Past Events

10 Sep 2012

The 2012 Election with MSNBC's Chris Hayes: Power Tools to Build a Better Democracy

Monday, September 10, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Chris Hayes, News Host at MSNBC, will be leading a dynamic discussion focusing on philanthropy’s role in enabling all U.S. citizens to engage more deeply in the information they need to participate in democracy. How can foundations support the...
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10 Sep 2012

Conversations for Grantmakers

Monday, September 10, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Grantmakers Forum is pleased to welcome funders around the region to participate in networking, skill-building and informational events. Explore The impact of Lean Six Sigma business strategy training on nonprofit organizations. A ...
09 Aug 2012

Advocacy and Family Philanthropy: Leveraging Limited Dollars for Impact

Thursday, August 9, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
New research from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy shows that family foundations are a leading source of support for nonprofits active in policy advocacy and civic engagement. Why do family foundations choose to invest in these...
23 Jul 2012

How Youth are Transforming the Food Justice Movement

Monday, July 23, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Enjoy a taste of fresh vegetables and herbs from young people’s gardens! Meet and dine with some of the remarkable leaders in the youth food justice movement who are transforming their NYC neighborhoods. Join us to learn how the untapped energy of...
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20 Jul 2012

New Opportunities for Undocumented Youth: One Step Closer to the Dream

Friday, July 20, 2012 -
8:30am to 11:00am
President Obama recently announced that undocumented students will soon be eligible to apply for deferred action. Although not a pathway to permanent residency, deferred action will allow qualifying young people to remain in the U.S. for two years...
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19 Jul 2012

Fracking in New York: A Donor Briefing

Thursday, July 19, 2012 -
8:45am to 10:45am
Large parts of New York sit atop the Marcellus Shale formation, and the oil and gas industry has been aggressively pushing for Governor Cuomo to open up New York to fracking. Governor Cuomo’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued...
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18 Jul 2012

Corporate Community Involvement Conference

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 7:30am to Friday, July 20, 2012 - 8:45pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza, 138 St. James Ave., Boston MA
Join The Conference Board for the "Corporate Community Involvement Conference." Learn how Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship can accelerate your business and social impact. Discover emerging trends and opportunities which are, and will be...
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12 Jul 2012

Streamlining Grants Management: Partnering NYC & Philanthropy to Work with Grantees

Thursday, July 12, 2012 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
The City of New York, through its HHS Accelerator initiative, has been working on a series of reforms in partnership with the nonprofit sector to ease administrative burdens, simplify and speed provider selection for contracts, and redirect...
12 Jul 2012

Education Working Group Lunch: 2013 Reform Review Project

Thursday, July 12, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Over the last decade, more than 600 foundations have invested more than 2 billion dollars in efforts to reshape New York City’s schools. While some foundations based outside the City have been major donors, New York City-based foundations also have...
09 Jul 2012

Conversation for Grantmakers: Update on the Cultural Data Project

Monday, July 9, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Teleconference
Join this teleconference to hear how The Pew Charitable Trusts founded the powerful online management tool, The New York Cultural Data Project (CDP), which is designed to strengthen arts and cultural organizations in 2004 in Pennsylvania. Today 13...
28 Jun 2012

Effective Education Reform: Partnering with Teachers

Thursday, June 28, 2012 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Black Male Donor Collaborative, 333 Seventh Ave. 13th Floor, NYC
How can youth and parents successfully organize for school change without teacher allies? Join us for a conversation about the critical role progressive teachers play in grassroots education reform in New York City. The National Economic &...
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27 Jun 2012

Role of Public Media in Our Democracy - GFEM Annual Funder Conversation

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 5:00pm to Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 6:00pm
With the decline of traditional journalism outlets, some public and independent media organizations are making significant strides in expanding news and information services to fill the gap. And public media is engaging people of all ages and...
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27 Jun 2012

Family Philanthropy Online Guided Tour

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Make plans to join this special guided tour of FP Online, the world’s largest online knowledge center for family philanthropy - currently accessible to family philanthropy members of Philanthropy New York. Explore Efficient ways to download articles...

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