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... to create Democracy Northwest, a project to explore what philanthropy can do to strengthen democracy.
... Oso and Darrington communities. History has shown that philanthropy plays an important role in supporting disaster relief, ... more »
Remy Trupin, Catalyst Fellow | ... region and country? At last week's Seattle meeting of Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE), a national network of ... the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, Kettering Foundation, Microsoft, Nesholm Family ... more »
Garland Yates and Peter Pennekamp | Across the field, philanthropy and other potential change-making institutions have grappled with implementing place-based initiatives and funding community-transformative systems. We have seen that success and impact rely on ... directly involved and affected. We at the Community Democracy Workshop , in partnership with Philanthropy Northwest , are proud ... more »
by Lyn Hunter, Philanthropy Northwest Duwamish. Salish. Lakota. Tlingit. Haida. ... Star. We gathered to discuss the findings of a broad-based community engagement process of the local urban Indian community in King County. Its purpose? To document the assets, opportunities, ... more »
A group of leaders have come together to create Democracy Northwest, a project to explore what philanthropy can do to strengthen democracy. Through an initial convening, two ...
Remy Trupin, Catalyst Fellow | When Philanthropy Northwest and the Kettering Foundation published the first edition ... in organizing, leadership development and long-term community building for policy development? As philanthropy raises its voice ... efforts will be joined by a growing number and variety of resources for philanthropists seeking to step up their game in revitalizing our ... more »
Jesse Beason, Northwest Health Foundation | ... from the conversations I’ve had with peers and colleagues, philanthropy isn’t exactly sure where to begin either. There are, though, ... about Philanthropy Northwest initiatives, programs and resources on advocacy and democracy, visit our Public Policy page . ... more »
Across the field, philanthropy and other potential change-making institutions have grappled with implementing place-based initiatives and funding community-transformative systems. In this report, The Promise and Challenge of Community Democracy , authors Garland Yates and Peter Pennekamp reflect on their ...
... Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation As we mark Philanthropy Northwest's 40th year as a network of family funds, foundations ... three foundations. We will not be asking you to divert your resources; rather, it is our hunch that you are already supporting these areas ... more »
... when our democracy is suffering from multiple afflictions, philanthropy has a unique opportunity to contribute to its revitalization. ... have prepared this working menu of democracy-strengthening resources. We recognize how incomplete this catalogue is, and we welcome ...
Remy Trupin, Catalyst Fellow | ... institutions are at all-time low . In discussions with Philanthropy Northwest members, it’s clear that a desire exists to raise our ... community, they pale in comparison to the breadth of public resources. When I lobbied for the United Way of King County and the Jewish ... more »
Mitchell Thomashow, Catalyst Fellow | ... conversations, solutions-oriented initiatives and community-based approaches have taken root and will bear fruit long after ... collaborative spirit was wonderfully evident at the recent Philanthropy Northwest 2016 conference, Under One Sky , where several ... more »
by Daniel Kemmis, Philanthropy Northwest board member and Kettering Foundation fellow Since ... spill over into the civic arena, contributing to the broader community’s capacity to solve a whole range of problems reaching well beyond ... subject, what you’re doing in this arena, or what other resources or contacts you think we should all know about. ... more »
... Workshop begins with a community lens and then looks at how philanthropy and other systems intersect with community when the objective is ... truth-telling. • Where do the community’s own resources come into play? • What if community insiders hold ... more »
Garland Yates, Community Democracy Workshop | ... of vibrant, healthy Northwest communities. Through Community Democracy Workshop , we work with residents to put them in more ... at Community Democracy Workshop , a national project of Philanthropy Northwest. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . ... more »
Maya Thornell-Sandifor, Learning Strategy Director and Remy Trupin, Catalyst Fellow | ... blip not worth understanding for the long-term work of philanthropy — but experience and common sense tell us that these emotions ... intersection of democracy, equity and place. Additional resources and upcoming events shared during the webinar: Philanthropy ... more »