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.
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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.
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.