Host your next meeting at the Center for Philanthropy.
We are honored to offer meeting rooms to Oregon and SW Washington-based community groups at no cost.
We know that community building happens in shared spaces. We are fortunate to have meeting spaces available at the Center for Philanthropy, and we're honored to offer them to nonprofit organizations serving our region.
STEP ONE. Read the paragraph below.
Meeting space use is limited to Oregon & SW Washington nonprofit organizations or nonprofit organizations serving this region. Rooms are available during normal business hours (9:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday) only. We do not provide any conference calling services; you must provide your own. Meeting spaces are fragrance-free (more information below).
STEP TWO. Which room best fits your needs? Choose a room and check its availability.
RAMONA Room (Capacity: 24–60)
The Ramona Soto Rank Room is the main meeting room located on the third floor and seats up to 60 people theater-style, and up to 30 people classroom-style. The room includes A/V equipment, Mac or Windows PC with room webcam, wireless internet and conference calling. Software includes MS Office, Skype, GoToMeeting, web browsers. Coffee/tea/water is available upon request.
Check Ramona Room availability here. Click "Week" or "Day" in the upper right hand corner of the calendar to see availability for specific days and times.
Arthur Room (Capacity: 14)
The Arthur Honeyman Room can seat 14 people comfortably around a conference table. The room is equipped with an 80" LCD, Mac or Windows PC with room webcam, wireless internet, and conference calling. Software includes MS Office, Skype, GoToMeeting, web browsers. Coffee/tea/water is available upon request.
Check Arthur Room availability here. Click "Week" or "Day" in the upper right hand corner of the calendar to see availability for specific days and times.
STEP THREE. Fill out a room request form.
NOTE: By requesting a room, your organization agrees to the terms in our Meeting Room Policy.
STEP FOUR. Please share this information with your attendees.
Two accessible entrances to the Center for Philanthropy with ADA door openers: one on NW 2nd Ave and one through the parking lot on NW 3rd Ave
Elevator in the lobby to 2nd and 3rd floors
Gender neutral bathrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors
Seating in the meeting rooms is primarily cushioned, rolling chairs with arm rests. If you need any chairs without armrests, please let us know.
Fragrance-free. The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick. When using our third-floor conference rooms, please don’t wear perfume, cologne, aftershave, scented lotion, essential oils or other fragrances.
The Foundation does not provide parking. We recommend parking on the street, at the pay lot at NW 2nd & Davis, or at the Old Town Smart Park at NW Naito Parkway and NW Davis. We are located one block west of the Old Town/Chinatown Max light rail stop and near many bus lines. Bike parking is available in the parking lot behind our building. There are several bike stalls available.
Only service animals are allowed in our meeting spaces. Please don’t bring any pets.
STEP FIVE. Prepare for your meeting.
Your organization is welcome to bring in food or have it catered. We have coffee and tea available at no cost, as well as dishes and silverware. If you need any assistance with catering information, the Operations Manager will be happy to assist you. You can contact her by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 503-220-1955.