Northwest Area Foundation




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Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Idaho Community Foundation grants $100K for Census 2020 outreach
Foundation: Idaho Community Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation

The Idaho Community Foundation, in partnership with the Northwest Area Foundation, granted $100,000 to 11 organizations throughout Idaho to...more

Can Philanthropy Become a True Partner with Native Americans?
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation

Celebrating its 30th year anniversary this year, Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) has partnered with Candid to publish a new report, titled Investing in Native Communities: Philanthropic...more

A wild (but hopefully not rainy) weekend; 'Blood Knot' to open at Pillsbury House
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Brown Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Although the Whirl's organizer, Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), didn't get big chunks of grant money it was counting on last ... So Resonance is not just about new music, but new...more

Equity for Native American Communities: Using Mission Investments Alongside Grants
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation

The Northwest Area Foundation tends to think of its investments in Native ... Northwest Area Foundation currently has active grants with 18...more

Minnesota is among the leaders in giving to American Indian causes
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation, Bush Foundation

Today, that Northwest Area Foundation is trying to make amends, giving 40 percent of its $16 million in annual grants to Indian-led...more

Front Row Seat on Impact Investing: Finding Market-Rate Returns in Mission Investments in ...
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation

The first in a series of "Front Row Seat" vignettes on impact investing, I'm pleased to share how Northwest Area Foundation has cracked an important investing nut for foundations‚ÄĒfinding...more

First Nations Receives $250000 Grant from Northwest Area Foundation to Launch Two-Year ...
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation

Longmont, Colorado, Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced that it recently received a $250,000, two-year grant from Northwest Area...more

Riverside Community Health Foundation Shifts to Proactive Grantmaking
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Ford Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

July 15, 2017 Community Foundation Update (7/15/17). Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion to Mission-Related Investing. April 6, 2017 Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion to Mission-Related Investing;...more



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