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Maya Thornell-Sandifor, Director of Learning Strategies | ... better understanding of the customer base. In philanthropy, our customer base is usually the communities most impacted by systemic social ... a deep sense of Aloha by sharing resources, working as a team and living life humbly with love. Alena applies these ethics in her ... more »
... investments (PRIs), we decided to begin through our endowment. Our board felt most comfortable starting with a plan to invest up to 3% of our ... more »
Paul Kim, Member and Donor Program Associate | ... I was constantly reminded of the importance of embracing our differences. In high school and college, I volunteered with inner-city ... the top-down style of management preferred in the past, my team and I selected 20 people to go through an intensive training program to ... more »
... a strong and abiding sense of place. While the interests of our Northwest philanthropic community span the globe, one thread woven through ...
... endowment, beyond grantmaking, to further both mission and our financial goals. Most recently, he is perhaps best known for his and the ... two-thirds of trustees and nearly half of the executive team members identify as people of color, and women make up two-thirds of ... more »
Maya Thornell-Sandifor, Learning Strategy Director | ... a concerted effort to be responsive to the diverse needs of our members across the six states we serve — while simultaneously getting ... said virtual programming is not without its glitches. Our team is working to figure out how we can best use the technology we have to ... more »
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Kiran Ahuja | ... as people's basic civil rights and freedoms were trampled. Our country was reeling from this tragedy, yet some communities were ... Advisory on the Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity Team (part of the White House Domestic Policy Council), helping develop and ... will be moderated by Sindhu Knotz , who provides consulting services focused on strategic planning, facilitation, ... more »
... share strategies to increase their local impact. ACF invited our consulting team at The Giving Practice to help develop and deliver this ... more »
... the Healthier Washington Initiative at the state level.
... convening and collaborating effectively to support our members, partners and communities. Last month, it was our turn: seven members of our team traveled to Indianapolis for the annual conference of the Forum of ... more »
Sharon Nyree Williams, Executive Director, Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas | ... The first cohort began in 2016 with a focus on sustaining our organizations, which come from New Orleans, Denver, Knoxville, San Jose, ... four-year program, consultants guide us through analyzing our business models and making strategic plans to sustain our organizations. ... more »
As Philanthropy Northwest honors our 40th year of connecting funders across our region in 2016, we also celebrate a major milestone with the Northwest's ... corporate strategy — but each local community citizenship team manages that strategy to the unique community needs, acknowledging that ... more »
... serving the nonprofit sector. Being part of the leadership team at TechSoup Global, expanding to 32 new countries and launching a new ... and “doing whatever it takes” to move the needle with our partners.
Kiran Ahuja, CEO | ... especially when those values include a strong commitment to our communities, I felt right at home. While in Alaska, I reflected on ... parts of Philanthropy Northwest’s region, our leadership team can reflect on how best to grow and share knowledge among our network of ... more »