All-New Grantee Profiles

The proven and innovative work of six grantees illuminate our four portfolio grantmaking strategy


Microenterprise grantees headline Q1 grants

Microenterprise building good jobs and assets in low-income communities headline this quarter’s grantmaking

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40% to Native-led Organizations

40% of new grant dollars goes to Native-led organizations that advance genuine opportunities for communities to thrive on their own terms.

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Mission Investing

The Northwest Area Foundation supports people and organizations working to build assets, wealth, and opportunity in our region by promoting good jobs and financial capability. For more than 10 years, we’ve made endowment investments that fuel and sustain our grantees’ work.

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View Northwest Area Foundation’s First Quarter Grants Listing

Read About Q1 Grants

Microenterprise entrepreneurs headline our first quarter 2016 grantmaking.

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How Grantees Are Effectively Building Lasting Change

New Grantee Profiles

We’re supporting good jobs and financial capability by funding grantees whose work creates enterprise development, access to capital, workforce opportunity, and financial inclusion, as shown in profiles we’ve just posted.

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