Community Resource Library

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 info@seuplift.org. We may be able to send you previous versions of the document or prioritize its updating.

Latest Updates

  • NA Board Member Orientation Packets

    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 listed below! This will be helpful for orientation. General Packet NA Board Chair packet SEUL Representative Packet (coming soon) Treasurer Packet Secretary Packet Land-use chair packetIf you have any questions, please...
  • SE Uplift Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas: Archive

    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...
  • Department of Justice Annual Report

    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.
  • Secretary of State Annual Report

    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.
  • Meeting Sign-In Sheet Example

    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.
  • Resident Residency: Participatory Art Projects

    Includes writing and project documentation from each of the six artist's projects, which including a neighborhood tug-o-war, nap day, and more!
  • Donation Policy & Request Form

    Having a clear process for requests for financial support to be made to the board for consideration can streamline the process and add transparency.
  • Motion Form

    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.
  • Marked Crosswalks In Portland

    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.
  • Alley Allies: Connecting Neighbors, Reimagining Alleys

    Interested in improving an alley in your neighborhood? Take a look at these resources created by Mill Street Community Planning and their Alley Allies project.