Calendar of Events

26 Sep 2018

How International Education Funders Facilitate Learning Among Grantees - and Translation of Practice into Policy - A Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
International education funders have been working with a wide spectrum of primary and secondary schools, community-based organizations, NGOs and governments to improve access, quality, and relevance of primary and secondary education. We have made...
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04 Oct 2018

Elevating Impact: Key Practices for Producing Outcomes

Thursday, October 4, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropic practice does not exist in a vacuum. Great funding strategies require the input and partnership of communities and grantees, all the while recognizing how power gets in the way of building trust and healthy relationships.
10 Oct 2018

Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories Transform Communities

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 -
8:30am to 1:30pm
Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories are Transforming Communities aims to highlight fresh thinking from artists and activists who disrupt the noxious, bigoted cultural narrative to advance cross-community understanding and social cohesion for...
10 Oct 2018

Can Strategic Service Design Disrupt the Poverty-to-Prison Pipeline?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
With a full 40% of crimes attributed to poverty and 80% of incarcerated persons identified as low income, if you are poor in America there’s a good likelihood that you may become justice involved. This is especially true if you are Black or Latino...
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15 Oct 2018

Census Funders: Coordinating with NY Counts 2020

Monday, October 15, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The 2020 Census Funders Group is an ad hoc group of regional philanthropic leaders working in partnership with national and local nonprofit, government and business leaders – as well as our upstate sister organization New York Funders Alliance and...
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16 Oct 2018

Promoting Long-Term Financial Health through Community Wealth Building

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -
9:00am to 10:30am
In December 2017, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment released a white paper entitled How Neighborhoods Help New Yorkers Get Ahead . The report shares the work and findings of the Collaborative for...
16 Oct 2018

The Philanthropic Closet - New Research on LGBTQ People in Philanthropy

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Do you know how many LGBTQ people work in philanthropy? Funders for LGBTQ Issues’ new upcoming report, The Philanthropic Closet: LGBTQ People in Philanthropy finally answers that question - and the results might surprise you! The report notes that...
17 Oct 2018

Comprehensive, Long-Term Supports for NYC Foster Youth: Part III of “Helping Foster Youth Succeed” Series

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
This is a follow-on session to last year's “ Helping Foster Care Youth Succeed: Skills and strategies that support the transition to adulthood " and " Helping Foster Care Youth Succeed, Part II ".
19 Oct 2018

Philanthropy 101: So You're Working for a Foundation... Power and Your New Community

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
So you are working for a foundation. People are drawn to the field of philanthropy to make a difference. While philanthropic organizations may have a broader commitment to strategy, many individuals may lack an explicit strategy for effectiveness,...
23 Oct 2018

The Art of Knowledge-in-Action: Building Your Reflective Practice as a Funder

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Experienced funders often say that grantmaking is both an art and a science. To be effective, philanthropy practitioners must continually build their technical skills and content expertise but how do funders keep getting better at the ‘art’ side?...
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08 Nov 2018

Tech Tools: Virtual Site Visits, Data Analysis, and Board Activities - A Webinar Hosted by NCFP

Thursday, November 8, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Family philanthropies in 2018 have the opportunity to leverage a wide and growing variety of technology to improve our philanthropic work. Every day there are new inventions that you can use to engage further with your community, track success, and...
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