Past Events

11 Apr 2013

Community Connections: Place-Based Family Philanthropy

Thursday, April 11, 2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webinar
While some families pay particular attention to their legacy of giving, and some focus on a particular issue or cause, many choose to limit their grantmaking to a specific city, state or region. Their hometown serves as both the family’s sense of...
09 Apr 2013

Foundation Administrators Network: Making IT Decisions – Peer Case Studies

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 -
8:45am to 10:30am
The Century Foundation, One Whitehall Street, 15th Fl., NYC
The Foundation Administrators Network (FAN) creates a supportive environment for sharing knowledge and resources, testing ideas with peers, and strengthening professional skills. At the next FAN meeting, we will convene a peer-to-peer discussion on...
08 Apr 2013

Public/Private Partnerships That Work

Monday, April 8, 2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Walkway Over the Hudson, created from a railroad bridge abandoned since 1974, opened as a New York state park in October 2009. The Dyson Foundation in Millbrook managed this project, making an investment of over $20 million, engaging the...
02 Apr 2013

The Art and Science of Advocacy

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Advocacy is much debated in the public sector. A recent Independent Sector study, Beyond the Cause: The Art and Science of Advocacy , identifies five essential approaches to successful advocacy and analyzes the effectiveness of advocacy on issues...
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28 Mar 2013

Online Tools for Your Grantees (and You, Too!)

Thursday, March 28, 2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webinar
Your grantees are thrilled by your support, but they often ask you for suggestions of other donors to approach. Who else is funding your issues? What other funders care about the communities you support? Who might be a good partner for your grantees...
28 Mar 2013

Looking at the 990 Part I (March 28) and Part II (April 4)

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 8:45am to Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 10:30am
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
*Please note: Participants will automatically be registered for both sessions in this two-part series. The IRS Form 990 is used by funders as a tool to track and scrutinize the finances, governance, and accomplishments of grant...
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28 Mar 2013

Looking at the 990 Part I (March 28) and Part II (April 4)

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 8:45am to Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 8:45am
Philanthropy New York
The IRS Form 990 is used by funders as a tool to track and scrutinize the finances, governance, and accomplishments of grant applicants and recipients. What information can be gleaned from the form? What has changed within the form since prior years...
27 Mar 2013

Your Foundation in Crisis: Will You Be Ready?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
While funders tend to think of our organizations as highly ethical, organizationally conservative and unlikely to face public controversy, foundation crises do frequently arise. How often do we read news about situations like these? A foundation CEO...
21 Mar 2013

What to Look for in a Nonprofit’s Financial Statement

Thursday, March 21, 2013 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Learn how to analyze and evaluate nonprofit financial statements and know what questions to raise for further analysis. Walk through a set of financial statements, focusing on definitions and relationships of numbers. A brief history of GAAP, as it...
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18 Mar 2013

Measuring What Matters: Indicators of College and Career Readiness

Monday, March 18, 2013 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Over the last several years, policymakers, educators, and philanthropy have increasingly highlighted the challenge of maintaining a college educated work force in the US: both the economy and American society increasingly require more than a high...
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14 Mar 2013

Ethel - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, March 14, 2013 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please click on the link above (visible through March 12th). Non-Members: Please fill out this online form to submit your registration request...
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14 Mar 2013

Adding Nonfamily Trustees and Community Voices to Your Family Foundation Board

Thursday, March 14, 2013 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Webinar
What are the signs that your foundation’s board might benefit from adding a community leader to bring new energy and a fresh voice to board deliberations and decisions? Some family foundations have never had an outside trustee on the board and don’t...
12 Mar 2013

Getting Your Foundation’s Spending Policy & Asset Allocation Right

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Today’s volatile market environment changes how foundations are thinking about spending policy and asset allocation. Come hear leading colleague, both foundation staff and trustee, in the field about their forecast of the market for the next few...
07 Mar 2013

Responding to Opportunity and Crisis in Immigration Policy

Thursday, March 7, 2013 -
2:45pm to 5:30pm
Last year, President Obama announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which temporarily frees eligible undocumented youth from the fear of deportation. This year, immigration reform for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in...
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05 Mar 2013

CEO Interview Series with Clara Miller, The F. B. Heron Foundation

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 -
3:15pm to 7:00pm
Miller became President in 2011 at F.B. Heron, a foundation with a long history of Program and Mission Related Investing and a mission of helping people and communities help themselves out of poverty. Having been founder and CEO of the Nonprofit...
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