Because of our deep commitment to make the biggest difference we can with the resources we have, we're spending every dollar remaining in our endowment between now and 2020. Here's where we share what we're learning, what inspires us, and what keeps us up at night.
The Northwest Conservation Philanthropy Fellowship, a program operated by Social Venture Partners and funded by the Brainerd Foundation, was inspired by Paul Brainerd's belief in the importance of passing the baton to a new generation of conservation philanthropists. Here's the story of one participant's philanthropic journey.Go »
It all began six years ago when we provided seed funding for a philanthropic training program that we hoped would buttress the current investments of existing Northwest environmental funders, as well as spawn new ideas for the challenges that will emerge after our sunset.Go »