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April 20, 2018

Jonathan Cunningham, Seattle Foundation | As a grantmaker, I know the importance of staying connected to the community. Everything I do as a program officer requires me to be in a good relationship with the community at large and to understand the issues nonprofits and the residents they serve feel most impacted by. more »

April 5, 2018

Elyse Gordon | Philanthropy is being called to lead – more than ever before. In these uncertain times, philanthropy is being asked to be more responsive to community needs, be an equal partner alongside grantees, be an influential partner among government and businesses, and leverage its influential and critical voice to foster positive change. And we know that to tackle the most challenging issues of our time, we must band together. more »

April 3, 2018

Kiran Ahuja | Last month, Philanthropy Northwest formally launched our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). This commitment is an important next step for our organization, particularly in this age of discord and reactive discourse, but also as our members’ interest in DEI continues to grow and we, at Philanthropy Northwest, deepen our own DEI conversations and programs. more »

March 29, 2018

Kiran Ahuja | With spring in the air, the sun is more out and about—and so are we! We’ve been working tirelessly to create change that matches the welcome change of the seasons. From advancing our commitment to equity to expanding philanthropy’s role in policy and advocacy, we have fully embraced our expanded role as an organization and as a member network. more »