Calendar of Events

17 Sep 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Next Steps for Philanthropy - A Webinar Hosted by Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Over the course of a week, Hurricane Dorian made a total of five landfalls – three in the Bahamas (twice on Great Abaco and another on Grand Bahamas Island), a U.S. landfall in North Carolina and a final one in Canada.
19 Sep 2019

Rob Reich vs. Phil Buchanan: Is Giving By The Wealthy A Good Thing?

Thursday, September 19, 2019 -
8:30am to 10:00am
Criticism and self-reflection are running rampant in philanthropy. Some have argued that philanthropy is an elite charade that is failing democracy. Others argue that it is a force for tremendous good if done right. Please join us for a debate on "...
19 Sep 2019

Secure Jobs: A Holistic Approach to Increasing Income and Stabilizing Housing - A Webinar Hosted by Funders Together to End Homelessness

Thursday, September 19, 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:45pm
Secure Jobs Connecticut takes a holistic approach to increasing income for families and aims to address the issues at the intersection of employment and housing. What began as a three-year demonstration pilot, is about to enter its next phase and is...
26 Sep 2019

When A Job Is Not Enough: Next Generation Benefits and The Role of Philanthropy - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Signs of financial stress among US workers are all around us. Nearly half of employees lack emergency savings - enough savings to cover their expenses for three months – and find it difficult to cover their expense and pay their bills. Over half of...
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02 Oct 2019

Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training - October 2

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
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...
03 Oct 2019

Funder Roundtable: Supporting a Culture of Consent in Our Grantee Organizations

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
In the era of #MeToo, funders increasingly want to support their grantees to proactively create cultures of respect and consent in their organizations, and respond appropriately when allegations of sexual harassment arise within their grantee...
04 Oct 2019

Leading With Race Equity: Building Stronger Culture and Practice

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, in partnership with Race Forward and True North EDI, presents Leading With Race Equity: Building Stronger Culture and Practice , a four-month peer cohort learning experience designed to help foundation leaders gain the tools...
08 Oct 2019

Considering a New Grants Management System? Navigating the Potential Pitfalls

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
In this 21st century quickly evolving information age, selecting, migrating data, configuring, personalizing, testing, and providing ongoing support of new full featured integrated philanthropic systems is proving to be a major challenge. In this...
08 Oct 2019

Edgar Villanueva: Why Indigenous Wisdom Is Essential to Strengthening Philanthropy

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Are institutions that control wealth inherently broken? Are wealth and the systems by which it's distributed causing separation and hurt in our communities? How can wealth be used as a powerful tool of healing, love and belonging? Please join us for...
11 Oct 2019

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

Friday, October 11, 2019 -
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,...
15 Oct 2019

On Nonprofit Leadership Transitions - A Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 -
8:30am to 10:30am
Program executives and those who lead grantmaking strategy and practice are invited to attend a breakfast conversation about leadership transitions in nonprofit organizations. Earlier this year, Philanthropy New York hosted a conversation among...
16 Oct 2019

2019 Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Each year, in October, GIA holds its Annual Conference, with more than 200 top local and national funders, in one of America’s great cities. For 2019, they are excited to bring the meeting to New York City — a melting pot of unique people, places,...
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16 Oct 2019

Who is Poor in NYC? Hint: Many More People Than You Think

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...
16 Oct 2019

Reimagining the Council on Foundations: A Visioning Session With Kathleen Enright

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
What is the highest and best role for philanthropy? And how can the Council on Foundations support its members and the field to be a strong and trusted partner in advancing the greater good? Join Kathleen Enright, President and CEO of The Council on...
23 Oct 2019

From Intentions into Actions: Bringing Behavioral Design to NYC Nonprofits

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
So often we learn about exciting evidence-based programs and bemoan how difficult and expensive it is to scale up best practices. By contrast, behavioral science offers research findings and design techniques that can be applied fairly easily, at...
24 Oct 2019

The Capacity Building Blind Spot: What’s Holding NYC Nonprofits Back?

Thursday, October 24, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Every year, the nonprofits we support are forced to choose. Do they budget more for program or budget to invest in growth of their small donor or fee-for-service programs? What they ultimately are choosing between is performing more program work...

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