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$500 Million. What Does the Knight Challenge Mean for Local Philanthropy

Multnomah Athletic Club 1849 SW Salmon Street

About this event

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter (“AFP”) will present “$500 Million. All or Nothing? What Does the Knight Challenge Mean for Local Philanthropy?” on Friday, February 7. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program from noon to 1:15 p.m. The event will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon Street in downtown Portland.

The program speakers will discuss the two-year, $500 million Phil and Penny Knight Challenge to OHSU and the impact of that challenge on fundraising efforts for other non-profit organizations in our community, its implications
for philanthropy in our region and how nonprofits of all sizes have a stake in the outcome. The conversational program will feature panelists with a range of experience and expertise in development and philanthropy.

Kevin Johnson, Retriever Development Counsel LLC, will facilitate the discussion which will feature panelists Bob Speltz, Director of Public
Affairs, The Standard; Nancy Steuber, President, OMSI; Carol Van Natta, Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, PeaceHealth Southwest
Medical Center Foundation; Tom Wilson, Vice-President, Campbell and Company; Jim White, Executive Director, Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO); Dick Withnell, Philanthropist and Community Leader, Oregon Education Community
Investment Board; and Lisa James, Director of Development, Portland Japanese Garden.

The cost for the event is $35 for AFP members and $50 for nonmembers. Tables of 8 are available for $350. Pre-registration is required. Online
registration is available at For additional information about this seminar or the local AFP Chapter, please contact: 503.715.3100 or email: