Released in June, "How the Poor Can Save Capitalism" makes a compelling argument that our nation’s economic vitality is dependent on inclusion of consumers on the lower rungs of the economic ladder. Please join best selling author, John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, Inc., Dr. Sandra Archibald, dean of the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington and Jeff Clarke, CEO of Philanthropy Northwest. for this special conversation.
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Foundations have the potential for profound impact on social justice. During this webinar, presented by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, speakers will discuss on how cultivating relationships is indispensable to social justice grantmaking.
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is pleased to co-sponsor a new webinar series in partnership with the D5 Coalition, a five-year effort to advance philanthropy’s diversity, equity and inclusiveness. In this session: Who works in philanthropy? Where do philanthropic dollars go? In our era of big data and in a field that recognizes the importance of data, why has the collection and sharing of demographic data been so elusive? Learn how regional associations and their members are using data conversations and tools to spark efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in philanthropy, and to strengthen their grantmaking and impacts in communities.
It is time to reflect, listen and learn at Seattle CityClub’s annual Year in Review. What did we predict at the beginning of 2014, and how have current events changed or stayed the course? What were the most concerning and inspiring moments of the year for our panelists? How were businesses, government and nonprofits partnering to address labor issues, police reform and other community needs?
Join us for this year-end refresher on some of the most common dilemmas in family foundation governance and management, featuring nationally recognized legal advisor Andrew Schulz of Arabella Advisors. Andrew will answer these questions and many more and the call will feature double bonus Q & A time to ensure that all of your questions are answered!
Join us on January 7, 2015 for a discussion about the future of early learning in King County. This event is hosted by King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, The City of Bellevue and the Sound Cities Association.
Join us for this exciting webinar to kick off NCFP’s most prominent research initiative ever: Trends in Family Philanthropy. This webinar will feature a sneak peek at the questions to be explored by the study, along with analysis and insights of three leading voices in the field – NCFP President Virginia Esposito and Senior Fellow Alice Buhl, and the Urban Institute’s Elizabeth Boris, the lead researcher for the study.
Seattle CityClub’s Legislative Preview has been a signature Seattle event for over a decade. The luncheon forum features the top leadership from both sides of the aisle of the Washington State Legislature.
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.
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.
On behalf of Loom Foundation, Philanthropy Northwest, Social Venture Partners, The Seattle Foundation and United Way of King County, we invite you to a very special opportunity to go beyond the usual surface conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion in philanthropy.
The Corporation for National & Community Service is hosting a webinar to review the Notice of Funding Availability details, including an introduction into the work of the Social Innovation Fund with insight from SIF staff and a grantee. The call will be on Thursday February 5, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.
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.
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.
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.