Events and Opportunities to Engage

Sep
23

Philanthropy Deep Dive: Dismantling Islamophobia, Championing Community

September 23, 2019,
9:00am to 12:00pm
PDT
Seattle, WA

While our sector continues to develop its lens on racial equity and racial justice, we rarely examine the connections between Islamophobia, philanthropy and democracy. Join us in a three hour deep-dive with Muslim community leaders to explore how we can collectively strategize to work with Muslim communities to address pressing concerns and envision future partnerships. We will prioritize relationship building, education and laying the foundation for future work together. 

Sep
25-27

Walla Walla Valley Funders' Tour

September 25, 2019 (All day) to September 27, 2019 (All day)

Blue Mountain Community Foundation and Sherwood Trust invite you to join their third annual tour of the communities across the Walla Walla Valley from Milton-Freewater, Oregon to Dayton, Washington. Come dig into this part of our region from September 25-27, 2019 and see how our rural communities collaborate and innovate. The deadline for registration is August 26.

Sep
25

Community Foundation Series: Cybersecurity and Your Foundation

September 25, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT

Join us for the first of three virtual exchanges built for Community Foundation staff, trustees and board members. This call will be led by Maddy Metzger-Utt, Philanthropy Northwest Community Foundation Advisor and former CEO of Community Foundation of Snohomish County. In this series, we'll tackle the most pressing issues as identified by you, our Community Foundation network. 

Cyber attacks are becoming more common for community foundations. Hear stories from CF peers who have had cyber attacks, and learn how to protect your organization.

Oct
3

Washington Health Philanthropy Partnership Autumn Meeting

October 3, 2019,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
PDT
Philanthropy Northwest

The Washington Meeting of the Health Partnership (HPP) will occur the afternoon of October 3, at the Philanthropy Northwest Office. 

The Washington Health Philanthropy Partnership is inclusive of health funders in Washington. It is primarily a learning community with the intention toward aligning strategies, language, and resources to achieve health equity in the region.

Oct
16-18

National Forum on Family Philanthropy

October 16, 2019 (All day) to October 18, 2019 (All day)
Chicago, IL

National Center for Family Philanthropy would like to invite family and community foundation donors, board members, staff and family members to their National Forum on Family Philanthropy. This conference brings philanthropic families and leaders together for two and a half days of peer networking and thought-provoking conversations led by some of the greatest thought leaders in family giving. Forum sessions feature the perspectives of donors and family members in an environment that fosters both confidential and candid discussions.

Oct
17

A Conversation with New and Graduating CEOs

October 17, 2019,
11:00am to 12:30pm
PDT
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

Being the non-family staff leader of a multi-generational family foundation is a privilege and honor. The path to engaging and furthering a family’s philanthropy is a special experience—but it can also be tough. This special conversation for CEOs, board members and donors will feature a discussion between two highly respected CEOs in the process of exiting their long-time roles alongside two new CEOs just entering this role.

Oct
22

Finding and Keeping Major Donors: Fundraising Boot Camp for Community Foundation Leaders

October 22, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Virtual

Join us for the second of three virtual exchanges built for Community Foundation staff, trustees and board members. This call will be led by Maddy Metzger-Utt, Philanthropy Northwest Community Foundation Advisor and former CEO of Community Foundation of Snohomish County. In this series, we'll tackle the most pressing issues as identified by you, our Community Foundation network. This session will focus on donor development and fundraising for community foundations. 

Oct
23-25

Central America Donors Forum

October 23, 2019 (All day) to October 25, 2019 (All day)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

The Seattle International Foundation invites funders to join them for the 2019 Central America Donors Forum in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The Central America Donors Forum (CADF) is the premier networking and learning space to advance philanthropy and development efforts in Central America. Each year, CADF brings together over 400 leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and civil society to discuss priority issues and successful models of development, and explore co-investment for social impact.

Nov
1

The Foundation for Success is Housing Stability

November 1, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Online

Do you care about health, education, workforce development, domestic violence, economic mobility, criminal justice, or building vibrant communities? Then you also care about housing and homelessness (even if you don't know it yet!). Housing stability influences outcomes across many sectors, and there is research to prove it. Join us on a webinar with Funders Together to End Homelessness, a national partner organization, to hear from funders in our region.

Nov
14

New Trends: Research Findings from NCFP’s Second Family Philanthropy Study

November 14, 2019,
9:00am to 10:30am
PST
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

What are new emerging issues facing philanthropic donors and families? How are families’ funding priorities, governance practices, and approaches to giving and decision-making evolving and changing? How are issues of founder participation, choice of lifespan, and the use of multiple giving vehicles affecting the practices and outcomes of family philanthropy? This webinar will share the results of research findings from the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s second ever Trends in Family Philanthropy study.

Dec
4

Community Foundation Series: Community Voice and Grantmaking

December 4, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Virtual

Join us for the third and final virtual exchange built for Community Foundation staff, trustees and board members. Our December 4 call will focus on bringing community voice into our grantmaking practices. We know that more and more community foundations are bringing in community members for grant review. This all sounds good in practice, but what does it mean at a practical level?

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