... social and economic progress is impossible. The Progress Index is a tool that measures Washington state's progress in several key ...
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Jan Jaffe | In philanthropy, we have two big jobs.
The first is to build deep knowledge about the "what" of the work that we are supporting. It might be human rights, housing reform or having a vibrant arts community in a specific place. We stay current with new knowledge, find networks for ongoing learning, and work to build expertise.
The second job is to put that expertise into play – "the how" of the work. How do we nurture generative thinking when there are power differentials? How do we collaborate with partners who have different perspectives? How do we introduce or sustain diversity, equity and inclusion inside a foundation or a field? more »
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... proactive advocacy and outreach. Its Healthy Congress Index provides metrics for evaluating Congress’s ability to effectively ... Congresses and will be updated on a quarterly basis. The index represents a new, long-term effort to bring accountability to Congress ...
The Rasmuson Foundation, whose mission is "to promote a better life for all Alaskans," has announced $7.6 million in grants and initiatives. This includes a five-year renewal of Pick.Click.Give., supporting The Alaska Community Foundation in its delivery of statewide marketing and coordination of the statewide giving program. more »
... shared key findings from a March 2015 report, The Progress Index: Measuring Shared Prosperity in Washington State , that illustrates ... and communities in their ability to thrive. The Progress Index explores questions such as: Are social programs working to reduce ... more »
... Washington State Budget & Policy Center’s 2015 Progress Index measures how Washington state is faring in multiple critical areas, ... behind on more than half of the measures of progress. The Index shows how budget and policy decisions as well as state investments play a ...
... opportunity. The report features the new Race for Results index, which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across ... and ethnic groups at the national and state level.
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is pleased to co-sponsor a new webinar series in partnership with the D5 Coalition, a five-year effort to advance philanthropy’s diversity, equity and inclusiveness. In this session, Philanthropy Northwest will share its findings from a research study that explored the complex factors and opportunities that foundation leaders navigate to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in their foundations. Foundation executives that participated in a peer learning cohort as part of this study will reflect on their experiences and share their own lessons learned for colleagues and the field.
In October, 2014 D5 Coalition and the Forum of Regional Grantmaking Associations held a webinar in partnership with Philanthropy Northwest titled "Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion."
For nonprofit leaders – both board and staff – leading through periods of change can be challenging. This year The Foraker Group will examine various aspects of change as the subject of its Leadership Summit, which will be held April 20-21 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. The theme of the conference is "Transform. Create. Lead: As a sector – As organizations – As individual leaders."
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) created many changes in the administration of donor advised and scholarship funds. It is essential that any community foundation involved in these activities have a thorough understanding of the Pension Protection Act and its implications for fund management. This webinar explains the ins and outs of what you need to know to stay compliant with the PPA.
Do you use social media effectively and efficiently to increase engagement with your organization? This free webinar, hosted by Washington Nonprofits, can help you learn how to use blogging and social media tools to increase your constituency base from the experts at Firespring. You will learn how to create awareness for your mission and encourage engagement with your organization.
Alaska nonprofits, like others around the country, face funding cuts from government and other threats to their sustainability. This year’s conference will take a fresh look at how organizations can increase their resiliency and take steps to assure they can successfully carry out their missions. The event takes place April 3-4, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.
The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond is a collective of anti-racist community organizers and educators committed to building an anti-racist movement. Founded in 1980 by Ronald Chisom and Jim Dunn, the organization's national office is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The People’s Institute Northwest supports and coordinates Undoing Institutional Racism (UIR) workshops as well as providing technical assistance and organizing support to community based organizations, educators, social service agencies, government, faith based organizations, prisoner organizations, coalitions for social change, and youth groups.
... most promising projects is the quarterly Healthy Congress Index , which provides the public with essential metrics for evaluating ... “good government” and Snowe and Grumet both pointed to Index results as a sign that Congress may be governing and legislating better ... more »
... year after releasing the Greater Seattle Civic Health Index report, we’re proud to circle back to show how civic health ... Steering Committee Member, Seattle CityClub's Civic Health Index Price Members $25 Co-promoter & CityClub guests ...