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... will include: Overview of the guidance for private foundation Background on why the guidance was drafted and its implications for the field Specific tips for foundation trustees and finance officers who are considering impact investing ...
Mission investing is a topic on the agenda of many foundation leaders, as they consider whether or not to expand their mission-related activities beyond their grants. Foundation finance staff can prepare for what’s ahead by learning from a ...
... the second of three virtual exchanges built for community foundation staff, trustees and board members. This call will be led by Maddy Metzger-Utt, Philanthropy Northwest Community Foundation Advisor and former CEO of Community Foundation of Snohomish County. ...
Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Senior Communications Manager | ... giving to nonprofits. In the Puget Sound area alone, Seattle Foundation's sixth annual #GiveBIG campaign set a $20 million goal, fueled by ... the crash. Some of the host foundations, including Seattle Foundation, Kitsap Community Foundation and Missoula Community Foundation, have ... more »
... Canty, executive director of the Orcas Island Community Foundation, writes about how her staff has made the most of this new tool. The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) is a small but mighty foundation. In 2011, with assets of ... more »
... Gupte, Communications Manager In 2011, The Seattle Foundation successfully gambled on a fundraising experiment: a 24-hour online ... of nonprofits in the region. ( The Minnesota Community Foundation and Pittsburgh Community Foundation launched the first giving ... more »
Caitlin Copple Masingill, Guest Contributor | ... Micron, one of the state’s largest employers. Micron Foundation is a major force in the state’s corporate philanthropy, and ... impact,” said Dee Mooney, executive director, Micron Foundation. “Of course, we’re also incredibly proud of our community and ... more »
... Mark Sedway leading the Washington Community Foundation Convening through the DIY Strategy Improvements activities. With the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Philanthropy Northwest, we wrote it for community foundations in ... more »
Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Communications Manager | ... for thousands of nonprofits participating in Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG, Montana Community Foundation's MTGives and 50 similar campaigns nationwide, has issued "a ... dragged on for hours. As the largest campaign, Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG was disproportionately affected, and opted to extend its ... more »
Alena Feeney, Momentum Fellow, Whatcom Community Foundation | ... This sentiment fuels our mission as a community foundation. It also inspired us to lean into strengthening connections in our ... to life if you invite them to be creative,” said Community Foundation CEO Mauri Ingram. “Project Neighborly grants add a little fuel to ... more »
Lara Iglitzin, Executive Director, Henry M. Jackson Foundation | ... an example of impact from my day job leading the Jackson Foundation in Seattle. When we began the Henry M. Jackson Leadership ... and principles and to encourage them to give back to the foundation through board service and future leadership. The vision for the ... more »
The Northwest Area Foundation approved 27 grants worth $5.3 million in the second quarter of 2016, ... communities of color or immigrant. The Minnesota-based foundation makes grants across the country. In the Northwest, these grants ... Grant term: April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2018 The foundation also gave $10,000 in sponsorship funds to Native American ... more »
Since 1993, Pride Foundation's scholarship program has awarded nearly $4 million to current and ... Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Katie Carter, Pride Foundation's Regional Development Organizer in Oregon, has posted an interview ... who I am legally. Read the complete interview on Pride Foundation's blog. The Value of Being Yourself: A 2015 Pride Foundation ... more »
... were recently selected to receive Mat-Su Health Foundation grants totaling more than $1.68 million under the foundation’s Healthy Impact grant program. Healthy Impact Grants are awarded ... more »
Caitlin Copple, Communications Consultant | Rather than throw a big party for Medina Foundation’s 70th anniversary, the board and Executive Director Jennifer ... for professional development requests. more »
... during Foundations on the Hill. Photo credit: Raikes Foundation In mid-March, fourteen Philanthropy Northwest members and ... executive director of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in Missoula, MT, who has attended FOTH as part of the Philanthropy ... more »