Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM PDT
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Muslim Educational Trust
10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Tigard, OR 97223

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Vision Action Network


2017's Meet the Funders

Washington County Nonprofit Network's Signature Event: an opportunity to meet with funders from around the region!


September 7, 9 - 10 am

Pre-Event Conference Call. Includes tips from the organizers and funders. (Will be recorded so you can listen to when convenient)


September 12

7:45 – 8:30: Networking/check-in/breakfast 
8:30 – 8:45: Welcome
9:00 – 10:15 am: Pick your workshop around collaboration!

  Option 1: This hands-on workshop explores a range of collaborative approaches, the ingredients of success, and pitfalls to avoid.  You’ll have a chance to consider the strengths your organization could bring to the collective table for greater mission impact. Speaker: Allison Handler at Solid Ground Consulting.

  Option 2 :  This workshop will provide an overview of why networks are such a powerful tool for achieving transformational change and outline principles, processes, and structures that enable them to succeed.  It will also show how to strengthen existing collaborative efforts to achieve greater levels of impact. Speaker: David Sawyer of Converge.

10:15 - 10:40 BREAK
10:40 – 12:10:  Funders Round Robin

Funders scheduled to attend: Meyer Memorial Trust, New Seasons, PGE Foundation, Intel, Umpqua Bank, Oregon Humanities, First Tech Credit Union, Oregon Community Foundation, Collins Foundation, Miller Foundation, Spirit Mountain, The Reser Family Foundation, Women's Foundation of Oregon, Regional Arts and Culture Council, The Standard, US Bank, CareOregon, Portland Trail Blazers, United Way of the Columbia-Willamette, NW Health FoundationMcDonald JacobsJuan Young Trust and the Cultural Coalition of Washington County 

12:15 Closing

12:30 – 2:00 (1.5 hours) Post-Event workshop that includes lunch: “How do I do all this!?” Hear from the movers and shakers in the Portland Metro area about their lessons learned after decades in the sector.  Separate registration fee, register here

Registration is now closed, please call to see if there are additional spots.