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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.

Disaster Philanthropy Playbook

January 20, 2016, 10:00am PST

Disasters, whether natural or man-made, can strike at any time in our communities. Foundations are increasingly an epicenter of both first response and recovery. Please join us for a webinar on the launch of the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook, the comprehensive resource of best practices and innovative approaches to guide the philanthropic community in responding to future disasters.


National Teleconference for Funders: Response to Orlando Shooting

June 22, 2016,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Conference Call

In response to the Orlanda shooting, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (Philanthropy Northwest's national network), Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Change Philanthropy, AAPIP, ABFE, and Hispanics in Philanthropy are hosting a national teleconference for funders. This teleconference is intend to help funders understand what these organizations know about the current and how funders can help, and will be the first of three teleconferences they plan to offer in the coming weeks (other dates TBA). In a second teleconference, we’ll hear from community groups working on the front lines in Orlando and in a third teleconference they'll focus on longer-terms needs and responses.


Member Briefing: Philanthropy and (Rapid) Responsiveness

April 24, 2018,
10:00am to 11:30am

In the past 18 months. philanthropy has had to reflect on how our sector can and should be able to “rapidly respond” to quickly emerging circumstances that impact our communities. Join us at this cross-sector member briefing to see how rapid responsiveness looks through the lens of social, political, and ecological disaster responsiveness. 


Australia's Summer Brushfires: From Root Causes to Opportunities for Support

February 4, 2020, 1:30pm PST

Australia is currently witnessing a climate tipping point. While the world watches, Australia suffers both the effects of not acting on climate change and of denying that climate change is a real threat. Join Australian funders and experts to explore what has happened, where it has happened and what the underlying causes of the bushfire were.