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23 Jan 2020

Essential Skills and Strategies for New Program Officers

Thursday, January 23, 2020 (All day) to Friday, February 7, 2020 (All day)
Philanthropy New York's Essential Skills and Strategies for New Program Officers (ESS) orients new program officers and directors to their role as funders. This multiday intensive course helps philanthropy newcomers build a framework for...
22 Jan 2020

Now is the Time: Staking a Claim in Tackling Gun Violence

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
High rates of gun violence are an undeniable tragedy of life in today’s America. And while mass shootings grab the headlines, everyday gun violence in our most vulnerable communities is no less a pressing concern. How can philanthropy play a...
16 Jan 2020

How to Strengthen Capacity Building Efforts Through An Equity Lens (TBD)

Thursday, January 16, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:30am
As funders, we are committed to funding programs as well as strengthening the organizations that deliver these programs. Strategies to strengthening organizations can include general operating support and multi-year commitments as well as additional...
10 Dec 2019

Understanding Identity, Privilege and Power in Philanthropic Practice

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Conversations about identity - race, gender, queerness, ability, and much more – are increasingly prevalent in our society. Yet rarely do we have sufficient time and space to reflect on how our own identities influence how we see and how we are seen...
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21 Nov 2019

The Importance of Understanding Implicit Bias and Microbehaviors in Your Philanthropic Practice and Strategy

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Implicit bias can also lead to subtle and powerful messages that we convey to grantees and others. Our microbehaviors, ways in which body and verbal language convey ideology about power and privilege, can be powerful tools in marginalizing or...
20 Nov 2019

Embodying Our Values: Lessons in Deepening Trust With Grantees

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
A growing number of foundations are embracing trust-based practices as a way to be less of a jerk and tackle the power imbalances between foundations and grantees. Many of the practices central to a trust-based approach – such as multi-year...
14 Nov 2019

New Trends: Research Findings from NCFP’s Second Family Philanthropy Study - A Webinar Hosted by NCFP

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
What are new emerging issues facing philanthropic donors and families? How are families’ funding priorities, governance practices, and approaches to giving and decision-making evolving and changing?
13 Nov 2019

Advancing Racial Justice in Organizations Training - Hosted by Interaction Institute for Social Change (IISC)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Interaction Institute for Social Change (IISC) runs a day-long training, Advancing Racial Justice in Organizations . In partnership with IISC, Philanthropy New York is co-hosting this training at PNY for our members only.
12 Nov 2019

Disability 101: Let’s Talk about the I in D.E.I.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The disability community, comprised of more than 1 million people, is New York City’s largest and most diverse minority group. Despite efforts to make practices and policies more diverse, equitable, and inclusive, foundations often leave disability...

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