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Grantmaking to Alaska held steady between 2012 and 2014, decreasing by less than 1%.
Grantmaking to Idaho rose 13% between 2012 and 2014.
Grantmaking to Montana rose 61%, the largest increase among the six Northwest states, between 2012 and 2014.
Grantmaking to Oregon rose just over 5% between 2012 and 2014.
Grantmaking to Wyoming rose 30% between 2012 and 2014.
Program development accounted for the largest share of support type in 2014. Similar to national giving trends, U.S.
For Philanthropy Northwest, 2018 was a phenomenal year of learning and growth alongside our network as we continued to come together in supporting vibrant futures for our region’s communities. Philanthropy is a shared journey.
Building strong communities requires creating an environment in which the philanthropic sector can work collaboratively with policymakers to effect positive change
Philanthropy Northwest has adopted an official organizational position supporting The Charities Helping Americans Regularly Throughout the Year (CHARITY) Act (S. 1475, H.R. 3259), a bipartisan bill that would make it easier for donors to give to charity and for charitable organizations to conduct their work. We will be submitting a letter to members of Congress representing our six-state region (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming). more »
Does your organization value diversity, inclusion and equity? How are those values reflected in your organization's approach to learning and evaluation?
Expanding the Bench (ETB) is based on the belief that learning and evaluation have the power to shape policy, programs, and practice and that evaluators from diverse communities increase the likelihood that methods, analyses and interpretation benefit the communities they serve.
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Philanthropy Northwest supports members’ census efforts across our region through a variety of activities, including programming (convening events, webinars and meetings); participating in state working groups of funders and community partners; connecting funders to 2020 Census funding opportunities and resources, peers and experts across the region and nation; supporting outreach around advocacy opportunities; and developing state-level factsheets and tools.
... Northwest members are invited to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to join our sign-on letter to members of Congress. ...
Amy Pearson-Wales | Thank you to the more than 300 people who convened October 3-5 at our annual conference to share learnings and exchange ideas on this year’s theme of Leading Through Change!
Throughout the conference, attendees from more than 70 philanthropic organizations explored approaches as individuals and as community partners working to strengthen philanthropy’s impact in our six-state region. Discussions proved dynamic, informative and educational. Some were even difficult. But, guided by our commitment to creating space for all types of conversations—as represented by our attendee-curated Philanthropy Interrupted Talks—we leaned into the hard work of coming together to recognize and reflect on the challenges facing our communities and our sector in these increasingly divisive times. more »
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Nancy Sanabria | As we continue to explore strategies to support the field in incorporating equity in their practices, we are excited to announce that we are partnering with several other philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) to advance the learning and practice of equitable evaluation among our members. This new collaborative, known as Associations Advancing Equitable Evaluation Practices (AAEEP), supports the important equity-focused work to which many of our members are already committed and striving to implement. Our joint agreement as AAEEP partners states our commitment to helping our networks understand equitable evaluation and to digging deeper into how to create change in our own organizations. more »