PHOTOS: 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon Celebration

Jason E. Kaplan

Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon winners at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland on Oct. 3.

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The evening kicked off with a reception in one of the hotel’s splendid ballrooms.

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The awards dinner took place in the Grand Ballroom. 

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Keynote Farres Alkhaiyer, a community services fellow at Healthy Democracy, spoke of his struggles to form a nonprofit that advocates for democratic change in his home country Syria.  Alkhaiyer was subject to death threats and surveillance by the Syrian regime.

100bestnp19 124farres2Farres Alkhaiyer, community services fellow, Healthy Democracy

Our Hall of Fame award recognizes nonprofits that have been in the list for 10 years. This year’s winners are:

Cascade Health
HIV Alliance
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest
Life Flight Network
Northwest Family Services
Portland YouthBuilders
Ride Connection
Rural Development Initiatives

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The audience was on tenterhooks when the top 10 small, medium and large nonprofits were announced.

The Top 10

Small category: 

The number one small nonprofit: NTEN

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In second place in the small category: Amani Center

In third place in the small category: CASA of Jackson and Josephine Counties

Medium category: 

The number one medium nonprofit: Summit Learning Charter

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In second place in the medium category: Inclusion

In third place in the medium category: Children’s Center

Large category:

The number one large nonprofit: Baker Charter Schools

100bestnp19 179TopLargeBakerBaker Charter Schools accepts the award for the number one large best nonprofit 

In second place in the large category: Adelante Mujeres

In third place in the large category: Logos Public Charter School

Congratulations to all those nonprofits which made it into the list this year. The complete ranking of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon list is here.   

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Photos: Jason E. Kaplan

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