Program Staff

25 Apr 2018

Walking the Talk: Put Values-Based Grantmaking Into Your Practice

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Do your grantmaking practices reflect your values? All grantmakers have values, whether they are stated explicitly or revealed implicitly through grantmaker practices, which inform and guide the foundation’s view of the world.
10 May 2017

Which Impact Investing Tools Are Right for Your Foundation’s Mission?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Many funders know the basics of impact investing and why their organizations should get in the game. But it can be hard to know, what are the right financial instruments to pair with my foundation's mission and program goals?
05 May 2017

Legal Series - Investing in People: Making Grants to Individuals

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Many private foundations and public charities have programs for making grants to individuals. The purpose can range from recognizing or enabling human achievement (such as through award programs or scholarships and fellowships) to disaster or...
31 Mar 2017

Advocacy: A Compass for Today’s Terrain

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
Join us for a full-day conference to strengthen your foundation’s voice and impact. Learn how to navigate the legal, strategic, and governance activity necessary to incorporate advocacy and amplify your work. Philanthropic organizations – whether...
23 Mar 2017

Financial Series - Using Financial Statements Together with IRS Form 990 to Understand Your Potential Grantees

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Experienced grantmakers often use two financial documents to review potential and current grantees: financial statements and IRS Form 990. But how do the two documents differ and how can they best be used together to interpret the financial status...
22 Mar 2017

Harnessing the Power of Youth Organizing: Impact on Resiliency, Social-Emotional Development, and Academic & Career Success

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Join the NYC Youth Funders for a session that will focus on the benefits of youth organizing and how these experiences help young people develop strong social-emotional competencies and tangible skills that promote academic and career success.
13 Mar 2017

The Roles of Arts & Culture in Addressing Islamophobia

Monday, March 13, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Islamophobia is escalating rapidly across the country, fueling fear, discrimination and hate crimes against Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities. In recent months, we have borne witness to a growing number of hostile acts including vandalism,...
09 Mar 2017

Financial Series - Looking at the 990 Part I (March 9) and Part II (March 16)

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:30am
The IRS Form 990 is used by funders as a tool to track and scrutinize the finances, governance and accomplishments of grant applicants and recipients. The form creates a level playing field for an otherwise diverse sector. What information can be...

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