Past Events

24 Feb 2021

Building a Better Ecosystem for Business Owners of Color - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, employing nearly half of the private sector workforce. Join us to hear what we have learned about the effects of specific investments and strategies to support entrepreneurs of color and what...
23 Feb 2021

Preview of the Knight Media Forum: Polarization in America - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
The impact of polarization on American society cannot be overstated. It is increasingly affecting what we do (masks or no masks?), who we listen to (CNN or OANN?), and even how we think (fair or rigged election?). And the division is only deepening.
23 Feb 2021

Investing in Financial Coaching with a Racial Equity Lens - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
As a result of COVID-19, economic insecurity is increasing–especially among Black and Latinx households. Join AFN for an engaging discussion about best practices, effective models, and emerging tools to apply a racial equity lens in the specific...
06 Jan 2021

How can philanthropy invest in a more equitable technology sector? - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We invite you to join us for the second program in our three-part series, which will focus on what it will take to design digital public spaces that support and engage all people of diverse backgrounds.
01 Dec 2020

On BIPOC Leadership Transitions – It Takes a Village

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
For years, leading up to our latest election, data has shown the power Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are having in creating change across the country. And yet, there is still a stagnant representation of people of color in nonprofit...
17 Nov 2020

The Impact of Big Tech: What is the Solution? - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
It’s impossible to live in the digital world without engaging with Big Tech. These behemoth information technology companies—Apple, Google, Facebook, etc.—influence all facets of life, impacting us in ways we are only just starting to understand.
10 Nov 2020

Financial Coaching with a Racial Equity Lens: Recommendations for Funders

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Grantmakers are increasingly applying a racial equity lens to their investments as an essential element to effective philanthropy. This session, in partnership with the Asset Funders Network, will offer an in-depth discussion on best practices,...
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14 Oct 2020

Navigating Difficult Dialogues Across Difference – A Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do you manage groups or need to facilitate conversations between stakeholders, whether it’d be grantees, board members, internal staff, community partners, or others? Do you sometimes struggle to align goals or find common ground when working within...
07 Oct 2020

Nevertheless, It Persists: Can Philanthropy Disrupt Sexism?

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Even in a year where we are seeing women of color in increasingly prominent roles, and essential workers -- who are disproportionately women -- have been widely lauded as “heroes,” we continue to witness the intersection of gender and race as...
30 Sep 2020

Preparation and Self-Management in Feedback Conversations - A Workshop

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Giving and receiving feedback is one of the most important leadership skills and also one of the most challenging. In this workshop, we will talk about how to create conversations that incorporate awareness of identity and difference along with...
22 Sep 2020

Real Talk: Are CSR Teams Advancing Racial Equity and Justice?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Come prepared to engage in an authentic dialogue of where the corporate social responsibility (CSR) field is in advancing racial justice and equity and where we need to be. In partnership with our panelists, we will explore how internal practices...
18 Aug 2020

#PoliceFreeSchools Funders Briefing with the Schott Foundation

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join us for this timely funders briefing and learn how philanthropy can support education justice organizers in local campaigns to remove police from schools and dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.
27 Jul 2020

Racial Gerrymandering: A Fundamental Threat to Equity - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:00pm
Join FCCP and the Fair Representation in Redistricting initiative for an engaging panel discussion to understand the implications of redistricting on racial equity, how groups are organizing to ensure fair representation, and how funders can engage...
23 Jul 2020

On Balance: Increasing Payout and Living to Fund Another Day

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
With so many urgent needs arising as a result of the pandemic and the growing economic instability of our nation, foundations are debating questions about whether or not legislation or voluntary increases in payout will meet the fierce urgency of...

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