Change Philanthropy: Stories of Successful Policy Work and Collaboration

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 -
8:30am to 11:00am EDT
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
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Presented by Philanthropy New York’s Special Committee PHILANTHROPY CONNECTS as part of the series The Future of Philanthropy.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  CEOs, trustees, program officers, and other funders interested in effective, long-term strategies that address root causes of critical social problems.  This program is relevant to foundations of all sizes, including unstaffed family foundations.

8:30 to 9:00 AM    Check-in and coffee
9:00 to 11:00 AM  Program

  • A three-pronged strategy – citizen action, litigation, and advocacy – enables a foundation to effect historic increases in education funding in New York.
  • A small family foundation influences other funders to champion one of the nation’s most successful campaigns for economic justice.
  • Staff of a large foundation press for a program to build an immigration field in the United States.

Attend this program to learn of these and other examples of new and more effective approaches for tackling much-needed, widespread public policy alternatives and social change.  This session, featuring Alicia Epstein Korten, author of Change Philanthropy: Candid Stories of Foundations Maximizing Results through Social Justice, will begin by addressing six principles of high impact giving.  Providing an insider's view of the grantmaking strategies that work—or don't work— in support of social change, Ms. Korten and prominent funders will offer useful tips, proven methods, and practical ideas to support a social justice agenda: a useful guide for foundations and nonprofits that strive to have all citizens participate fully in the social, spiritual, economic, and political life of our nation.


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