The Community Democracy Workshop and the Kettering Foundation convened seventeen people committed to community democracy and community engagement from philanthropic, community-based and supporting organizations along with Kettering staff members to learn from each other and explore three questions. Here's a quick summary of what we found. more »
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Vu Le, Rainier Valley Corps | Philanthropy Northwest's team joined more than 100 nonprofits, funders, community leaders and governmental representatives at a February 17 discussion on Protecting Marginalized Communities During the Next Four Years. Together, we explored shared challenges and opportunities for strategic partnerships with Rainier Valley Corps, OneAmerica, Children's Alliance, Centerstone, Potlatch Fund, Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) and other marginalized community-led organizations based in Seattle. Philanthropy Northwest will poll the participating funders as a follow-up to this discussion, and we invite you to read this message from Vu Le, executive director of Rainier Valley Corps, to learn more about our conversation: more »
Maya Thornell-Sandifor, Director of Learning Strategies | As we launch the second round of our two-year Momentum Fellowship program, it’s my honor to introduce below 10 leaders from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and communities. I hope you’ll get to meet them at #PNW17, our annual conference coming up next week, Oct. 3-5, in Vancouver, WA. more »
Join our colleagues at the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers for a brief webinar to learn about the latest sustainable agriculture and food systems policy trends and hear about the efforts of a national group of funders collaborating on these issues. Also during the webinar, a regional association of grantmakers will share how their members are engaging in these topics
... to fulfill its role in strengthening communities and sustaining a thriving democracy. Promote collaborative action among ...
Steven G.W. Moore, M.J. Murdock Memorial Trust | As the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust wrapped up 2016 by awarding close to $9.7 million in grants to more than 50 organizations, bringing its total investment in nonprofits last year to $48.96 million, we are pleased to share this message from executive director Steve Moore: While the election season and inauguration have been grabbing the headlines in recent weeks, we cannot help but reflect on a different story! The deep investment that volunteers, staff, leaders and citizens are making in our communities continues throughout the region and the country in creative, thoughtful, and sacrificial ways. This civic engagement and volunteerism is a big story happening across the country and making a difference in people’s lives. more »
... points about how you wind down well, to your grantee partners and your staff team, and leaving the legacy you hope to achieve. ... in a way that doesn’t create a cliff for your key grantee partners? How do you keep your team in place to sustain the work and support it ... more »
... long-term relationships with school, community and funding partners across Oregon and southwest Washington."
... that serve those communities. Selecting nonprofit partners whose missions align with their values of DEI. Engaging nonprofits as partners and forging long-term relationships with them. Building nonprofit ...
... In his letter to Philanthropy Northwest members and partners, Board Chair David Bley, director of the Bill & Melinda Gates ... committed as ever to Philanthropy Northwest's members and partners," he wrote. "Audrey and the rest of our staff will continue to partner ... more »
... Scholarship . The new collaborative, Blue Meridian Partners , is led by the New York-based Edna McConnell Clark Foundation. ... the foundation and this joint venture: Blue Meridian Partners has secured $750 million toward our goal of investing at least $1 ... more »
... Satterberg Foundation, Seattle Foundation and Social Venture Partners for a funders’ briefing and discussion: Civic Engagement, ... 21, 2016 1:15 – 4:15 pm at Social Venture Partners – 3 rd floor conference room* Civic participation and ...
... with one another as informed, knowledgeable and empowered partners . Over the years, we’ve baked transparency into our Foundation ... more »
... classrooms, nonprofits, and communities. We work with partners across the U.S. and are always seeking new partners who are committed to achieving equity in education. We offer deep, ...
Sharon Nyree Williams, Executive Director, Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas | ... supporters back then to start CD Forum because I know that sustaining the organization in 2018 is challenging work. Fortunately, CD ... work. The first cohort began in 2016 with a focus on sustaining our organizations, which come from New Orleans, Denver, Knoxville, ... more »
Kim Vu, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Business and Community Engagement at Bank of America | ... hours of volunteerism in 2016 across the region. Idaho Partners: Boise Public Schools Education Foundation, Boise Rescue ... Women’s and Children’s Alliance Inc. Oregon Partners: Albertina Kerr Centers Foundation, All Hands Raised, Dress for ... more »
... partner in your work?