Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
9:30-11:30 a.m.
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue S, Seattle 98144

The Pooled Fund Grant Committee is the cornerstone of the Foundation's work, and a great way to connect with other members and learn about innovative nonprofits.  This is the first meeting of the 2015 Pooled Fund Committee, and will cover the Grant Committee process, schedule, and great rewards that come from participating. 

Click here for full 2015 Grant Calendar.  Please mark your calendar for all required meetings, and be sure to look at page 2 for Phase 1 (January/early Feb) and Phase 2 (March/early April) Work Group meeting dates . 

All WWF members are invited to participate - no experience necessary. Attendance is mandatory for all Grant Committee members.*

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
2100 Bldg: 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

The Foundation's new President, Beth McCaw, wants to hear from you! What are your thoughts about your membership, WWF’s mission and vision, our programming, our collective community impact? Please join Beth for light refreshments and share with her your WWF experience.

If you aren't able to attend this session of CONNEXT with Beth, please plan to attend this future session: 

  • February 25, 2015 from 5 pm-6 pm in Bellevue at Cornerstone Advisors, 225 108th Avenue NE Suite 400, Bellevue, WA 98004
Thursday, January 15, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Please join us for a casual information session about the Foundation and membership. We invite all women who want to make an impact through focused, collective grant making!

To WWF members, please pass this opportunity along to friends and colleagues who may be interested in learning more about what we do.

Please register if you plan to attend. We will have light refreshments and coffee available. We look forward to seeing you!

Saturday, January 24, 2015
4:30 - 7:30 pm
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
Please join us for our Annual Philanthropy Celebration at the Seattle Art Musuem. 
 
4:00 pm - Doors Open, enter at Hammering Man
 
4:30 - 5:30 pm - Program in the Plestcheeff Auditorium (keynote speaker to be announced)
 
5:30 - 7:30 pm - Reception in the Brotman Forum with appetizers and wine; private access to all galleries including the new exhibit Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of Native Indian Art from the Diker Collection
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Bellevue at Cornerstone Advisors: 225 108th Avenue NE Suite 400, Bellevue, WA 98004

The Foundation's new President, Beth McCaw, wants to hear from you! What are your thoughts about your membership, WWF’s mission and vision, our programming, our collective community impact? Please join Beth for coffee and tea and share with her your WWF experience.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue S, Seattle 98144

This workshop will enhance your nonprofit expertise and improve your ability to review grant proposals and understand nonprofit financials. 

All WWF members welcome!  Attendance is required for all 2015 Grant Committee participants. Guests are asked to contact the WWF office (206-340-1710) before registering.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue S, Seattle 98144
A great opportunity to enhance your knowledge about some exciting new nonprofit projects, as well as the most critical needs in our community. The Grant Committee will report on the 25 proposals that they reviewed, and we will also announce the 15 nonprofits moving on to the Site Visit stage of the grant process. 
 
All WWF members welcome! We ask all guests to call the WWF office before registering - 206-340-1710.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue S, Seattle 98144
The site visit is not only an important aspect of grant making, but often the most inspiring and energizing. Join us for this workshop that will provide the do's and don'ts for effective site visits.
 
Attendance required for 2015 Site Visit participants.  All WWF members welcome!  We ask all guests to call the WWF office before registering - 206-340-1710.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue S, Seattle 98144

The Grant Committee will report on the 15 Site Visits made - it's a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge about our finalist nonprofit projects, as well as the most critical needs in our community.

Please note that we ask only WWF members to attend this event due to the confidential nature of the reports.

Guests are welcome to celebrate at the Grant Award Celebration on June 10.