Events and Opportunities to Engage

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.

May
14

Leading Great Virtual Meetings

May 14, 2020,
10:00am to 12:00pm
PDT
Virtual

More and more people have begun to work remotely in an effort to create a better work/life balance or collaborate with others in many locations, making the need to execute efficient, virtual meetings very important. However, running virtual meetings oftentimes comes with challenges. Join this training to learn some tangible tactics and tips for making your online meetings more graceful and productive, as well as how to use helpful tools and online platforms to more efficiently understand scenarios, more equitably include all voices and quickly make information visual.

May 21 -
Nov 13

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort

May 21, 2020 (All day) to November 13, 2020 (All day)

Philanthropy Northwest is excited to partner with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer the first-ever Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. Join us for this 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. This inaugural program is being offered at no cost to selected participants, thanks to support from the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project!

May
21

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 1: Trust Based Leadership

May 21, 2020,
9:00am to 5:00pm
PDT
Seattle

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 first session, participants will use reflective practices to explore their leadership practices on building trust, leading from values and promoting more equitable philanthropic practices.

 

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.

Jul
23

Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort Session 2: A Trust-Based Approach to Grantmaking

July 23, 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.

This second session will take an in-depth look at the principles of trust-based philanthropy and give participants an organizational assessment tool to use with their teams to identify how to continue their journey towards trust-based philanthropy.

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.

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