News From The Community

It’s Not Hard to Be Black…It is Hard To Be Misunderstood

The recent deaths of Black people across the country is staggeringly familiar. I wonder, how many times do I have to process this? How many times do I have to feel the rise of anxiety that swells through my belly, explodes through my heart and mind, and causes me to freeze in place and silently...

The Barrel

I am a writer. On my bookshelves are hundreds of works celebrating, examining and dissecting blackness and the condition it imposes in this country. The second largest genre of book on my shelves are dictionaries. French, Italian, Chinuk Wawa, the Oxford English Dictionary. I care about words. And I’m ready to jettison some of them....

Member Spotlight – Randall Charitable Trust

We are hearing from a lot of our members about how they are changing their giving in response to COVID-19. Stories inspire and we want to share some of them with you. Each week, we will introduce you to a member of GOSW who has responded to COVID-19 and what that looks like through sharing.GOSW...

Member Spotlight – Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation

We are hearing from a lot of our members about how they are changing their giving in response to COVID-19. Stories inspire and we want to share some of them with you. Each week, we will introduce you to a member of GOSW who has responded to COVID-19 and what that looks like through sharing....

Member Spotlight – JW & HM Goodman Family Foundation

We are hearing from a lot of our members about how they are changing their giving in response to COVID-19. Stories inspire and we want to share some of them with you. Each week, we will introduce you to a member of GOSW who has responded to COVID-19 and what that looks like through sharing....

Member Spotlight – Multnomah Athletic Foundation

We are hearing from a lot of our members about how they are changing their giving in response to COVID-19. Stories inspire and we want to share some of them with you. Each week, we will introduce you to a member of GOSW who has responded to COVID-19 and what that looks like through sharing....

Member Spotlight – The Healy Foundation

We are hearing from a lot of our members about how they are changing their giving in response to COVID-19. Stories inspire and we want to share some of them with you. Each week, we will introduce you to a member of GOSW who has responded to COVID-19 and what that looks like through sharing....

Giving in Numbers – 2019 Edition

ABOUT CECP Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) is a CEO-led coalition that believes that a company’s social strategy—how it engages with key stakeholders including employees, communities, investors, and customers—determines company success. Founded in 1999 by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman and other business leaders to create a better world through business, CECP has grown...

2020 Legislative Session: Leading Foundations Propose Regional Workgroups to Plan for Oregon’s Fiscal Future

The public-private partnership will support local civic leaders in developing solutions to address budget shortfalls threatening critical public services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2020 Caitlin Baggott (503) 804-7644 caitlin@northstarcivic.org Salem, Ore.—A group of Oregon foundations including Meyer Memorial Trust, North Star Civic Foundation, Northwest Health Foundation, United Way of the Columbia Willamette, and The...

Cambia Health Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to Build Health Equity

Cambia Health Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to Build Health Equity Grants support innovative whole-person care strategies focused on eliminating disparities   Cambia Health Foundation is committed to partnering with visionary organizations to foster a person-focused, accessible, and economically sustainable health care system that empowers everyone to achieve optimum health.  We are excited to announce 14...