Philanthropy Northwest

Build. Connect. Inspire.

Our Approach

The Giving Practice blends customized solutions and deep knowledge of the field to help foundations, giving programs and philanthropy-serving organizations navigate the changing landscape of today's philanthropy. We develop authentic relationships with our clients that allow them to experience joyful, meaningful and effective work. We celebrate philanthropy that is diverse and inclusive as we work to create and sustain strong, equitable and healthy communities.


Values first. We help you achieve your goals by working from the values that motivate your philanthropy.

Funder knowledge.  We bring decades of direct work experience in foundations. We are part of Philanthropy Northwest, a network of almost 200 family, private, community and corporate funders.

National perspective. We are based in the Northwest and work with clients throughout the United States.

Continuous learning.  We emphasize learning in our projects, incorporate the latest ideas from the field, and help you build a knowledge for others to benefit from. 

Customized solutions. We work with you as a partner and adapt our approach to your unique organizational culture, skills and ways of working.