Events and Opportunities to Engage

Feb
19

Philanthropy 101 Series

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

Philanthropy 101-Session #1: Speaking the Same Language

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

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.

May
5-6

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.