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March 16, 2021 to March 25, 2021
9:00am to 2:00pm

Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is a virtual convening in Washington, DC, that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress to discuss issues of critical importance to philanthropy and our communities. Each year, Philanthropy Northwest leads a delegation from our region. Join us!

February 11, 2021
12:00pm to 1:15pm

Many philanthropic families have a strong sense of identity, defined by their traditions and culture and carried out through their commitments to one another and the public trust. A clear family identity is driven by a shared purpose and philosophy, which in turn promotes a successful collective...

February 8, 2021 to May 31, 2021
9:00am to 10:30am

Back by popular demand, starting in February 2021, Philanthropy Northwest will continue offering leadership conversations for CEOs. As foundations experiment with new strategies and ways of operating during the continuing global pandemic, these conversations are structured as cohorts so that...

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

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...

January 2021 |

Philanthropy Northwest has an impressive and engaged board of directors, all of whom show up in different ways for our network and represent the diverse field of philanthropy in our six-state region. At our annual membership meeting in October of 2020, we proudly welcomed three new board members...

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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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December 2020 |

Back in March, the Pacific Northwest was thrust into the spotlight as Seattle became the epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis. During this critical moment for our region and our communities, Philanthropy Northwest responded by launching our COVID-19 Weekly Northwest Funders Calls to bring our...

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