Pamela Jons, Guest Contributor | ... responders include key philanthropic and community partners: Community to Community Development, Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship; ... more »
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Foundations on the Hill is a two-day convening in Washington, DC that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress to discuss issues of critical importance to philanthropy. Each year, Philanthropy Northwest leads a delegation from our six-state region. Join our delegation!
... Welcome everyone, and encourage grantees and community partners to build their own big tents. The more people involved in the process, ... more »
Lyn Hunter, Senior Program Manager | One of our challenges was understanding ourselves how different this gathering would be and then, of course, communicating it. Guided by our board, our Alaska Native and Native American leaders and allies, and our ongoing commitment to community building in Indian Country, we suspected that we were onto something big. What happened exceeded our wildest expectations. Here are the themes we heard from participants, in their own words. more »
Anne Yoon, Program Associate | ... to sample some of these offerings with your team, existing partners or new connections: 1. Explore Clark Fork Riverfront Trail ... more »
... undertakes as well as that which you fund through nonprofit partners? What stands out in your mind as examples of the most important policy ... more »
Grantmaking by community foundations more than doubled, up 111% to over $6 million
Giving to health up 174%
Community and public foundations provided 31% of all funding
Giving up by more than $54 million
... ideas that have come out of the Northwest. Social Venture Partners started here, and Seattle Foundation’s experience with GiveBIG ... more »