One aspect of Philanthropy Northwest’s public policy efforts is to highlight foundations and government entities working effectively together. Recently, I interviewed Kris Tucker, executive director of ArtsWA, the Washington State Arts Commission, about her organization working alongside local community foundations in Washington State. more »
Philanthropy Northwest is excited to be a Premier Partner for the Independent Sector 2014 National Conference in Seattle this November, and we hope that you will join us for this special event! The Philanthropy Northwest 2014 Annual Meeting will also be held during the conference on the morning of November 18.
Trends in Northwest Giving is Philanthropy Northwest's biennial report on organized philanthropy in our six state region. The 2008 edition analyzes over $1.1 billion in grants made to Northwest nonprofits in 2006.
The Mission Investing Institute to be held in Detroit on September 9-12 will address some of the big questions facing financially troubled cities. What role does mission investing play in these troubled times? Can philanthropy be expected to step in to assist? These are tough subjects for Michiganders and government leaders in other troubled cities around the U.S. more »
A snapshot of Philanthropy Northwest's work in building civic capacity and strengthening civil society.
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 »
Philanthropy Northwest's 2012 annual report.
by Kristen Holway | Small foundations and family funds are increasingly providing essential investments to small organizations based in developing countries. These funders tend to be nimble, tolerate risk and understand the need for both seed funding and general operating grants. However, it can be challenging to evaluate small, international investments. How can a small foundation engaged in international philanthropy right-size their evaluation expectations and practices? more »
Visual representation of the main findings from the 2012 Trends in Northwest Giving Report.
Jeff Clarke, CEO | Jeff reflects on the tension between philanthropic freedom, philanthropic sector accountability to policymakers and the temptation of a trillion-dollar balance sheet. more »
Philanthropy Northwest reports on its work in Native communities.
Drupal portal to job bank.
Welcome to the Philanthropy Northwest Job Bank. Our job bank has proudly served the Northwest nonprofit community since 1999. We welcome your job postings and job searches.
Meet our incredible team!
Trends in Northwest Giving is Philanthropy Northwest's biennial report on organized philanthropy in our six state region. The 2012 edition analyzes over $1.08 billion in grants made to Northwest nonprofits in 2010.
Trends in Northwest Giving is Philanthropy Northwest's biennial report on organized philanthropy in our six state region. The 2010 edition analyzes over $1.3 billion in grants made to Northwest nonprofits in 2008.
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.
In April 2015, Philanthropy Northwest launched First Tuesday, a monthly conversation series for members, by members.
A report on Philanthropy Northwest's 2010 Grants to Community Foundations