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May 20, 2019

Elyse Gordon | Every year at Philanthropy Northwest, we take great care in choosing imagery for our conference that reflects the place and character of our host city. We have multiple conversations with our staff, the local representatives on our conference committee, and members from our region. This year, we are extremely proud of the collaborative effort that produced our 2019 conference artwork for our theme: ROOTED. GROUNDED. more »

Land Trust Alliance picture of river and hills
May 13, 2019

By Jennifer Kronberg, Guest Contributor, Idaho Community Foundation | In an area with great natural beauty and land resources like the Pacific Northwest, it’s important to preserve the landscapes that make it special. That’s the idea behind the Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative, a new partnership between the Idaho Community Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, Seattle Foundation and the Land Trust Alliance. The initiative is launched with the support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and will permanently protect thousands of acres of natural lands in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. more »

May 6, 2019

Elyse Gordon | Our organization and our network are in a moment of growth. At Philanthropy Northwest, we are clarifying our comfort with being bold and taking a stand on policy issues like the Census, increasing DEI across the sector, and rolling out new opportunities like the Northwest Bond Fund. We are amidst a bold campaign to fuel our work for the future, and we’re taking seriously the need for state-by-state strategies for engagement. more »

April 29, 2019

Zeeba Khalili, Guest Contributor, Marguerite Casey Foundation | Site visits aren’t about due diligence for the foundation. They are opportunities to deepen our institutional relationship with grantees while creating authentic spaces to learn about issues that communities are facing, as well as how families are responding.  more »