Past Events

04 Oct 2012

Measuring and Strengthening Advocacy Capacity: Tools and Strategies

Thursday, October 4, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
As one funder offered, “Advocacy can be a murky business.” It can indeed be quite the challenge to select, support, strengthen and ultimately assess the effectiveness of advocacy efforts—yet taking deliberate steps at the onset to measure a...
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04 Oct 2012

Breakfast with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Thursday, October 4, 2012 -
8:00am to 9:00am
Time and time again Philanthropy New York members are called upon to respond to disasters -- from 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami and the earthquake in Haiti. We often encourage our members to pause during the...
24 Sep 2012

Inside Story: The Crucial Role of Early Childhood and Youth Advocacy in the 2012 New York City Budget Battle

Monday, September 24, 2012 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
With revenue sources shrinking, the City geared up for painful budget cuts for the 2013 fiscal year. These included a $53 million cut for childcare and a $21 million cut for youth services. Two coalitions—the New York City Youth Alliance and the...
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21 Sep 2012

A Dialogue with Queers for Economic Justice

Friday, September 21, 2012 -
10:00am to 11:30pm
Join Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ) in a dialogue outlining the impact of the current economic recession’s disproportionate effect and long-term impact on vulnerable LGBTQ communities. The session is designed as a conversation and dialogue with...
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20 Sep 2012

Luncheon Program with John Feather, Grantmakers in Aging

Thursday, September 20, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
John Feather will discuss his first year leading Grantmakers in Aging and GIA plans for the coming year and beyond. John will also announce an exciting new initiative with implications for the way people age in communities throughout the country...
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13 Sep 2012

Performance Review: Evaluating the Family Foundation CEO

Thursday, September 13, 2012 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Webinar
Little has been written about how to review the performance of family foundation CEOs. The job carries a unique set of roles and responsibilities, including the special skills required to support effective board governance, work within the family’s...
13 Sep 2012

Foundation Administrators Network Meeting: Best Resources Swap Meet

Thursday, September 13, 2012 -
8:30am to 10:30am
The Foundation Administrators Network (FAN) is a professional peer network designed to support administrative professionals at Philanthropy New York member organizations. In addition to sharing information over an active listserv, the network meets...
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12 Sep 2012

Technology and the Promise of Blended Learning

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 11:00am to Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 4:00pm
The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E. 45th Street at Madison Ave, NYC
Students, educators and philanthropists have shown an enthusiastic appetite for digital learning. Yet education technology, with its potential to personalize learning, boost student achievement and lower costs, is still seen by some as more fad than...
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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...

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