Reserve our conference center in Roseburg
We believe that community building happens in shared spaces. That’s why we are happy to share the conference center at our Roseburg headquarters free of charge with eligible organizations serving rural communities.
We welcome rural-serving organizations
- Nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as “not a private foundation” under Section 509(a)
- Independent, sponsored projects of a nonprofit Section 501(c)(3) organization acting as a fiscal sponsor
- Government and public agencies
- Tribal organizations
- Organizations whose missions align with supporting rural people, places and causes.
Details about the space
The Ford Family Foundation’s conference center is located at its headquarters in Roseburg: 1600 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg, OR 97471
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Food and beverage
Event hosts are responsible for arranging and paying for their own food. Outside catering is permitted and can be served in the buffet area near the conference center. The upstairs kitchen is not available to outside groups or hired caterers. Guests are responsible for all food setup and cleanup.
There are two gendered, multi-stall restrooms available near the conference center. If a non-gendered, single-occupancy restroom is needed, please contact the receptionist.
Infant changing tables
Both restrooms near the conference center are equipped with infant changing tables.
If a private space is needed, a private area with a door is available on the north end of our building. Please contact the receptionist for assistance.
Policies for use
The Ford Family Foundation facilities are wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant.
Service animals are permitted with prior notice and authorization.
Condition of premises
Fees for event admission
General conditions of use
Organizations using the conference center are responsible for the proper use and care of any Foundation property. The host organization will be liable for the replacement cost of any Foundation property which is damaged, destroyed or lost. Organizations are responsible for cleaning up and restoring the conference center immediately after usage to the same condition provided to the organization prior to its use of the conference center. The Foundation reserves the right to charge the organization for any cleaning costs required to restore the conference center to the same condition provided to the organization prior to its use.
The organization using the conference center shall release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Ford Family Foundation officers, directors, employees and agents from and against all claims, suits, actions, damages, or causes of action for any personal injury, loss of life or damage to property sustained by reason or as a result of the use of Foundation property for which the agreement is entered into and from and against any orders, judgments, or decrees which may be entered thereto, and from and against all costs, attorney’s fees, expenses, and liabilities incurred in or by reason of the defense for any such claim, suit or action and the investigation thereof.
How to reserve
Please read our conference center policies, then submit the reservation request form. Foundation staff will contact you to discuss your event. Meetings may be scheduled up to three months in advance.
For more information, contact us at (541) 957-5574 or email us.