Past Events

15 Jan 2014

The Pivotal Role of Leadership in Corporate Citizenship

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -
2:15pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York
An increasing number of companies are developing strategies that align business goals, social impact, and stakeholder expectations. However, while some companies are consistently viewed as leading corporate citizens, others still struggle with their...
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09 Jan 2014

Generation Next - Young Donors Inspiring a New Generation of Philanthropists

Thursday, January 9, 2014 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
The dream of many family foundation donors is to instill a lifelong love of philanthropy and giving back to future generations of one’s family. In some cases, this love of philanthropy translates into a desire on the part of younger family members...
17 Dec 2013

Molto Media: Digital Media Culture

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm
Studios of WQXR and WNYC
Join us for a discussion among arts funders about the role of digital media within the arts, and the growing funding connections between the arts and media. In addition to data on the field of digital media funding and the arts, we'll explore the...
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11 Dec 2013

What Does it Mean to ‘Do’ Policy Work in a Foundation?

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 -
7:45am to 11:00am
”Public Policy Work” in foundations is like the proverb of the elephant being described by several blind men — each has a very different description of what it is based on their personal experience of it. Is it government relations? Is it funding...
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05 Dec 2013

Who is Dayani Cristal? - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, December 5, 2013 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary Who is Dayani Cristal? and a brief panel discussion. Deep in the sun-blistered Sonora desert beneath a cicada tree, Arizona border police discover a decomposing male...
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04 Dec 2013

Foundation Administrators Network Meeting: Understanding and Evaluating Professional Employment Organizations (PEOs)

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 -
7:45am to 10:30am
Philanthropy New York
The Foundation Administrators Network (FAN) brings together HR and operations professionals to share knowledge and resources, to test complex ideas with peers about administrative issues related to managing a foundation, and to strengthen...
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21 Nov 2013

Education Funders Research Initiative - Building Better Schools

Thursday, November 21, 2013 -
7:45am to 11:00am
Ford Foundation
The Education Funders Research Initiative (EdFunders) is a project of Philanthropy New York supported by 16 funding organizations that have pursued a diverse array of education reform strategies. These and other private foundations have invested...
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20 Nov 2013

Power of Giving Arts Forum: Arts and the Millennial Generation

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 -
7:30am to 10:30am
Con Edison Headquarters
Widespread cuts to arts education over the past decade now mean we have an entire generation of young people with little exposure to the arts. Fewer members of the millennial generation go to the theater, concerts, dance performances, or operas. How...
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15 Nov 2013

Reflections on Young Males of Color in New York City: Changing the Narrative about Black and Latino Young Men Through Media

Friday, November 15, 2013 -
7:30am to 10:30am
We invite you to join us for the second discussion in this two-part briefing. This session will focus on: The impact of media in developing and changing images of Young Black and Latino Males Curricula which have been developed by programs to convey...
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14 Nov 2013

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Thursday, November 14, 2013 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, NYC
Registration Registration is required by November 12th. No fee. Members and Non-Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please click on the link above (visible until November 12th). Please contact register@...
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14 Nov 2013

The Power of Urgency: Advantages and Options for Limited Life Foundations

Thursday, November 14, 2013 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Throughout this year, NCFP is taking an in-depth look at transitions that occur in giving families and family foundations. This month's webinar will look at the unique issues involved in spending down a foundation’s assets. The webinar will feature...
14 Nov 2013

A Quantum Leap Forward: How Funders Can Go from Building “Capacity” to Building “Resilience” in Their Grantees and the Nonprofit Sector

Thursday, November 14, 2013 -
7:45am to 11:00am
Philanthropy New York
Please join us for an important conversation that will explore how funders can help both their grantees and the broader nonprofit sector become more resilient. Philanthropy New York has convened a number of its member foundations during the last...
13 Nov 2013

Where is Opportunity in America? - New York Index Launch

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Each year, Opportunity Nation releases new data for the Opportunity Index , the nation’s only composite measure of economic opportunity at the state and county level. In addition to traditional economic measures like unemployment and wages, the...

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