By Design was created by NeighborImpact after August 2021 listening sessions during which NeighborImpact partners said they needed more information on the management and operation of a nonprofit. NeighborImpact needs reliable partners to leverage its work and resources, and investing in the operational strength and capacity of our partners help us do more. By Design is distributed quarterly. The Spring 2024 issue explores 5 best practices for executive directors. View it here.  

Central Oregon—NeighborImpact is happy to announce the launch of a Central Oregon diaper bank. On average, diapers cost $1,200 a year for one child, posing a financial hardship on half of American families. Diapers are a basic health necessity, but no government programs exist to help parents with this cost—neither WIC nor SNAP covers these supplies. Families enrolled in NeighborImpact’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs will now have the opportunity to receive oneRead More >

Central Oregon—Join us on Sunday, April 28, from 2-6 p.m. for this popular annual pub-crawl-meets-progressive-dinner event. At this celebration of local food and drink, guests sample small plates and beverage pairings from a select group of chefs and restaurants in downtown Bend, all for a good cause. From 2-4 p.m., guests set their own pace, exploring each stop on the tour at their leisure. Top off the fun with the after-party at McMenamins from 4-6Read More >