Past Events

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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26 Feb 2013

BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 -
7:00am to 11:00am
Join the Education and Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York as they present the "BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium VII: Resilient New York: How Nonprofit Leaders Are Managing the Unexpected." A ...
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25 Feb 2013

It Ain’t Over – Understanding What’s at Stake in the Charitable Deduction Debate

Monday, February 25, 2013 -
10:45am to 2:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
After the intensity of the “fiscal cliff” negotiations and the passage of The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many breathed a sigh of relief that the legislation did not include major changes in the charitable deduction. But recently,...
20 Feb 2013

Public Policy Communicators NYC: “Social Media Club”

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 -
11:00am 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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12 Feb 2013

The New Nonprofit: Driving Economic Development in NYC

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Nonprofits have retained a strong presence in New York City; yet, to date, this industry has not been seen as an economic driver, despite its strong ties to NYC’s financial center and other vibrant industries. On this panel, NYC nonprofit leaders...
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11 Feb 2013

Money and Power in Post-Election America: Where is Philanthropy?

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 4:00pm to Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 4:00pm
Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, NYC
At this conference post-2012 election, foundation executives, individual donors and civic leaders will come together to examine what philanthropy’s evolving relationship with public policy and government means in the context of the rapidly changing...
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