Events and Opportunities to Engage

Jan
30-31

Building Community Philanthropy Convening

January 30, 2020, 8:30am PST to January 31, 2020, 1:30pm PST
Seattle, WA

The Building Community Philanthropy initiative helps strengthen the capacity of community foundations, United Ways and identity-based foundations to drive meaningful progress in their communities.

Feb
3

How Will National Child Welfare System Changes Impact Native Children?

February 3, 2020,
10:30am to 12:00pm
PST
Online
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Are you aware of the significant changes made to the national child welfare system and the impact this will have on Alaska Native and Native American children and families? Join us for this Conversations in Philanthropy event to learn about the Family First Prevention Services Act, and the enhanced options, opportunities and strategies for leveraging investments to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families, and to strengthen support systems within our communities.

Feb
11

2020 Northwest Children’s Foundation Forum: Community Trauma and Child Well-Being

February 11, 2020,
11:30am to 4:00pm
PST
Seattle, WA and Online

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2020 Northwest Children’s Foundation Forum: Community Trauma and Child Well-Being: A Deeper Dive into the Future of Healing.

Northwest Children's Foundation is pleased to welcome back Dr. Shawn Ginwright, professor of education and africana studies at San Francisco State University, as their keynote speaker, and Seattle pediatrician Dr. Ben Danielson as their panel moderator. Together, they will guide attendees through thought-provoking discussions, challenge thinking and share their expert perspectives. 

Feb
11

2020 Nonprofit Legislative Reception

February 11, 2020,
5:30pm to 7:00pm
PST
Olympia, WA

Join Philanthropy Northwest and partner organizations for the annual Nonprofit Legislative Reception at the Washington Governor's Mansion to mingle with elected officials, connect with peers from across the state and celebrate the contributions that nonprofit organizations make to our communities.

Feb
12

Women Powering Philanthropy: Exploring Giving to Women’s Foundations and Funds

February 12, 2020,
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Online
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There are multiple women's foundations and women's giving circles here in the Northwest. Come to this Conversations in Philanthropy event to share your perspective and hear from the leading researchers in this field to understand the trends, opportunities and growth areas for this subset of our sector! We are delighted to partner with the Women's Philanthropy Institute for this webinar. 

Feb
19

Philanthropy 101-Session #1: Speaking the Same Language

February 19, 2020,
10:00am to 12:00pm
PST
Online

Philanthropy 101 - Session #1: Speaking the Same Language

This is the first in a five-part virtual series that helps all staff or trustees new to philanthropy better understand the sector. This interactive series will provide a historical overview of philanthropy, review a foundation's leadership and governance, provide an overview of grantmaking, debate the current big issues in philanthropy and explore the various roles within philanthropy. To learn more and register for the series, please visit the Philanthropy 101 event page. 

Feb
19

Philanthropy 101 Series

February 19, 2020,
10:00am to 12:00pm
PST
Online

Philanthropy 101 is sold out. Please email Elyse Gordon to be added to the waitlist.

Are you new to Philanthropy?  Have you expanded your team?  Include this series in your staff onboarding! Philanthropy 101 is a five-part virtual series that helps all staff new to philanthropy better understand the sector and grow their peer network.

Feb
25

Introduction to Expanding the Bench for Culturally-Responsive and Equitable Evaluation

February 25, 2020,
11:30am to 12:30pm
PST
Online

Does your organization value diversity, inclusion and equity? How are those values reflected in your organization's approach to learning and evaluation? 

Expanding the Bench (ETB) is based on the belief that learning and evaluation have the power to shape policy, programs, and practice and that evaluators from diverse communities increase the likelihood that methods, analyses and interpretation benefit the communities they serve. 

Mar
18

Q1 Corporate Member Luncheon

March 18, 2020,
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

Philanthropy Northwest is thrilled to be continuing our Corporate Member Luncheons in 2020 and we hope that you will join us. Alaska Airlines will be hosting at Philanthropy Northwest's office, and Diana Birkett Rakow

Mar
19

Journeys to Equity: Bringing Inclusive Practices to Your Philanthropy

March 19, 2020,
8:30am to 1:30pm
PDT
Portland, OR

There have been a lot of conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion practices in our sector. We invite you to join us to explore the different approaches lean funders can take to implement these practices, hear from peers in your community about what their journey has been like and reflect on how these practices impact your funding areas.

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