Online Tools for Service Providers
Español • (These links were last tested 05/15/2012)
Organizations to know about:
Nonprofit Association of Oregon: Serves as a resource for nonprofit organizations and a central source of information about the nonprofit sector.
Tech Soup: Offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support. They also offer a product philanthropy service called TechSoup Stock.
Vision Action Network-Washington County: The Vision Action Network is a private non-profit organization committed to the promotion and support of collaborative community-based problem solving in Washington County.
National 211 site: The United Way of America and the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) provide information about the 2-1-1 calling service at the national level. This website also provides an online database of all the 2-1-1 service providers in the United States.
AIRS: The Association of Information and Referral Systems is the professional organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the quality of information and referral professionals.
Northwest AIRS: Dedicated to developing and maintaining a high quality, coordinated information and referral network for Washington, Oregon and Idaho.Useful sites to know about:
Snopes: Before you forward an email that appears to be well intentioned with an incredible story that instructs you to "read and share" with everyone you know, check Snopes to see if the story is really a hoax or an urban legend.
Meeting Wizard: Getting a group of people together at the same time can be a real challenge. This free online scheduling and invitation service may be the solution for which you were looking.
US Postal Service Zipcode Lookup: Trying to find a zipcode? Here you can search by street address or city name.
Mirriam-Webster Online: Looking for just the right word? Mirriam-Webster provides an online dictionary and an online thesaurus.
Yahoo! Babel Fish Translation Tool: Use this online tool to translate a block of text or an entire web page to another language.