Events and Opportunities to Engage


Grantmaking Institute: Skills for Emerging Grantmakers

May 5, 2020, 9:00am PDT to May 6, 2020, 5:00pm PDT
Seattle, WA

This comprehensive, two-day educational program was developed by experts in the philanthropic sector, and facilitated by seasoned practitioners. Grantmaking Institute: Skills for Emerging Grantmakers (formerly known as Philanthropy Institute): is the field’s standardized orientation for individual members who have recently joined the philanthropic sector in a grantmaking capacity. The curriculum is designed to provide grounding with an equitable lens, an overview of foundation governance and grantmaking, and interactive sessions to help you deepen your practice.


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.