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Philanthropy Northwest
May 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023
All day

New CEOs in philanthropy are not only navigating the expected leadership challenges that come with every CEO role, but also becoming familiar with their communities, organizations, staff, board members and, in some cases, the philanthropic sector. This cohort is designed for leaders new to their...

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January 24, 2023
11:00am to 12:00pm
PST

Start the new year off right by joining us for our first Corporate Funders meeting of 2023. In this call, we will hear from Philanthropy Northwest's new CEO, Jill Nishi, and the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals' president and CEO, Carolyn Berkowitz, on their respective...

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April 2022 | Philanthropy Northwest

Philanthropy Northwest is pleased to announce Jill Nishi as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 11, 2022. Philanthropy Northwest is an innovative philanthropic network of more than 180 grantmakers and foundations that facilitates shared learning, fosters sector collaboration and manages a national consulting team, The Giving Practice. 

Jill Nishi Headshot
April 2022 |

After an extensive national search with an impressive group of candidates, we are proud to welcome Jill Nishi as Philanthropy Northwest’s next CEO. Jill is an extraordinary leader with a deep commitment to philanthropy and building greater racial equity. She brings over 20 years of experience in...

Jill Nishi Headshot
November 2021 | The Giving Practice

As we support clients on their strategy development journeys, we often refer to the quote “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” (inspired by ...

Getting to Clarity with Cathy Cha: Unpacking the role of culture and identity in strategy with Cathy Cha
November 2021 |

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Philanthropy Northwest and chair of the CEO search taskforce, I am thrilled to announce the launch of our search for our next Chief Executive Officer. We are partnering with...

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November 2021 | The Giving Practice

Each year, thousands of long-distance hikers — also known as thru-hikers — embark on 2,000+ mile journeys by foot. For those who choose the Pacific Crest Trail – a 2,655-mile trail from Mexico to Canada – for example, day one comes with a 1,200-foot climb that puts their confidence of completing...

Navigating Racial Equity Leadership Together: Reflections on the Power of Peer Support