Events

Equity Series: Getting to know the Asian-American/Pacific Islander Community


Thursday, May 27, 2021
10:30am – Noon

Join us for a look at the AA/PI community through a revealing conversation about the assumptions, generalizations and misunderstandings that this community faces daily. Beginning with a brief historical exploration of the discrimination and racism faced by immigrant communities, to how some of today’s leaders have overcome challenges of lived experience such as the “model minority” myth, and the “perpetual foreigner”…

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The Purpose, Culture and Values of Trust-Based Philanthropy

Summer Series on Trust-Based Philanthropy: Session 1


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
10 – 11:30am
free member’s benefit

In this session, we’ll explore why trust-based philanthropy is trending, the fundamental values that undergird this approach, and the roles of staff and board in cultivating the culture of trust that is required in order to make this work successful. We will also preview the six grantmaking principles of trust-based philanthropy and how they go hand in hand with reimagining….

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Oregon’s Wildfires: Preparing for the 2021 season and Beyond


Thursday, June 17, 2021
10:30am – Noon
free member’s benefit

The 2020 wildfires came on the heels of public health and social crises that left us all trying to maintain resilience and cope with significant upheavals. In this workshop, you will hear from an expert panel about the ravages of wildfires and how they impacted vulnerable rural, especially Latinx, communities. You will also learn about the community recovery time-lines and lessons learned from…..

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OUR PAST EVENTS

Redistricting and Its Impact in Oregon


Wednesday, May 12, 2021
1:00 – 2:30pm
free member’s benefit

Now that the 2020 Census has concluded, the next step is to look at how Oregon will be redistricted. Redistricting has significant political and financial implications throughout the state. Our panel of engaging and knowledgeable speakers will share why redistricting is critical for Oregon and how it will affect Oregon’s communities, especially rural areas and under-represented groups. The panel will also…

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Family Foundations and Board Composition


Monday, May 3, 2021
2:00-3:00pm

Join us for a conversation to explore diversity, equity and inclusion in family foundations. This facilitated discussion will focus on your perceived barriers and opportunities around doing DEI work in your foundation. This will be a precursor to the June meeting, which will host a panel of your peers who are working in this space to discuss where they are on their journey.

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Understanding the Legal Aspects of Grant Review


Wednesday, April 28, 2021
10:00am – Noon

The work you do as a grant-making professional could have legal implications for your foundation. Come learn about legal structures of nonprofits/foundations, rules that govern foundations and their funding decisions and things you need to know to keep your philanthropic work within legal boundaries of the Internal Revenue Service. Whether you are new to your role in philanthropy…

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Collaborative on Aging


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
2:00-3:00pm
free member’s benefit

The Collaborative on Aging, a group of funders interested in seniors and aging, will be meeting to discuss next steps in creating a Master Plan for Aging in Oregon. Following up the recent discussion with the SCAN Foundation, this meeting will focus on strategic initiatives and broad discussions to frame strategies for the Plan. The Collaborative on Aging welcomes any funder who is interested in participating at any time.

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Equity Series: Economic Inequities & Wealth Creation In The Black Community


Thursday, April 22, 2021
1:00-2:30pm

With centuries of racist policies and social structures, the persistent racial wealth gap in the United States is a burden on blacks and the overall economy. Studies have shown that closing the racial wealth gap increases the economic health for all Americans and can substantially increase the US GDP within a few years. Yet, our black communities face extreme challenges…

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PARTNER EVENTS

Survey Design Made Simple

presented by Evaluation Into Action

Thursday, May 13, 2021
9:00am – 10:00 am

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