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We're excited to kick off a new series of "virtual roundtable" interviews with philanthropic leaders. Each will feature a group of leaders from across our network who work on a common issue area, illuminating the diversity of place-based approaches to the topic at hand. For our first outing, we're talking with the CEOs of five Northwest healthcare conversion foundations: Chuckanut Health Foundation, Empire Health Foundation, Mat-Su Health Foundation, Montana Healthcare Foundation and Northwest Health Foundation. more »
Our "virtual roundtable" interviews feature a group of leaders from across our network who work on a common issue area, illuminating the diversity of place-based approaches to the shared topic. We kicked this series off in February with the CEOs of five healthcare conversion foundations, then continued in March with the Pacific Northwest's seven statewide nonprofit associations, April with four arts funders and May with five rural funders. For June, we interviewed representatives of four banks engaged in Northwest philanthropy: First Interstate Bank, Pacific Continental Bank, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo. more »
Kiran Ahuja | Last month, Philanthropy Northwest formally launched our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). This commitment is an important next step for our organization, particularly in this age of discord and reactive discourse, but also as our members’ interest in DEI continues to grow and we, at Philanthropy Northwest, deepen our own DEI conversations and programs. more »
Anjana Pandey, Donor and Member Relations Director | ... member and donor relations. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . Join the Conversation: Welcome New Members ... more »
... Notes and handouts from many sessions on rivergathering.org , our conference website. (Available only to conference attendees.) more »
Our "virtual roundtable" interviews feature a group of leaders from across our network who work on a common issue area, illuminating the diversity of place-based approaches to the shared topic. We kicked this series off in February with the CEOs of five healthcare conversion foundations, then continued in March with the Pacific Northwest's seven statewide nonprofit associations and April with four leading arts funders. For May, we interviewed grantmakers from five foundations — The Ford Family Foundation, Montana Community Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation and Wyoming Community Foundation — focused on rural communities. more »
Philanthropy is a shared journey. Our member network connects you with fellow philanthropists, facilitates shared learning and fosters powerful collaborative work that builds stronger communities – in the Northwest and beyond.
Paul Kim, Member and Donor Program Associate | ... and donor program associate. He can be reached at email@example.com . Raising a Glass to Sustaining Partners & New Friends ... more »
As your thought partner, supporting shared learning and action for all types of philanthropy, Philanthropy Northwest creates and curates hundreds of reports, presentations, recordings, studies, websites and consulting tools with our colleagues and partners in the field. This year, we also launched four Digital Resource Centers for our members, focused on Advocacy, Arts Funding, Disaster Philanthropy and Impact Investing. Here are 10 resources released in 2016 with enduring value for a range of philanthropy and nonprofit practitioners in the Northwest and beyond, listed by release date. If you missed them the first time, now's a great time to catch up! more »
... Questions in the meantime? Contact Elyse Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org . For sponsorship opportunities, please email Anjana Pandey at ...
Philanthropy Northwest advocates on behalf of the region’s philanthropic sector and helps our members become more effective in matters of public policy, advocacy and civic engagement.
... the conference. Please contact Mares Asfaha at email@example.com for more information. Questions? Contact Elyse Gordon at ...
... learning network. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . More Funding for Women Means More Funding for Everyone ... more »
Remy Trupin, Advocacy Catalyst Fellow | Election years are a tantalizing time, and with proper counsel and support, philanthropic organizations can be powerful advocates. When and how can your foundation speak out on a particular issue? Can foundations fund lobbying activities by grantees? Is it OK to provide candidates with talking points? What about funding voter guides and voter registration drives? Eager to learn more and share their experiences, Ballmer Group Philanthropy, Campion Foundation, Raikes Foundation and other funders recently participated in our Advocacy in an Election Year workshop. more »
Anjana Pandey, Member and Donor Relations Director | ... member and donor relations. She can be reached at email@example.com . Introducing Our Snapshot of Foundation Giving to the Northwest ... more »
When disaster strikes, communities look to organized philanthropy and government grantmakers for help. more »