Philanthropy Northwest connects grantmakers across Alaska through communications and programming created specifically for funders in the state. Philanthropy Northwest supports the Alaska Funders Group, a network for our members and nonmember grantmakers who fund in Alaska.
Explore the significance and history of Indian child welfare. The context for the establishment of the Indian Child Welfare Act, how it is implemented (and in some cases isn’t) and highlights of successful grantmaking efforts will be shared.
Please join the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for an evening reception with political activist, David Burstein. As one of the bright new voices of the younger generation, David will offer an overview of the Millennials and how to engage them more in civic life
The CDC estimates that the number of Ebola cases could reach 1.4 million within just four months, in a worst-case scenario. It is a potential catastrophe of stunning proportions - but it is also a disease outbreak that can be contained with swift, coordinated international coordination among governments, NGOs and communities. What can and should Americans be doing to prepare for and to address the implications of this crisis? How will current funding be used, and what are the funding gaps?
The U.S. Department of Education's next quarterly conference call with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1 at 3pm ET/ 12pm PT. This call, intended for leaders from the foundation and corporate sector, will focus on education priorities for this school year.
The Community Foundations of Montana Council invites you to celebrate the 100th birthday of the first community foundation with your colleagues this fall in Helena. This is your annual opportunity to network and learn with other community foundation leaders. This event is open to all local community foundation board members, staff, volunteers, and community partners.
Funders can play a unique role in Collective Impact, an approach that uses long-term and cross-sector collaboration to mitigate complex issues such as health, education, homelessness, community safety and poverty.
Join us September 23 + 24 for the Idaho Nonprofit Center’s Annual Conference. We will connect, create and collaborate across Idaho’s geography and organizations to further strengthen nonprofits and our communities.
Foundation for Healthy Generations (formerly Comprehensive Health Education Foundation) will be celebrating 40 years of advancing health through education. We will be celebrating by bringing together local and national leaders, researchers and policymakers working at the leading edge of their fields towards transforming the community conditions for health.
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.
Building public and civic health, or a strong non-profit, requires long-term investment, but philanthropic gifts are often short-term and outcome-specific. Be part of the conversation as we discuss how to address this tension and explore how philanthropists, government and non-profit organizations can work together to encourage systemic and sustainable community development.
Philanthropy Northwest members are invited to join a special funder briefing, Fundraising: The Biggest Challenge in Capacity Building, on Thursday August 7th that will discuss the fundraising potential 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.
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.
Philanthropy Northwest members are invited to a webinar exploring ways to advance the charitable tax extenders package through the Senate - even during the Congressional August recess. This is a free, public event presented by Independent Sector; registration is required.
Investor's Circle hosts a day-long impact investing event on July 31. They will be showcasing 12-15 innovative companies that are solving a social and/or environmental challenge. The line-up will include rapidly scaling, early stage, positive impact companies. Deal debrief and due diligence begins onsite.