Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Wordstock

  • Portland, OR
  • bewordstock.org

Mission Statement

Wordstock is a nonprofit literary arts and education organization that celebrates and supports writing in the classroom and in the community.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Oregon

Based in Portland, Oregon. Provides programming for the benefit of the Pacific Northwest's entire literary community.

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Greg Netzer

Keywords

Self-reported

book festival, writing education

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Also Known As

WORDSTOCK

EIN

36-4542690

 Number

4397317814

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Wordstock: An annual book and literary festival in Portland, Oregon, that serves over 20,000 attendees. Teacher as Writer: A professional development program for K-12 teachers that helps them change the way they teach writing to kids, with the goal of making our kids better writers.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Oregon

Based in Portland, Oregon. Provides programming for the benefit of the Pacific Northwest's entire literary community.

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Financials

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WORDSTOCK, INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Wordstock

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Greg Netzer

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Greg Dufault

Wells Fargo Investments

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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