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Black Lives Matter

Statement from Global Washington Black Lives Matter. We must raise our voices and do the even harder work that ensures our actions and our institutions reflect this truth. Global Washington members have been speaking out... (Read More)

Global Washington Announces 2019 Global Hero Award Winner

SEATTLE – Global Washington has announced that Celeste Mergens, the founder and CEO of Days for Girls International, will be awarded the 2019 Global Hero Award at the annual Global Washington Goalmakers Conference in Seattle... (Read More)

Schools for Salone Awarded Top Prize by University of Washington ‘Social Justice Through Philanthropy’ Students

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Remote Energy, Splash, and World Relief Seattle also awarded generous grants March 20, 2019 SEATTLE – For the second year in a row, Global Washington collaborated with the University of Washington... (Read More)

Global Washington Launches ‘Women of the World’ for Female Philanthropists in the Seattle Region

March 8, 2019 SEATTLE – On International Women’s Day, Global Washington (GlobalWA), the leading association in Washington state that connects companies, foundations, and non-profit organizations to improve lives in developing countries, announced the formation of... (Read More)

Global Washington Members Respond to Evolving Trump Administration Policy on Family Separation at the U.S. / Mexico Border

In April, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy for anyone crossing the US-Mexico border between ports of entry without proper documentation, including people seeking asylum, and said federal prosecutors would begin criminally... (Read More)

Global Washington Members Provide Emergency Relief to Victims of Guatemala’s “Fire Volcano”

UPDATED June 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m. On June 3 Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego, or “Fire Volcano” erupted. The volcano, which sits 27 miles southwest of the capital, Guatemala City, is part of the seismically-active Pacific... (Read More)

Global Washington Members Selected by University of Washington Students to Receive $50,000 Through Philanthropy Lab

June 4, 2018 SEATTLE – On Tuesday, June 5th, five Global Washington member non-profits will be recognized by University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce and receive grants for their global programs, ranging from $5,000... (Read More)

Global Washington to Host 2017 Annual Conference “Renewing Global Leadership” on November 29 in Seattle

Speakers include world-class leaders of Washington state-based humanitarian aid organizations, businesses, foundations, and academic institutions SEATTLE – Global Washington (GlobalWA), the leading association in Washington state that connects companies and nonprofits to improve people’s lives... (Read More)

Assessing the Global State: How Washington Leads in Global Development

New Global Washington Report Highlights Impacts of the Global Development Sector in Washington State SEATTLE – A new report by Global Washington (GlobalWA) explores the economic impact and interconnectedness of Washington state-based businesses and nonprofits... (Read More)

Think Globally, Give Locally (GiveBIG)

Think Globally, Give Locally These Global Washington members are participating in this year’s GiveBIG. You can donate now through May 10th to amazing organizations, based here in Washington state, that are doing lifesaving work globally.... (Read More)

Global Washington: Our Commitment to Global Engagement

Living in a state as highly dependent on international trade as ours, Washingtonians are well-aware of the importance of maintaining good relations with our global neighbors. Not only is it a smart thing to do... (Read More)

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