Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM PST
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Village Church
330 SW Murray Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97005

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62 Bus-Murray Blvd


Vision Action Network


Thanks to our Event Sponsors 

Join us for adVANce, where funders and nonprofits meet to explore potential partnerships! Network with your peers and find inspiration in both the content and the people engaged in good work throughout the region during the ever-popular round-robin conversations.


8:30am Opening panel discussion
10:00am Round-robin conversations between nonprofits and funders
12:00pm Adjourn


Our current list of confirmed funders:

Autzen Foundation | Business Oregon | CareOregon | City of Beaverton City of Tigard | The Collins Foundation | Cultural Coalition of Washington County | First Tech Federal Credit Union | Intel | James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation | Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation | Metro | Moda Health | New Seasons Market | Northwest Health Foundation | Oregon Community Foundation | PGE Foundation | Spirit Mountain Community Fund | The Standard Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation


Panel Discussion: Building and Sustaining Collaborative Community-centered Relationships Between Funders and Nonprofits 

Start the day by listening to an insightful conversation between funders and nonprofits on what it takes to reimagine and redefine their relationships to better meet the needs of our community. They will share ideas and actions about how they have shifted approaches, removed barriers, and centered community. 

Our guest speakers include: 

Victoria Schwoeffermann
Community Philanthropy Associate & Senior Strategist
Oregon Food Bank  


Dr. Ruth Z˙˝iga
Executive Director and Co-Founder
RaÝces de Bienestar  


Samira Godil
Senior Program Officer – Strategic Partnerships
Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation 


Stephanie Roberson, MSW
The Uprise Collective  


Tonisha Toler
Programs Officer
The Collins Foundation

Masks – Masks welcome but not required.
Parking – Please park in the South or East Lots (lot C or B).

Access – Enter Gym through South Entrance facing playground. Wheelchair access available on both South and North side of Gym, with easier access on North side (see map).