Mission: “Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children birth through third grade.”
advocacy for high quality learning programs and support from birth, supporting parents and communities to be engaged in their children’s learning, promoting healthy communities by integrating health linkages with schools.
1411 SW Morrison St. #205 Portland, OR 97205
Year Established: 2004
Mission: “Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children pre-birth through third grade.”
-Early education that supports Ready for School’s campaign.
-Advises lawmakers, government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and others on best practices.
-10 year demonstration project designed to influence policy and practice at all levels.
1411 SW Morrison St., Suite 205
Portland, Oregon 97205 USA
Year Established: 2010
Mission: “The mission of Children First for Oregon is to make long-term, systemic change by advocating for policies and programs that keep children healthy and safe, and strengthen families.”
Uses research, public education, and policy initiatives to speak to decision-makers, the media, and local communities on behalf of Oregon’s children and families.
1209 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97214
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14914 Portland, OR 97293
Year Established: 1991
Mission: Northwest Health Foundation seeks to advance, support, and promote health in Oregon and southwest Washington.
-Grants: provide grants to organizations that encourage conditions that enable everyone to live healthy and prosperous lives.
-Community Buildling-brings various groups together to work toward common health goals.
-Advocacy-pursue policies that improve the health of the region.
221 NW Second Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97209
Year Established: 1997