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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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MEDIUM ORGANIZATIONS

25-74 employees worldwide

Here is the list of the 2010 Top 33 Medium 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 list survey 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 NR Full Access
fullaccess.org
Eugene Margaret Theisen
CEO
35
35
Case coordination for adults with developmental disabilities 423.4
78.1
501.52
2 24 Oregon Partnership
orpartnership.org
Portland Judy Cushing
President and CEO
25
25
Prevention education in schools, substance abuse and suicide crisis lines, and public policy advocacy on substance abuse 415.3
64.6
479.88
3 5 Children’s Nursing Specialties
wecelebratekids.com
Portland Barbara Wood
Executive Director
26
26
Home-based nursing for medically fragile children and young adults 413.5
64.1
477.56
4 3 Portland YouthBuilders
pybpdx.org
Portland Jill Walters
Executive Director
30
30
Alternative high school offering vocational training and leadership development 407.7
68.8
476.45
5 18 The Freshwater Trust
thefreshwater
trust.org
Portland Joe S. Whitworth
President
30
30
Freshwater restoration, conservation and education 401.2
67.7
468.91
6 8 Northwest Family Services
nwfs.org
Portland Rose Fuller
Executive Director
40
40
Youth and family skill-based prevention services 405.6
58.9
464.45
7 NR DePaul Industries
depaulindustries.com
Portland David W. Shaffer
CEO
48
52
Finds work opportunities for people with disabilities 393.0
68.2
461.23
8 11 Growing Tree Children’s Center
thegrowingtree.org
Bend Tammy Rundle
Executive Director
25
25
Early childhood education 401.8
55.7
457.53
9 19 Oregon Tourism Commission
traveloregon.com
Salem Todd Davidson
CEO
27
27
Tourism promotion for the state of Oregon 380.0
77.1
457.08
10 10 Northwest Housing Alternatives
nwhousing.org
Milwaukie Martha McLennan
Executive Director
25
25
Builds and rehabilitates affordable housing for low-income seniors, families and people with special needs 390.5
66.2
456.65
11 16 Sisters Of The Road
sistersoftheroad.org
Portland Monica Beemer
Executive Director
27
27
Builds relationships and alleviates the hunger of isolation while seeking systemic solutions to homelessness and poverty 391.2
63.5
454.74
12 NR South Coast Business Employment Corp.
scbec.org
Coos Bay JJ McLeod
CEO
60
60
Builds capacity and ensures long-term success of skilled employees, well-run businesses and organizations 385.8
66.7
452.47
13 14 Ride Connection
rideconnection.org
Portland Elaine Wells
Executive Director
37
37
Collaborates with network of service providers to strengthen the region’s current transportation services 387.3
64.1
451.36
14 24 Bonneville Environmental Foundation
b-e-f.org
Portland Margie Gardner
CEO
28
29
Pioneers entrepreneurial solutions to remedy the Earth’s most pressing energy and water issues 380.6
69.3
449.87
15 6 Childpeace Montessori School
childpeace.org
Portland Sue Pritzker
Head of School
50
50
Private Montessori School for toddlers through 8th grade 380.5
68.2
448.73
16 17 Community Counseling Solutions
communitycounseling
solutions.org
Heppner Kimberly Lindsay
Executive Director
57
57
Provides outpatient mental health and addictions services, prevention and developmental disability services, etc. 386.3
62.0
448.28
17 23 Raphael House of Portland
raphaelhouse.com
Portland Teri Lorenzen
Executive Director
26
26
Provides emergency domestic violence shelter, crisis line, transitional housing and educational outreach 391.1
56.8
447.87
18 33 HIV Alliance
hivalliance.org
Eugene Diane Lang
Executive Director
26
26
Supporting individuals living with HIV/AIDS and preventing new HIV infections 380.9
66.7
447.57
19 12 Our House
ourhouseofportland.org
Portland Wayne Miya
Executive Director
40
40
Health care, housing and other services for people living with HIV/AIDS 383.3
62.5
445.80
20 NR Ashland Supportive Housing
ashlandash.org
Ashland Sue Crader
Executive Director
38
38
Housing and direct care support for people with developmental disabilities 388.6
54.2
442.77
21 NR Pearl Buck Center
pearlbuckcenter.com
Eugene Jan Aho
Executive Director
70
70
Provides vocational, recreational and educational programs to those affected by disabilities 379.7
59.9
439.60
22 26 Children’s Relief Nursery
crn4kids.org
Portland Chris Otis
Executive Director
26
26
Child abuse and neglect prevention 382.3
54.2
436.47
23 NR Artz Center for Developmental Health & Audiology
artzcenter.org
Portland Allyson Goodwyn-Craine
Executive Director
49
49
Comprehensive developmental health services for children, as well as lifelong hearing health services 371.2
59.9
431.10
24 NR The Next Door Inc.
nextdoorinc.org
Hood River Janet Hamada
Executive Director
54
54
Prevention and treatment services for children and families 365.8
65.1
430.90
25 33 Worksystems Inc.
worksystems.org
Portland Andrew McGough
Executive Director
32
32
Invests in skill development activities for unemployed/underemployed adults and disconnected youth 355.3
73.4
428.74
26 NR United Way of Lane County
unitedwaylane.org
Springfield Priscilla J. Gould
Executive Director
25
25
Creates opportunities for a good life for all in the areas of education, income and health 364.2
63.5
427.74
27 13 Saving Grace
saving-grace.org
Bend Janet Huerta
Executive Director
24
27
Domestic violence and sexual assault agency with 7 offices in 3 Central Oregon Counties 353.7
74.0
427.66
28 NR Rural Development Initiatives Inc.
rdiinc.org
Eugene Craig A Smith
Executive Director
26
26
Leadership training, facilitation and planning 354.8
68.8
423.55
29 NR Blanchet Catholic School
blanchet
catholicschool.com
Salem Charles E. Lee
President
50
50
Education of grades 6 through 12 364.6
55.7
420.33
30 15 CORIL
coril.org
Bend Jim Lee
Executive Director
30
30
Provides services to people with disabilities to maximize levels of independence, productivity and community inclusion 370.9
46.4
417.25
31 NR Friendly House Inc.
friendlyhouseinc.org
Portland Vaune Albanese
Executive Director
42
42
Neighborhood center and social service agency for children, families, adults and seniors 356.1
60.4
416.52
32 NR Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East
habitat
portlandmetro.org
Portland Steve Messinetti
Executive Director
30
30
Homeownership for low-income families 352.8
61.5
414.26
33 NR Cascade AIDS Project
cascadeaids.org
Portland Michael Kaplan
Executive Director
47
47
AIDS service organization, with housing, prevention, education, advocacy, and other support services 344.9
68.2
413.13


 

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