Foundations on the Hill 2020

March 9, 2020 (All day) to March 11, 2020 (All day)

Foundations on the Hill is a two-day convening in Washington, DC, that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress to discuss issues of critical importance to philanthropy. Each year, Philanthropy Northwest leads a delegation from our region. Join us!


Q4 Pierce County Funders Group Meeting

December 11, 2019,
9:30am to 11:30am
Tacoma, WA

Gather with your friends and colleagues to learn about philanthropy’s role in public policy and advocacy, explore ways for funders to build organizational capacity and strategy around advocacy, and how to work with grantees to support the most effective and meaningful types of investments. 


Engaging Philanthropy in Setting and Addressing a Research Agenda for Child and Family Services

November 21, 2019,
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Seattle, WA

This session will include a three interactive components: (1) Review of the best research advances in child welfare and policy practice in the past 5-10 years; (2) Group discussion to identify the knowledge and research gaps in the fields of child welfare, children's behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment; and (3) Discussion of how to address key research/knowledge gaps - including new ways of collaborating to ensure that the right research is conducted and used for policy, program design and practice.


Washington Health Philanthropy Partnership Autumn Meeting

October 3, 2019,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Philanthropy Northwest

The Washington Meeting of the Health Partnership (HPP) will occur the afternoon of October 3, at the Philanthropy Northwest Office. 

The Washington Health Philanthropy Partnership is inclusive of health funders in Washington. It is primarily a learning community with the intention toward aligning strategies, language, and resources to achieve health equity in the region.


Philanthropy Deep Dive: Dismantling Islamophobia, Championing Community

September 23, 2019,
9:00am to 12:00pm
Seattle, WA

While our sector continues to develop its lens on racial equity and racial justice, we rarely examine the connections between Islamophobia, philanthropy and democracy. Join us in a three hour deep-dive with Muslim community leaders to explore how we can collectively strategize to work with Muslim communities to address pressing concerns and envision future partnerships. We will prioritize relationship building, education and laying the foundation for future work together. 


Racial Equity, Economic Security and Taxes: Fitting the Puzzle Pieces Together

June 11, 2019,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
The Seattle Public Library

Join the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Funders Network, Puget Sound Asset Funders Network and Philanthropy Northwest for an engaging funder discussion exploring the intersection of racial equity, taxes and the role of philanthropy in the Pacific Northwest. **This meeting is free of charge and open to foundation representatives and philanthropic advisors only.