Calendar of Events

03 Dec 2019

Moving Justice Forward: Perspectives from Manhattan DA Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
8:30am to 10:00am
What is the role of a 21 st century prosecutor? Join us for a conversation with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. about his office’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) -- $250 million investment in transformative projects that...
03 Dec 2019

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: A Life Cycle Approach

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The factors limiting a woman’s abilty to build and preserve wealth are interconnected throughout her life, so why aren’t the solutions? Research shows that a “one-size fits all” approach to closing the women’s wealth gap is infective. In...
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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11 Dec 2019

New York City Workforce Funders Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
This quarterly session of the NYC Workforce Funders will feature CUNY Chancellor, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, and University Dean for Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Angie Kamath. The session will also include a panel of CUNY students...
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17 Dec 2019

Working with Intermediaries: A Brownbag Lunch Discussion

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Philanthropy New York
From DAFs to giving circles and community foundations to fund aggregators, intermediary organizations come in many forms. At their best, intermediaries can expand organizational capacity, provide expert guidance and connect funders to sustainable,...
08 Jan 2020

Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training - January 8

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
In 2018, both New York State and New York City passed laws intended to combat workplace sexual harassment. All employers are required to adopt a written sexual harassment prevention policy, including a complaint form, and provide annual sexual...
16 Jan 2020

A Balancing Act: Navigating Power in Our Capacity Building Efforts

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...
22 Jan 2020

Now is the Time: How Philanthropy Is 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...
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...
04 Feb 2020

Settlement Houses Rock! Will Government Learn From Its Approach?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:00am
For well over 100 years, settlement houses, rooted in the Progressive Movement in the late 19 th century, sought to utilize a neighborhood-based, positive approach to address social problems. In the beginning, these organizations relied on...
05 Feb 2020

Democracy in 2020 and Beyond

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:30am
As the 2020 election nears, the immediate threats facing our democracy and the challenges that philanthropy must address could not be more clear. How can we ensure that the 2020 electorate is representative of the American public? What do we need to...
13 Feb 2020

Walking the Walk: Operationalizing Lessons from Decolonizing Wealth and Winners Take All - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, February 13, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Racial and economic inequality are codified within philanthropy's institutional structure and often perpetuate the very inequities philanthropy tries to eradicate. Edgar Villanueva, Anand Giridharadas and others have taken aim at the philanthropic...
05 Mar 2020

Financial Series: What to Look for in a Nonprofit's Financial Statement

Thursday, March 5, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to analyze and evaluate nonprofit financial statements and know what questions to raise for further analysis. Walk through a set of sample financial statements, focusing on definitions and relationships of numbers. What are some “red flags...

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