Pierce County Funders Meeting

Mon, November 19, 2018,
9:30am to 11:30am PST
Tacoma, WA
Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, 950 Pacific Ave, Tacoma WA 98402

Please join the Pierce County Funders Group's final meeting of 2018.

We wil be presented with an overview of Opportunity Zones and what this means for Pierce County. More information to be shared soon and agenda is being finalized so please check back in the coming weeks.

Date: Monday November 19
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Location: The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Speakers: Sarah Lee, Project Director, Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness, Washington State Department of Commerce (others TBD)

Thank you to The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation for hosting this gathering!

The Pierce County Funders Group Planning Team,
Gina Anstey, The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Danielle Crystal, Philanthropy Northwest
Susan Dobkins, The Russell Family Foundation
Lyn Hunter, Philanthropy Northwest
Holly Hunt, The Bamford Foundation


Eligibility: Participation in this meeting is open to philanthropic organizations that are currently making grants in Pierce County. This includes corporate giving offices, private and public foundations, community foundations, government grantmakers and CDFI institutions with a philanthropic focus. You do not need to be a Philanthropy Northwest member to participate but do need to represent an organizational philanthropic institution. It is not appropriate for non-profit organizations or individuals to attend. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact Danielle Crystal at dcrystal@philanthropynw.org. 

Background: Philanthropy Northwest supports the Pierce County Funders Group, a network of our members and other grantmakers who fund in Pierce County. The group meets throughout the year to share information, learn from each other and get to know their peers in the Pierce County funding community. It is  currently co-chaired by Gina Anstey, The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation; Susan Dobkins, The Russell Family Foundation; and Holly Hunt, The Bamford Foundation.

How to Register: If this is your first time registering, you will need to create a user account by clicking on the orange "Login to Register" button then follow the orange prompts to create a new account. Creating a new account may take up to 2 hours, so please be patient.

If you have registered with us before 1) Login and click on the orange "Register Now" button in the box on the right. 2) The same page will reload but this time click on "Cart" at the top of your screen. 3) A Shopping Cart page will appear. Click on the orange "Checkout" button. You should receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive one, you did not register successfully so please contact us for assistance.

Please contact Danielle Crystal for programming questions and Kelley Bevans for technical assistance.