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.
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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.
Join Ted Howard, co-founder and executive director of The Democracy Collaborative, to both learn about and discuss new ideas for utilizing local talents, capacities and institutions to rebuild local capital, economic vitality and community resilience.
D.C. often seems far away - and it is - but what happens there has profound impacts here. Showing up matters.
Travel to Washington, DC with Philanthropy Northwest for Foundations on the Hill, March 18-19.
Join the Global Donors Exchange (GDX) for a 3-part series that both examines the overhead myth and explores strategies for breaking the grantee starvation cycle in order to build a vibrant nonprofit sector.
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.
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.