NAO will be closed from Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 for an all staff retreat. If you need to reach us please email or leave a voicemail at 503-239-4001. We will monitor messages while we are out, but may not be able to respond before we return to our regular work schedule on Monday, Dec. 5 at 9:00 a.m.

Open Letter: A Message to Oregon Nonprofits

To all of the nonprofit leaders that encouraged your staff, board, volunteers, and program participants to vote yesterday, I would like to congratulate and thank you. As Oregonians, we elected hundreds of officials, from local school board members, city commissioners, state and federal representatives and senators, to our Governor, and all the way up to the President of the United States. Oregon nonprofits play an ever-increasing and critical role in our communities and must play a central role in bringing people together. Learn more.


Independent Sector's United for Charity

In early 2016, Independent Sector commissioned research to understand American voter perception of the charitable sector. The research, which included two voter focus groups as well as a national phone survey of 1,300 voters, is summarized in a new report, United for Charity. Learn more.