Past Events

24 Mar 2016

Legal Series: Best Practices in International Grantmaking

Thursday, March 24, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Do you understand and take advantage of all of the options that are available to you when choosing to make grants around the world? Do you have unwarranted fears? Learn how to navigate the legal and programmatic issues in making grants outside the...
07 Jan 2016

Powerful Resource or Unhealthy Distraction? The Ongoing Debate about Young People and Technology

Thursday, January 7, 2016 -
8:45am to 10:30am
Technology is omnipresent in the lives of American youth. Studies show that by the time they turn two, more than a third of kids have used a mobile device; and nearly a quarter of teens are online “almost constantly.”
08 Dec 2015

Nonprofit People Rising: How Foundations Can Nurture Diverse Grantee Talent and Build Organizational Strength

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Only 1% or less of foundation grant dollars aim to build up nonprofit professionals, or empower nonprofits to develop their staff. And that has been the case for at least 20 years now.
18 Nov 2015

Policing Reform: Building on NYC Successes for a National Reform Movement

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 -
1:45pm to 3:30pm
In the past two years, Communities United for Policing Reform (CPR) has played a critical role in leading a campaign to pass landmark police accountability legislation in New York City and partnering with families of New Yorkers killed by police to...
10 Nov 2015

Justice Reform: The End of Mass Incarceration

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
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.
08 Jun 2015

Philanthropy New York's 36th Annual Meeting, with Eliasson, Gbowee and Kristof

Monday, June 8, 2015 -
1:30pm to 6:00pm
Global Perspectives, Universal Connections A half-day conference focusing on inspirational stories and practical learning that all grantmakers can apply to their work.
19 May 2015

The Value Philanthropy Consultants Bring to Foundations: The Data is Here!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 -
2:45pm to 4:30pm
To what extent do foundations use consultants to support their work? While we have known for years that foundations use consultants to support various aspects of their work, until now we’ve never had a quantitative picture of how many, how often,...
19 May 2015

Economic Inequality and Mobility: Looking at the Evidence to Inform Philanthropy’s Actions

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 -
9:15am to 11:15am
Since the economic downturn of 2008, increasing media attention on income inequality and its effects on our society has turned up the volume on the public conversation. But has the coverage actually increased the philanthropic sector’s understanding...

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