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

Email: charitable.activities@doj.state.or.us

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

Website: filinginoregon.com »

Internal Revenue Service

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

Website: irs.gov/charities »

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

800 NE Oregon St., Ste. 1045
Portland 97232

Phone: 971-673-0761
Website: oregon.gov/boli »

Oregon Department of Revenue

955 Center St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-2555

Phone: 503-378-4988
Website: oregon.gov/DOR »


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
  • Organizational development consulting
  • Executive transition services
  • Information and resources on nonprofit practices
  • Public policy monitoring, reporting and advocacy
  • Membership benefits and discounts

Nonprofit helpline: 503-233-9240
Toll free: 1-888-206-3076

Email: info@nonprofitoregon.org
Website: nonprofitoregon.org »

Center for Nonprofit Stewardship

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. It educates and empowers nonprofit board members in sound financial, administrative and organizational stewardship. Programs include regional training conferences, online eLearning courses, a resource library, eNewsletters and other resources.

2021 NW Grant Ave.
Corvallis, OR 97330

Phone: 541-230-1036

Email: TheCenter@nonprofitsteward.org
Website: nonprofitsteward.org »

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.

Email: NPI@pdx.edu
Website: pdx.edu/nonprofit-institute »

Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO)

WVDO is a member based organization open to anyone who engages in professional fundraising activities. This includes volunteers, board members, executive directors, grant writers and other professionals.

1220 SW Morrison St., Ste. 425
Portland, OR 97205

Phone: 503-274-1977

Email: Admin@wvdo-or.org
Website: wvdo-or.org »

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.

425 NW 10th St., Ste. 400
Portland, OR 97209

Phone: 503-226-6340

Email: Info@gosw.org
Website: gosw.org »

BoardSource

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. 650
Washington, DC 20001-4793

Phone: 1-877-892-6273

Email: Members@boardsource.org
Website: boardsource.org »