Useful Links for Directors

Government Agencies of Interest to Nonprofits

Oregon Department of Justice, Charitable Activities Section

100 SW Market St.
Portland, OR 97201-5702

Phone: 971-673-1880
Fax: 971-673-1882
TDD: 503-378-5938


Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, Corporation Division

Public Service Building
255 Capitol St. NE, Ste. 151
Salem, OR 97310-1327

Phone: 503-986-2200
Fax: 503-378-4381

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Internal Revenue Service

Phone: 1-877-829-5500 for technical assistance
Phone: 1-800-829-1040 for forms

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Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

800 NE Oregon St., Ste. 1045
Portland 97232

Phone: 971-673-0761
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Oregon Department of Revenue

955 Center St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-2555

Phone: 503-378-4988
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Organizations Providing Information and Assistance to Charities

Nonprofit Association of Oregon

The Nonprofit Association of Oregon is a statewide network of nonprofits, foundations, business partners and individuals dedicated to supporting Oregon’s nonprofit sector. It offers:

  • Training, workshops, webinars and conferences
  • Information and resources on nonprofit practices
  • Public policy monitoring, reporting and advocacy
  • Membership benefits and discounts

Nonprofit helpline: 503-239-4001

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The Nonprofit Institute at Portland State University

The Nonprofit Institute offers a wide variety of consulting, research and professional development programs for individuals and organizations looking to grow.

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The People’s Nonprofit Accelerator

The People’s Nonprofit Accelerator (The Accelerator), formerly Willamette Valley Development Professionals (WVDO), provides affordable and accessible, education and training for the nonprofit sector seeking support in fundraising, executive leadership, board development, and personnel management.

2203 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 503-274-1977

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Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington is a network of funders working to promote effective philanthropy and improve the health and vitality of communities it serves.

PO Box 6381
Portland, OR 97208

Phone: 503-226-6340

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BoardSource is a national organization working to strengthen nonprofit board leadership. It offers performance assessments, coaching and consulting, training and other resources for nonprofits of every size and focus.

750 9th St. NW, Ste. 520
Washington, DC 20001-4590

Phone: 1-877-892-6273

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