Stay Informed: Oregon’s Nonprofit Sector

Across the state, local nonprofit organizations are working every day to strengthen communities, provide critical services, and advance equality and opportunity for all. They play a vital role in building healthy communities and improving people’s lives, and they are tackling problems we all want addressed like hunger, domestic violence, drop-out prevention, and college access. In addition to improving communities, the nonprofit sector cultivates incredible impact…

CNS Awarded Grant to Support Rural Board Service

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship received a grant from The Ford Family Foundation to uncover barriers to and opportunities for rural board service.  How many times have you heard someone say “It’s the same couple of people serving on the same boards”? One of the chief concerns that emerged from our 2017 client survey—and something that we hear from our rural clients regularly—is an increase in…

Big News: Do twice the good with one donation!

Robert and Susan Poole committed a $25,000 challenge gift to CNS! Outgoing board members Robert and Susan Poole recently decided to celebrate their longtime tenure on the CNS board of directors with an astonishing gift! They have pledged to donate $25,000 to CNS—if we can raise $25,000 in matching gifts. This tremendous and kindhearted gift shows the continued confidence the Pooles have in our mission…

About the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship

Our programs and services help nonprofits seeking knowledge and resources to build on their strengths and improve their effectiveness. Nonprofit organizations play a vital role in building healthy communities and improving people’s lives. At the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship, we know that when nonprofits thrive, communities thrive! The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship (CNS) is a 501(c)3 organization that works to develop more high-quality nonprofit leaders, improve organizational…