Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation and Jan Jaffe, Senior Partner, The Giving Practice | ... inevitable struggles that come with the job. For all of us, our strengths have a flip side, and in challenging situations that’s often ... because I wish someone had reminded me of this rule of consulting before acting as a program officer. I often got so enthused about a ... more »
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Erin Thomas | During our recent annual conference in Boise I was inspired to see how themes of DEI ... to be challenging White fragility is getting in our way These are real and common challenges and they're complex ... of diversifying. 5. Ensure the recruiter and hiring team have training on unconscious bias. This is very important and ... more »
... Northwest shared more than 180 stories with you on our blog in 2016, including interviews with leaders in the field, member news, ... and staff welcome Audrey Haberman, managing partner of our consulting team, as our interim CEO. A former Philanthropy Northwest board ... more »
... agreement to a plan you have honed in advance? How does our understanding of philanthropy inform our choice between messy, generative ... immediately to my implement-execute-manifest gear before consulting a map or discussing potential destinations. (My children refer to ... more »
... to ensure healthy, more vibrant, and sustainable futures for our communities. We also seek to live our values for a more equitable ...
Kesley Potdevin, Momentum Fellow | ... a member of Glacier Swim Club. I’m collecting pledges for our annual Aqualaps fundraiser. This year, I’m swimming 200 laps. You can ... a lump sum or pledge a certain amount per lap to support the team. If you pledge 1 cent a lap, you'll donate $2, if you pledge 5 cents a ... more »
... I identified philanthropic themes we thought would define our region in 2014 . In revisiting those themes, thinking about the many ... same time, The Giving Practice, Philanthropy Northwest’s consulting practice, continues to steward a range of compelling funder ... more »
... for the sector. We also offer customized philanthropic consulting services through The Giving Practice . Q: What are the organization’s priorities?
... There is a great supply of people who are drawn to work in our sector. As people get in their mid-thirties and start families, however, ...
Ted Lord, The Giving Practice | ... a wide range of examples with their peers. This month, our field gained a new example from another funder collaborative that has found ... partner with The Giving Practice, Philanthropy Northwest's consulting team. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . ... more »
... pleasure of joining with my colleague Ted Lord to co-lead our sixth biannual Building Community Philanthropy (BCP) convening. Building ... director of The Giving Practice, Philanthropy Northwest's consulting team. She can be reached at email@example.com . ... more »
Leslie Silverman, The Giving Practice | ... It's all about the kids having a good time and celebrating our freedoms. Book Night : An evening to celebrate the gift of reading ... a partner with The Giving Practice, Philanthropy Northwest's consulting team. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . ... more »
Audrey Haberman, Interim CEO | ... and engaging in partisan campaign activities. During our Foundations on the Hill meetings in Washington, D.C. last week, our ... and managing partner of The Giving Practice, our national consulting team. She can be reached at email@example.com . ... more »
... can bring their whole selves to work, which we know enriches our business. Our corporate responsibility (CR) efforts comprise a major ... giving program, and builds community involvement into team commitments. Our executives don’t just talk about our company ... more »
... lumped into a safe three-letter acronym that only people in our sector can decipher. Try to throw “DEI” around in a conversation with ... associate with The Giving Practice, Philanthropy Northwest's consulting team. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . ... more »
Rosalie Sheehy Cates, Catalyst Fellow | ... If foundations are built to make grants to nonprofits, per our very own IRS rules, why should we torture that model with business ... and a senior advisor to The Giving Practice, our national consulting team. She will be leading a session on "What's New in Impact ... more »
... and most innovative philanthropy networks in the country. Our community offers many benefits that help philanthropists increase their ...
... resist engaging in public policy work. Fighting against our optimistic Schoolhouse Rock! view of the possible, however, is the ... about this elevated responsiblity . Panelists at our May 9 discussion (l-r): Susan Howlett, a nonprofit consultant; LaVerne ... more »
... their economic well-being and not work against them? Join our distinguished panel for a discussion to explore ways that funders can and ... and local levels. Remy is also a senior consultant with Luma Consulting. Remy was the founding executive director of the Washington State ...