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November 13, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Virtual

Following last week’s conversation on philanthropy’s response to the elections, we will focus on some of the big questions and actions for our sector in transitioning to the important work ahead of us. We will be joined by leaders who will share perspectives and strategies for philanthropy’s...

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November 6, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Virtual

On the heels of Election Day, join us in a conversation about what we are hearing and learning from our communities, networks and the media about the stakes for the future. This will be a time to talk to your peers about your plans, your thoughts about pivots you may be making, and to ask each...

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Philanthropy Northwest
November 2, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PST

The fourth Advocacy in Action session will highlight how philanthropy can strengthen democracy by sharing bright spots and lessons learned.

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October 15, 2020
11:00am to 12:15pm
PDT

Less than 2 percent of foundation dollars spent in the past decade have been dedicated to efforts to advance democracy reform, construed broadly. The indifference that this number reflects is astonishing, given the importance of a functioning democracy to almost everything that foundations care...

Philanthropy Northwest
October 1, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm
PDT

Join the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation and co-sponsors, including Philanthropy Northwest, for a webinar covering the local and state budget crisis.

September 30, 2020
2:00pm to 3:30pm
PDT
Virtual

Like other states across the country, Washington is facing a budget crisis accelerated by COVID-19, with a projected $4.5 billion revenue shortfall through next year. Unemployment is at its highest rate since the Great Depression and millions of families are struggling to meet their most basic...

Philanthropy Northwest
September 21, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT

In the third session of Advocacy in Action, we will look at how funders can scale their impact by working together. We will use the 2020 Census and other civic engagement efforts across philanthropy to advance public policy strategies and impact in communities.

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