Board Binder

The documents on this page are digital versions of the materials we hand out to new Board members during our annual training session.

1. Board Member Appointment Forms

2. About-SE-Uplift

Includes: SE Uplift Neighborhood Map, Mission and Values, SE Uplift Staff, Find us on the Web, SE Uplift Programs

3. Board-Information

Includes: Board Meeting Schedule, Directors – Description/Responsibilities/Benefits

4. Organizational Documents

SE Uplift Articles of Incorporation

SE Uplift Bylaws

SE Uplift Bylaws are our governing document; the rules by which we operate.

The ONI Standards

The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) Standards are the regulations for Neighborhood Associations, Business District Associations and District Coalitions to follow in order to be recognized by the City’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement.

SE Uplift Grant Agreement with City of Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) & Grant Contract Renewal

SE Uplift is funded through ONI, along with the six other district coalitions that provide services to neighborhood associations.

SE Uplift Policies and Procedures

Documents contained in this PDF include SE Uplift’s Advocacy Policy, Review Matrix and Request Form, Board Member Communications Policy, Non-Neighborhood Association Representative Board Members Qualifications and Elections Process, Land Use and Transportation Committee Charter, Financial Management Policy and Newsletter Article Submission Guidelines.

Additional Resource:

Guide to Nonprofit Board Service in Oregon:  This guide from the Oregon Department of Justice outlines Board members’ rights, roles, and responsibilities.