Organizational Profile

Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington


GRANTMAKERS of Oregon and Southwest Washington is a network of grantmakers working to strengthen and expand philanthropy and improve the vitality and health of the communities we serve. Our mission is to promote effective philanthropy in Oregon and southwest Washington by providing our members with the services and support they need to succeed. The organization is a resource for funders, an advocate for ethical and responsible charitable giving and a catalyst for effective philanthropy.

GRANTMAKERS is one of 34 regional associations across the country. Our members directly benefit from this national network of colleagues working in philanthropy. Grantmakers involved in regional associations generously share information with one another, regardless of location. But the greatest benefit to becoming a member of GRANTMAKERS is joining a community dedicated to learning and leadership in philanthropy. This benefit is underscored by our funders’ focus and commitment to the people, organizations, and communities across Oregon and southwest Washington.

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Target Audience: Grants management staff, Program staff, Administrative staff, Communications staff, Development staff, Executive staff, Financial staff, Trustees, Donors, Advisors

Services Provided: Conferences, Resources, Training

Geographic Scope: State

Target Organizations: Community foundation, Public foundation, Donor advised, Corporate grantmaker, Family foundation, Independent, Operating foundation, Giving circle

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