We work to make Oregon's poorest communities places where everyone can earn, learn, and belong.
As a community development corporation in Oregon, we serve as a hub or backbone to provide ladders for climbing from poverty into prosperity. Our work improves health outcomes, integrates faith-based and family service programs, creates public-private partnerships, expands the supply of economical housing, and encourages and assists commercial development.
A place for everyone to learn, earn and belong in Oregon’s most under-invested and diverse community.
Harnessing capital for social good in opportunity zones in Oregon.
East County Housing manages properties, coordinates services, and advocates for housing system change in East Multnomah County.
A network that builds sustainable food systems in East Multnomah County.
Increasing health outcomes in East Multnomah County and Oregon’s most underserved communities
Connecting entrepreneurs to mentors, money, and markets.
Oregon has more income inequality than most states. If Multnomah County were a state, the West side would be the second wealthiest state in America and the East side would be the second poorest.
View our financials and annual reports for a deeper look into our history, how we work and how we are funded.
We work intentionally with members of Oregon's underserved communities to solve systems-level issues with systems-level solutions.
The Rockwood Identity Atlas is a 100-page report detailing statistics on Rockwood's history, housing, demographics, families, jobs, community, and health.
Join our mailing list and stay up-to-date on service opportuntites, investment opportunities and updates about our work