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2010 List of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon

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Articles - October 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Article Index
2010 List of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon
Top 33 Large Organizations
Top 33 Medium Organizations
Top 34 Small Organizations
Category Winners, Methodology, Alphabetical Index

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Here is the list of the 2010 33 Best Large Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon. Oregon Business launched this list project to recognize nonprofits as key businesses critical to the economic health of the state, employing hundreds of thousands of Oregonians. This specially designed survey, which was inspired by the 100 Best Companies list project, was comprised of an employee questionnaire and an independent assessment of the employer’s workplace practices.

RANK 2010 2009 ORGANIZATION
WEBSITE
CITY SENIOR EXECUTIVE
TITLE
EMPLOYEES OR/WW PURPOSE SCORE EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYER TOTAL
1 1 Susan G. Komen for the Cure, OR/SW-WA
komenoregon.org
Portland Christine M. McDonald
Executive Director
13
595
To save lives and end breast cancer by empowering people, ensuring quality care and energizing science 455.2
75.5
530.72
2 4 Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon
orwish.org
Portland Andrew Asato
Executive Director
14
750
Granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions 418.8
74.0
492.76
3 11 Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst
maryswoods.com
Lake Oswego Ed Mawe
Executive Director
224
224
Continuing care retirement community 406.3
75.5
481.82
4 3 Oregon Research Institute
ori.org
Eugene Cynthia Guinn
Executive Director
250
275
Human behavior research 398.7
79.7
478.39
5 4 REACH Community Development
reachcdc.org
Portland Dee Walsh
Executive Director
78
78
Develops and manages affordable housing and provides support services to residents 401.8
71.4
473.15
6 NR Oregonians Credit Union
ofcu.com
Milwaukie Chuck Garner
CEO
75
75
Credit union 398.0
67.2
465.19
7 19 United Cerebral Palsy of OR & SW-WA
acommunity
foreveryone.org
Portland Bud Thoune
Executive Director
126
126
Developmental disability advocate and service provider 395.4
65.1
460.50
8 NR Open Meadow Alternative Schools
openmeadow.org
Portland Andrew Mason
Executive Director
90
90
To educate youth in small, relationship-based programs that emphasize personal responsibility, academics and service 388.0
69.8
457.79
9 NR Stand for Children Leadership Center
standleadership
center.org
Portland Jonah Edelman
CEO
34
85
To help ordinary people become effective citizen leaders who use our democratic process to improve the lives of children 385.9
70.3
456.21
10 31 Family Building Blocks
familybuilding
blocks.org
Salem Sue Miller
Executive Director
75
75
Relief nursery for high-risk families with children 6 weeks to 5 years old in Marion and Polk counties 391.2
57.3
448.49
11 NR Cedar Mill Community Library Association
cedarmill.plinkit.org
Portland Peter Leonard
Executive Director
80
80
Public library 378.5
68.2
446.73
12 13 Metropolitan Family Service
metfamily.org
Portland Krista Larson
Executive Director
80
80
Provides after-school enrichment programs, parent education, older and adult support services 370.9
74.5
445.38
13 20 Rose Villa Senior Living
rosevilla.org
Portland Vassar Byrd
CEO
116
116
Continuing care retirement community 385.4
59.9
445.30
14 10 Pentagon Federal Credit Union
penfed.org
Eugene Kevyn Myers
SVP, Regional Svc. Center, Ops.
320
1200
Credit union 365.7
72.9
438.62
15 NR Life Flight Network
lifeflight.org
Aurora Mike Griffiths
CEO
93
141
Emergency air medical services 364.4
73.4
437.84
16 NR Dallas Retirement Village
dallasretirement
village.com
Dallas David K. Parrett
Executive Director
270
270
Senior health care and housing services 367.4
69.8
437.19
17 7 Outside In
outsidein.org
Portland Kathy Oliver
Executive Director
140
140
Housing employment, education and medical care for homeless youth 372.8
64.1
436.86
18 29 Shangri-La Corporation
shangrilacorp.org
Salem Jan Kral
CEO
400
400
Housing, employment, training and supports for people with disabilities or disadvantages 357.0
71.9
428.87
19 NR Community Connection of NE Oregon
ccno.org
La Grande Margaret Davidson
Executive Director
85
85
Self-sufficiency, transportation, housing, food and senior services 374.3
53.7
427.95
20 NR Living Opportunities
livingopps.org
Medford Roger Hassenpflug
CEO
150
150
Helps people with developmental disabilities work, live, play and follow their dreams 363.8
63.0
426.82
21 14 Cascade Health Solutions
cascadehealth.org
Eugene Cheryl Boyum
CEO
136
136
Home health, hospice, occupational medicine and community wellness 357.4
66.7
424.07
22 NR Mercy Corps
mercycorps.org
Portland Neal Keny-Guyer
CEO
153
3,700
International relief and development 351.5
71.9
423.37
23 NR ColumbiaCare Services
columbiacare.org
Medford Robert C. Beckett
Executive Director/President
168
169
Promotes mental health and welfare by developing a progressive regional system of behavioral heath care facilities, programs 351.3
69.3
420.57
24 9 Impact Northwest
impactnw.org
Portland Susan I. Stoltenberg
Executive Director
130
130
Serves low-income infants, youth and seniors in Multnomah, Clark, Washington and Clackamas counties 348.7
65.6
414.32
25 NR Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
mwvcaa.org
Salem Teresa K. Cox
Executive Director
150
150
Services to address, alleviate and eliminate poverty 349.6
62.5
412.10
26 NR United Community Action Network
ucancap.org
Roseburg Michael Fieldman
Executive Director
204
204
Food bank, housing, fuel assis., Head Start, weatherization, case mgmt., transitions, RSVP, VISTA, AmeriCorps, etc. 344.0
65.1
409.10
27 23 The Nature Conservancy
nature.org/oregon
Portland Russ Hoeflich
VP and State Director
83
3,800
Protects, restores and manages important habitats and natural areas 338.5
69.8
408.29
28 24 Partnerships in Community Living Inc.
pclpartnership.org
Monmouth Zellee Allen
Executive Director
650
650
Provides residential and employment services to people with developmental disabilities 338.2
67.7
405.91
29 NR Human Solutions
humansolutions.org
Portland Jean DeMaster
Executive Director
82
82
Helps low-income and homeless families and individuals in Mid and East Multnomah County achieve self-sufficiency 338.6
60.9
399.54
30 27 Oregon Humane Society
oregonhumane.org
Portland Sharon Harmon
Executive Director
120
120
Humane treatment of animals with shelter, adoption, training and medical services 337.5
61.5
398.96
31 NR La Salle Catholic College Preparatory
lshigh.org
Milwaukie Denise L. Jones
President
79
79
Co-ed, Catholic college prep high school 335.2
63.5
398.74
32 8 Leukemia & Lymphoma Soc., OR/SW-WA/ID/MT
lls.org/oswim
Portland Sarah C. Varner
Executive Director
12
1,000
Helping patients with blood cancers live better, longer lives through research, education, financial aid and other services 327.2
69.3
396.47
33 NR NeighborImpact
neighborimpact.org
Redmond Sharon Miller
Executive Director
180
180
Serves the economically disadvantaged of Central Oregon through advocacy, community education and delivery of services 330.9
65.1
396.00


 

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