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How U.S. Funders Can Respond to the Current Global Refugee Crisis

September 17, 2015,
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Wars and violence in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Central America and elsewhere across the globe have driven a record-high 60 million people from their homes. Join this webinar, presented by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, to learn how philanthropy can respond — in the U.S. and internationally — to address the needs of the millions of men, women, and children who have been forced from their homes.

Sep 30 -
Oct 2

Montana Nonprofit Association Conference

September 30, 2015, 7:30am PDT to October 2, 2015, 2:00pm PDT
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, 7:00pm PDT to October 14, 2015, 10:00pm PDT
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.