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Alaska Funders Group

October 8, 2014,
9:00am to 11:00am
Philanthropy Hub at The Alaska Community Foundation
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.

Alaska Funders Group Meeting

March 3, 2015,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Anchorage, AK
The Alaska Funders Group (AFG) is a peer-to-peer group that facilitates making connections, sharing experiences and gathering together to form a learning network which maximizes philanthropic impact in our communities. AFG meets to create cooperative relationships, build capacity and explore the ways we can work together. Participation is open to any organization or collective committed to advancing the practice of philanthropy in Alaska. Organizations do not have to be a member of Philanthropy Northwest to participate in AFG.

Local Matters: Alaska + Indigenous Communities "Philanthropy Is... Indigenous Ways of Knowing"

October 11, 2015, 6:00pm AKDT to October 14, 2015, 9:00pm AKDT
Anchorage, Alaska
Local Matters: Alaska + Indigenous Communities
We're invited into an indigenous-led space to more deeply understand what it means for philanthropy to build authentic partnerships with self-determined peoples, cultures and communities. We are honored to offer you this unprecedented opportunity for experiential learning grounded in community, reflection and co-learning. Registration is now closed but a few spots remain.

Partners for the Next 10,000 Years: A Racial Equity Summit

February 1, 2016 (All day) to February 2, 2016 (All day)

Alaska is described as a land of promise and prosperity, yet stark disparities across our society, especially in the distribution of wealth and opportunity, exist along racial lines — in villages and cities, rural areas and hubs, island and road system communities. Our partners at First Alaskans Institute invites you to be part of its Advancing Native Dialogues on Racial Equity (ANDORE) project by attending a Racial Equity Summit in Anchorage.


Alaska Funders Group Meeting: March 2016

March 31, 2016,
3:30pm to 5:00pm

The goal of the Alaska Funders Group is to share information about critical issues and opportunities and to build relationships that inspire collaboration and change in Alaska. At our March convening, Diane Kaplan, president & CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, will present her foundation's work on the Alaska State Fiscal Plan, along with new polling data on the budget crisis.


Alaska Funders Group Meeting: May 2016

May 31, 2016,
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Anchorage, AK

The goal of the Alaska Funders Group is to share information about critical issues and opportunities and to build relationships that inspire collaboration and change in Alaska. We'll be featuring a discussion led by Wendy Spencer, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).


Alaska Funders Group Meeting: March 2017

March 20, 2017,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Anchorage, AK + online

Why should grantmakers who are not environmental funders care about climate change? Join Alaska funders for this discussion, featuring Hon. Fran Ulmer, U.S. Arctic Research Commission. The US Arctic Research Commission (USARC) is an independent agency that advises the President and Congress on domestic and international Arctic research through recommendations and reports.



Generation Indigenous: Northwest Regional Convening

April 28, 2017 (All day)
Seattle, WA

Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) will share progress on the Generation Indigenous national work, feature story presentations of Native youth, and discuss cross-sector alignment and goals on funding and programmatic outcomes. This program is for funders committed to communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.