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April 7, 2014

If you're reading this, you're among the first people to see Philanthropy Northwest's new website! more »

April 17, 2014

We've got a big conference coming up, and we're thrilled that Kelly Brown, director of the D5 Coalition, will be joining us to talk about diversity, equity and inclusiveness in philanthropy both a plenary and a workshop session. To whet your appetite, here's a short interview Philanthropy Northwest CEO Jeff Clarke conducted with Kelly over email last week. more »

April 10, 2014

by Audrey Haberman, The Giving Practice - Like many of you, I am thinking a lot about income inequality these days. I have been honored to serve on the Mayor’s Income Inequality Advisory Committee, which is tasked with presenting a proposal to the Seattle City Council to raise the minimum wage in Seattle. It has been a wonderful, difficult and complex process. more »

April 2, 2014

by Ted Lord, The Giving Practice. Collective Impact, philanthropy’s flavor of the day, has entered its back-biting season — a positive sign, given that push back is often a signal that a creative disruption is working. In this blog post, I’ll parse why the funder community has so enthusiastically embraced Collective Impact and how it has already produced learnings that we shouldn’t throw out when its season as the shiny new thing inevitably ends. more »