• We discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities of corporate philanthropy, cause marketing, sponsorships, employee volunteerism and workplace giving.


Corporate Connections – Schedule

This is our signature educational workshop introducing you to corporate funders and sponsors.

Upcoming Schedule

November 9, 2023 ~ January 11, 2024 ~ February 8, 2024 ~ April 11, 2024 ~ May 9, 2024

Thursday November 9th, 2023

Company: Umpqua Bank

Speaker: Phoebe Thums

Topic: Phoebe Thums, VP Community Programs will share the many ways her company gives back to the community by partnering with nonprofits. By merging with Columbia Bank, it now has 350 branches in six states (WA, OR, CA, NV, ID, UT). Along with its Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation, it has distributed more than $17 million since the Foundation’s formation in 2014.

Date and Time: Thursday November 9 from 12 pm until 1:00 pm PT

Format: This will be a virtual, interactive event via zoom meetings. Attendees are able to ask questions and network.

Who should attend? Nonprofit fundraisers, grant writers, special events manager, nonprofit boards and corporate funders.

Fee: Free for our Annual Monthly Pass Holders; $30 for others.

For more information: Contact Joy Stephens at joy@corporategn.com or (425) 653-1575.

Contact: Joy Stephens (425.653.1575 or joy@corporategn.com) for more information or for sponsorship opportunities.

Past Speakers

Thank you to our past speakers

Aldrinana Leung

August 10, 2023

Kristen Ragain

REI Cooperative Action Fund

July 13, 2023

Natalie Randall


April 13, 2023

Elizabeth Lorenzo

Wells Fargo
January 12, 2023

Noelle Nausin

Alaska Airlines
November 10, 2022

Molly Moon Neitzel

Molly Moon’s
October 13, 2022

Michelle Sievers

Paper Crane Factory

September 8, 2022

Samantha Holcomb

Zillow Group
August 11, 2022

Noah Salata

American Family Insurance
June 9, 2022

Tobi Shannon

American Family Insurance
June 9, 2022

Paul Hollie

Premera Blue Cross
May 12, 2022

Joy Stephens

Corporate Giving Network
January 13 & April 14 2022

Susan Bell

Woodland Park Zoo
November 11th, 2021

Julia Curns-Welch

Seattle Opera
November 11th, 2021

Shawn Harris

November 11th, 2021

Meghan Barnes

October 14th, 2021

Cheyenne Gillooly

Keller Williams
August 12th, 2021

Christine Wood

Windermere Foundation
August 12th, 2021

Jesse Rhodes


Kevin Purcell

Event Caddy
May 13th, 2021

Dana Segal

MC Consulting
April 8th, 2021

Ryan Potts

March 11th, 2021

Kevin Henry

February 11th, 2021

Lee Hunter

Lee Keller, The Keller Group

The Keller Group
February 11th, 2021

Junelle Kroontje

Washington State Government
January 14th, 2021

Kristen Ragain


Tracy Wort


Kevin Henry

Sound Health

Nick Anderson

Columbia Bank

Pearl Leung

Vulcan, Inc.

Helene Andersen

Vulcan, Inc.

Kristen Ragain


Dwight Prevo

Wells Fargo

Sara Osborne


Gina Breukelman

The Boeing Company

Milt Doumit


Cassandra Mitchell


Shannon Boldizsar


Christopher Wiggins

Safeco Insurance

Paul Hollie


Premera Blue Cross

Diem Ly


Zach Stratton


Alice Shobe


Pamela Baade

Holland America Line

May 10, 2018

Erin Moyer

Laird Norton Wealth Management

Jennifer Butler

Zillow Group

Jane Broom

Microsoft Philanthropies

Katherine Cheng


Trip Switzer

Museum of Flight

Linda Peffer

Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant

Joe Filoseta


SigniaDocs, Inc., DepotPoint

Tim Heimerle

Northwest Kidney Centers

Kathy Parks


Mike Cheever

College Success Foundation

Ania B-Alyson

Seattle Animal Shelter

Jeannette Privat

Jeannette Privat

King County Library System

Debra Holland

Debra Holland

Pacific Continental Bank

Ryan Hicks

Ryan Hicks

Seattle Symphony

Holly Hoag

Holly Hoag


Alex Kyger

Alex Kyger

Seattle Opera

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