4/22/2022. WARNING

Someone is posting this link https://oregonreinst.com in Facebook groups for parents of children with disabilities claiming to be the “Oregon Research Institute Special Needs Grant Program” that provides support and “grants” for individuals with special needs and their families. THIS IS A FRAUDULANT SOLICITATION THAT IS IN NO WAY ASSOCIATED WITH OREGON RESEARCH INSTITUTE. Do not respond to the solicitation and please notify ORI’s Director of Finance and Administration Chris Arthun 541-434-1579

3/28/2022 WARNING: 

Persons saying that they are “with Oregon Research” are sending survey links via text message with “oregon-survey.com” in the link. THIS TEXT AND SURVEY ARE NOT COMING FROM OREGON RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ORI). Please delete the text and notify ORI’s Director of Finance and Administration, Chris Arthun 


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