An astonishing 75% of NYC’s 1.1 million public school students – 780,000 children – are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. However, only 250,000 (1 in 3) eligible students participate in school lunch programs.
Calendar of Events
Join us for an exciting public dialogue between two extraordinary black women leaders who will share their groundbreaking work to organize grassroots women into a force for peace and equity in their respective communities.
The third quarterly program of this year’s series, "New and Improved You: Professional and Career Development," will provide an opportunity to identify your “wonderful” through exploring best practices to showcase your professional strengths, skills and accomplishments.
This webinar will highlight the importance of core, flexible and long-term funding to women’s groups to prevent and solve conflict with examples from Indonesia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
We know that foundations are about more than their financial capacity. But, how do we frame the full scope of what a foundation is and does?
Strategic volunteerism is a critical component of how corporations harness the time and talent of employees at all levels to support nonprofit partners and meet true community needs.
This program dives into the “true cost” of merging. Hear from seasoned experts about their merger experiences – the impact on their organizations’ bottom lines and human capital - and other unforeseen implications.
Join us for a conversation with key philanthropic leaders and advocates from the field who have worked to achieve the freedom to marry.
Do you know the real cost to your nonprofit of running each individual program? Developing an accurate budget can help you better understand your programs true costs.
Foundation and nonprofit boards have an important responsibility: They advise and ultimately decide on the major polices, goals and governance of the organization.
The long-term changes in the labor market have disproportionately impacted low-income young adults who do not graduate from high school or pursue post-secondary education. The quality of the second chance system has been questioned by many funders based on evaluations of these programs prior to 2000.
Meetings done right are practical tools for engaging stakeholders and building and changing organizational culture.
How does Implicit Bias influence the effectiveness of our philanthropy?
With 2.3 million people currently behind bars in the United States - and an annual cost of $85 billion to run our prisons- politicians on both sides of the aisle are talking about what needs to happen to reform the criminal justice system.
Join us for this webinar, which will explore strategies family foundations and donor advised funds can take to engage more deeply in grantmaking that builds toward long-term social change.
Learn about how your family foundation can move beyond basic grantmaking, from grants to non-charities, scholarships, and international grants, to program-related investments (PRIs), and even advocacy and policy engagement.
On September 24, 2010, when Mark Zuckerberg joined Newark Mayor Cory Booker and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on the stage of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to announce his unprecedented gift of $100 million to transform Newark’s public schools, the studio audience gave them a standing ovation.
Is your foundation ready for the next big media crisis?
With concepts like “shared value” taking root, the role of corporate philanthropy is evolving well beyond a traditional grant making strategy to encompass supply chain, compliance, human resources and sustainable business practice.