University of Washington Nancy Bell Evans Center

The Center supports and disseminates cutting edge research of Evans School faculty and creates innovative learning opportunities for current and future social sector leaders at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive level. Through applied research and life-long learning, the Center serves individual leaders and elevates the social sector as a whole.

University of Washington has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2018.

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University of Washington Grant history


$67,000 - To create two teaching case studies and journal articles about the Brainerd Foundation's strategy for lasting impact. Conservation capacity


$130,000 - To train mid-career nonprofit leaders at the Propel Leadership Institute. Conservation capacity


$150,000 - For the Springboard Nonprofit Leadership Institute to train emerging nonprofit leaders. Conservation capacity