Past Events

20 Oct 2021

Impact Investing, Picking Up Where Philanthropy Leaves Off

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
During this time of racial reckoning, foundations are increasingly interested in various forms of impact investing. Over time, this should translate into more place-based investment into nonprofits and social enterprises that have not traditionally...
13 Oct 2021

New York City Workforce Funders Collaborative Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
At this time of major transition—to a new gubernatorial administration, a new mayor, and a restructured labor market—many New York City funders are poised to invest in strategies to strengthen the public workforce development system. How do we...
13 Oct 2021

Integrating DEI from “A Thing We Do" to "How We Do All Things”

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
As we look with cautious optimism into this year, there are innumerable DEI lessons that 2020 showed us and that organizations must commit to in order to be sustainable. What many organizations recognize is that making external commitments to equity...
12 Oct 2021

It’s Time to Fund Children’s Mental Health – Why Now and How?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Join us for a discussion on the sheer scale and far-reaching implications of the children’s mental health crisis, and how funders can join forces and step up our commitment to the wellbeing of our young people and social equity.
05 Oct 2021

Making Up For Lost Time: How Funders Can Support Tutoring Interventions That Accelerate Learning

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
This session will help funders understand the available research on tutoring interventions and what kind of dosage and structure has been shown to lead to meaningful impact.
01 Oct 2021

Philanthropy 101 - So You're Working For A Foundation... Power and Your New Community

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Philanthropy 101 is a five-part series that helps all staff new to philanthropy better understand the sector. This interactive course will help participants gain the working knowledge they need to understand and navigate the field of philanthropy,...
23 Sep 2021

What Does the Future of Work Look Like for Communities of Color in NYC?

Thursday, September 23, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, a term coined by the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum in 2019, represents entirely new ways in which technology becomes embedded within societies and even our human bodies. Advanced digital...
21 Sep 2021

Times of Crisis Call for A Shared Vision – How to Show Up for Nonprofit Leadership Transitions

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
The wave of leadership transitions in the nonprofit sector does not show any signs of slowing down. Inevitably, some of these transitions will happen in organizations in crisis. In this session, we’ll hear from leaders who transition during times of...
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.

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