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Oct 2

Montana Nonprofit Association Conference

September 30, 2015, 8:30am MDT to October 2, 2015, 3:00pm MDT
Billings, Mont.

Join the 2015 Montana Nonprofit Association Conference to explore the POWER of Story. Learn to illuminate your core narrative, translate your cause into a compelling story, and share that story to motivate others to engage with your mission.


2015 Alliance Conference - Building the Capacity Pipeline

October 6, 2015, 7:30am PDT to October 8, 2015, 1:00pm PDT
Portland, Ore.
You're invited to the 2015 Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference, produced in partnership with Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO), the Alliance for Nonprofit Management and Portland State University's Institute for Nonprofit Management. This conference will draw on local expertise and the Alliance’s national network to create a powerful and unique learning opportunity for nonprofit and social change leaders in the Pacific Northwest.

The Status of Women in Washington: How Far Have We Come Towards Achieving Equity?

October 6, 2015,
10:00am to 11:30am
Seattle + Webinar/Conference Call
A recent study commissioned by Women's Funding Alliance found that women ino ur region continue to face persistent inequities. Significant differences in earning power, educational attainment and occupational representation still exist between women and men in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Women's Funding Alliance Executive Director Liz Vivian shares key findings from the report and opportunities to create and sustain equitable outcomes for women and girls.

Local Matters: Alaska + Indigenous Communities "Philanthropy Is... Indigenous Ways of Knowing"

October 11, 2015, 6:00pm AKDT to October 14, 2015, 9:00pm AKDT
Anchorage, Alaska
Local Matters: Alaska + Indigenous Communities
We're invited into an indigenous-led space to more deeply understand what it means for philanthropy to build authentic partnerships with self-determined peoples, cultures and communities. We are honored to offer you this unprecedented opportunity for experiential learning grounded in community, reflection and co-learning. Registration is now closed but a few spots remain.

Endowment Management in Our Current Economic Environment: A Conversation with Verne O. Sedlacek

October 13, 2015,
9:30am to 11:00am
Seattle + Webinar/Conference Call
Please join Philanthropy Northwest, in partnership with M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, for an intimate conversation about our current economic environment and long-term management of endowments with Verne O. Sedlacek, former president and chief executive officer of Commonfund and current M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust visiting fellow.

The National Forum on Family Philanthropy

October 14, 2015 (All day) to October 16, 2015 (All day)
The National Forum on Family Philanthropy brings philanthropic families and leadership staff of family foundations together for two and a half days of peer networking and thought provoking conversations.

AmericaServes: Collective Impact Strategies Supporting U.S. Service Members, Veterans and Families

October 23, 2015,
10:00am to 1:00pm
Please join AmericaServes, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, Schultz Family Foundation, Walmart Foundation, Accenture, FSG and local service providers from the public, private and nonprofit sectors on October 23rd to learn about collective impact initiatives and opportunities to enhance the quality and diversity of services, resources, and care offered to transitioning service members, veterans, and their families in their communities.

2015 Washington Community Foundations Convening

November 2, 2015, 8:30am PST to November 3, 2015, 4:30pm PST
Bellingham, Wash
Philanthropy Northwest is supporting a network of community foundations in Washington state, through the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. As part of this work, we are helping to plan the annual Community Foundations Convening, which brings together the leadership of community foundations and other community investors across the state.

Local Matters: Washington "Philanthropy Is... Convening"

November 3, 2015, 5:00pm PST to November 4, 2015, 3:00pm PST
Bellingham, Wash.
Local Matters: Washington
More philanthropists, nonprofits and impact investors are understanding how important it is to be trusted conveners in their communities. At Local Matters: Washington, we will discuss how can ­­­­­we better initiate and nurture conversations across institutional boundaries that engage communities in creating their own solutions and futures, practices that community builders need to build be skillful conveners, and the challenges, risks and rewards of entering into open, authentic community conversations that generate shared understanding and joint action.