There are 328 Opportunity Zones (OZ) in the Northwest. Check out this map or this list of Qualified Designated Opportunity Zones by County. Is your community within an Opportunity Zone and you're not quite sure what it means for your foundation or your community? You're not alone. With all the news and hype that's surrounding OZs, it's hard to understand whether philanthropy has a role. This call will be particularly useful for place-focused foundations including community foundations, family foundations and issue-focused funders who support the vitality of our Northwest places that we call home particularly in rural and Native communities.
Events this month
This Funders Census Initiative webinar will focus on strategies to engage and build partnerships with the business sector around the 2020 Census. Presenters will share resources, approaches to census engagement and insights into how to mitigate potential barriers, with a focus on Get Out the Count.
Join Washington Nonprofits for their annual state-wide conference in Bellevue, Washington on May 21, 2019. The pre-conference sessions will be on May 20, 2019, with deep-dive tracks that will focus on volunteer management, fundraising strategy and risk strategy. Meet with nonprofit leaders from across Washington state.
Are you new to a board or interested in serving on one, but not quite sure what that involves? Board 101 can help! Board 101 is a 90-minute presentation by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington to help new and prospective board members better understand the roles and responsibilities expected in serving an organization as a volunteer board member.