Potlatch is Hiring

We are looking to hire an innovative Operations Director to oversee operational processes and financial procedures for Potlatch Fund, a Native-Led Non-Profit. The Operations Director will optimize our company’s operating capabilities, employ strategies to maximize administrative functions, and manage financial processes. The Managing Director will assist in compiling the company’s budget, and employ strategies to safeguard assets. The position will also compile financial reports, and monitor financial policies and procedures. The position will team up […]

Critical Response Grants – Emergency COVID-19 Relief Funding

Critical Response Grants – Emergency COVID-19 Relief Funding: Potlatch Fund is committed to supporting our communities in Northwest Indian Country in the best way possible during the ongoing crisis presented by COVID-19, as normal routines are upended and new needs emerge on an almost daily basis. To that end, we focused our second round of emergency funding on current grantees and surveyed them to find out what needs were the most urgent in their communities. […]

A Letter from Amber Schulz-Oliver, Board President

Dear Friends, I don’t have to tell you that we are living in strange, unprecedented times. We all experience the COVID-19 crisis differently, and yet we are all in it together.  Daily, we are inspired by and grateful for all of the people risking their health and their lives to combat this disease. At Potlatch Fund, we are responding to COVID-19 by stepping up our support of the Native nonprofit organizations that are crucial to […]

Announcing: Healthy Pathways for Native Youth Grantees 2020

Announcing: Healthy Pathways for Native Youth Grantees 2020 At Potlatch Fund, we have been discussing—along with many of our nonprofit foundation partners—how best to support our grantees during the rapidly evolving crisis presented by COVID-19. One thing was immediately apparent when we began talking. Many of the projects already approved for funding through our Healthy Pathways for Native Youth (HPNY) grants were plunged into uncertain territory by the virus. Could the canoe journeys still happen […]

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update At Potlatch Fund, we are adapting to the new, temporary reality that COVID-19 requires of us. We’re practicing social distancing and working remotely. We’re meeting online. But we are still here for our community. Now more than ever, community will be the key to our long-term well-being. And we want to make sure that the communities and community leaders we serve do more than just survive during this crisis. We want to help […]