Legal Series - Making Grants to Individuals

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am EST
Philanthropy New York, 1500 Broadway, 7th Floor, NYC
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This program is a part of a four-part Legal Programs Series from our 2016 PNY Core Curriculum:

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Scholarships, fellowships, travel grants, achievement awards, disaster relief awards – did you know that grants to individuals can help grantmakers broaden their support in myriad ways?  Learn about the rules that govern these types of grantmaking activities by private foundations.

  • Learn about the legal and regulatory requirements for programs that award grants to individuals
  • Understand how grants to individuals can help grantmakers achieve their objectives
  • Review the guidelines for programs that award travel grants to individuals for attendance at conferences and meetings
  • Learn about the amount of involvement a foundation can have when awarding funds to individuals
  • Hear about and learn from case studies

We encourage Legal Counsel, General Counsel, Program Officers, Executive Directors of small foundations, Grant Managers, and funders who fund scholarships/fellowships, among others to join us for this session.


Designed for

All interested funders.


8:45 - 9:00 AM  Check-in
9:00 - 11:00 AM  Program

Registration is required by February 16th.

Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above. (no fee)

Guests of Organizers/Co-Sponsors: Please email with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number.  Please indicate by which organizer you were invited. (no fee)

Non-Member Funders: Create an account or log in above and click the Register Now link. ($150 fee) 

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