Past Events

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...
10 Jan 2020

Thriving in the Digital Age: Are You Ready to Be a Funder in 2030?

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Around the world, the space for civil society to organize, agitate and advocate for rights and justice is shrinking. Governments and private companies are surveilling activists, collecting data about their activities, and developing tech policy...
08 Jan 2020

Investing in the Future of Our Community: A Case Study on Funders’ Motivations for Supporting CSAs - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) are important assets for the future of our communities. Philanthropy plays an essential role in the growth and success of CSAs across the country. Yet, we know relatively little as to why investing in CSAs appeals...
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,...
12 Dec 2019

Passing the Baton: Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future of Family Philanthropy - A Webinar Hosted by NCFP

Thursday, December 12, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
In 2020 the National Center for Family Philanthropy will welcome Nick Tedesco as President and CEO and see the transition of founder and longtime President Ginny Esposito to the role of Senior Fellow.
12 Dec 2019

Philanthropy & the 2020 Census: What a Fair and Accurate Count Means for Ending Homelessness - A Webinar Hosted by Funders Together to End Homelessness

Thursday, December 12, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Census 2020 operations are underway as the country prepares for Census Day on April 1, 2020. All a driver of important funding and policy decisions, the Census also impacts the work to prevent and end homelessness across the country.
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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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10 Dec 2019

"All Immigration Is Local": Philanthropy's Role in State and Local Advocacy - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:15pm
While national headlines are dominated by federal immigration policy —family separation, the border wall, the Muslim ban, public charge—many of the day-to-day realities of immigrants across the country are informed by state and local policies.
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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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...
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...
21 Nov 2019

The Importance of Understanding Implicit Bias and Microbehaviors in Your Philanthropic Practice and Strategy

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Implicit bias can also lead to subtle and powerful messages that we convey to grantees and others. Our microbehaviors, ways in which body and verbal language convey ideology about power and privilege, can be powerful tools in marginalizing or...

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