Welcome to our Community Resource Library! You can view all resources below or sort by topic. We are currently in the process of updating many of our resource documents and will be posting them to the library as they become available. If you are unable to find a specific resource, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may be able to send you previous versions of the document or prioritize its updating.
- A Message from SE Uplift's Interim Executive DirectorHello SE neighbors. SE Uplift is heartbroken to see our Asian Pacific Islander (API) neighbors and friends across the country experience race and gender-based hate and violence. Hate is not tolerated nor accepted in our community, and we stand with our API community members as they reel from the most recent gun violence in...
- Are you a new board member on your Neighborhood Association board? Want to know where to begin? Please find all SE Uplift new neighborhood association board member informational packets here! If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit our funder's web page!
- Here you will find an archive of SE Uplift board meeting minutes dating back to as early as 2014. This is an excellent resource for new Neighborhood Association Board Members and SE Uplift Board Members.You can use this to: reference a specific issue from a specific month or year, reference an important SE Uplift decisions, reference what a specific neighborhood association's...
- All neighborhoods associations are required to register with the Department of Justice, Charitable Activities Section, regardless of the amount of revenue brought in annually. Annual reports are published online for donors and other entities to reference when interested in learning more about your organization and its finances.
- All neighborhood associations are required to register as non-profit corporations and renew annually with the Secretary of State, Corporate Division. Incorporation with the Secretary of State ensures that your association is a legal entity in Oregon, which provides an extra level of protection for members in addition to the protection from SE Uplift’s Directors and Officers Insurance.
- Neighborhood associations are required to include a list of members in attendance in their meeting minutes. The easiest way to collect this information is through a sign-in sheet. Sign-in sheets can also provide an easy way to sign people up for your listserv or newsletter.
- Includes writing and project documentation from each of the six artist's projects, which including a neighborhood tug-o-war, nap day, and more!
- Having a clear process for requests for financial support to be made to the board for consideration can streamline the process and add transparency.
- Using a motion form can be helpful for ensuring that the 'mover' has thought through all the necessary parts of their motion and that the exact wording is recorded in the meeting minutes.
- This tutorial will provide an overview of local crosswalk laws, when a marked crossing is the best option, how concerns about unsafe crossings should be addressed and what role funding plays in crosswalk decisions.