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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
August 2021 | The Giving Practice

In 2011, when I was invited by Philanthropy Northwest (PNW) to design the next version of The Giving Practice (TGP), I couldn’t imagine why they’d want me. Honestly, I was a little cynical about the field of philanthropy. At the time, I noticed how some of my philanthropy peers would avoid...

Featured Image with Title: 11 Years Fast. Audrey recounts her journey at TGP and lessons learned along the way.
August 2021 | The Giving Practice

Reframing strategy with Tony Richardson of Nord Family Foundation and TGP's Lisa Fisher

 

Featured Image with Title: The Process is the Work. Reframing strategy with Tony Richardson and Lisa Fisher. Tony and Lisa's headshots are on the left side.
May 17, 2021 to May 21, 2021
8:00am to 4:00pm
PDT

At the 2021 Washington State Nonprofit Conference (May 17 to 21, 2021), participants will explore concepts of place, space and time - inviting in different perspectives, uplifting innovative and adaptive stories from the field, and pushing our collective thinking and creativity.

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May 10, 2021 to May 12, 2021
9:30am to 1:30pm
PDT

The role of a family foundation CEO is unique, often bridging generations of family members, community leaders, staff, advisors and partners. Expectations can be challenging to meet and boundaries are sometimes vague and ever-changing. Success in this role requires a cadre of specialized...

April 2021 |

Hello Friends,

As the chair of the nominating and governance committee, it is my pleasure to announce that we are opening the call for nominations for the Philanthropy Northwest Board of Directors. There are currently five open seats.

As a Philanthropy Northwest member, your...

Liz Medicine Crow in conversation at Philanthropy Northwest's 2019 Conference