Our RVC Block Party has been postponed to fall 2024.

November 2021 Newsletter

❤️ #GIVINGTUESDAY This year, let’s make #GivingTuesday the official start to the giving season! Does your wishlist look similar to ours? 2022 Wishlist: ⭐ Model and implement healthy organizational changes ⭐ Foster […]

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How I Made Remote Onboarding Work for Me

To many folks in my circle, I am the quintessential job hopping millennial. After only a few years of using my undergrad degree and a nasty case of burnout, I […]

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In Response to Yesterday’s Verdict

This week we join the Black community, along with communities of oppressed people from across the world, as we rejoice in the guilty verdict against the murderer of George Floyd.

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RVC Statement on Anti-Asian Racism: Community Solidarity

RVC Seattle (RVC) strongly condemns anti-Asian violence in any and all forms. We stand with our AAPI community. We share our grief, fear, rage, and solidarity with the loved ones of the eight people murdered in Atlanta and their communities.

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Making Philanthropy More Equitable: Introducing the Equitable Grantmaking Continuum

At RVC, we have worked with dozens of grassroots nonprofits of color over many years. Some of those organizations have thrived, others have folded. When it comes to building healthy organizations, there is no substitute for visionary leadership and dedicated, driven staff, but every organization we work with has this. So what does it mean when nonprofits have talented staff and a strong mission, yet still don’t thrive? The answer: it boils down to funding.

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Black-led Partner Organizations

A call to action: support our Black-led partner organizations this Black History Month Time and again, we are reminded that we must all do more to confront systemic racism in […]

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How do you build leaderful organizations?

I’m still the Interim ED of RVC. Which was not the plan. When we first discussed extending the timeline, I was opposed. Dominant culture norms made me assume that was a bad thing – we need to change quickly! Be efficient!

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Transformational Capacity Building

In the Fall 2020 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, a group of leaders at RVC reflect on what we are learning about capacity building and identify seven emerging key approaches in supporting the capacity of nonprofits of color.

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Community Care During the Pandemic: We Are in This Together

No matter the obstacles, what was needed was action. As the president of the two-year-old PTSA at Rainier View Elementary School, Sarena Li said the reasons her initiative aims to support families in need are simple

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