News From The Community

Kaiser Permanente to open wellness center at Faubion School and Concordia University

PORTLAND, Ore. – Kaiser Permanente clinicians will provide a full range of primary care and dental services at the Kaiser Permanente 3 to PhD® Wellness Center, a 2,500 sqare-foot wing inside the new Faubion School and Concordia University facility opening this fall 2017. Kaiser Permanente joins Concordia University, Portland Public Schools’ Faubion School, and Trillium Family Services in...

Get ready to give more on September 21, 2017

Vancouver, Wash., August 24, 2017—Southwest Washington’s fourth annual day of online giving is planned for Thursday, September 21. The event, called Give More 24! runs from midnight to midnight and encourages local residents to donate online at give-more-24.org. Those who wish to give during the 24-hour event can choose to support any of the 132 participating...

Two opportunities to learn about how funders can advance equity

This fall, GRANTMAKERS is offering two workshops focused on advancing equity and creating the positive future we all want. On September 28, Shyaam Subramanian of the Alliance for Justice, a Berkeley-trained lawyer and nonprofit advocacy expert, will share with us the rules about advocacy and what foundations are allowed to fund at Investing in Change: Foundation Support for...

A Word of Thanks…

By Joyce White, Executive Director   Many of you know that I lost my daughter this summer.  Amy was a totally healthy young woman when she was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and liver cancer on Memorial Day.  We spent the next 61 days in a constant state of shock as the disease took charge...

Hurricane Irma Disaster Philanthropy Resources

Our colleagues in Florida have created a hub of disaster philanthropy resources for those affected by Hurricane Irma. Visit this page for resources on responding effectively, ways to serve, and ways to give.   You can also review the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Disaster Philanthropy Playbook.

Race Forward & Center for Social Inclusion to merge

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) are excited to announce that the two organizations have united under the name Race Forward. Together both groups look forward to delivering on Race Forward and CSI’s core principles of advancing racial equity and supporting communities most impacted by racism. Both Race...

GCIR collecting DACA responses, hosting webinar on DACA decision impacts

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees issued a statement yesterday on the executive action to rescind DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a policy created in 2012 to help young Americans who were brought to the US as children integrate into society and become American citizens. GCIR’s statement begins: On September 5, the Trump administration...

Social sector responses to Charlottesville

Last month, we sent an email listing several written responses to the Unite the Right rally on August 12 in Charlottesville, VA and the subsequent events. Since then we have been collecting responses from our members, peer philanthropy-supporting organizations, and national foundations. This is by no means a comprehensive list of all that has been...

Local opportunities in philanthropy

Looking to make your next career move, or just curious to know what opportunities in philanthropy in our region exist at any given time? Check out our jobs page under the Listen tab! Right now there are many great opportunities, including:    The Collins Foundation is looking for a new Program Officer and a new...

Foundation Center 2016 Annual Report: EVOLVE

Foundation Center’s 2016 Annual Report showcases changes to the sector’s central repository of data in a colorful and interactive website.