Past Events

Sep
12

Exiting Responsibly: Making Wise Choices As You Wrap Up

September 12, 2019,
9:00am to 10:30am
PDT

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

Whether your foundation is considering wrapping up a long-term initiative or completely spending down and sunsetting your foundation, this webinar will provide valuable ideas and approaches. Hear from field experience how to navigate this complex and challenging process to maximize the potential for impact while leaving grantees and fields strong.

Sep
10-11

Philanthropy Institute: Skills for Emerging Practitioners (Fall 2019, Boise Idaho)

September 10, 2019, 9:00am MDT to September 11, 2019, 5:00pm MDT
Boise, ID

Only 3 spots left! This comprehensive, two-day educational program was developed by experts in the philanthropic sector, and facilitated by seasoned practitioners. Philanthropy Institute: Practical Skills & Strategies for Emerging Practitioners (formerly known as Best Practices): is the field’s standardized orientation for individual members who have recently joined the philanthropic sector. The curriculum is designed to provide a historical overview of the sector, a sense of the philanthropic landscape in the Pacific Northwest and nationally, and an overview of foundation governance and grantmaking.

Sep
9

Advocacy In Action #4 - Building Grantee Capacity to do Policy Advocacy

September 9, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Online

Join Philanthropy Northwest for the second year of our virtual policy advocacy workshop series. This four-part series is designed for foundation staff and trustees who want to build their knowledge and capacity to fund and implement policy advocacy. In this session we will look at investing in grantees and nonprofit partners to build their capacity to engage in policy advocacy, including base-building, community organizing, public education and lobbying.

Sep
5

Entry Points: Philanthropy’s Response to the Opioid Use Disorder Crisis

September 5, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
CDT
Online

As rural and urban communities grapple with how to respond and tackle the epidemic of opioid use and substance use disorders, philanthropy is learning, leveraging, supporting, and leading in different ways to respond to the crisis.  Join Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, Philanthropy West Virginia, and Philanthropy Ohio as they share the work underway in their respective states with philanthropic leaders working with local partners making progress in advancing solutions.

Aug
7

The Art and Practice of Rural Health Philanthropy

August 7, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Online

Join us for a member-to-member exchange about rural dilemmas in philanthropy. Hear from Philanthropy Northwest member foundations and leading rural health funders about what it takes to improve health outcomes in rural communities. 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, particularly in rural and Native communities. 

Jul
24

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

July 24, 2019,
5:00pm to 7:00pm
PDT
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!

Jul
24

Q3 Corporate Member Luncheon

July 24, 2019,
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

Philanthropy Northwest is thrilled to be continuing our Corporate Member Luncheons in 2019 and we hope that you will join us to hear more on emerging themes from our soon to be published Native giving report. 

Jul
22

How CEOs and Trustees Build a Culture of Trust

July 22, 2019,
10:30am to 11:30am
PDT
Online
Trust-Based Philanthropy Network

Implementing a trust-based approach to philanthropy starts with leadership and governance. What is the role of CEOs, trustees and senior leadership in instituting a culture of trust -- with each other, with foundation staff and in all of your foundation’s grantmaking practices? And how can a trust-based culture lead to more authentic dialogue, genuine learning and a more effective approach that helps address the inherent power dynamic between foundations and grantees?

Jul
8

Advocacy in Action #3 - Preparing for Impact: Defining Success and Making the Case to Boards/Trustees

July 8, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Online

Join Philanthropy Northwest for the second year of our virtual policy advocacy workshop series. This four-part series is designed for foundation staff and trustees who want to build their knowledge and capacity to fund and implement policy advocacy. In this session we will look at ways funders can prepare to measure the impact of policy advocacy investments, and build a case for their trustees and boards from a success mindset. 

Jun
21

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
PDT
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.

Jun
11

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

June 11, 2019,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
PDT
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.

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