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Mar
19

Journeys to Equity: Bringing Inclusive Practices to Your Philanthropy

March 19, 2020,
8:30am to 1:30pm
PDT
Portland, OR

There have been a lot of conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion practices in our sector. We invite you to join us to explore the different approaches lean funders can take to implement these practices, hear from peers in your community about what their journey has been like and reflect on how these practices impact your funding areas.

Mar
25

Linking Health and Civic Engagement for Rural Community Success

March 25, 2020, 10:00am PDT
Online
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Join Philanthropy Northwest and Innovia Foundation for this Conversations in Philanthropy event to explore some of Innovia Foundation's medical initiatives in rural communities across eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The Innovia Foundation will share on their experience working with a donor to broaden their impact through investment in a mobile health care unit, a rural hospital residency and a fund to support rural civic engagement. 

Mar
25

Grantmakers of Color Network Happy Hour

March 25, 2020,
5:30pm to 7:30pm
PDT
Eastern Cafe

Join us for the first Grantmakers of Color Network happy hour of the year! This event is an opportunity for people of color at all levels of grantmaking institutions to network and build community with each other.

Apr
7

Designing and Facilitating Powerhouse Convenings

April 7, 2020,
10:00am to 4:00pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

We are excited to bring back another day-long training built off of the lessons from The Giving Practice's DIY guide, Powerhouse Convening: New Doorways to Funder and Community Engagement. In this session, Ted Lord, the author of Powerhouse Convening and the facilitator of this training, will lead you in a deep dive into strategies and approaches for working better together. 

Apr
14

Q2 Alaska Funders Group Meeting

April 14, 2020,
9:30am to 11:30am
AKDT
Anchorage, AK

The Alaska Funders Group is a network comprised of our members and of other grantmakers who fund in Alaska. They meet throughout the year to share information, learn from each other and get to know their peers in the Alaska funding community. 

 

Apr
23

An Evening with Jacqueline Patterson: Climate Change as a Civil Rights Issue

April 23, 2020,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

Why is climate change an important human and civil rights issue? How can we address equity in the environmental and climate space? Learn the answers to these questions by joining us in celebration of Earth Day for our Racial Equity Speaker Series event on climate justice with Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

May
5-6

Grantmaking Institute: Skills for Emerging Grantmakers

May 5, 2020, 9:00am PDT to May 6, 2020, 5:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA

This comprehensive, two-day educational program was developed by experts in the philanthropic sector, and facilitated by seasoned practitioners. Grantmaking Institute: Skills for Emerging Grantmakers (formerly known as Philanthropy Institute): is the field’s standardized orientation for individual members who have recently joined the philanthropic sector in a grantmaking capacity. The curriculum is designed to provide grounding with an equitable lens, an overview of foundation governance and grantmaking, and interactive sessions to help you deepen your practice.

May
14

Leading Great Virtual Meetings

May 14, 2020,
10:00am to 12:00pm
PDT
Virtual

More and more people have begun to work remotely in an effort to create a better work/life balance or collaborate with others in many locations, making the need to execute efficient, virtual meetings very important. However, running virtual meetings oftentimes comes with challenges. Join this training to learn some tangible tactics and tips for making your online meetings more graceful and productive, as well as how to use helpful tools and online platforms to more efficiently understand scenarios, more equitably include all voices and quickly make information visual.

May 21 -
Nov 13

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort

May 21, 2020 (All day) to November 13, 2020 (All day)

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. Join us for this four-part curriculum designed for foundation leaders who are interested in bringing greater vulnerability and humility to their philanthropic practices in order to advance more equitable and transparent funder-grantee relationships. This inaugural program is being offered at no cost to selected participants, thanks to support from the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project!

May
21

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 1: Trust Based Leadership

May 21, 2020,
9:00am to 5:00pm
PDT
Seattle

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is a four-part curriculum designed for foundation leaders who are interested in bringing greater vulnerability and humility to their philanthropic practices in order to advance more equitable and transparent funder-grantee relationships.

In this first session, participants will use reflective practices to explore their leadership practices on building trust, leading from values and promoting more equitable philanthropic practices.

 

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