Washington | Oregon’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Friday - October 22

The latest local Seattle/Tacoma/Portland/Spokane area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Go fly catching with Roma the 7-year-old tomato frog for Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day! And don’t worry, Roma got plenty of real bugs to enjoy after this fun enrichment. 🐸 

📷: Maureen, Erica & Bre

The way we grow food around the world is accelerating the #ClimateCrisis—but there’s a better way.

Only 3 days left to apply for the Career and Technical Scholarship! The short answer section of the application can be the hardest part to finish. So here is a cheat sheet for the short answer section!

For many young adults, accessing mental health support can be a real struggle. Jalen, age 22, aged out of foster care and is now living in a shelter in Pierce County. See how the Y Social Impact Center is helping him develop independen... #impactnewsletter

Heads up, hikers! The Snoqualmie Lake Trailhead and trail are currently closed through mid-November while a trailhead improvement project is completed. More in this week's hiker headlines:

Has your nonprofit applied for a #FlexFund grant yet? Watch this short 30-second video to get an idea of why your organization should consider applying for funding to alleviate economic hardships caused by #COVID19.

After a six-month national search, it is with tremendous pleasure we are announcing the SAL Board of Directors has named Rebecca Hoogs as Seattle Arts & Lectures’ new Executive Director! 🎉🎉🎉 We are delighted and grateful to have Rebecca at the helm!

Central City Concern is featured in this round-up of organizations that are hiring in the Portland area!

CCC’s work environment is collaborative, supportive and offers generous benefits. Learn more at

Join Hispanic community leaders as they share their perspectives and experiences for Perspectiva Latina: Sharing our Stories with Community. Spanish language interpretation available.

The 18th Annual NAYA Gala and Auction, Nov. 5, wouldn’t be possible without help from our sponsors! Thank you to Illahee sponsor CareOregon for your generosity.

We are hiring! We are looking for a Salesforce Administrator to support School's Out Washington's Salesforce instance and ensure a secure, reliable database to be used across multiple teams. Deadline Nov 12.

Learn more and apply:

BOO!👻 in the Slough! is coming up OCTOBER 29th from 2-5pm at Whitaker Ponds! It's for families to come get some CANDY🍭, decorate a COOKIE🍪, wear an OUTFIT 🦖, and see everything Whitaker Ponds has to offer in this SPOOKY SEASON 🐸🦝🦫🐛🕷️🕸️🐢🐍🦇🦉🦆🍁🍂

Check out the first track, Nightswimming, from @JasonIsbell's newest album, Georgia Blue. Featuring Chris Thile of the @punchbrothers and @belafleckbanjo.

Three of our upcoming shows in one song!🤯

Attending the 2021 Bridge Conference? Look forward to Cultivating Connections on Thursday!⁠ This session focuses on cultivating a lightly facilitated space to digest, reflect, and simply connect like we might at an in-person conference. Learn More:

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