We welcome you to explore these resources that we hope will help you in your work.
The CIRI Foundation's mission is to promote individual self-development and economic self-sufficiency through education and to maintain pride in culture and heritage among Alaska Natives who are original enrollees of Cook Inlet region and their descendants.
In October, 2014 D5 Coalition and the Forum of Regional Grantmaking Associations held a webinar in partnership with Philanthropy Northwest titled "Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion." Following are some of the resources that surfaced during our conversation, along with a recording of the webinar:
Resources from North Carolina Network of Grantmakers including examples of different structures and a sample foundation board member job description.
This study examined capacity building resources available to nonprofit organizations in Washington State in 2009 and used an ecosystem framework to assess the strengths and gaps of a community's capacity.
This document offers an agenda for corporate practitioners to align and engage their efforts with that of their core business and to use new resources and ideas to enhance their company’s positive impact on society.
The Stand for Your Mission campaign is a challenge to all nonprofit decision-makers to stand up for the organizations they believe in by actively representing their organization’s mission and values, and creating public will for positive social change.
The Community Foundation Field Guide to Impact Investing provides reflections and resources for community foundations interested in learning about, designing and activating an impact investing program. It features 14 case examples, including one about The Seattle Foundation's investment in Enterprise Community Partners to build the Bethaday Learning Center, a community center that now provides STEM programs to low-income students of color.
Presentation by Native Americans in Philanthropy to Montana-Wyoming-Idaho Funders group. The program describes the organization's mission, strategic direction and framework.
Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving finds that companies are creating new giving models to attract younger employees and to ensure their programs remain relevant and vibrant.
PowerPoint presentation compares and contrasts the structures and strategies for corporate giving, including Corporate Foundations, Corporate Giving Programs, and Community Foundations.
Stewardship Principles to Strengthen Performance describe how corporate grantmakers can reflect their fundamental values in their governance, management and grantmaking.
The National Center for Family Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, a program of the Frieda C. Fox Foundation have joined together to bring new resources to the field of philanthropy focused on engaging the next generation of donors and family members. Igniting the Spark: Creating Effective Next Gen Boards is the first publication of its kind, offering a comprehensive overview of the growing practice among family foundations and donor advised fund holders of using next generation boards.
A snapshot of Philanthropy Northwest's work in building civic capacity and strengthening civil society.
Presentation by legal and financial advisors to Washington state community foundation convening, June, 2013. The presentation covered danger areas for donor advised funds, fiscal sponsorship and Form 990 issues.
The webinar will highlight the best practices and lessons learned by The Seattle Foundation and other leading community foundations, and provide a framework for audience members who want to better use their community foundation's institutional and financial resources to build community wealth.
Advocacy and engagement with lawmakers is an essential part of preserving and strengthening philanthropy. It provides an opportunity for you to communicate the positive impact of charitable giving in the lives of their constituents every day, and ensure that they understand how the decisions they make in Washington, D.C. matter at home. The materials in this updated toolkit from the Council on Foundations include tips on reaching out to lawmakers, writing op-eds, preparing for meetings and following up.
The Potlatch Fund — a nonprofit group serving Native communities — has chosen Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe Chairman to receive the Billy Frank Jr. Natural Resource Protection Leadership Honoring Award. more »