Kris Kaminishi

Kris Kaminishi joined the collective in 2008 and has served as the Pooled Fund Grants Committee Chair as a member of a Partner Grant Committee and the Strategic Planning Grants Task Force. Kris has 20 years of experience as a grant writer, development professional, and advisor for Puget Sound nonprofit organizations. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the King County Library System Foundation. Kris is a graduate of the University of Washington Business School and active in her local Kirkland community. She joined the WaWF transformation to connect with like-minded women and is excited about the Foundation’s journey towards greater diversity, equity and inclusion.

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From Convening to Grant Award Celebration: A Glimpse at the Collective Grants Process 

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Introducing our 2023 Advocacy Grantees 

During the summer of 2023, a group of Washington Women’s...

Announcing our 2023 Convening Panelists

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