In order to comply with the guidelines for BCHO’s 501(c)3 Non-Profit status, donated monies are tracked and allocated using the BCHO Grant Process. The grant request for the project must be related and coincide with the BCHO five principals and its mission. For other Grant requirements see the BCHO Policy’s & Procedures Manual section on Grant Policies.

Completion Report

After completion of the project, please provide the following information.
Attach all of the following in an email to

  1. Date of project completion
  2. Date completion report submitted
  3. Narrative of project which includes highlighted support of BCHO 5 principles.
  4. Pictures of before and after of the project area where appropriate.
  5. Copy of a completed volunteer hours report for this project.
  6. Project narrative suitable for publication if different from #1 above.
  7. Explanation and signed check for any advanced funds returned to BCHO.
  8. Original receipts for all expenditures paid for by grant funds or request for reimbursement as
    well as chapter contribution expenses.
  9. List of all in kind donations made and if tax receipt is requested by the donor.

The Back Country Horsemen of Oregon Grants are awarded each fall for the propose of providing Chapters additional funds for mission related projects.

Back Country Horsemen of Oregon as a 501(c)(3) non-profit relies on our memberships and donors to help fund projects and programs that support our mission and principals. BCHO being a 501(c)(3) means your donation is tax-free.

Mission and Principals

  • To perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America ‘s backcountry and wilderness.
  • To work to insure that public lands remain open to recreational stock use.
  • To assist the various government and private agencies in their maintenance and management of said resources.
  • To educate, encourage and solicit active participation in the wise use of the backcountry resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage.
  • To foster and encourage the formation of new BCHO chapter organizations.