Nonprofit's Role in Addressing Violence, Poverty & Racism

Nonprofits of many types, and particularly human service support organizations, are increasingly in the vanguard of battling the societal maladies of our time: violence, poverty and racism. Nonprofits work on strategies for prevention as well as remediation and are often asked to do more with less, as policy makers are strapped by deeper budget cuts. Join NAO and Jatrice Martel Gaiter from Volunteers of America for a forum on September 9th. Learn more.


7th Annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon

Save the date on Wednesday, September 30th for a night of celebrating 2015's Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon. Single tickets and table purchases are available for early bird pricing until September 1st. Limited seating available, register today! Learn more.


Alliance Conference Keynote Speaker, Patrisse Cullors

The Alliance for Nonprofit Management national conference held in Portland on October 6-8 has announced Patrisse Cullors as a keynote speaker. Patrisse Cullors is an artist, organizer and freedom fighter living and working in Los Angeles. As founder of Dignity and Power Now and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, she has worked tirelessly promoting law enforcement accountability across the nation. Learn more.


2014 Oregon's Nonprofit Sector in Brief

In November of 2014, the five state associations serving nonprofits in the Northwest collaborated on a joint data collection and analysis effort to gauge the organizational health and practices of nonprofits. From those survey findings, NAO has produced The Oregon’s Nonprofit Sector in Brief, providing an overview of key indicators. There are areas to celebrate and areas that continue to challenge us as a sector. View report.


NAO's Annual Meeting. Oct 7th, Portland

Join NAO and other members as we celebrate our accomplishments from the past year, hear about NAO's plans for the future, enjoy thought-provoking presentations, and network with your peers. This is a members only meeting. Members, log into your account to reserve your seats today! Learn more.