
  • Education and Outreach Fund
  • Piedmont Memorial Overlook Fund
  • Land Conservation Fund, with regional funds that include:
    • Albemarle County Land Conservation Fund
    • Bull Run Mountains Land Conservation Fund
    • Clarke County Land Conservation Fund
    • Culpeper County Land Conservation Fund
    • Greene County Land Conservation Fund
    • James M. Rowley Goose Creek Land Conservation Fund
    • Julian Scheer Fauquier Land Conservation Fund
    • Krebser Fund for Rappahannock County Conservation
    • Madison County Land Conservation Fund
    • Orange County Land Conservation Fund


Board of Directors

Mark Ohrstrom, President

John H. Birdsall III, Vice President

Charles Akre, Secretary-Treasurer

George Ohrstrom II*

Jean Perin*

Diana Prince

Trevor Potter

* Ex-Officio