Use this free, local job search and referral program to help you find a job outside Goodwill that fits your needs and abilities. You can also find English and citizenship classes in the Portland/Southwest Washington area.
eResources & Learning Tools
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Gorge Grown Food Network is a citizens' and farmers' initiative working to build a regional food system in the rural Columbia River Gorge region of Oregon and Washington.
Are you a pregnant or parenting teen? Enroll in this program that focuses on work and family foundation skills.
Find and apply for Federal grants across 26 grant making agencies.
Get fundraising training from this national institution. Look under the Resources tab to listen to podcasts or watch webcasts on topics of interest to nonprofit foundations, grantmakers, and organizations.
Find online grant writing training, articles, reports and data, search for funders, and more.
Read about emerging green technologies and issues on the environment and sustainability.
Get the full scoop on a nonprofit organization to help you make decisions about supporting or request assistance from them. Review the 990 forms of over 800,000 nonprofit organizations.
Use this eResource to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on all health related topics. The materials contained in this resource are intended for informational purposes only.
Search the digital US Census records from 1790-1930 or the full-text of 25,000 family and local history books in Heritage Quest.
View full-text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and videos.
Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.
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Look at information on energy efficient home and vehicle tax credits available from the IRS.
Find articles and instructions for projects in the areas of outdoor, electrical, remodeling, plumbing, woodworking, decorating, and maintenance.
Learn about the legal issues and options available to youth, from foster care to domestic violence; parenting to immigration; and more.
Check out up to 12 films, TV episodes, music albums, or eComics from Hoopla monthly.
- Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
- View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
- Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
- Download and view eComics for 21 days following checkout.
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