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Dec
8

How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

December 8, 2014,
5:00pm to 7:30pm
PST
FareStart

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.

Dec
10

Building Momentum for Data Standards to Tell Philanthropy’s Full Story

December 10, 2014, 10:00am PST
Webinar

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.

Dec
10

Seattle CityClub's Year in Review

December 10, 2014,
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PST
Seattle

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?

Dec
11

Toeing the Line: Addressing Common Legal Pitfalls in Family Foundation Governance

December 11, 2014,
11:30am to 1:00pm
PST

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!

Jan
8

Trends in family philanthropy: Examining the present, planning for the future

January 8, 2015,
9:00am to 10:30am
PST

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.

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,
10:00am to 11:00am
PST
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,
12:00pm to 1:00pm
PST
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,
12:00pm to 1:00pm
PST
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,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
PST
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.

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