... facilitation of collaborative efforts and access to the best resources available to support effective philanthropy. Please join us in ...
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Looking for a more participatory way to get advice on dilemmas at work? This practice takes conversations around the “water cooler” to their next level. Read about a technique for getting and sharing advice that can be a game changer for everyone involved.
Does your organization have what it takes to be an effective collaborator? This Pretty Good Tool from the consultants at The Giving Practice helps you assess and improve your collaborative mindset. After testing an early version of this at an Independent Sector conference session, we have been using this as a guide with several funder collaboratives.
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 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 Philanthropy Northwest 990 Forms for 2014 and 2015 can be downlaoded as PDFs.
Does your organization need to earn more about impact investing? This Pretty Good Tool can help you and your trustees explore the concept of impact investing.
The Common Grant Application Form was developed by a committee of Philanthropy Northwest in 1998 to facilitate the application process for grantmakers and grantseekers in the Northwest.
... adopting an anchor mission that seeks to fully deploy all resources to build community wealth. Moving into territory relatively uncharted ...
This guidebook, originally drafted in 2009 to summarize the redesigned Form 990 filing requirements applicable to community foundations, incorporates IRS updates through the 2013 Form 990. The Fiscal & Administrative Officers Group For Community Foundations’ Accounting Practices Committee has again worked with Deloitte Tax to incorporate the IRS changes to the 2013 Form 990 into this guidebook.
Grantmaking to Idaho rose 13% between 2012 and 2014.
This report was developed by Kauffman and Associates, Inc., under contract with United Way of Seattle-King County, with the support of the City of Seattle, The Seattle Foundation and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe.
2014 Washington Community Foundation Convening Agenda, June 18th – 20th at Sleeping Lady Resort, Leavenworth, WA
Culture is an essential element in high-performing organizations, in philanthropy and beyond. In this insightful article, Tom David and Kathleen Enright explore the both the importance of culture and the origins of foundation/philanthropic sector culture.
The Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations is the authoritative and comprehensive annual survey of the foundation investment and governance practices of private and community foundations.
Investing in a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) is a powerful way to directly engage in the local economy and increase access to capital in minority, underserved communities. This guide was developed with the support of the Satterberg Foundation to help board and staff members in the philanthropic sector examine the basic processes of building a relationship with a CDFI and structuring investments in it.
The Foundation for the Mid South’s mission is to invest in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Everything is in process. But our ways of thinking about organizational development often don’t account for that. This tool helps you think about where you have been and where you are headed by examining the ongoing change of your organization, team, project, strategy or field.