Who Came to Our 2016 Conference: Under One Sky

September 18, 2016

Philanthropists from the Northwest and nationwide flocked to Philanthropy Northwest's annual conference last week. Our conference theme, Under One Sky, reminded us that from Alaska to Wyoming, urban to rural, Natives to newcomers, we remain connected by a greater purpose: our shared commitment to vibrant, equitable and inclusive communities. Together, we explored this theme and celebrated 40 years of collaborative philanthropy.

Leaders from these organizations joined us for an exciting range of session and learning tours:

  • 501 Commons
  • ACCP
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Alaska Community Foundation
  • Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
  • All Home King County
  • Arctic Slope Community Foundation
  • Bangura Project
  • Beneficial State Bank
  • Bethel Community Services Foundation
  • Big Sky Institute for the Advancement of Nonprofits
  • Blue Mountain Community Foundation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Bozeman Area Community Foundation
  • Building Changes
  • Campion Foundation
  • Cascadia Foodshed Financing Project
  • Casey Family Programs
  • Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • Cedarmere Foundation
  • Center Pole
  • Ben B. Cheney Foundation
  • Chuckanut Health Foundation
  • The CIRI Foundation
  • Commonfund
  • Community Democracy Workshop
  • CompassPoint
  • Davis Wright Tremaine
  • Dietel Partners
  • Dole Family Foundation
  • The O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation
  • Gordon Elwood Foundation
  • Empire Health Foundation
  • Group Health Community Foundation
  • Empire Health Foundation
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • First Alaskans Institute
  • First Interstate Bank
  • The Foraker Group
  • Forest Foundation
  • Foundant Technologies
  • Friends Forever Mentoring
  • Funders for LGBTQ Issues
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Great Falls Area Community Foundation
  • Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
  • Greenstone Growth Partners
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • The Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • Home Partnership Foundation
  • Idaho Nonprofit Center
  • Lower Columbia CAP
  • Joyce Foundation
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Juneau Community Foundation
  • Lora & Martin Kelley Family Foundation
  • Kendeda Fund
  • Sally S. Kittross Family Fund
  • Kumin Foundation
  • The Lemelson Foundation
  • Charlote Martin Foundation
  • Mat-Su Health Foundation
  • Medina Foundation
  • Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Microsoft Philanthropies
  • Missoula Community Foundation
  • Missoula Community Hospital Legacy Foundation
  • Montana & Idaho CDC
  • Montana Community Foundation
  • Montana Healthcare Foundation
  • Montana Nonprofit Association
  • Montana State Government, Office of Public Instruction
  • Montana State University Foundation
  • Moss Adams LLP
  • Names Family Foundation
  • Native Americans in Philanthropy
  • NeighborWorks America
  • Nesholm Family Foundation
  • Northwest Area Foundation
  • Northwest Health Foundation
  • NoVo Foundation
  • NW Children's Fund
  • The Oregon Community Foundation
  • Oro y Plata Foundation
  • Park County Community Foundation
  • Piegan Institute
  • Potlatch Fund
  • Pride Foundation
  • Quileute Tribe
  • Quixote Foundation
  • Rasmuson Foundation
  • Reach Higher Montana
  • Red Lodge Community Foundation
  • Ritter Public Relations
  • Rural Community Assistance Corporation
  • The Russell Family Foundation
  • Satterberg Foundation
  • Schultz Family Foundation
  • Homer and Mildred Scott Foundation
  • Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples
  • Sherwood Trust
  • Social Justice Fund NW
  • United Way of King County
  • United Way of Pierce County
  • University of Montana Foundation
  • Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation
  • Washington Nonprofits
  • Washington STEM
  • Western Native Voice
  • Whatcom Community Foundation
  • Women's Funding Alliance

Conference sponsors included the Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation, BNY Mellon, Campion Foundation, Casey Family Programs, The O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation, First Interstate BancSystem Foundation, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, JPMorgan Chase, Foundant Technologies, Davis Wright Tremaine, Montana Community Foundation, Montana Healthcare Foundation, Moss Adams LLP, Rasmuson Foundation, Sherwood Trust and Canopy.

Thank you for joining us and sharing our commitment to vibrant, equitable and inclusive communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. 

For more information, visit the event website and contact Lyn Hunter at lhunter@philanthropynw.org.

Comments

Hi Lyn, I'm doing research on community foundations. I'm located in Park City, UT. Is this Under one Sky conference only for communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming? Just curious about how you define the "northwest" thanks, Tracy