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Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Luncheon: How to Think About and Talk About Polarizing Issues
Bellingham Technical College - Conference Room in Bldg G
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, Washington 98225
United States

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Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
Category: Northwest WA Igniting Philanthropy

Pre-registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome as always.


Member: $40
Non-member: $50
On-site: $60 

Additional Location Details

The meeting will take place in the Settlemyer Hall in the Campus Center. You can find additional information about parking and directions on their website.

Program Description: 

The challenges we face as nonprofit leaders and development professionals are complex. When the stakes are high, it can be hard to navigate difference productively. Whether you are working with colleagues internal to your organization or constituents externally, this high-energy, interactive session, will introduce you to tools that help put polarizing issues on the table in a productive way and support forward movement. 

In this session, you will learn: 

  • An understanding of how polarization starts and grows, and how it can be managed
  • Concrete tools and practices to bring back to your organization


Barbara Grant, CEO, Crux Consulting Consortium

Barbara Grant is the CEO for Crux Consulting Consortium. She advises leaders and organizations on their most pressing issues related to mission, strategy, and team development. Barbara’s clients come from the private, public and social sectors.

This program is eligible for 1.5 CFRE credit hours. Please note that you are required to self track your own credit hours.



Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Series - All Levels

This series is for fundraising professionals in Whatcom County, Skagit County, and the surrounding area to showcase engaging programs and resources for fundraising leadership in the Northwest. 

Contact: Advancement Northwest Office - [email protected] or (206) 971-3605