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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Article Index
2011 List: 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon
Top 33 Small Organizations
Top 33 Medium Organizations
Top 34 Large Organizations
Methodology
Alphabetical Index

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MEDIUM ORGANIZATIONS

20-49 OREGON EMPLOYEES

RANK 2011 2010 ORGANIZATION
WEBSITE
CITY SENIOR EXECUTIVE
TITLE
EMPs OR / TOTAL PURPOSE SCORE EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYER TOTAL
1 1 Full Access
fullaccess.org
Eugene Margaret Theisen
CEO
35
35
Case coordination and fiscal support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities 444.3
78.9
523.17
2 15 Ronald McDonald House Charities, OR/SW-WA
rmhcoregon.org
Portland Tom Soma
Executive Director
26
26
Provides a "home away from home" to families with ill children; supports efforts to improve pediatric health 455.3
61.9
517.16
3 NR Adelante Mujeres
adelantemujeres.org
Forest Grove Bridget Cooke
Executive Director
21
21
Education, empowerment and enterprise for low-income Latino families 451.7
63.4
515.10
4 14 Valley Credit Union
vhpecu.org
Salem Jean Wheat-Palm
President and CEO
21
21
Credit union serving the health care and postal service fields and their families 439.5
75.3
514.76
5 2 Oregon Partnership
orpartnership.org
Portland Judy Cushing
President and CEO
30
30
Ending substance abuse and suicide through five crisis lines and training and education 451.0
63.4
514.40
6 13 Ride Connection
rideconnection.org
Portland Elaine Wells
Executive Director
44
44
Provides transportation to help maintain individuals' independence in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties 440.3
71.6
511.95
7 9 Stand for Children
stand.org/or
Portland Sue Levin
Oregon Executive Director
31
120
Innovative, grassroots child advocacy to build effective local and statewide networks of grassroots advocates 427.5
75.3
502.76
8 NR Benton Hospice Service
bentonhospice.org
Corvallis Micky Shields
Executive Director
41
41
Professional, compassionate end-of-life care for patients and their families'; strives to ease suffering, protect dignity, respects choices 435.5
65.5
500.96
9 19 Our House
ourhouseofportland.org
Portland Wayne Miya
Executive Director
41
41
Provides health and housing services to people living with HIV/AIDS 437.9
61.9
499.76
10 4 Portland YouthBuilders
pybpdx.org
Portland Jill Walters
Executive Director
26
26
Offers high school completion, vocational training, leadership development, and support to very low-income youth 433.6
66.0
499.58
11 6 Northwest Family Services
nwfs.org
Portland Rose Fuller
Executive Director
40
40
Services and programs in English and Spanish from professional counseling to job readiness and more 435.4
63.9
499.32
12 10 Northwest Housing Alternatives
nwhousing.org
Milwaukie Martha McLennan
Executive Director
27
27
Affordable housing and homeless services 422.6
75.8
498.37
13 NR National Indian Child Welfare Association
nicwa.org
Portland Terry L. Cross
Executive Director
20
20
Technical assistance, training, information dissemination, and advocacy in the field of Indian child welfare 422.7
68.6
491.26
14 18 JOIN
joinpdx.com
Portland Marc Jolin
Executive Director
23
23
Homeless street outreach and housing 424.3
66.0
490.28
15 27 Saving Grace
saving-grace.org
Bend Janet Huerta
Executive Director
25
25
Domestic violence and sexual assault agency with seven offices in three Central Oregon counties 417.5
70.6
488.12
16 18 HIV Alliance
hivalliance.org
Eugene Diane Lang
Executive Director
27
27
Supports those living with HIV/AIDS and prevents new infections 419.5
67.0
486.51
17 17 Raphael House of Portland
raphaelhouse.com
Portland Teri Lorenzen
Executive Director
31
31
Domestic violence prevention and intervention 421.7
61.3
483.04
18 1 Providence Federal Credit Union
providencecu.org
Milwaukie Shirley Cate
President and CEO
21
22
Credit union financial services 396.1
83.0
479.09
19 NR Clackamas Women's Services
cwsor.org
Oregon City Melissa Erlbaum
Executive Director
24
24
Domestic and sexual violence agency 424.0
54.6
478.64
20 NR Sponsors Inc.
sponsorsinc.org
Eugene Paul Solomon
Executive Director
20
20
Re-entry services for people with criminal histories including transitional, long-term and permanent housing 408.9
68.6
477.46
21 NR Our United Villages
ourunitedvillages.org
Portland Shane Endicott
Executive Director
32
32
Convenes, consults and acts as a catalyst for local grassroots community-building efforts 416.1
55.7
471.77
22 NR Children's Cancer Association
joyrx.org
Portland Regina Ellis
Founder and CEO
21
21
Music and mentoring programs to chronically and critically ill children 396.0
73.2
469.20
23 29 Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Inc.
pcrihome.org
Portland Maxine Fitzpatrick
Executive Director
27
27
Affordable housing and associated services that provide family stability, self-sufficiency and resident wealth creation 402.9
64.9
467.85
24 NR Oregon Medical Association
theoma.org
Portland Joanne K. Bryson
Executive Director
21
21
Physician membership association 399.6
67.5
467.13
25 NR St. Andrew Legal Clinic
salcgroup.org
Portland Joel Overlund
Executive Director
30
30
Low-cost legal services for families and nonprofits 410.3
54.1
464.42
26 NR Friends of Trees
friendsoftrees.org
Portland Scott Fogarty
Executive Director
20
20
Tree planting and community building 406.0
58.2
464.25
27 8 Growing Tree Children's Center
thegrowingtree.org
Bend Tammy Rundle
Executive Director
24
24
Year-round early childhood education 408.9
53.6
462.51
28 33 Sunstone Montessori School
sunstonemontessori.org
Portland Cathy Newman
Head of School
23
23
Preschool and elementary Montessori school 403.3
54.6
457.94
29 NR SMART (Start Making A Reader Today)
getsmartoregon.org
Portland Chris Otis
Executive Director
34
34
Recruits thousands of volunteers to read one-on-one with children in pre-K through 3rd grade who need literacy support 392.9
61.9
454.76
30 28 Rural Development Initiatives
rdiinc.org
Eugene Craig A Smith
Executive Director
28
28
Builds leadership networks and rural communities 383.7
70.6
454.32
31 NR Hacienda CDC
haciendacdc.org
Portland Victor Merced
Executive Director
31
31
Housing and social services for low-income Hispanics 389.0
63.4
452.40
32 22 Children's Relief Nursery
crn4kids.org
Portland Lisa Wiebe
Executive Director
28
28
Child abuse and neglect prevention 385.3
66.0
451.28
33 9 Travel Oregon
traveloregon.com
Salem Todd Davidson
CEO
27
27
Tourism promotion for the state of Oregon 369.4
81.4
450.84


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