Community Event


2020 Nonprofit Legislative Reception

February 11, 2020,
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Olympia, WA

Join Philanthropy Northwest and partner organizations for the annual Nonprofit Legislative Reception at the Washington Governor's Mansion to mingle with elected officials, connect with peers from across the state and celebrate the contributions that nonprofit organizations make to our communities.


A Conversation at the Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development: History + Community + Policy + Funding

December 10, 2019,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Portland, OR

A Conversation at the Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development: History + Community + Policy + Funding

Join Neighborworks America and the Fair Housing Council of Oregon for an intentional conversation about racial justice and community development.


Future Pathways Toward Tomorrow

December 9, 2019,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Portland, OR
NeighborWorks America

Join NeighborWorks America Western Region and Oregon network organizations for:

Future Pathways Toward Tomorrow

Come get a “taste of Portland” featuring samples of area food and drink. We’ll also hear from futurists who will explore themes of innovation, interconnectedness, imperatives and impact.


Walla Walla Valley Funders' Tour

September 25, 2019 (All day) to September 27, 2019 (All day)

Blue Mountain Community Foundation and Sherwood Trust invite you to join their third annual tour of the communities across the Walla Walla Valley from Milton-Freewater, Oregon to Dayton, Washington. Come dig into this part of our region from September 25-27, 2019 and see how our rural communities collaborate and innovate. The deadline for registration is August 26.


Conversation with Dr. Tiffany Manuel, President/CEO of TheCaseMade

July 24, 2019,
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seattle University

In partnership with Seattle University’s Project on Family Homelessness, we invite our members to join an exclusive gathering and conversation with Dr. Tiffany Manuel, a national expert on building inclusive communities.  We encourage our members interested in and working on issues related to homelessness, affordable housing, and economic/community development to mark your calendars!


Get a B.E.E.R. (Beverage to Enhance Equity in Relationships) and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day!

June 21, 2019,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Hill City Tap House and Bottle Shop

Rainier Valley Corps is hosting B.E.E.R. (Beverage to Enhance Equity in Relationships), which is a day where funders and nonprofits can get together to break down power dynamics one drink or doughnut at a time.


Cosponsored by United Way of King County, Medina Foundation, and Philanthropy Northwest.


Crime and Punishment in Black America, A Conversation with James Forman Jr.

April 18, 2019, 6:00pm PDT
Tacoma, WA

Join Philanthropy Northwest, other funders and community members for this conversation with James Forman Jr. In his memorable keynote, Forman shares his life journey as a child of a civil rights leader, a public defender, a founder of a charter school for incarcerated teens, and a law professor. He outlines America’s criminal justice crisis with both data and human stories. He leaves the audience inspired and armed with concrete ideas for how they themselves can contribute to change.