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.


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.


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.


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.