Founded in 1989, Neighborhood Partnerships (NP) began as small fund that teamed up with other local foundations to provide grants to neighborhood-based organizations. With the vision of bringing corporations and neighborhoods together to create long-term, lasting change, NP grew with … Continue Reading
Give Voice to Portland. This Edward R. Murrow award-winning news series features podcast conversations about important public service work being done in our community. A free media platform for local thought leaders, community-based organizations and activists.
Northwest Children’s Theater and School aims to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of their young audiences. Home to one of the largest theater schools on the west coast, NWCT produces five main stage performances every year.
Over 35% of adults over 40 in the U.S. suffer experience vestibular dysfunction during their lives, going on to later develop chronic vestibular disorders. These disorders develop when the inner ear and brain that process sensory information are damaged. Vestibular … Continue Reading
There’s no quick fix in beating the cycle of poverty. Providing long-term, sustainable solutions for homeless women and their children, Second Step Housing (SSH) empowers families to overcome financial and social barriers to a better quality of life.
Identifying the … Continue Reading
Innovation Law Lab aims to ensure our legal system is working fairly and hopes to bring an end to the mass incarceration and deportation of immigrant communities of color. Their guiding principle is simple: Every case that should win, does … Continue Reading
African Road works to lift entire communities out of extreme poverty by partnering with local change makers through collaborative project development and strategic funding. Founded in 2010 by Lori Marten and Kelly Bean, the organization aims to create long-term change … Continue Reading
As part of its support for Portland Radio Project, Premier Mortgage Resources has chosen Zeb’s Wish Equine Sanctuary for this week’s nonprofit spotlight on Community Voices.
The future is now. The creative minds of the future are on the rise. This week at Portland Radio Project we dig into the archives to feature nonprofit Friends of Noise as part of our award-winning Community Voices series.
The … Continue Reading
At Bridge Meadows, strength is grounded in community. Operating under the idea that we all have something to offer, this group of intergenerational living communities offer a place of permanence and purpose for foster youth, adoptive families and elder … Continue Reading
The great Victor Borge once said, “Laughter is the closest distance between two people.” Comedy has been the backbone of many communities for centuries. The community of Portland is no different. Curious Comedy Theater has been showcasing some of Portland’s … Continue Reading
The Portland performing arts scene is a vital staple of the city’s ecosystem. Every functioning ecosystem needs nourishment in order to thrive. Isinglass is a Portland non-profit that is committed to improving the health of all elements in Portland’s ecosystem, … Continue Reading
Exceed Enterprises is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing vocational and personal development services to people with disabilities in the Portland metropolitan area. The organization was founded in 1968, and offers a wide variety of rehabilitation services, personal services, and … Continue Reading
The City of Portland has a national reputation as one of the most sustainability minded spaces in the country. This commitment to sustainability is evident in the dozens of greenspaces scattered across the city. Friends of Gateway Green is a … Continue Reading
Visibility. Education. Celebration. Those three words represent the mission of Pride NW.
Inclusion is a vital component of a healthy functioning democracy. Voters from all communities deserve the opportunity to participate in shaping the policies that impact their lives.
What if fighting illiteracy began with something as simple as getting a book in the right kid’s hands?
Ever had a paint job done at your house? If so, you’ll be familiar with what it entails – taped-up windows, shrouded furniture, the caustic smell of wet paint…and an annoying array of half-used paint cans.
Extra paint is handy … Continue Reading
If, like me, you’re born into a musical family, it’s inevitable that an instrument or two ends up in your hands. And something about the junction between music and mastery, performance and play, teaches us to grow into better, more … Continue Reading
The future is now. The creative minds of the future are on the rise.
The identity of a community is often represented through its creative culture. The empowerment that comes from creative expression is a vital component to all communities.