... booklet in April 2014, the wounds and diseases afflicting our body politic were already causing concern among growing numbers of citizens, including many philanthropists. Our question about whether we in philanthropy should be stepping up our game in ...
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... on where we are and where we want to go. Sure, some of our thoughts drift to diet and exercise, but mostly, we think about purpose and ... more »
... represented here, especially given how committed many of our foundations are to place as a lens for our philanthropy, so I was ... for: shifting ownership of problems and solutions from his team to the organizations and communities they invest in. What allows this to ... more »
... I explained I would be working with the Washington State team . What excited me most about the foundation was not polio or malaria — ... in overcoming poverty, the foundation’s Washington State team focuses on the social determinants of educational attainment. Through its ... more »
... II, Surdna Foundation’s board chair. “By sharing our experience and some of the lessons we learned in this report this ...
Leslie Christian, Catalyst Fellow | ... Part 1 of a three-part series. How many of us can open our investment statements and say this: “Hello, Beautiful Portfolio! We ... fees that are charged for investment management, trading, consulting and advising. The list should include the stated rate, the ... more »
... to philanthropy lately. What’s prompting this? Our stewardship work has been underway for decades. We’ve invested nearly ... in REI's corporate giving? In terms of FTEs, we have a team of three, but we rely on a network of REI employees and leaders to shape ... more »
... for effective philanthropy. These 10 blog posts captured our network's attention the first time around. If you missed them back then, ... a 27-year veteran of Microsoft's legal and corporate affairs team, and will "contribute in new and more impactful ways to a societal ... more »
... . Taking place every 10 years, the census is a vital tool in our democracy. The census produces data to ensure that all communities are ... Join Philanthropy Northwest and the Advocacy Cohort of our Democracy Northwest initiative for a special member briefing about ...
In this third installment of Next10 , our conversation series about Northwest philanthropy trends to watch in the ... you wind down well, to your grantee partners and your staff team, and leaving the legacy you hope to achieve. It’s a really important ... more »
... and parents came together in Kent, Wash., to form a design team (all quotes in this article are from Design Team Members). The team ... goal of educational equity — and that is good for all our kids. “As parents we have the power to change everything. … We ... more »
... we began a year-long study to explore these questions. Our study was divided into two parts. We began with personal interviews of 23 ... organizational practices/policies. This report details our findings. It includes an in-depth look at the peer cohort model we ...
... "Black Lives Matter." In 2014, as my family watched from our home in Eugene, Oregon, the world bore witness to highly-publicized ... Community Foundation's equity, diversity and inclusion team. Kelli, I love you very much! Thank you for being such a great ... more »
... Manager Seven months after we first met our inaugural cohort of Momentum Fellows , a group of emerging leaders working ... we continue to be blown away by their insights on our blog and in the field. Leaders at their host foundations — ... asset management. I would love to be part of the team that works on this issue. At the same time, as a woman of color, I would ... more »
... military bases and more than a million U.S. veterans . Our members that fund programs in support of veterans and military families ... prepared you for your current role? Prior to joining the team at Boeing, I earned a master's degree in social work and worked in the ... more »
... impact, systemic and sustainable change in all of our communities. NAP is a powerful and growing network of Native and ... is supported by membership revenue, grants, fee-for service, consulting services and the generosity of communities. Native Americans ...
... Softball Classic for Youth . The rivalry continues with Team Jay vs. Team Dan. The all-star rosters include Desiree Hartsock and ... keeps. Coming together for this fun, family event helps our community's youth take back their future. The money raised supports ...
... need to take equity into consideration. We must ensure that our grantmaking benefits the broad range of stakeholders connected to the ... difference and learning. When the Foundation’s program team convened the first dinner meeting of an initial community advisory group, ... more »