Events and Opportunities to Engage
This session will include a three interactive components: (1) Review of the best research advances in child welfare and policy practice in the past 5-10 years; (2) Group discussion to identify the knowledge and research gaps in the fields of child welfare, children's behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment; and (3) Discussion of how to address key research/knowledge gaps - including new ways of collaborating to ensure that the right research is conducted and used for policy, program design and practice.
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.
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.
Join NeighborWorks America Western Region and Oregon network organizations for:
Future Pathways Toward Tomorrow
Come get a “taste of Portland” featuring samples of area food and drink. We’ll also hear from futurists who will explore themes of innovation, interconnectedness, imperatives and impact.
A Conversation at the Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development: History + Community + Policy + Funding
Join Neighborworks America and the Fair Housing Council of Oregon for an intentional conversation about racial justice and community development.
Join Neighborworks America for this special event hosted in conjunction with the Neighborworks America National Training Institute in Portland, Oregon:
Symposium Expanding Financial Opportunity: Catapulting Communities Forward
Gather with your friends and colleagues to learn about philanthropy’s role in public policy and advocacy, explore ways for funders to build organizational capacity and strategy around advocacy, and how to work with grantees to support the most effective and meaningful types of investments.
The Washington Census Equity Fund, managed by Philanthropy Northwest, is a statewide pooled fund of philanthropy partners to support 2020 Census outreach, education and resources to ensure a robust and accurate count.
An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers
In 2020 the National Center for Family Philanthropy will welcome Nick Tedesco as CEO and see the transition of founder and longtime CEO Ginny Esposito to the role of senior fellow. These two leaders will reflect on the past 20 years of NCFP’s work and discuss current priorities, the future of the field of family philanthropy and the continuing role NCFP can play in thought leadership, community building and more.
Expected attendees of Foundations on the Hill should join this webinar, hosted by United Philanthropy Forum, to get ready for the key policy issues you will face on the Hill in March.
A webinar for attendees of Foundations on the Hill to hear from policy experts on what legislative issues are important to the philanthropic sector and receive tips on how you might message these issues to your members of Congress.
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!