We are all stunned and saddened by the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon on October 1, 2015. In the aftermath of this tragic event, many of you have reached out for advice on how to help. Nonprofit and philanthropic organizations on the ground in Roseburg are actively seeking ways to assist, including assessing community needs in the wake of this event, evaluating resources across sectors — including strengths and gaps — so that they can most quickly and effectively coordinate and provide support to a community that will need help in healing the wounds from this tragedy for many years to come. more »
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Lyn Hunter, Senior Program Manager | ... Moody, Ph.D. and Lauren Domino, who has implemented Next Gen donor strategies at Seattle Foundation . Moody is the Frey Foundation Chair ... Domino’s work at the foundation. (There may be a Next Gen donor joining as well, but those details are still being worked out.) The ... more »
... limits set on “overhead.” Session #2 : The Donor/ Grantee Commitment Process : Join us to learn how one regional ... Director, Global Washington Kristen Holway , Senior Manager, Learning Practice, Philanthropy Northwest Moderator: Eric Walker ...
... Partner, The Giving Practice Anjana Pandey, Member and Donor Relations Director The start of a new year tends to be a time of ... more »
... forever. On the United Nation’s Human Development Index, which measures a country’s development status, Nepal is ranked ... Philanthropy . The one-hour webinar, for grantmakers, donor-advised fund holders and Philanthropy Northwest members, will explore the ... more »
Katherine Porras, Momentum Fellow | When I moved to Oregon in 2013, I found myself captivated by the beauty of its green valleys and blue rivers. A few months ago, I was thrilled to be accepted to the Momentum Fellowship's investment position at Meyer Memorial Trust. This is a unique opportunity to help serve marginalized communities, while growing professionally with an amazing cohort dedicated to the field of philanthropy. We are fortunate to have this opportunity and we all recognized its potential, not only forging our own career paths, but also for the magnitude of possible contribution when a group of nine diverse professionals striving for excellence work together towards a common goal: making the future of philanthropy more diverse, equitable and inclusive. more »
Anand Giridharadas (Tuesday) and Judy Belk (Wednesday)
Cory Sbarbaro, Group Health Community Foundation | ... Health Cooperative, will become a subsidiary of GHCF. Its donor-driven funds will remain distinct from GHCF and will continue to support ... more »
Shin Yu Pai, The Giving Practice | ... mission and vision to better align stakeholder needs with donor intent through policy development and implementation. Writing, ... more »
Anjana Pandey, Donor and Member Relations Director It’s hard to believe that it’s already been three ... more »
Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Communications Manager As a learning network, Philanthropy Northwest believes in ... of our takeaways: Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Communications Manager I joined Philanthropy Northwest last fall, so this was my first ... more »
... tax code reform discussion draft and its proposed changes to donor-advised funds. Presenters included Jeff Zysik of Donors Trust, Brent ... The current iteration of Camp’s draft would affect donor-advised funds (DAFs) and their sponsoring organizations in the following ... more »
... the nonprofit reputation of transparency and accountability. Donor anonymity, an ethical standard for nonprofits, has become a political ...
Christina Fenner and Katie St. John, Guest Contributors, The Alaska Community Foundation | As most of our lives return to normal after the November 30th earthquake, it is important to recognize the difficulties that many families and organizations continue to face. The Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund, at The Alaska Community Foundation, was set up to support the ongoing recovery efforts, and enable donors to support both short-term emergency response and long-term recovery. The Fund is managed in collaboration with Wells Fargo Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, United Way of Anchorage, American Red Cross of Alaska, Salvation Army – Alaska Division, Mat-Su Health Foundation, United Way of Mat-Su, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, The Foraker Group and Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska. The Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund has granted out $110,000 to 18 nonprofit organizations critical in supporting those in need with disaster recovery. more »