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Philanthropy Northwest is continuing our Racial Equity Speaker Series with Mehrsa Baradaran, author of The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap. Join us to hear from her as she examins the fruits of past policies and the operation of banking in a segregated economy.
We are excited to announce that we have added another position to the Momentum Fellowship program. We are now hiring for a Program Fellow-Midwest Region at Marguerite Casey Foundation. The 18-month position, based in Seattle, will involve working closely and collaboratively with grantees in Chicago and some surrounding southern states. more »
... the event website and contact Lyn Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org . Who's Coming to Local Matters: Alaska + Indigenous Communities ... more »
Named in honor of a beloved community leader and Philanthropy Northwest member, our Mary Helen Moore Ambassador of the Year Award recognizes an individual or organization who has demonstrated remarkable leadership and made personal contributions — beyond financial support — that benefit the entire network. This year, based on our daily interactions with our network members and partners, we chose both an individual and an organization as our 2015 Ambassadors of the Year. more »
Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Senior Communications Manager | ... communications manager. She can be reached at email@example.com . What Makes a Good CSR Strategy? ... more »
Susan Weiss, Senior Policy Advisor | ... senior policy advisor. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . Grantmakers & Policymakers: Let's Talk ... more »
Dear Members & Friends,
2017 was a tremendous year for learning and growth within Philanthropy Northwest and our region, as we continued to further our mission of supporting vibrant futures for the region’s communities.
Jeff Clarke's reflection on our recent conferences, The River Gathering: A Confluence of People, Places and Spirit (April 30 - May 2) and Mission Investor's Exchange, Sparking Change (May 13-15). more »
Danielle Garbe, Sherwood Trust & Caroline Miceli, Satterberg Foundation | The greatest assets the social sector has are its people. Human capital is one of the most important — yet often underfunded — investments that foundations can make to ensure the success and vitality of nonprofit organizations and our communities. To understand how to make smarter investments in organizational leadership, 10 foundations committed to strengthening Washington's nonprofit sector through a Statewide Capacity Collaborative spent months asking nonprofit leaders about what's needed to further develop the skills required to lead the teams, organizations and movements making positive change in our communities. The resulting Washington State Leadership Scan is a tool for funders, in any region, to consider the needs and opportunities for investing in leadership capacity. more »
Three community foundations recently raised $2 million for 164 nonprofits in northwest Montana, north central Washington and southwest Washington. more »
Jon Stahl, Communications Director | In July 2015, we conducted a short survey of Philanthropy Northwest network members to get a sense of whether and what sort of policies they have requiring grantees to not discriminate when providing services. Here's what we learned. more »