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June 7, 2019

Victoria Peattie Helm | Guest Contributor, Executive Director at NW Children’s Foundation | Leadership. Whole shelves are devoted to the topic at bookstores, and seminars on leadership abound. After 14 years as executive director at NW Children’s Foundation, I was eager to find ways to deepen my own leadership but could not find anything that seemed to fit. Then I discovered Philanthropy Northwest’s Women’s Leadership Cohort. more »

June 6, 2019

Elyse Gordon | We could not do our annual conference without the incredible support of our peers across the region. This year, we are supported by a dynamic group of philanthropists and practitioners who represent a huge range of foundations: Public, Operating, Community, Corporate, Native, Health and Private. WOW.  more »

May 30, 2019

Rosalie Sheehy Cates | There is nothing like impact investing to bring mental models to the fore for foundation boards and investing committees. We all have our view of impact investing, and it is often based on “something I heard” or a random example. more »

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 »