Member Benefits

Member Benefits

Philanthropy Northwest is where you belong.

We're a community of peers united for change — one big network where philanthropic organizations of all types and sizes come together for learning, networking and action. 

Our goal is creating impact. We're here to help you do your work even better and support strong, equitable communities across the Northwest. As a member, you are connected to a powerful and diverse group of peers, and have access to a myriad of opportunities to learn, share and grow.

Attend Events

Annual conference attendees in session discussions at PNW19
  • In 2021, our members joined us for 140 events, both in-person and virtual, that offered opportunities for peer learning, networking and igniting new ideas. 
  • Our annual conference is the region’s largest learning event for funders and community partners.

Get Membership Perks

  • We bring you a carefully curated selection of the news you need to stay in touch with the region and the sector. 
  • Members get free postings on our job bank, which generates more than 75,000 views annually from people seeking jobs in the Northwest nonprofit and philanthropic sector.

Make Connections

  • Our member directory is a searchable online database of more than 180 Northwest philanthropic organizations and their teams. 
  • You can connect with peers who share your philanthropic interests through our various groups such as affinity groups, funder collaboratives and cohorts.
  • Community foundations can access the Regional Community Foundation Network.

Receive One-on-One Support

PNW staff pictured left to right Danielle Crystal (membership), Anjana Pandey (VP Strategy), Lyn Hunter (regional networks)
Philanthropy Northwest staff (left to right): Danielle Crystal (Director of Membership), Anjana Pandey (Interim CEO) and Lyn Hunter (Director of Regional Strategies & Networks)
  • Member service is our top priority, benefitting from our decades of experience in philanthropy and deep knowledge about Northwest funders and their work.
  • Members receive one free hour of consulting services with The Giving Practice, our consulting team, plus a reduced rate for additional hours.
  • In addition, you’ll receive one free hour of consultation with each of our senior advisors who specialize in impact investing and policy and advocacy.

Find Resources

  • Our searchable online knowledgebase connects you with the information you need to be more effective in your philanthropy. 
  • Members also get free access to the National Center for Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center.

Activate Your Advocacy

  • Engage in advocacy skills-building programs and cultivate a collective voice and cross-sector partnerships on critical issues.
  • Heighten national policymakers' awareness of regional and philanthropic issues by joining our member delegation at Foundations on the Hill. 
  • Amplify your organization’s voice through our website, social media, events calendar and blog platforms.

Snapshot of Our Membership

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Join or renew today!

Our network — and what we can accomplish together — is more powerful because of every member organization involved.

For instructions on renewing your membership, see our Become a Member page.

For new members, you can start the process of joining Philanthropy Northwest by completing this online form.

"[Philanthrophy Northwest membership] has facilitated networking with other funders that have created opportunities for us to invest across the state in things that are aligned with our priorities and have led to greater impact."