Past Events

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...
21 Jun 2012

Funders of Women and Girls Network Lunch

Thursday, June 21, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, NYC
Funders of Women and Girls (FWG) is an emerging partnership of funders committed to increasing awareness of, and investment in, the needs of women and girls in New York City. FWG seeks to build a community within philanthropy committed to strategic...
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20 Jun 2012

Summer 2012 NYC Progressive Philanthropy Cocktail Party

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Philanthropy New York members are invited to the 6th NYC Progressive Philanthropy Cocktail Party. Join NYC colleagues for an informal gathering of progressive foundation staff and trustees, major donors, advisors, & philanthropy organizers. No...
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20 Jun 2012

Learning a New Language: Digital Media for Advocacy

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Effective advocacy communication in the 21st century calls for the adoption of new media. Assorted resources including blogs, webcasts, digital services, and other innovative technologies offer immense potential and provide increased access to a...
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19 Jun 2012

-- POSTPONED -- Is Social Justice Sustainable?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
The economic crisis and its toll on private and government funding, coupled with shifts and trends in the giving patterns of large foundations, have caused many in the social justice sector -- including human and civil rights, anti-poverty and...
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19 Jun 2012

An Update on New York City’s Promise Neighborhood Initiatives

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 -
8:30am to 11:00am
The federal Department of Education’s Promise Neighborhoods Initiative is challenging organizations across the country to craft bold service networks that would provide youth in low-income communities with the support they need to thrive from birth...
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18 Jun 2012

9th Annual Games for Change Festival

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 8:00am to Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 6:30pm
NYU Skirball Center 655 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square, NYC
The Games for Change Festival brings the digital games industry together with a broader community of government agencies, foundations and charities, educators, media and corporate entities. The festival, includes a Game Arcade where award-nominated...
14 Jun 2012

Celebrating Milestones in Family Philanthropy

Thursday, June 14, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Teleconference
Family foundations celebrating their 20th, 40th, 50th or 60th anniversaries have found creative ways to honor the giving legacy of the donor and subsequent generations, while also celebrating the importance and potential of their nonprofit partners...
13 Jun 2012

2012 Conference on Scaling Impact

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 8:00am to Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 6:30pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Park Place, NYC
Join the Social Impact Exchange community of funders, social investors, philanthropists, and advisors to share knowledge, learn about innovative co-funding opportunities and develop a marketplace to help scale top-performing initiatives and build...
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12 Jun 2012

The House I Live In - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of 2012 Sundance winner for Best Documentary, The House I Live In , and a brief discussion to follow. As America remains embroiled in overseas conflict, a less visible war is...
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11 Jun 2012

Summer in the City: NYC Summer Quest...and More!

Monday, June 11, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Research shows that preventing “summer learning loss” is a crucial tool to reduce both the achievement gap, to which it substantially contributes, and the drop-out rate. But to prevent summer learning loss, it isn’t enough to add class time in July...
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31 May 2012

Who Cares for Older Adults? Workforce Implications of an Aging Population

Thursday, May 31, 2012 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar
Recent debates in the media and policy circles about the future of health care have centered on the rising costs of care for an older patient population. Missing from the discussion is the capacity of our nation’s doctors, nurses, social workers,...
31 May 2012

Saving Energy: New York City’s Leading Innovations

Thursday, May 31, 2012 -
8:45am to 10:30am
New York City modified its 100-year old zoning law this month in order to promote energy efficiency and the installation of solar and other renewable power technology. Called Zone Green, it is recognized as the nation’s boldest green building plan...
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22 May 2012

Doing the Right Thing: “Smart Microfinance” and the Donor’s Role

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 -
8:15am to 10:30am
Microfinance has revolutionized international economic development and emerged as one of the most promising tools for providing access to credit and other financial services for the poor. Aggressive commercialization and rapid growth, however, have...
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