Skill Building

Jul
23

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 2: A Trust-Based Approach to Grantmaking

July 23, 2020,
9:00am to 5:00pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is a four-part curriculum designed for foundation leaders who are interested in bringing greater vulnerability and humility to their philanthropic practices in order to advance more equitable and transparent funder-grantee relationships.

This second session will take an in-depth look at the principles of trust-based philanthropy and give participants an organizational assessment tool to use with their teams to identify how to continue their journey towards trust-based philanthropy.

May
21

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 1: Trust Based Leadership (POSTPONED)

May 21, 2020,
9:00am to 5:00pm
PDT
Seattle

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is a four-part curriculum designed for foundation leaders who are interested in bringing greater vulnerability and humility to their philanthropic practices in order to advance more equitable and transparent funder-grantee relationships.

In this first session, participants will use reflective practices to explore their leadership practices on building trust, leading from values and promoting more equitable philanthropic practices.

 

May
14

Leading Great Virtual Meetings

May 14, 2020,
10:00am to 12:00pm
PDT
Virtual

Many people have had to rapidly switch to virtual meetings following the COVID-19 pandemic and remote work requirements. Even before that, more and more people have begun to work remotely in an effort to create a better work/life balance or collaborate with others in many locations, making the need to execute efficient, virtual meetings very important. However, running virtual meetings oftentimes comes with challenges. Join this training to learn some tangible tactics and tips for making your online meetings more graceful and productive, as well as how to use helpful tools and online platforms to more efficiently understand scenarios, more equitably include all voices and quickly make information visual.

May
5-6

Grantmaking Institute: Skills for Emerging Grantmakers (POSTPONED)

May 5, 2020, 9:00am PDT to May 6, 2020, 5:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON WHEN IT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED.

This comprehensive, two-day educational program was developed by experts in the philanthropic sector, and facilitated by seasoned practitioners. Grantmaking Institute: Skills for Emerging Grantmakers (formerly known as Philanthropy Institute): is the field’s standardized orientation for individual members who have recently joined the philanthropic sector in a grantmaking capacity. The curriculum is designed to provide grounding with an equitable lens, an overview of foundation governance and grantmaking, and interactive sessions to help you deepen your practice.

Apr
9

Making the Most of Virtual Meetings

April 9, 2020,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
PDT
Virtual

If the new normal for the next several months is virtual meetings, how can we do them really well? We’ll also spend time distinguishing between best practice for virtual meetings and what might be called for in these times of disruption and social distancing. Participation limited to 25 people.

Apr
8

Virtual Meetings 101

April 8, 2020,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
PDT

Whether or not you have been hosting virtual meetings for ages, or are newly needing to adapt, we all are finding ourselves thrust into a new virtual meeting world amidst COVID-19 pandemic precautions. Philanthropy Northwest will be offering weekly Virtual Meetings 101 to cover some basics, and help point you in a helpful direction for next steps. These will run once a week thru late April. 

Apr
7

Designing and Facilitating Powerhouse Convenings (POSTPONED)

April 7, 2020, 10:00am PDT
Seattle, WA

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON WHEN IT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED.

We are excited to bring back another day-long training built off of the lessons from The Giving Practice's DIY guide, Powerhouse Convening: New Doorways to Funder and Community Engagement. In this session, Ted Lord, the author of Powerhouse Convening and the facilitator of this training, will lead you in a deep dive into strategies and approaches for working better together. 

Apr
2

Making the Most of Virtual Meetings

April 2, 2020,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
PDT

If the new normal for the next several months is virtual meetings, how can we do them really well? We’ll also spend time distinguishing between best practice for virtual meetings and what might be called for in these times of disruption and social distancing. Participation limited to 20 people.

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