... Northwest is pleased to announce that Kiran Ahuja will be our next CEO. Ahuja brings more than two decades of public service and ... played a key role in building the dynamic senior leadership team at a critical juncture for the agency, managing a $2 billion budget and ... more »
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Mark Sedway, Senior Partner, The Giving Practice | Everything is in process. But our ways of thinking about organizational development often don’t account for that. Our tools can be static, designed to look at single slices of time, where ... About Evolutions” exercise. How is your organization, team, project, strategy or field evolving—from what to what? Our ... more »
Jan Jaffe | Our first interview about reflective practices in group work is with Brenda ... the new Headwaters Foundation in Western Montana. So many of our readers have asked how do you reflect when your staff is small and ... How does that show up on the ground? Brenda: Our board chair reads the norms and behaviors—our values—out loud at the ... more »
In this guide, you will find their stories about using four methods of reflective practice that can help you build what you bring to advancing change inside your foundation, with your grantees and other partners.
... visualization tool that will allow you to better understand our regional economy. It is your go-to source for information on players and ... are using our Fund Accelerator, Fund Resource Library, and Consulting Services to work on incubating new collaborative funding mechanisms ... more »
Lisa Galaites, Talent Partner and Board Liaison | ... to diversity, equity and inclusion as key tenets of our culture, policies and processes. As the organization’s talent partner, ... be valued, you will not reap the full benefits of a diverse team. Diversity drives innovation. The more diverse a team is, the more ... more »
... impact of philanthropy and engaging and strengthening our communities. "Ann brings an exceptional set of global professional ... be hearing more from her soon! Introducing Ann Saxton, Our New Vice President ... more »
Jan Jaffe and Sindhu Knotz, The Giving Practice | ... of the conversation is to make sure we are moving toward our shared goal, not an outcome only I possess. Jan : Can you identify ... period of time to talk openly with each other and as a team draws the parallels in our individual and collective work. Everyone has ... more »
... culture, leadership development and the teams that impact our members and the sector as a whole. Two weeks into this position and I ... found myself in a high-level board meeting strategizing our next three-to-five years, and at the launch of our three-state Momentum ... more »
... as APIs working in philanthropy take initiative to support our community needs? This has been a longstanding question we grapple with at ... assist in providing training opportunities and relationship/team building activities for grassroots leaders, and support the growth of our ... more »
... and tunnels, railroads and water systems that comprise our physical infrastructure, a well-designed civic infrastructure can enable us ... that enable us to connect with one another, address our shared concerns, build community and solve public problems. Much of our ... more »
Immigrants play a crucial role in our nation’s economy and are poised to dramatically change its demographics ... in building collective wealth among significant portions of our communities. Immigrant service providers and credit unions are partnering ...
... impact investing without drowning in technical detail. Use our Impact Investing tool to discuss impact investing with your own ... consultants for practitioners in philanthropy, based on our consulting engagements. Pretty Good Tool: Let’s ...
... else. And then Amazon came knocking (for my husband) and our family of four packed up and moved cross-country to the Pacific Northwest. ... working here. I’ve joined the Philanthropy Northwest team as our first director of member & donor relations and will be working ... more »
... the highest level of institutional fiduciary investment consulting services advising clients with over $80 billion in tax-exempt ... major pension plans since 1975, when he led the Wells Fargo team which developed the first (and only) pension plan stochastic optimization ...