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Portland Schools To Start New Nonprofit, Take Over Local School Foundations

By Elizabeth Miller (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Portland Public Schools is starting a new nonprofit, The Fund for Portland Public Schools, to pull in money from philanthropic organizations. The fundraising arm of the district will also begin overseeing 42 local school foundations — a transfer from local nonprofit All Hands Raised.

 
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Portland school district will establish nonprofit to chase private donations, supplement parent foundation efforts

By Eder Campuzano (The Oregonian/OregonLive)

The Portland school district is launching a new nonprofit to manage money raised by its 42 parent foundations and chase private dollars to complement those fundraising efforts.

 
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Could angel investors save Portland's 2017 school bond projects?

By Shasta Kearns Moore (Portland Tribune)

There has traditionally been a wall between public K-12 schools and fundraising, but it’s starting to crumble.

 
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Meyer promises $185,000 for Portland schools' community relations

By Shasta Kearns Moore (Portland Tribune)

District officials hope the two-year grant for parent engagement will improve students’ academic outcomes.