We’re Moving!

After more than twelve years in the Jeffrey Center, Neighborhood Partnerships is relocating to new offices on July 11, 2011 to the Board of Trade Building on Southwest Fourth Avenue between Southwest Stark and Oak Streets.  We will be setting up our telephone and computer systems (including email) during the week of July 11.  If […]

Save the Date! Rebuilding the Path of Opportunity

Save the Date for Rebuilding the Path of Opportunity: An Oregon Asset Builders’ Conference. The conference will take place at the Oregon Garden on November 9 and 10, 2011. Early bird registration – for just $90 per person – will open on August 1.  Starting August 1, check http://ida.neighborhoodpartnerships.org for registration information and additional details […]

Partner Spotlight: Street Roots

This year, the Housing Alliance gained a new member: Street Roots.  Street Roots is the newspaper sold by, and occasionally written by folks who are homeless.  We are thrilled to have Street Roots as a member and partner. While they are most known for their paper and their vendors across town who sell the newspaper, […]

Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative Announces Supplemental Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Oregon IDA Initiative, a project of Neighborhood Partnerships (NP) in conjunction with Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS), is pleased to announce a supplemental 2011 Request for Proposals for innovative applications to provide IDAs to underserved communities in Oregon.  Approximately $1 million will be awarded to competitive applicants in grant amounts ranging from $100,000 […]

Partner Spotlight: Northeast Oregon Economic Development District

“Growing Business; Strengthening Communities” sums up the mission of the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District (NEOEDD).  NEOEDD is an Individual Development Account (IDA) provider and NP partner serving Baker, Union and Wallowa counties in Northeast Oregon.  Lisa Dawson is the Executive Director of NEOEDD and a native of the Wallowa Valley. In addition to offering […]

Homelessness Increases Again In Oregon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 26, 2011 For More Information: Alison McIntosh (503) 816-2882 HOMELESSNESS INCREASES AGAIN, DESPITE FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDS Homelessness has increased in Oregon again.  The State of Oregon Department of Housing and Community Services released the annual Point In Time Counts yesterday, showing homelessness has increased 29% since the count conducted in 2009, […]

Join Us for the Oregon Thrives General Meeting

Please Join Us! Oregon Thrives General Meeting Please join us on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem Church at 5090 Center Street NE, Salem, OR 97317 from 2 – 4 pm for the Oregon Thrives General Meeting. Oregon Thrives is a coalition of organizations and agencies working together to create […]

Neighborhood Partnerships is Hiring!

Neighborhood Partnerships is in the process of hiring a Fiscal and Program Assistant! We are a dynamic, innovative, statewide nonprofit seeking a motivated person to provide quality bookkeeping, donor relations support, and data management to our Accountant and Program Staff.  Neighborhood Partnerships is looking for someone who is detail-oriented, accurate, computer savvy, and a team […]

Write a Letter to the Editor Today!

How long has it been since you’ve written a Letter to the Editor?  Now is a great time to write a letter to the editor—last weekend saw two great editorials, one by the Oregonian Editorial Board, and the other by the Co-Chairs of the Human Services Coalition of Oregon about Oregon’s budget and our need […]