Nonprofit organizations in Oregon provide essential services that improve communities and increase future opportunities. These organizations need special protection to ensure they can continue to carry out their missions. Nonprofit insurance from RKI is designed to keep organizations operational through many potential challenges.
Commercial Insurance Coverage for Nonprofit Organizations
The state of Oregon requires nonprofit organizations to carry certain coverages to maintain their registration.
- Workers compensation
- Unemployment insurance
- Any insurance specific to the organization's line of business
These commercial policies protect the workers that make nonprofit organizations successful. In addition to these requirements, nonprofits benefit from other commercial policies.
- General liability
- Directors and Officers
- Professional liability
Commercial business policies protect the people, places, and tools that nonprofits use to deliver their goods and services. Organizations that produce, distribute, or sell products may also need product liability coverage. This policy helps pay for legal liabilities related to damage caused by your products.
These policies aren't necessary for every organization. Contact our agents at RKI for a personalized assessment of your coverage needs.
Nonprofit Liability Coverage
In addition to these policies, nonprofits require unique insurance coverage to address their particular concerns.
Social-based organizations are at risk for lawsuits related to their interactions in the broader community. Activities that fall outside of the realm of regular business can be challenging to cover under traditional policies.
A nonprofit liability policy protects community organizations from lawsuits against the organization. This can include slander, physical or mental harm, or loss of property or material gain due to the activities of the agency.
The right combination of insurance policies protects nonprofits from events that could potentially end their efforts to support positive growth in their communities. How can we help you protect your Oregon nonprofit? Contact the agents at RKI for more information on insurance for your nonprofit organization.
Resources for Non-Profits
Guide to Non-Profit Board Service in Oregon
General Liability Incident Report
Guidebook for Risk Management of Volunteers
Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 (docx)
Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 (doc)
Non Profit Liability Presentation
- Oregon Department of Justice 1515 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 410 Portland, OR 97201 (971) 673-1880
- Technical Assistance for Community Services (TACS) 1001 SE Water Street, Suite 409 Portland, OR 97214 Nonprofit Organization Information and Referral Helpline: (503) 233-9240 website: www.tacs.org
- Pacific Non-Profit Network Southern Oregon University 1600 N. Riverside #1094 Medford, OR 97501-5939 (541) 779-6044
- Institute for Nonprofit Management Portland State University PA/INPM PO Box 751 Portland, OR 97207-0751 (503) 725-8221 fax: (503) 725-8250 email: email@example.com website: www.inpm.pdx.edu
- National Center for Nonprofit Boards 1828 L Street NW, Suite 900 Washington, D.C. 20036-5104 (202) 452-6262 website: www.boardsource.org
- The Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Handbook by Cynthia Cumfer and Kay Sohl, available from TACS. (503) 239-4001
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