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December 9, 2022
10:00am to 11:00am

Across the Northwest, wildfires and smoke are becoming an expected part of our summers. In addition to the fires this year, we saw other devastating natural disasters impact our region, including Typhoon Merbok in Western Alaska and extreme flooding in Montana. As we grapple with the effects of...

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September 9, 2022
10:00am to 11:30am

On Tribal lands, broadband access continues to be an issue, leaving Native communities behind in our increasingly virtual world. In an effort to close this digital divide, the federal government is distributing funds to support broadband access to the millions of underserved locations in the U.S...

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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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