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Grantmaking Practices

May 22, 2024
12:00pm to 1:30pm
BECU Headquarters

Corporate philanthropy is continuously evolving and adapting to meet current trends and societal needs. During this session, we are highlighting three powerful examples of organizations who have shifted their practices to be more equitable and intentional. We know it looks different at every...

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April 18, 2024
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join Philanthropy Northwest and the Regional Community Foundation Network for an opportunity for community foundation grant staff to connect...

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March 12, 2024
11:00am to 12:00pm

Designed specifically for family philanthropy in rural areas, this session will delve into the insights and strategies of donors who have been supporting rural communities for years. The speakers, representing family philanthropies and nonprofits, will explore the unique challenges and successes...

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February 27, 2024
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Please join us for our first Corporate Funders Group meeting of 2024! During this session, we will share brief introductions of our new co-chairs of the group: Gloria Dixon with BECU, Heather Johnson with Avery Dennison and Steven Lesky with Cambia Health Foundation. 

We will be joined...

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January 2024 |

Giving circles have existed for a long time as a way for groups of people to pool together money or resources to give away. Their popularity has grown recently, and many funders now see giving circles as an impactful tool to empower and strengthen their communities. We asked two of our community...

The Power of Giving Circles
June 13, 2023
10:00am to 1:00pm

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-level...

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January 24, 2023
10:00am to 11:30am

Family foundations have always been a force in rural communities. Two major factors influence this consistent presence: First, the wealth of many philanthropic families was developed and generated in rural environments, in industries like timber, mining, agriculture and manufacturing. Second,...

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