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June 2016 | Philanthropy Northwest

Our "virtual roundtable" interviews feature a group of leaders from across our network who work on a common issue area, illuminating the diversity of place-based approaches to the shared topic. We kicked this series off in February with the CEOs of five healthcare conversion foundations, then continued in March with the Pacific Northwest's seven statewide nonprofit associations, April with four arts funders and May with five rural funders. For June, we interviewed representatives of four banks engaged in Northwest philanthropy: First Interstate Bank, Pacific Continental Bank, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo.

July 2015 |
Kevin Walker, Vice Chair of Board Operations | I have had the privilege of serving on Philanthropy Northwest’s board of directors since 2010, and have found it to be a remarkable leadership development experience. Our board, like the broader membership, is made up of engaged, passionate leaders who care deeply about the communities they serve. I am pleased to share that for the first time in its history, Philanthropy Northwest is seeking nominations directly from our members for board candidates to be elected this fall.
June 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest
Jeff Clarke continues his series of conversations with leaders in the region and across the field with Mickey Babcock, founder of the Equipoise Fund, a private foundation that aims to energize, enrich and encourage the vision, voice and visibility of Wyoming's women and girls.
April 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest

Jon Stahl, Communications Director | I’ve just returned from Local Matters: Wyoming, the first event in our 2015 Local Matters series, which brought together more than 80 people from foundations and nonprofits engaged in Wyoming philanthropy. Here are a few highlights from a rich, engaging and wide-ranging conversation about how philanthropy is... right next door.

February 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest

In this 5th edition of "Trends in Northwest Giving - 2014," we analyzed 23,783 grants to northwest organizations from 245 funders in 2012, totaling $958,347,806. This represents a 4% decline in giving over 2010, which was expected given the volatile economic recovery since the 2008 recession. Read on to find out about giving in our region, state-by-state trends and more!

Cover image for Trends in NW Giving 2014 report-a elder man with gray hair and mustache wearing a white shirt and white cowboy hat
August 2014 | Philanthropy Northwest
On the July 31 Montana-Wyoming-Idaho Funders Teleconference, Jo Ann Eder, president of The O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation, Inc. and Dawn McGee, president of High Stakes Foundation reflected on their separate mission investments into the same project – NeighborWorks Montana and ROC USA.
July 2012 | Philanthropy Northwest

This edition of "Trends in Northwest Giving - 2012" captures more than $1.08 billion made to the Northwest in 2010. This is a 23.5% decline from the numbers reported in 2008. Download the report to learn about other post-2008 recession giving trends in our six-state region.

Cover image for Trends in NW Giving 2012 report-a picture of 5 dandelion-like seed pods