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Digest for April 5, 2010

Digest Contents:

Call for Participants
Internship Program Coordinator
Catholic Campaign for Human Development Accepting Applications for Community Organizing Grants
Nonprofit Training | Foundation & Corporate Grant Strategies
Make Jewelry from Recycled Building Materials at a ReBuilding Center Workshop
Reminder: Foundation Fundraising: An Introductory Course


Call for Participants

CREATIVE PERFORMANCE LAB at Polaris Contemporary Dance Center (1501 SW Taylor)

Come dance with us! No experience necessary!

Sundays 4-6pm beginning April 11th

Workshop culminates with two public performances on June 4th and 5th

$100, pre-registration required

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Jobs & Internships

Internship Program Coordinator

Primary Function: Development and Coordination of Pathfinders Internship Program. Location: Center for Family Success (Rockwood/Gresham) and Pathfinder Academy (St. John’s) Reports to: Training and Internship Manager Hours: 32 per week. Compensation: $32,000 - $36,000/ yr, Depending on qualifications Benefits: Medical, vacation, sick leave, short term disability, as well as others. Send resumes to: [email protected]

This position works closely with the Training and Internship Manager, Community Program Managers, interns, and with other program delivery staff to support programs delivered by interns for justice involved parents in a variety of goal-oriented activities through the process of parent education and advocacy as defined by the agency.

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Nonprofit News

Catholic Campaign for Human Development Accepting Applications for Community Organizing Grants

Local Catholic Campaign for Human Development Community Organizing Grant Applications due Thursday April 15th.

CCHD Local Grants fund grassroots community organizations that focus on the systemic causes of poverty, and who address institutional change, not just individual change. People living in poverty must have the dominant voice in the organization; leadership development must be available to all low-income participants.

Past projects include: -electronic Know Your Rights resources for the homeless community -cultural support circles for Latina workers in Astoria -accessible voting for the blind in Eugene -organic farms for immigrant workers

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Nonprofit Training | Foundation & Corporate Grant Strategies


TACS Workshop | Fund Development & Marketing


Presenter: Rick Levine, Grant Writer, Trainer, and Consultant


DATE: April 8, 2010

TIME: 8:30 - 4:00 p.m.

COST: $165.00 General Admission, $148.50 NAO Nonprofit Member

LOCATION: Ecotrust Conference Center; 721 NW 9th Avenue; Portland, Oregon 97209


Learn more about the Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO) at http://www.tacs.org/nonprofit_association_of_oregon.

Register now at: http://www.tacs.org/training/workshops/fund_development_marketing/foundation_and_corporate_grant_strategies_2.



Participants will learn:

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Make Jewelry from Recycled Building Materials at a ReBuilding Center Workshop


Jewelry Making with Reclaimed Materials Workshop:


Design and craft jewelry from reclaimed materials in this three day workshop.  Participants will search The ReBuilding Center warehouse for reclaimed items to transform into pieces of jewelry. Fundamentals of jewelry making techniques and tool use will be covered.


Monday April 19, 6-8pm, Saturday April 24 and Sunday April 25, 11am-5pm

Tuition: $90

Register in advance at TRC cashier’s counter or online at www.rebuildingcenter.org/education/classes/   

Email [email protected] for more information.



Emily Krafft

ReFind Furniture Specialist &

Education Coordinator

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Reminder: Foundation Fundraising: An Introductory Course

WHEN: Thursday, May 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check-in and coffee: 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.

WHERE: Ecotrust Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center 721 NW 9th Avenue (9th and Johnson) Portland, OR

$125.00 per person

Presented by C. Davis Fischer, Foundation Center - San Francisco

Register for this event at: http://foundationcenter.org/marketplace/catalog/product_training.jhtml?id=prod2900005&navCount=1&navAction=push

COURSE DESCRIPTION: For nonprofits who are new to foundation fundraising.

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