Tools & Strategies

18 Jan 2017

Leadership Transitions and Evolutions: Supporting Critical Junctures

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Founder-led organizations go through many stages – from idea to execution to scaling impact. And it’s not always seamless! Philanthropic dollars, staff time, and end-user resources can be wasted through inefficient and counterproductive...
18 Jan 2017

Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (All day) to Friday, February 3, 2017 (All day)
ESS orients new program officers and directors to their role as funders. This three-day intensive course helps philanthropy newcomers build a framework for understanding and implementing ethical and effective grantmaking. It is a part of our PNY...
27 Sep 2016

Healing from and Preventing Conflict: The Unique Power of the Arts

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
For some nations, war - current or past - defines them. For others, conflict occurs in pockets, affecting people and groups unequally. The effects of conflict on social cohesion create divides that threaten the health of families, communities, and...
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14 Sep 2016

Advancing Racial Equity: the Opportunity for Philanthropy

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
As a nation, we espouse values of equality and justice, and yet, racial inequities currently exist across all indicators for success, including in education, criminal justice, jobs, housing, public infrastructure and health, regardless of intent or...
27 Jul 2016

Beyond the Feel Good Factor: The Corporate and Philanthropic Benefits of Building a Skills-Based Volunteer Program

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Most companies know volunteerism is one tool to help elevate employee engagement and bring about positive change in the community. Skills-based volunteerism, in particular, offers a unique opportunity for corporations to harness and hone the...
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13 Jul 2016

Tools for Tackling Implicit Bias and Advancing Racial Equity in Grantmaking

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
We are in a moment where racial consciousness is high and discussions of racial justice are arguably more common than ever. Yet the mind sciences show us that there are a critical set of unconscious perceptions driving choices and responses in ways...

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