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Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Partnerships

  • Department Mission

    Align strategic efforts, innovative thinking with business / philanthropic / community resources to ensure that every PPS student has the opportunity to thrive and to graduate with a sense of self, prepared for success in life, work and study.

    Core Function

    Create and facilitate public, private and philanthropic partnerships that foster equitable opportunities for students. Advance high-impact involvement and investment to support the PPS mission, vision and strategic plan. Our specific objectives are to:

    Build a generosity network

    Steward strategic investments, partnerships and high-impact volunteerism

    Sustain a culture of philanthropy 


    Grant Development 

    School Partnerships

    The Fund for Portland Public Schools


Robyn Faraone
503-916-3260 (No solicitations please)
Tullan Spitz
Stewardship & Donor Relations Senior Manager
Nailah Roque
School Partnerships Manager