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March 30, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
PDT

Join Philanthropy Northwest and the Regional Community Foundation Network for a conversation on agency funds. Mary Rutherford from the Montana Community Foundation, Kol...

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March 2021 | The Giving Practice

Reflections on the role of investment committees around racial, gender and social equity. 

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March 23, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
PDT

As part of the Philanthropy Northwest Impact Investment Collaborative, RBC Global Asset Management and Philanthropy Northwest invite you to a discussion about the "why" and "how" of investing liquid assets with a racial equity focus.

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March 17, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
PDT

Join Philanthropy Northwest and the Regional Community Foundation Network for a conversation on inactive Donor Advised Funds (DAFs). We will be talking about inactive DAF Policies, the way community foundations are...

March 11, 2021 to March 12, 2021
12:00pm to 1:15pm
PST

The practice of family philanthropy is evolving and so too are the structures that social impact practitioners employ to accomplish their objectives. However, a number of questions remain on the minds of philanthropic families. What are the available vehicles that promote social impact? How do...

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February 2021 |

This report is for philanthropic foundation investment committees exploring racial, gender and social equity issues. We distilled some key process and decision points that committees encounter, based on interviews with trustees, CEOs and finance staff, along with foundation financial advisors and advocacy groups. A diverse set of experts reviewed and expanded on the ideas.

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December 2020 |

This case study report identifies untapped areas for co-investment in regional food economies in Oregon and Washington, then outlines a combination of grantmaking and investment strategies for transformational impact. A final chapter published in 2020, describes how CFFP’s founding members joined forces in 2018 to make a substantial grant that allowed Craft3, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving Washington and Oregon, to establish a lending source for sustainable food and farm businesses.

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