Past Events


Philanthropy's Role in Building an Inclusive Democracy: Conversation with Sayu Bhojwani

April 11, 2019,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Philanthropy Northwest and Online

Join activist and author Sayu Bhojwani, for a conversation on representation, diversity in politics and her new book: People Like Us: The New Wave of Candidates Knocking at Democracy's Door. We'll host an intimate conversation between Kiran Ahuja and Sayu, and include time for small-group discussion. This is a unique opportunity to talk intimately with one of the nation's leading democratic visionaries. Available with virtual call-in option for those outside of Seattle. 


Member Briefing: Latino Community Needs Assessment with El Centro de la Raza

February 6, 2018,
10:00am to 11:30am
Online + Seattle, WA

We know from working with community that the best way to solve problems is by listening to those most impacted. In this member briefing, here from a leader in the Latino community as they share the results of a collaboratively funded Community Needs Assessment. We will dive into the findings of the report and consider how this can inform our philanthropic work. 


Philanthropy's Role in Disaster Recovery & Response: Lessons from Oso

August 27, 2014,
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Tulalip, WA

Learn about emerging needs in Oso and best practices for disaster response from key players who are leading the recovery and funding efforts in Snohomish County. We will also explore real needs and opportunities for creating community relationships, strategies and grantee action plans around disaster philanthropy within their own foundations in an interactive group planning and learning session immediately following the panel.


Funder Briefing: Fundraising: The Biggest Challenge in Capacity Building

August 7, 2014,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Seattle, WA

Philanthropy Northwest members are invited to join a special funders briefing, Fundraising: The Biggest Challenge in Capacity Building, on Thursday August 7th that will discuss the potential impact on nonprofit capacity through the merger of two Washington state professional development organizations advancing fundraising. Andrew Watt, CEO of the International Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will join the conversation.