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June 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest

Caitlin Copple, Montana Correspondent | Against the backdrop of Lone Mountain on a patio with a river rock fireplace, nearly 100 philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit staff and government leaders spent a day and a half talking, thinking and planning next steps to advance issues that matter most to Montanans. Here's what we learned at Local Matters: Montana in June.

June 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest

Jon Stahl, Communications Director | Last week we were thrilled to welcome a capacity crowd of 70+ philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, government officials, nonprofit leaders and academics to Boise, Idaho for the second event in our 2015 Local Matters series. Here's what we talked about.

May 21, 2015
9:00am to 12:30pm
PDT
Seattle
Discover how immigrant service providers and credit unions are partnering on opportunities for asset building for over 45 million foreign-born immigrant individuals and families.
February 2015 | Philanthropy Northwest
Jeff Clarke interviews Natalie Camacho Mendoza, board member of the Northwest Area Foundation. This is the sixth in an ongoing series of interviews with key leaders in philanthropy from across the region and around the nation.
February 19, 2015
1:00pm to 2:00pm
PST
Seattle
You're invited to join us for an intimate conversation about governance and investment with Alan Biller, founder of Alan Biller and Associates.
December 4, 2014
11:00am to 12:30pm
PST
The webinar will highlight the best practices and lessons learned by The Seattle Foundation and other leading community foundations, and provide a framework for audience members who want to better use their community foundation's institutional and financial resources to build community wealth.
September 2014 |
by Kristen Holway | Small foundations and family funds are increasingly providing essential investments to small organizations based in developing countries. These funders tend to be nimble, tolerate risk and understand the need for both seed funding and general operating grants. However, it can be challenging to evaluate small, international investments. How can a small foundation engaged in international philanthropy right-size their evaluation expectations and practices?