Our goal is to provide the community with fundraising tools that empower confidence and help strengthen relationships with donors. We thrive on sharing ideas and experiences. Below are resources and partners that are offering programs, events, blogs or services to assist nonprofits in best practices.
AFP (American Fundraising Professionals)
For 50 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. Learn more about AFP, its activities and people, and how you can be involved. AFP event calendar.
Business for Culture and the Arts
Connecting business and the arts.
Emerald Valley Development Association
GPA (Grant Professionals Association)
GPA helps you do your job better whether you work in education, government, the nonprofit sector or private enterprise. If you have an interest in and commitment to the grants profession and the philanthropic community we serve, GPA is for you.
Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington
NAO (Nonprofit Association of Oregon)
The mission of the Nonprofit Association of Oregon is to strengthen the collective voice, leadership, and capacity of nonprofits to enrich the lives of all Oregonians.
Nonprofit Network of SW Washington
Northwest Planned Giving Roundtable
Portland Business Alliance
The Portland Business Alliance is Greater Portland's Chamber of Commerce and is the voice of business in the region, with more than 1700 member companies.
Portland Society Page
PCC Institute of Fundraising and Grant Writing with WVDO
Build the skills to successfully raise funds and write grants for worthy projects and organizations. Every student registered in a PCC Institute class will receive 3 free months of membership with WVDO. PDF of Student Benefits
PSU - Center for Public Policy
Regional Arts and Culture Council
University of Portland - Masters in Nonprofit Management
Vision Action Network (VAN) and WVDO presents a Workshop Series for Washington Country Nonprofits
VAN is a private nonprofit organization committed to the promotion and support of collaborative community-based problem solving. Part of our work involves promoting and supporting relationship-building, partnerships and collaboration to ensure solutions are sustainable and that the culture of working together in Washington County thrives. 2015 Workshop Calendar