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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 12, 2021
12:30pm to 3:30pm
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Philanthropy Northwest is partnering with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer this virtual Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is the third session in a six-...

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August 12, 2021
11:00am to 12:30pm
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It is often said, “Disasters begin and end locally.” After the major news media, national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and large funders go home, it is the local community that will be coordinating the years of recovery still to come.

One tool used for this work is the often...

Center for Disaster Philanthropy_People building infrastructure
August 2021 | Philanthropy Northwest

This report highlights the role of the Washington Census Equity Fund in promoting an accurate 2020 Census count in Washington. Through stakeholder interviews and data analysis, the evaluation delves into the impacts and lessons learned throughout the process of collective grantmaking, collaboration and advocacy.

 Thumbnail image of report cover, entitled in white text on dark blue background:  2020 Washington Census Equity Fund Evaluation Report. Cutout images of people plus a scenic Washington landscape decorate the cover design.
July 15, 2021
12:30pm to 3:30pm
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Philanthropy Northwest is partnering with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project to offer this virtual Trust-Based Philanthropy Cohort. This is the second session in a six...

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July 14, 2021
9:00am to 12:00pm
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Philanthropy 101 is a four-part virtual series that helps all staff new to philanthropy better understand the sector. In this interactive course, you will discover the history of philanthropy, review a foundation's leadership and governance, learn an overview of grantmaking, debate the current...

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July 12, 2021
9:00am to 3:00pm
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Virtual

The Building Community Philanthropy initiative helps strengthen the capacity of community foundations, United Ways and identity-based foundations to drive meaningful progress in their communities.