Highlights of opportunities and strategies for economic development in Indian Country. Through an examination of the human, economic and cultural capital along with existing barriers to success, this session will provide considerations for increasing your return on investments.
Join RA staff and members to hear from the Council on Foundations about a recent survey from the Urban Institute on Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) managed by community foundations. The survey results will help provide a full picture on the importance of DAFs to communities nationwide and will help to address the questions that lawmakers often have about DAFs. This webinar is open to both RA staff and members.
Explore tribal sovereignty and governance systems and how as a funder you can work in partnership. Examples of active tribal/philanthropic partnerships along with steps it took to build them will be shared.
Explore the significance and history of Indian child welfare. The context for the establishment of the Indian Child Welfare Act, how it is implemented (and in some cases isn’t) and highlights of successful grantmaking efforts will be shared.
Please join the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for an evening reception with political activist, David Burstein. As one of the bright new voices of the younger generation, David will offer an overview of the Millennials and how to engage them more in civic life
The U.S. Department of Education's next quarterly conference call with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1 at 3pm ET/ 12pm PT. This call, intended for leaders from the foundation and corporate sector, will focus on education priorities for this school year.
Philanthropy Northwest members are invited to a webinar exploring ways to advance the charitable tax extenders package through the Senate - even during the Congressional August recess. This is a free, public event presented by Independent Sector; registration is required.
Philanthropy Northwest members are invited to a special webinar on Monday June 16, 2014 about the current intersection of state-level policy, philanthropy and early childhood education.
In this report, The Promise and Challenge of Community Democracy, authors Garland Yates and Peter Pennekamp reflect on their experiences and observations in discussion of what is needed to truly build change in communities.