Events and Opportunities to Engage

Oct
17

A Conversation with New and Graduating CEOs

October 17, 2019,
11:00am to 12:30pm
PDT
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

Being the non-family staff leader of a multi-generational family foundation is a privilege and honor. The path to engaging and furthering a family’s philanthropy is a special experience—but it can also be tough. This special conversation for CEOs, board members and donors will feature a discussion between two highly respected CEOs in the process of exiting their long-time roles alongside two new CEOs just entering this role.

Oct
22

Finding and Keeping Major Donors: Fundraising Boot Camp for Community Foundation Leaders

October 22, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Virtual

Join us for the second of three virtual exchanges built for Community Foundation staff, trustees and board members. This call will be led by Maddy Metzger-Utt, Philanthropy Northwest Community Foundation Advisor and former CEO of Community Foundation of Snohomish County. In this series, we'll tackle the most pressing issues as identified by you, our Community Foundation network. This session will focus on donor development and fundraising for community foundations. 

Oct
23-25

Central America Donors Forum

October 23, 2019 (All day) to October 25, 2019 (All day)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

The Seattle International Foundation invites funders to join them for the 2019 Central America Donors Forum in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The Central America Donors Forum (CADF) is the premier networking and learning space to advance philanthropy and development efforts in Central America. Each year, CADF brings together over 400 leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and civil society to discuss priority issues and successful models of development, and explore co-investment for social impact.

Nov
1

The Foundation for Success is Housing Stability

November 1, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Online

Do you care about health, education, workforce development, domestic violence, economic mobility, criminal justice, or building vibrant communities? Then you also care about housing and homelessness (even if you don't know it yet!). Housing stability influences outcomes across many sectors, and there is research to prove it. Join us on a webinar with Funders Together to End Homelessness, a national partner organization, to hear from funders in our region.

Nov
14

New Trends: Research Findings from NCFP’s Second Family Philanthropy Study

November 14, 2019,
9:00am to 10:30am
PST
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

What are new emerging issues facing philanthropic donors and families? How are families’ funding priorities, governance practices, and approaches to giving and decision-making evolving and changing? How are issues of founder participation, choice of lifespan, and the use of multiple giving vehicles affecting the practices and outcomes of family philanthropy? This webinar will share the results of research findings from the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s second ever Trends in Family Philanthropy study.

Dec
4

Becoming the Trusted Advisor: Professional Advisors and Community Foundations

December 4, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Online

Upwards of 80% of new funds come to community foundations through referrals from professional advisors. Join us for this conversation on how smaller community foundations cultivate and sustain relationships with professional advisors to become the go-to trusted philanthropic advisor. We'll hear from Elena Pullen Venema, Director of Gift Planning at the Community Foundation of Snohomish County, who has developed and stewards relationships with 300+ professional advisors in Snohomish County. 

Dec
9

How Will National Child Welfare System Changes Impact Native Children?

December 9, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Virtual

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? 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.

Mar
9-11

Foundations on the Hill 2020

March 9, 2020 (All day) to March 11, 2020 (All day)

Foundations on the Hill is a two-day convening in Washington, DC, that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress to discuss issues of critical importance to philanthropy. Each year, Philanthropy Northwest leads a delegation from our region. Join us!