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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

February 16, 2021
9:00am to 12:00pm
PST
VIRTUAL

Considering diverse perspectives and experiences is critical to effective grantmaking and foundation programming. Practicing equity requires slowing down to reflect on the ways we can facilitate a more equitable and inclusive grantmaking process. This training is designed for mid- to senior-...

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January 27, 2021
11:00am to 12:30pm
PST

An ongoing pandemic, widespread economic misery and a national reckoning about structural racism in the United States and elsewhere has roiled our society. In this context, what is philanthropy’s role in supporting the movement for racial justice? Has the broader conversation about race helped...

January 12, 2021
11:00am to 12:15pm
PST

In early spring this year, as the coronavirus pandemic worsened, foundations in the U.S. began to respond by shifting resources and practices. Some funders, nonprofits and others in the field called for fundamental changes in how funders approach their work — including upping the provision of...

December 2020 |

Bolstering ongoing efforts to distribute COVID relief funds equitably to the communities hardest hit by the pandemic, the Washington State Department of Commerce partnered with Philanthropy Northwest to award $12 million in grants from the Washington Equity Relief Fund for Nonprofits to 358 organizations statewide led by and serving Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) communities. Nonprofits provide the primary link to many crucial lifeline services in all communities, and many have been financially devastated by the pandemic.

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December 2020 |

When COVID-19 hit the United States, Yakima Valley quickly shot to the top of the unenviable charts for the highest per capita rate of infections on the West Coast. The county’s sizable migrant farmworker population took the brunt as an essential workforce, and a slow response from federal and...

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December 10, 2020
11:00am to 12:30pm
PST

Grassroots nonprofits of color play a crucial role in the nonprofit ecosystem. Despite this, many efforts to support nonprofits of color fall short. How does capacity-building look different when working with nonprofits of color? Join the authors of a recent Stanford Social Innovation Review...

December 2020 |

Judy Pigott has experience in teaching, facilitating and mediating, parenting, volunteering and advocating for communities. Co-author of "Personal Safety Nets," a road-map to gathering and...

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