Past Events

16 Oct 2012

The New Corporate Philanthropy Challenge: A Leadership Conversation

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 -
8:15am to 10:30am
Today, corporate philanthropy has the opportunity to redefine purpose and value for corporate foundations and giving programs. Visionary leaders have demonstrated that when corporate philanthropy is managed as an investment in society, it can become...
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11 Oct 2012

One Day on Earth - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, October 11, 2012 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary One Day on Earth , and a brief discussion to follow. One Day on Earth Trailer One Day on Earth is the first film made in every country of the world on the...
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11 Oct 2012

"Excuuuse ME!!!" -- Fostering Understanding and Trust in Challenging Conversations

Thursday, October 11, 2012 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Have you ever reached an impasse with colleagues, grantees, a family member or a person on the street? Have you sought a solution that was more satisfying, effective and empowering, but felt unable to take the next step? Using curiosity to...
11 Oct 2012

Avoiding Leaky Pipes: Enhancing Donor-Grantee Collaboration

Thursday, October 11, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
Given the challenging economic times, it’s only natural for donors to want their scarce resources to be well spent. In reality, the pipeline that brings resources from donor to grantee is often leaky, limiting the potential for results. There is a...
09 Oct 2012

College and Career Ready: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Thousands of young New York City immigrants -- many of them high school students -- waited on line on August 15 to begin the process of applying for deportation deferrals under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While...
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09 Oct 2012

Service for Impact Working Group Breakfast

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 -
9:00am to 10:30pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Supporting strategic volunteerism is a critical component to strengthening grantees in this current economic climate. A well-designed volunteer program can increase nonprofit productivity and effectiveness but it must be a funder supported capacity...
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05 Oct 2012

New Adolescent Brain Research and its Implications for Services

Friday, October 5, 2012 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar
New scientific evidence shows that, far from being fully formed by kindergarten, the adolescent brain experiences a period of major development comparable to that of early childhood. This new knowledge calls for significant changes in the way older...
05 Oct 2012

Public Policy Communicators NYC: Twitter Today

Friday, October 5, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Public Policy Communicators NYC is an informal group of nonprofit and foundation communications executives that has been meeting roughly bimonthly over the past four years to explore contemporary, practical topics to improve our work. Whether it’s...
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04 Oct 2012

Measuring and Strengthening Advocacy Capacity: Tools and Strategies

Thursday, October 4, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
As one funder offered, “Advocacy can be a murky business.” It can indeed be quite the challenge to select, support, strengthen and ultimately assess the effectiveness of advocacy efforts—yet taking deliberate steps at the onset to measure a...
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04 Oct 2012

Breakfast with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Thursday, October 4, 2012 -
8:00am to 9:00am
Time and time again Philanthropy New York members are called upon to respond to disasters -- from 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami and the earthquake in Haiti. We often encourage our members to pause during the...
24 Sep 2012

Inside Story: The Crucial Role of Early Childhood and Youth Advocacy in the 2012 New York City Budget Battle

Monday, September 24, 2012 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
With revenue sources shrinking, the City geared up for painful budget cuts for the 2013 fiscal year. These included a $53 million cut for childcare and a $21 million cut for youth services. Two coalitions—the New York City Youth Alliance and the...
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