Polk Co-op History Project
Not sure where to find Historical Information about the area?
The Pathfinder to the History of Polk County, Oregon is a good place to start.
This was a cooperative project of the libraries and museums in Polk County, and was funded by the Library Services and Technology Act, a Federal grant program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Oregon State Library.
Oregon Involved is a statewide effort to make it easy to get involved and make a difference in every community in Oregon.
Volunteer and Mentor Center of the Mid-Willamette Valley
The Volunteer and Mentor Center refers volunteers to agencies that fit the volunteer’s skills, schedules and desires. The agencies benefit by streamlining the process of volunteer recruitment, record keeping and recognition.
Non Profit Resources
NonProfit Association of Oregon
NAO supports Oregon’s 13,851 public benefit nonprofit organizations by addressing common issues, providing access to resources, and developing policy documents that strengthen the entire sector. Oregonians in communities from Brookings to Portland, and La Grande to Burns, count on local nonprofits to provide essential services that improve their quality of life. NAO is there to help those organizations succeed.
Oregon Cultural Trust
The Cultural Trust is a statewide cultural plan to raise significant new funds to invest in Oregon’s arts, humanities and heritage. Funds will be distributed to local communities to support their cultural priorities, through competitive grants for projects of regional and statewide significance, and through grants to Oregon’s statewide cultural agencies to support their ongoing efforts.
Oregon Heritage Mentorcorps
Get the skills you need to care for your stuff. It’s tough caring for your collections when you feel you don’t have the right tools. That’s where the Oregon Heritage MentorCorps and this website can help.
The MentorCorps is a trained group of volunteers with professional experience in collections care and emergency management. Its members are ready to help your organization get the training and tools it needs to get the job done.
Oh, and it’s completely free. Visit Oregon Heritage Mentorcorps to learn more!