Our Partners

Affiliations

The Budget & Policy Center’s impact is strengthened by our affiliations with these highly respected and influential networks:

State Priorities Partnership – A network of more than 40 state-based organizations coordinated by the Center and Budget and Policy Priorities that works to reduce poverty and inequality by making sure states have the resources they need through an accountable budget process

Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) – A network of state and regional research and advocacy organizations focused on advancing progressive economic policies, coordinated by the Economic Policy Institute

Our Partnerships

We are proud to be a KIDS COUNT in Washington partner organization, in collaboration with the Children’s Alliance. As part of the national KIDS COUNT network – and funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation – KIDS COUNT in Washington gathers and analyzes data on how kids are doing in our state, then turns that information into action on issues like poverty, health care, and education.

And we are a proud founding member of All In For Washington, a statewide effort to clean up the tax code so that all communities in Washington thrive. All In was built on the belief that we can do great things when we all chip in our resources together to achieve the things we could never accomplish alone.

Our Supporters 

The Washington State Budget & Policy Center receives its funding through the generous support of community leaders, organizations, and the following foundations:

  • Campion Foundation
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Equality Network Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Kirkpatrick Family Foundation
  • Progress Alliance
  • The Seattle Foundation
  • Stoneman Family Foundations

 

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Budget Beat!

We host regular Budget Beat webinars throughout legislative session to bring you updates and breaking news from Olympia and timely policy analysis. See our most recent Budget Beat about federal budget proposals, featuring Louisa Warren of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, as well as other previous Budget Beats on our YouTube channel

Testimonies in Olympia

To advance our legislative priorities, the Budget & Policy Center team is in the state capitol throughout session testifying on a wide range of bills. Watch our recent testimonies on TVW:
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View Our School Funding Plenary 

Roxana_BMC_plenary_2016View the Budget Matters 2016 conference plenary, "What's at Stake in the 2017-2019 Budget: Funding McCleary and Beyond." Moderated by Ann Dornfeld of KUOW, the plenary features Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, the 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year; Lew Moore of the Washington Research Council; Roxana Norouzi of OneAmerica; and Sen. Christine Rolfes. The plenary starts after an intro by Executive Director Misha Werschkul and an intro video by Gov. Inslee.