Events and Opportunities to Engage

Apr
14

Q2 Alaska Funders Group Meeting (VIRTUAL)

April 14, 2020,
9:30am to 11:30am
AKDT
Anchorage, AK

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED FROM IN-PERSON TO VIRTUAL.

The Alaska Funders Group is a network comprised of our members and of other grantmakers who fund in Alaska. They meet throughout the year to share information, learn from each other and get to know their peers in the Alaska funding community. 

 

Apr
23

An Evening with Jacqueline Patterson: Climate Change as a Civil Rights Issue (POSTPONED)

April 23, 2020,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON WHEN IT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED.

Why is climate change an important human and civil rights issue? How can we address equity in the environmental and climate space? Learn the answers to these questions by joining us in celebration of Earth Day for our Racial Equity Speaker Series event on climate justice with Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

Jun
2-3

Building Community Philanthropy Convening

June 2, 2020, 8:30am PDT to June 3, 2020, 1:30pm PDT
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.

Sep
24

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 3: Trust Based Culture and Ecosystem

September 24, 2020,
9:00am to 5:00pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is a four-part curriculum designed for foundation leaders who are interested in bringing greater vulnerability and humility to their philanthropic practices in order to advance more equitable and transparent funder-grantee relationships.

In this third session, participants will discover what relationships and structures look like in a trust-based organization.

Nov
13

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 4: Trust-Based Adaptation

November 13, 2020,
9:00am to 5:00pm
PST
Seattle, WA

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is a four-part curriculum designed for foundation leaders who are interested in bringing greater vulnerability and humility to their philanthropic practices in order to advance more equitable and transparent funder-grantee relationships.

In this fourth session, participants will use the learnings and tools from the first three sessions to map the assets and obstacles their foundation has towards becoming a trust-based funder. They will also receive one-on-one coaching to help them develop a plan for implementing trust-based practices within their foundation.