Jennifer Teunon, Medina Foundation | ... Northwest Women's Leadership Cohort To deepen our network's commitment to women’s leadership development, Philanthropy ... the pilot cohort of seven leaders from Seattle and Tacoma. Our small group met five times over the course of the year, with the goal of ... more »
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... to become the leaders who make good on that promise. Our mission is to dramatically improve educational experiences, outcomes, and ... where they are through a range of customized coaching and consulting services . National Equity Project also host a number of ...
... Florida was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history . Our hearts are filled with sorrow, and our thoughts are with the victims, ... state’s LGBT civil rights organization is working with a team of attorneys and national experts to ensure the funds are distributed ... more »
Mike Halligan, Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation | ... country convened to discuss sector-wide talking points for our meetings with policymakers. Congressional and White House staff offered ... Ahead I would like to thank Philanthropy Northwest's team for doing an excellent job planning and organizing our meetings with U.S. ... more »
Maya Thornell-Sandifor, Learning Strategy Director | ... for learning, networking and knowledge-sharing for our members. Philanthropy Northwest represents funders committed to ... we have significant economic, ethnic and racial diversity. Our members also range from huge international organizations to unstaffed ... more »
... sector. The 2016 Northwest Nonprofit Capacity Report: Our Strengths — Our Challenges — Our Resilience , developed using survey ... Association of Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits. Luma Consulting in Seattle assisted with reviewing the data and summarizing its ... more »
... 100 members and donors, and am so excited by the energy of our learning network! Our membership includes nearly 200 organizations ... and Associates is one of the largest independent fiduciary consulting firms in the Western United States, responsible for more than $75 ... more »
... role? The bulk of my career has been spent working for our community hospital, first in hospice and volunteer management and then in ... approach.
... of us at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We celebrated our 15th anniversary — reflecting on a decade and a half of work with ... memorable moments for our Pacific Northwest partners and our team. Together we are helping families achieve stable housing, strengthening ... more »
... it to be a remarkable leadership development experience. Our board, like the broader membership, is made up of engaged, passionate ... These are exciting times at Philanthropy Northwest. Our team, network, balance sheet and impact are healthy and growing. We are in the ... more »
Kelley Bevans, Information Technology Specialist | ... a Salesforce database, to train staff on its use and ensure our ongoing success with the platform. This fall, I got my first opportunity to ... on whether to prioritize sessions based on your role, your team or your organization. If you're the only representative from your ... more »
Lyn Hunter, Senior Program Manager | It’s become easier than ever to withdraw into our own bubbles of news, politics and friendships that reflect our own beliefs. ... Washington and Adam Davis of Oregon Humanities will team up to facilitate “Getting Beyond Our Echo Chambers,” an interactive ... 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 »
... 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 »
Kevin Walker, President and CEO of the Northwest Area Foundation | ... the dynamics at play within some foundation boards. Our Guiding Values: Complacency. Inertia. Exclusion. Our Vision: A ... by myself. Leadership matters, but real change is always a team effort. I offer these observations in appreciation for the ... more »
... 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 ...
... 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 »
... 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 »
... 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 »