Events and Opportunities to Engage

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.

Apr
7

Designing and Facilitating Powerhouse Convenings

April 7, 2020,
10:00am to 4:00pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

We are excited to bring back another day-long training built off of the lessons from The Giving Practice's DIY guide, Powerhouse Convening: New Doorways to Funder and Community Engagement. In this session, Ted Lord, the author of Powerhouse Convening and the facilitator of this training, will lead you in a deep dive into strategies and approaches for working better together. 

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 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.

 

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.