... place at a foundation or endowment. Veris Wealth Partners has a very useful primer on impact investments for those working ...
- resource provided by the Forum Network Knowledgebase.
The Giving Practice supports funders who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their organizations and philanthropic practice.
Philanthropy Northwest is a network of philanthropists, philanthropies and philanthropy-serving organizations working in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.
Annual Conference 2018 will be in Boise, Idaho! Join us October 2-4 for the largest gathering of Northwest funders and regional investors. We can't wait to connect with you in Boise, Idaho.
What happens when you reach an impasse in dialogues? Sometimes words are an "aide-de-camp" to sustain attention to what’s hard to talk about with others. Read about the use of images, metaphors, stories and poems in philanthropy.
Gloris Estrella, Program Associate | ... to join First Alaskans Institute (FAI) for “ Partners for the Next 10,000 Years … A Racial Equity Summit ” arose ... role in public policy ; I urge all of our members and partners to attend! We cannot take for granted the potential philanthropy ... more »
... Nick Johnson at 202-408-1080 or the State Priorities Partners in your state . State Priorities Partnership ...
Since 1993, Pride Foundation's scholarship program has awarded nearly $4 million to current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight ally community from five Northwest states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Katie Carter, Pride Foundation's Regional Development Organizer in Oregon, has posted an interview with one of this year's scholarship recipients: a 24-year-old engineering student who immigrated to Oregon from Iran. more »
This Oregon study, released by Enterprise Community Partners, explores the link between affordable housing and health care through ...
The Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation has partnered with the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington to create a new $50 million fund that will support cancer and other medical research, and enhance the lives of developmentally disabled adults. more »
Amy Pearson-Wales | LGBTQ visibility is deeply meaningful, but it can be difficult to achieve, even in the philanthropic sector. That’s why Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP), a partner organization of Philanthropy Northwest, recently launched Share Your Stories: LGBTQ Practitioners in “Mainstream” Institutions, a research project focused on better understanding the lived experiences of LGBTQ people working in non-LGBTQ philanthropies and philanthropic organizations. Help strengthen our sector by sharing your stories (anonymously). more »
Anjana Pandey and Tim Crosby | ... 2) Valuable research on bringing public and private partners together to help change food systems 3) Initial steps to ... our consulting arm, the Giving Practice , we gave CFFP partners the space and stability needed to grow without having to launch a new ... more »
Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Communications Manager | Dozens of community foundations and thousands of nonprofits are preparing for 24-hour online giving campaigns next week, using a combination of themes, stretch funds and prizes as incentives to attract new donors and keep them giving throughout the day to a variety of organizations. We tracked down the origins of this philanthropy trend, the pros and cons of participation, and the list of giving days in our region. more »
Please join Philanthropy Northwest and FSG for a learning workshop on corporate social responsibility strategies. Corporate leaders will hear from FSG Managing Directors Greg Hills and Patty Russell about three tools for advancing societal engagement efforts. Hills and Russell will discuss their recent publication, "Simplifying Strategy: A Practical Toolkit for Corporate Societal Engagement" and lead participants through interactive exercises to uncover potential applications of the tools to your work.
The webinar will examine how community wealth building in rural areas and small towns is proving to be a powerful, place-based approach to leverage local benefit from existing assets in new and innovative ways. Presenters will cover a range of examples and tools, and explore the role of funders to catalyze economic development and impact investing in local communities. We will hear what they are learning and the challenges they are wresting with. There will be time afterwards for in depth questions and answers with our speakers.
We help philanthropy's changemakers tackle their biggest chall
... feedback (without fear of losing their funding) and be true partners with their funders in creating change? During the session, two of ... who is helpful in achieving better outcomes with grantee partners and within the broader social justice movement. At Marguerite ... more »