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Throughout its history, the Pacific Northwest Foundation (PNF) has adapted its focus to meet a variety of changing economic, social and community needs.
From its founding in 1988 through 2001, the Pacific Northwest Foundation was a grant making organization whose purpose was to “inform and respond quickly to unique nonprofit ventures…(focusing) particularly on their efforts to expand and become self-sustaining through broad support from within their respective communities”.
Beginning in 2000, however, our focus shifted significantly and our mission changed. Our current mission is to “research, analyze, publish and develop materials addressing the capacity of complementary healthcare to effectively alleviate physical and emotional maladies”.
PNF believes that quality information is essential for improved health. To that end, we aspire to be a visible, valued, and trusted source of complementary health information. Additionally, we hope to help foster excellence in the field of complementary health sciences. By promoting achievement and leadership amongst professionals we strive to enhance the quality of healthcare, education and research throughout the world.
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Anna Salanti: Chairperson of the Board, CEO and Director of Research.
Portland, OR. To view her resume click here.
Frank Cook: Board Member, COO and Assistant Director of Research.
Portland, OR. To view his resume click here.
Kathy Cook: Board Member: Sacramento, CA
Adria Dodici: Board Member; Portland, OR
Robert Shane: Senior Advisor for Technology Assessment & Evaluation.
To view his resume click here. To peruse the consulting services he offers click here.
Q. How can I apply for a grant from the Pacific Northwest
A. The Pacific Northwest Foundation (PNF) does not accept grant proposals. We are devoting all of our resources to internally generated programs. Our endowment helps to fund our own work.
Q. If the Pacific Northwest Foundation (PNF) has an endowment, why do you raise money?
A. The Pacific Northwest Foundation (PNF) is a small organization with three employees and an annual budget approximating $200,000. The endowment, which originated in 1988, funds only a portion of our operating costs. The balance comes from a variety of sources, including sales of publications and donations.
Q. How can PNF help me?
A. If you are interested in the Foundation’s research and publications capabilities, please contact us as indicated below.
If you would like to order publications or have a manuscript you would like us to consider publishing, please contact us as indicated below.
If you would like periodic announcements and updates about the Pacific Northwest Foundation, simply contact us by any of the methods listed here.
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Statement of Legal and Exempt Status
Official Corporate Name: Pacific Northwest Foundation
Corporate Address: 6312 SW Capitol Hwy # 271; Portland, OR 97239
Mission Statement: To research, analyze, publish and develop materials addressing the capacity of complementary health care to effectively alleviate physical and emotional maladies.
IRS Identification Number: 77-0177829
IRS Classification: 501 (c) (3): Private Foundation
State (Oregon) Registration Number: 00823111-1
President: Anna M. Salanti
Vice President & Treasurer: Franklin C. Cook