About Janie Spurgeon

Janie Spurgeon

Janie brought more than 15 years of professional and volunteer fundraising experience to the Community Foundation in 2017 and leads the development and donor services team. Prior to joining the Foundation, Janie worked at both United Way of the Columbia-Willamette as the Vice President of Individual Philanthropy and the American Cancer Society, where she led multi-state major and planned giving programs.

Janie holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University of Utah. In her spare time she enjoys skiing, camping and all the wonderful adventures that come with raising two children. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, serves on the board of CASA for Children for Multnomah, Washington and Columbia Counties and with the Duniway Schools Foundation.

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Recent Posts by Janie Spurgeon

Giving Strategies To Maximize Your Impact and Tax Benefits

December 9th, 2020

At the end of every year we like to share a few charitable giving strategies for donors to consider. This year, I’d like to start by recognizing our region’s impressive generosity throughout 2020. Thank you for responding to the urgent health and economic emergencies we are facing. You’ve continued to demonstrate the strong philanthropic spirit …

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Make Give More 24! More Than A Day to Support Nonprofits

September 4th, 2020

Every September, Give More 24! brings us a day to support nonprofits across southwest Washington. Over the last six years this 24-hour, online giving marathon has grown into one of our region’s largest and most anticipated charity events. This time around, the big day of giving falls on September 24. 

Last year, more than 4,000 donors …

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Community Foundation Joins “All In WA,” A Statewide COVID-19 Relief Effort

June 24th, 2020

Since the onset of COVID-19, people across southwest Washington have joined together to show that in times of great need, we respond by giving.

We’re not alone in this effort. Across the state, generous people and organizations are stepping up to provide support and relief with their time, talents and treasure. The Community Foundation …

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CARES Act Encourages Charitable Giving in 2020

April 6th, 2020

The CARES Act offers stimulus to nearly every segment of the United States economy, and the importance of charitable giving during times of crises was not lost on lawmakers.

As we all watch the unfolding pandemic, it’s clear that our road to recovery will stretch far beyond local hospitals and health clinics. Nonprofits are already playing …

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