Mission, Vision & Values
NeighborImpact supports people and strengthens communities.
Within 10 years (by January 2024), NeighborImpact will be:
The region’s leading organization for providing, food, energy assistance and
emergency housing to those in need.
The region’s leading provider of preschool readiness for children and families living in poverty.
The region’s leading sponsor of homeownership counseling and related services, including financial coaching and lending activity.
Known as a change agent promoting not just resource availability but also opportunities for self‐empowerment.
A valued service‐delivery partner of federal, state and local government and other nonprofits, regional and statewide.
The leading resource for information and expertise regarding the presence of poverty in Central Oregon and needed strategies and inputs to alleviate it.
Recognized as an agency which provides services across the income spectrum, not just to low‐income households.
Physically present and robust in service delivery in all three Central Oregon counties and the region's six major cities.
A community‐supported organization, receiving at least 10 percent of its annual operating funding from individual donors, foundation and corporate support.
Recognized as preferred employer.
Recognized as a financially responsible steward of public and private resources.
NeighborImpact is guided by the following core values in its interaction withclients, the community and within the organization:
Respect for the dignity of all people, regardless of social condition;
Compassion for those in need;
Preferred partner for other organizations and government;
High accountability and transparency in our financial management practices;
Excellence and best practice in service delivery, governance, and employment practices;
Integrity in our dealings with clients, funders, the public and our employees;
Leadership in the field of poverty alleviation;
Oriented toward change, urging those we serve seek out opportunities for self‐help to
the best of their abilities;
Responsive, Entrepreneurial and Flexible in responding to community needs;
Technologically proficient and good stewards of facilities entrusted to our care.
"Thanks to NeighborImpact, my children have a place to sleep and do homework"