Calendar of Events


Meet M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, a True Partner to Alaska

Mon, March 16, 2015, 11:00am to 1:00pm AKDT
The Philanthropy Hub at The Alaska Community Foundation

An opportunity for the Alaska Funders Group to meet Dana L. Miller, senior program director, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. Since 1975 the M.J. Murdock Trust has invested almost $650 million into nonprofit organizations in the form of grants and enrichment programs. As senior program director for grant programs, Dana is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the Trust’s grant programs and associated processes. This gathering is co-hosted by Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska Community Foundation, The Foraker Group and Philanthropy Northwest.


Seattle CityClub Annual Meeting: Collective Impact!

Wed, March 18, 2015, 5:30pm to 7:30pm PDT
MOTIF, Seattle

Seattle CityClub’s Annual Meeting will feature inspiring regional projects that are boosting civic health. King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties are harnessing cross-sector leadership to achieve critical goals. A year after releasing the Greater Seattle Civic Health Index report, we’re proud to circle back to show how civic health improvement can and is being accomplished!


Caring Across America: A Conversation on Philanthropy's Role in Caring for our Aging Population

Fri, March 20, 2015, 10:30am to 12:00pm PDT
Philanthropy Northwest Offices

Americans are living longer than ever before. By 2035, the number of people over age 85 will more than double. In the face of this coming “age wave,” how can we build a culture that values our elders and make caring for them a national priority? We are pleased to invite you to join a candid conversation with Luz Vega-Marquis, CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation and Ai-jen Poo, author of the just-released book The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in Changing America.


Philanthropy Strengthens Democracy

Wed, March 25, 2015, 8:00am to 11:00am PDT

Are you concerned about the state of our democracy? Are you interested in hearing more about cutting edge efforts to strengthen democracy? Philanthropy Northwest and Seattle CityClub are please to co-present a tremendous line up of sector leaders including special guest Daniel Stid, director of the Madison Initiative at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to work together to begin building a coordinated philanthropic response to this historic challenge.