Philanthropy Northwest member briefing presented by Enterprise Community Partners, Meyer Memorial Trust, The Seattle Foundation and Building Changes. Funders will discuss their work on housing and Cook Inlet Housing Authority will share current affordable housing trends for families in Alaska, including Alaska Natives.
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The Innovations in Manufactured Homes (I'M HOME) conference brings together audiences interested in applying manufactured housing solutions to affordable housing challenges to network, learn and share best practices with one another.
Owning a home is a critical asset-building strategy and key to building wealth in the U.S. Unfortunately, homeownership is out of reach for too many Americans, especially people of color and those who live in rural areas. Manufactured housing can bridge the housing gap for many lower-income and rural families. Join us to learn more about the work underway nationally and in the Northwest to create innovations in manufactured housing.
The flexible DV Housing First model has helped survivors and their children rapidly access new housing - or surprisingly, stay in their own homes - while still maintaining safety and stability, and often bypassing emergency shelters. Because of the very promising results, funders are coming together with WSCADV to launch a five-year demonstration and research project in 2015.
Please join Diane Yentel, Enterprise VP of Public Policy, for a briefing and discussion of affordable housing issues in Congress and how to leverage federal + federal resources for maximum impact.
Homelessness is in a state of emergency in King County, Washington. Funders have a unique opportunity to be of assistance. Please join us and voices from the field and government partners for this important and urgent conversation.
Philanthropy Northwest and the Puget Sound Asset Funders Network invite you to a learning exchange with Salin Geevarghese from the Mixed-Income Strategic Alliance and other regional efforts to examine a set of ideas and strategies designed to build thriving communities. We’ll learn about the Alliance’s national work and research as well as discuss their emerging efforts within King County and Seattle housing communities.
In partnership with Seattle University’s Project on Family Homelessness, we invite our members to join an exclusive gathering and conversation with Dr. Tiffany Manuel, a national expert on building inclusive communities. We encourage our members interested in and working on issues related to homelessness, affordable housing, and economic/community development to mark your calendars!
Do you care about health, education, workforce development, domestic violence, economic mobility, criminal justice, or building vibrant communities? Then you also care about housing and homelessness (even if you don't know it yet!). Housing stability influences outcomes across many sectors, and there is research to prove it. Join us on a webinar with Funders Together to End Homelessness, a national partner organization, to hear from funders in our region.