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June 30, 2015

Kris Hermanns, Pride Foundation | Last week’s historic ruling by the Supreme Court finally affirms the decades-long fight for marriage equality. My heart is filled with joy knowing that all couples nationwide will now enjoy the same right to marry under the law. Yet while the ruling represents a critical step forward for LGBTQ people and their families, our quest for full equality is far from complete. more »

June 23, 2015

Daniel Kemmis, Board Member | Last week’s Local Matters gathering in Big Sky, Montana felt like a most fitting way of closing a circle whose circumference I’ve been walking for the last nine years. What made the event so satisfying was the opportunity to feel unabashed pride in the good work and collective action taking place in Montana and in Philanthropy Northwest. more »

June 23, 2015

Caitlin Copple, Montana Correspondent | Against the backdrop of Lone Mountain on a patio with a river rock fireplace, nearly 100 philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit staff and government leaders spent a day and a half talking, thinking and planning next steps to advance issues that matter most to Montanans. Here's what we learned. more »

June 19, 2015

Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Communications Manager | Lee Woodruff joined Philanthropy Northwest and the Schultz Family Foundation to talk about her family's journey of recovery from traumatic brain injury and how funders can help support post-9/11 veterans and their families. more »

June 18, 2015

Jeff Clarke continues his series of conversations with leaders in the region and across the field with Mickey Babcock, founder of the Equipoise Fund, a private foundation that aims to energize, enrich and encourage the vision, voice and visibility of Wyoming's women and girls. more »