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June 14, 2022
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for our spring Pierce County Funders meeting to learn about how the Green Schoolyards program was conceived and implemented through cross-sector collaboration with The Trust for Public Land, Metro Parks, the Tacoma...

A view of Mount Rainier from Ruston, Washington.
May 6, 2022
10:00am to 11:00am

Though racial wealth inequities are not new and continue to grow, conversations around these inequities are now front and center in the United States. This heightened level of attention engendered a fierce sense of urgency for action. What will it take to make sure these urgent efforts, equity-...

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January 2022 | Philanthropy Northwest

This article was originally published by the Northwest Credit Union Foundation (NWCUF) on November 9, 2021; Philanthropy Northwest has cross-posted it here with their permission. See the original piece on ...

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September 2021 |

This report spotlights the critical role Regional Community Foundation Network members played during the initial COVID-19 pandemic response from March to November 2020. This report features striking data and collective themes from community foundations across the Northwest.

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August 12, 2021
11:00am to 12:30pm

It is often said, “Disasters begin and end locally.” After the major news media, national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and large funders go home, it is the local community that will be coordinating the years of recovery still to come.

One tool used for this work is the often...

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June 2021 | Philanthropy Northwest

Newly Formed King County Partners Group Seeks Founding Director

After years of work to build a sustainable coalition for homelessness and housing in the Seattle area, the King County Partners Group and its campaign arm We Are In...

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June 3, 2021
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for this Broadband Interest Group Meeting where we'll continue our exploration to understand what different funders are doing to overcome barriers and work towards broadband access in rural and Indigenous communities.

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