Alliances and professional memberships

Canvas Host Community Partnerships

Friends of Trees

Canvas Host plants trees throughout the Portland Metro community through Friends of Trees. Our goal is to plant one new tree for each customer that signs up for service with us. It’s one way we’re giving back, and helping green our community as we grow.

VOIS Business Alliance

Canvas Host’s owner, David Anderson, is a board member and outspoken supporter of the VOIS Alliance. VOIS is a Portland-based green chamber of commerce advocating for sustainability in commerce for Oregon. VOIS fights for policies of progressive change, including preventing coal exports that could threaten Oregon’s environment, and passing Benefit Company legislation at the State legislative level.

Portland Green Drinks

Managed by VOIS Alliance, Green Drinks is Portland’s premier monthly sustainability mixer. Businesses, professionals, community organizers and job seekers alike mingle to share their views on green business and help build Portland’s sustainable economy. Monthly events are updated on the VOIS website.

Personal Telco Project

A local 503(c)(3) non-profit that provides free Internet access throughout Portland, the Personal Telco Project is an important community-driven organization. Canvas Host is proud to sponsor Personal Telco’s colocation hosting services.


Portland Creative List

A great directory resource for Portland-area creative providers. Canvas Host is proud to be listed amongst the many respected professionals on this website!

B Lab, B Corporations, and Benefit Companies

Canvas Host isn’t just the only certified Oregon Benefit Company web host, we’re also partners of B Lab and support their mission to guide businesses with triple bottom line principles on their way to become a Benefit Corporation.

Green Business Network

The business component of Green America, more than 5,000 businesses in the green economy make up this growing network.

The ReDirect Guide

Based in three cities, the network produces an annual publication of its membership. It is counted on as a reliable source for accredited green services.

Canvas Host Vendor Partnerships

Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Through a partnership with Bonneville Environmental Foundation, all of the electricity used by Canvas Host’s operations are replenished with 100% new, renewable energy from wind and geothermal projects in Oregon.

cPanel, Inc.

Canvas Host is an authorized partner and reseller of cPanel, a popular and robust Web hosting control panel.

Dharma Merchant Services

Canvas Host is proud to be the official Web host partner of Dharma Merchant Services, a highly ethical and well-respected merchant service provider in the green community

Iguana Micro

Canvas Host selected a local supplier for all of our critical hosting infrastructure and server hardware needs. Iguana is locally owned and operated and offers excellent pricing, unbeatable service, and dependable support.