Past Events

29 Jul 2021

Interested in Working in Philanthropy?

Thursday, July 29, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Philanthropy New York hosts group informational interviews to explore career paths in the philanthropic sector, as part of our " Interested in Working at a Foundation " series. This year, we will learn about the field of philanthropy from the...
30 Jun 2021

Equity and Evaluation: Can We Embrace Both in Collecting Demographic Data?

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
As funders look to embrace equity within their grantmaking practices, they have begun to explore how equity can shape their evaluative practices. From integrating cultural competence to questioning the myth of objectivity, to turning the evaluative...
23 Jun 2021

A New Frontier - Racial Equity in the Asset Management Industry Today

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Despite numerous studies showing that Black-owned asset management firms perform on par with, or better than, white-owned firms, Black asset managers continue to face inequitable barriers to accessing capital from institutional investors. Please...
17 Jun 2021

Moving Beyond Anti-Asian Myths and Violence to Multi-Racial Solidarity and Action

Thursday, June 17, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. While some may see this as a troubling new phenomenon, the reality is that discrimination and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities are...
09 Jun 2021

New York City Workforce Funders Collaborative Quarterly Meeting - Do CUNY enrollment declines place equitable recovery goals at risk?

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Join the New York City Workforce Funders Collaborative and field leaders for a deep dive on CUNY enrollment trends and what the decline in enrollment means for the college leaders, industry partners, and funders working to increase student career...
08 Jun 2021

At Long Last: Redressing and Repairing Racial Segregation

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Segregation came about through an intentional process. If we want to be intentional about advancing a more racially equitable and just nation, the first step in the process of redressing and repairing is to make these historically invisible choices...
12 May 2021

State of Health Town Hall

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If the COVID-19 pandemic was a stress test on the New York and the nation’s healthcare and public health infrastructure, the past year would reveal both strengths (our frontline workforce) and deep-rooted racialized disparities and inequities across...
06 May 2021

Could a Flourishing Small Business Ecosystem Be the Key to a More Equitable and Just Recovery?

Thursday, May 6, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Despite the critical role small businesses play in wealth creation, job creation, and the vibrancy of our communities, small business owners of color face institutional and systematic barriers in accessing capital, customers, and services,...
04 May 2021

What's the Role for International Grantmakers in Decolonizing Philanthropy?

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
What is meant when we talk about decolonizing philanthropy? Why is this idea gaining traction? What can it look like? What does it mean for international philanthropy? While this can be a complex and multifaceted issue, this discussion will lift up...
29 Apr 2021

The OST Workforce: Moving Forward Beyond the Age of COVID

Thursday, April 29, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
As funders consider re-entry for vulnerable youth workers, there is an opportunity to consider how to strengthen and fortify the OST workforce--including rebuilding a field that offers family sustaining wages and viable career pathways.
28 Apr 2021

Telling A New Coming of Age Story – A Workshop on Narrative Change

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Regardless of your funding area (youth, homelessness, education, immigration, etc.), narratives play a crucial role In advancing systems change. Some narratives, steeped in racial and social inequity, impede our work, perpetuating false choices in...
27 Apr 2021

One Year Later: People-of-Color Led Nonprofits and the Pandemic

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This March, we mark the one year anniversary of the shutdown in New York City and other parts of the country. Over the past year, nonprofits led by people of color have been at the frontlines of the pandemic, providing vital services, advocating for...
27 Apr 2021

How Philanthropy Can Help Avoid A Tsunami of Evictions

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
One year into the pandemic, many renters find themselves unable to pay the rent that will be due once the New York state eviction moratorium expires on May 1st. A recent report estimates that New York City renters owe more than $1 billion in unpaid...
22 Apr 2021

Look Under The Hood and Demand More - Investing With a Racial Equity Lens

Thursday, April 22, 2021 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Addressing race equity and justice in philanthropy can – and must – take many forms, from our grantmaking portfolios, to our application and reporting requirements, to how we evaluate ourselves and our grantees. The manner in which our endowments...
15 Apr 2021

What Are Nonprofit Capacity Building Needs in the Post-COVID Era?

Thursday, April 15, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Three contributors to the COVID Response and Impact Fund—UJA Federation, Robin Hood Foundation, and The New York Community Trust—came together in June to develop a comprehensive package of capacity-building assistance for their collective nonprofit...
06 Apr 2021

Secure Your Own Mask Before Assisting Others and Other Wellness Practices for Life

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected employees well beyond the initial crisis. Employers have a unique ability and responsibility to address the mental health and well-being of their workers, which is a true organization-wide effort...
26 Mar 2021

Applied Financial Analysis for Program Officers: A Three-Part Series

Friday, March 26, 2021 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
In this three-part series , we will explore what it takes for a nonprofit to thrive over the long-term, how to use financial analysis as a tool to identify resilience (or lack thereof), and what grantmakers can do to support...

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