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Jan
14

"Hide and Seek" Performance and Discussion

January 14, 2015,
6:15pm to 9:00pm
PST
The Seattle Repertory Theatre, Leo K. Theatre
"Hide and Seek" a dance/theater work that explores how our children our cared for through the eyes of a child, family and system.

Please join us for a special evening featuring "Hide and Seek," a dance/theatre work that explores how our children are cared for in our community through the eyes of the child, family and systems. Participants are encouraged to engage in a post-performance discussion about community partnerships, the effect of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on intergenerational poverty and the role that arts can have to raise issues, among others.

Jan
21

Innovation and Hope in Domestic Violence and Family Homelessness: DV Housing First

January 21, 2015,
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PST
Philanthropy Northwest

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.

Feb
11

Hot Topics in Washington

February 11, 2015,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
EST
Webinar

The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and the Council on Foundations will be a hosting a webinar on the latest developments in Washington open to Philanthropy Northwest members.

Feb
18

2015 Social Innovation Fund Grant: Evidence and Evaluation

February 18, 2015,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
EST
Webinar

During the 2015 fiscal year, the Social Innovation Fund will invest $51 million in organizations to grow community solutions. The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) combines public and private resources to grow the impact of innovative, community based solutions that have compelling evidence of improving the lives of people in low-income communities throughout the United States. The Corporation for National & Community Service is hosting a SIF evidence and evaluation webinar. The call will be on Wednesday February 18, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.

Feb
26

2015 Social Innovation Fund Office Hours/Q&A

February 26, 2015,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
EST
Webinar

During the 2015 fiscal year, the Social Innovation Fund will invest $51 million in organizations to grow community solutions. The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) combines public and private resources to grow the impact of innovative, community based solutions that have compelling evidence of improving the lives of people in low-income communities throughout the United States. The Corporation for National & Community Service is holding a SIF Office Hours/Q&A webinar. The call will be on Thursday February 26, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.

Mar
3

Alaska Funders Group Meeting

March 3, 2015,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
AKST
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.

Mar
25

Stepping Up Our Game: How Can Philanthropy Strengthen Democracy?

March 25, 2015,
8:00am to 11:00am
PDT
Seattle

Are you concerned about the state of our democracy? Are you interested in hearing more about cutting edge efforts to strengthen democracy? Philanthropy Northwest and Seattle CityClub are please to co-present a tremendous line up of sector leaders including special guest Daniel Stid, director of the Madison Initiative at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to work together to begin building a coordinated philanthropic response to this historic challenge.

Apr
7

First Tuesday: The State of College Affordability

April 7, 2015,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Seattle

Many Philanthropy Northwest members make consistent and significant investments in higher education, including improving access and affordability. However, affordability and access are highly complex issues that lend themselves to different perspectives and questions about the most strategic approaches to filling gaps. Join College Spark Washington, Washington Women in Need, Washington Student Achievement Council and the National Association of Scholarship Providers as they lead a discussion about higher education affordability.

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