Past Events

27 Feb 2014

What to Look for in a Nonprofit’s Financial Statement

Thursday, February 27, 2014 -
7:45am to 11:00am
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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25 Feb 2014

Game On: New Tools for Learning and Advocacy

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 -
1:45pm to 5:30pm
Philanthropy New York
Mobile apps and computer games often spark images of teenagers in basements battling sci-fi creatures. But gaming now goes well beyond pure entertainment and is at the nexus of learning, advocacy and social change. Game makers are creating games for...
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25 Feb 2014

BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium VIII: Re-Imagining Impact

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 -
7:00am to 12:00pm
Baruch College School of Public Affairs
Join the Education and Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York as they present the "BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium VIII: Re-Imagining Impact: Leadership Strategies for Greater Results." Foundation leaders,...
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19 Feb 2014

Interested in Working at a Foundation?

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 -
2:15pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York
Learn about the field of philanthropy from two foundation staff members’ personal perspectives! Bob Canace, program officer at The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, will discuss the ins-and-outs of grantmaking at a family foundation, and...
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06 Feb 2014

Valentine Road - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Film Series

Thursday, February 6, 2014 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Ford Foundation
Registration is required by February 4th. No fee. 
Members and Non-Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please click on the link above (visible through February 4th).
 Please contact register@philanthropynewyork.org...
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06 Feb 2014

The Direct Care Workforce: Issues at the Intersection of Workforce, Aging, Disability, Health Care, Low Income & Disparity

Thursday, February 6, 2014 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York
The direct care workforce is often viewed in the frame of health care delivery. This panel will provide a different lens — a view of aides or paraprofessionals as the working poor and a critical workforce need — with policy implications. The facts...
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06 Feb 2014

Service for Impact

Thursday, February 6, 2014 -
7:45am to 10:30am
Philanthropy New York
Strategic volunteerism, when carefully designed to match expertise to need, is a critical component of supporting nonprofit partners. Join corporate grantmakers and corporate volunteer coordinators for a peer-to-peer conversation about harnessing...
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28 Jan 2014

CEO Interview Series: How the Tables Have Turned on Darren Walker

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 -
2:45pm to 6:00pm
Philanthropy New York
Darren Walker was instrumental in developing Philanthropy New York’s CEO Interview Series and served as our very own James Lipton for the first several immensely successful programs. His charm, humor and nimble probing made him the perfect...
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15 Jan 2014

The Pivotal Role of Leadership in Corporate Citizenship

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -
2:15pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York
An increasing number of companies are developing strategies that align business goals, social impact, and stakeholder expectations. However, while some companies are consistently viewed as leading corporate citizens, others still struggle with their...
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09 Jan 2014

Generation Next - Young Donors Inspiring a New Generation of Philanthropists

Thursday, January 9, 2014 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
The dream of many family foundation donors is to instill a lifelong love of philanthropy and giving back to future generations of one’s family. In some cases, this love of philanthropy translates into a desire on the part of younger family members...
17 Dec 2013

Molto Media: Digital Media Culture

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm
Studios of WQXR and WNYC
Join us for a discussion among arts funders about the role of digital media within the arts, and the growing funding connections between the arts and media. In addition to data on the field of digital media funding and the arts, we'll explore the...
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11 Dec 2013

What Does it Mean to ‘Do’ Policy Work in a Foundation?

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 -
7:45am to 11:00am
”Public Policy Work” in foundations is like the proverb of the elephant being described by several blind men — each has a very different description of what it is based on their personal experience of it. Is it government relations? Is it funding...
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05 Dec 2013

Who is Dayani Cristal? - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, December 5, 2013 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary Who is Dayani Cristal? and a brief panel discussion. Deep in the sun-blistered Sonora desert beneath a cicada tree, Arizona border police discover a decomposing male...
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04 Dec 2013

Foundation Administrators Network Meeting: Understanding and Evaluating Professional Employment Organizations (PEOs)

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 -
7:45am to 10:30am
Philanthropy New York
The Foundation Administrators Network (FAN) brings together HR and operations professionals to share knowledge and resources, to test complex ideas with peers about administrative issues related to managing a foundation, and to strengthen...
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