Past Events

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...
25 Mar 2015

Beyond Gender Equity: How Philanthropy is Taking Gender Norms into Account

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Is your grantmaking responding to new understandings of the importance of addressing gender norms along with age, race and class? Gender norms are the beliefs, scripts and expectations we all have for how to be men and women. And addressing them is...
10 Mar 2015

Supporting Grantee Capacity

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Missed this session? View the recording here . Each foundation takes its own approach to thinking about and supporting grantee capacity. GrantCraft, a service of Foundation Center, launched a guide called Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening...
31 Oct 2014

Documentaries That Pull Back the Curtain on Big Oil

Friday, October 31, 2014 -
8:45am to 12:00pm
Recent documentary films are conveying incredibly powerful stories and imagery around environmental destruction -- from flaming faucets and endangered species to eviscerated landscapes and communities uniting against polluters.
25 Jun 2014

The Future of Finance: Shifting Power and Wealth from Wall Street to Main Street

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
The financialization of our economy is a driving force behind growing inequality in our country, and precipitated the financial crash of 2007. The financial downturn led to the worst recession since the Great Depression, leaving working families...

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