Seattle Chapter

EPIP Seattle was officially recognized in July 2009 as the 10th chapter of EPIP. A small group of young grantmakers recognized the need for the group after an autumn 2005 focus group co-hosted by Philanthropy Northwest and the national EPIP network. The EPIP Seattle Steering Committee works to develop local programming for our members and friends. We survey our members annually to find out what issues they are interested in and build relevant programs based on the results. We host a series of networking and professional development events throughout the year, such as the EPIP National Conference Re-Cap Dinner, our Careers in Philanthropy Lunch Roundtables, and Philanthropology workshops.

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Steering Committee
The group is governed by a steering committee composed of volunteer leaders, and is affiliated with the national EPIP network.

Mike Quinn, Program Manager, Social Venture Partners
Kelly Reimer, Development Manager, Northwest Children’s Fund
Kylie Gursky, Social Justice Fund Northwest
Efrain Gutierrez, FSG Social Impact Advisors
Rebecca Harris, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gabe Aeschliman, The Seattle Foundation

  1. Happy Hour!

    Come join us at our next Happy Hour! Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy-New York (EPIP-NY), Funding Exchange (FEX), and Resource Generation (RG) are hosting an informal happy hour, dedicated to building community, finding connections and creating space for strategic conversations around resourcing social justice work. This is an opportunity to network across EPIP-NY, FEX and RG’s overlapping circles and have honest conversations on some of...

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  2. Networking opportunity! Alert! Alert!

    Edit: The links to the information sheet and enrollment form have been corrected! Are you looking to connect with other EPIP members but haven’t had a chance to attend one of our local events? Our Colleague Matchmaker Campaign might be for you! The campaign seeks to help our members meet one another and will help support our local programming this...

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  3. Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant at the Seattle International Foundation

    The Seattle International Foundation is seeking a bilingual (Spanish/English) receptionist – administrative assistant to join their team! See below and click here to visit their website. The Seattle International Foundation (SIF) is seeking candidates to join our team for an excellent entry-level opportunity to learn about international development issues and the philanthropic sector. SIF is seeking an enthusiastic, self-starter interested in...

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  4. EPIP Seattle and TFN Mixer and Dinner – March 26

    You’re invited! Please join us at the… EPIP Seattle and The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) Mixer & Dinner Monday, March 26, at 8:00 pm Local 360 Restaurant 2234 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) will be in town soon for the TFN national conference, and EPIP...

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Seattle Chapter Events