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February 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest

We recently found an error in our Trends report pertaining to Alaska. We originally published the list of top 10 funders that provided grantmaking data in multiple Trends reports over time. This automatically excluded any funders that were new to our dataset in...

February 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest

We are thrilled to share with you the 2014 edition of Trends in Northwest Giving, our signature biennial report on foundation and corporate giving across our six-state region.

February 2015 |

Paul Shoemaker, Executive Connector, Social Venture Partners Seattle I Philanthropy Northwest member and executive connector at Social Venture Partners recently penned a post for the Stanford Social Innovation Review which ganered the second highest number of comments for that blog. Clearly, Paul has tapped into a powerful discussion within philanthropy. We are pleased to cross-post the original article here with its companion white paper.

February 2015 |
Melanie Audette, deputy director, Mission Investors Exchange | Because the social and environmental issues we face today are too big for any one sector to tackle alone, it is urgent for impact investors to work together. During a recent discussion at the Ford Foundation’s offices in New York, a group of foundation leaders, private sector investors and others took stock of the field and committed to more collective action around impact investing.
January 2015 |
by Kristen Holway | Last week, while attending the West Resilience Academy, I found myself reflecting on whether we have made any progress in closing the "philanthropic awareness gap."
January 2015 |

Jeff Clarke, CEO | Happy New Year! A year ago, Carol Lewis and I identified philanthropic themes we thought would define our region in 2014. In revisiting those themes, thinking about the many conversations I had last year and looking to the year ahead, they continue to resonate strongly.

January 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest
Our very own Shiho Fuyuki is a budding philanthropist herself! In this blog post, she describes her work with Kibei Giving Circle.