The Oregon Mentors Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to select mentoring programs (listed below) to participate in Nonprofit Association of Oregon sponsored programs and activities. Eligibility is limited to mentoring programs that are registered with Oregon Mentors.

Scholarships can be used for a network season pass, attendance at individual network sessions, membership fees, publications, and attendance at workshops sponsored by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.

This scholarship fund is made possible by support of Oregon Mentors.


To apply for a scholarship for a network season pass, network event, or workshop, fill out the scholarship application and fax it to 503-236-8313, attention “TA Funds” or send to: TA Fund Coordinator, 5100 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 360, Portland OR 97239.

Oregon Mentors Application (PDF)
Oregon Mentors Application (Word)



Scholarship Details

The Scholarship Fund is limited and funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are available in the following award allocations:

Group A

A maximum amount of $500.00 in scholarships for any one Mentorship Program per year (NAO member discount does not apply). Oregon Mentors has the final authority in allocating scholarships to programs.

Group A Eligible Organizations:

4Results Mentoring Program
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County
Chemo Pal at Children’s Cancer Association
Family of Friends
Friends of the Children
Kids in the Middle at Citizens for Safe Schools
POIC at Rosemary Anderson High School
The Rose Circle

Group B

A maximum amount of $100.00 in scholarships for any one Mentorship Program per year (NAO member discounts do not apply).Oregon Mentors has the final authority in allocating scholarships to programs.

Group B Eligible Organizations:

ACES Mentoring Program at SouthSide Youth Outreach
A Circle of Friends
Adelante Youth Mentoring at Volunteers of America / Oregon
African Immigrant Mentoring Program at IRCO
Andrew Nativity
Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering at Saturday Academy
ASPIRE at the Oregon Student Assistance Commission
Autistic Children’s Activity Program (ACAP)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Central Oregon at J Bar J Youth Services
Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest
Black Parent Initiative / Concordia Teacher Corps
Books Bridging Generations at Building Healthy Families
Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland
Boys to Men Northwest / Southern Oregon
Camp Odyssey
Caring Adults Developing Youth (CADY) Mentoring Program at Clatsop County Juvenile Dept.
Career Achievement Mentoring Program (CAMP) at Step It Up
Central Oregon Partnerships for Youth (COPY) at Deschutes County Sherriff
Chess for Success
Christian Family Adoptions
Cinderella Program
Clackamas County Youth Gang Task Force at Juvenile Assistance Corporation
Coaching for College Success at The Inn, Inc.
Concordia University Student Service Corps
Elevate Oregon
El Programa Hispano
Exploration Tutoring and Mentoring Programs at Building Healthy Families
Family Friends at Faith in Action
Family Support and Connections / Klamath Falls at Klamath & Lake Community Action Services
Foster Grandparents EOCONO at Homestead Youth Lodge
Foster Grandparents of Southern Oregon at Rogue Valley Manor Community services
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington
Girls Inc. NW
Guiding Lights Mentoring Program at College Dreams
Heart Gallery Mentoring Program
Heart to Heart Mentoring Program at Umatilla Morrow County Head Start
Helping a Youth Leap Onward (HAYLO)
Hundini Mentor
I Have a Dream Foundation / Oregon
Impact Northwest
Incight Mentoring Program
Intercambio at Tigard-Tualatin School District
Juvenile Enrichment through Mentoring at Mid Valley Mentors
Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration
JSYSI: Mentoring at Jackson Street Youth Shelter, Inc.
Kids Unlimited of Oregon Juntura/Connections
Lake County Youth Mentor Program at the Lake County Education Linfield College
Linfield Rise Mentoring Program
Service District
LearnLinks at Human Solutions
Lifeskills Interventions for Teens (LIFT) at the Salvation Army White Shield
Linfield College
Lions of Judah at Family Works Ministries
Lunch Buddy Program at North Clackamas Education Foundation
Lunch Buddy Program at Sweet Home School District
Mac 2 at Citizens for Safe Schools
Marathon Education Partners
Marion County Health Department’s New Solutions
Maslow Project’s Farm Hand Initiative
Mentor for Success at WINGS
The Mentoring Project
Metropolitan Family Services / Experience Corps
Metropolitan Family Services / Face to Face Project
Minds Matter of Portland, Inc.
Morrison Child and Family Services / Counter Point
Morrison Child and Family Services / Rosemont
Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program (MIKE)
Native American Youth Services (NAYA)
NCS Mentoring Program at Nixyaawii Community School
Neighborhood House / Lunch Buddy Program
Neighborhood House / North x Southwest
Northwest Education Loan Association
OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program
Open Meadow Alternative Schools
Oregon College Mentors
Oregon DeMolay
PAL Program at the Police Activities League
Pangea Project
Peer Power Youth Mentoring at Adapt
Portland OIC Mentor Program at Rosemary Anderson High School
Powerhouse Mentoring Program
Reaching and Empowering All People (REAP)
Reaching Out Mentoring Program at the Patrick McCurdy Education Foundation
Rising Stars at OMSI
The Retention Project at Warner Pacific
Rogue Valley Youth for Christ / Juvenile Justice Mentor Program
The Rose Circle Mentoring Network
School Success for Newcomers a Mentoring Program of IRCO
SE Works
SEEDS Mentoring Program at Reed College
Self-Enhancement, Inc.
Silverton Mentors / Operation Starfish
Sponsors, Inc.
Sports Buddies at Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest
Street Yoga Wellness Mentoring Program
TRiO Talent Search & Mentor Program at Chemeketa Community College
Volunteers of America Oregon
Western Oregon University Mentor Project
Whitworth Elementary School Mentor Program
Wilderness International
Y-Mentoring at the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
Yamhill County Youth and Family Program
Young Life of Wilsonville
Young Men of Awareness
Youth Build Mentoring at Community Services Consortium
Youth Progress