Past Events

30 May 2013

Knowledge Tools for Funders

Thursday, May 30, 2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Technology is fundamentally changing the way funders do their work. Knowledge tools help funders track trends in their areas of interest, find resources focused on their issues, build capacity for themselves and their foundation colleagues and...
22 May 2013

The Elements of Age and Ability Friendly Communities

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Webinar
Part one of a two-part webinar series on the elements of age and ability friendly communities and how philanthropy can support those communities. On average, one U.S. citizen will turn 65 every 7-8 seconds for the next 18 years. Is your community...
20 May 2013

The Storm Surge and Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Communities: An Educational Site Visit Bus Tour for Funders In-State and Around the Region

Monday, May 20, 2013 -
9:15am to 4:00pm
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, 3 Penn Plaza, Newark, NJ
Join the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers for a Site Visit Tour through parts of Newark, Bergen and Hudson Counties as we learn from experts about the effects of Sandy's storm surge on Northern New Jersey and the damaging impact to community...
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15 May 2013

Should Philanthropies Run Like Businesses?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 -
10:45am to 1:00pm
The question of how philanthropic organizations should operate has been much debated within and outside of the sector, and especially so since the economic downturn. Come hear your colleagues Lance Lindblom and Jeffrey Solomon, who are leaders in...
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14 May 2013

Service for Impact Working Group

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Supporting strategic volunteerism is a critical component to strengthening grantees in this current economic climate. A corporate volunteer program can increase nonprofit productivity and effectiveness but it must be carefully designed, matching the...
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13 May 2013

As the South Goes: Philanthropy and Social Justice in the U.S. South

Monday, May 13, 2013 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Grantmakers for Southern Progress (formerly the Southern Organizing Working Group) has recently released As the South Goes: Philanthropy and Social Justice in the U.S. South. This briefing will focus on research highlights and will offer a chance...
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13 May 2013

TED: Media As A Catalyst for Ideas and Community

Monday, May 13, 2013 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Founded nearly three decades ago as a conference forum for spreading ideas, TED has since evolved and grown into an organization with worldwide media reach and ongoing initiatives in translation, education, science and the environment. The TED model...
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09 May 2013

God Loves Uganda - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, May 9, 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 May 7th). Non-Members: Please fill out this online form to submit your registration request...
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08 May 2013

The Trustee Education Institute: An Intensive Seminar for Family Foundation Trustees

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm to Friday, May 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
Pew Charitable Trusts Conference Center, 901 E St NW, Washington, DC
The National Center’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the key legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. This three day, intensive seminar...
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07 May 2013

Community Food Funders Annual Gathering

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Gather with colleagues for networking and an update on Community Food Funders. The evening will feature remarks and reflections from Marion Nestle and a delicious menu including appetizers, wine and beer sourced from local farms and NYC Green Carts...
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02 May 2013

Philanthropy in Emerging Markets: Russia as a Case Study

Thursday, May 2, 2013 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Whether you are an experienced funder in Russia or another “BRICS” country (or in any emerging-market country or the global south), or if you’re just starting to consider such grantmaking, make plans to join this exceptional panel of experts for a...
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26 Apr 2013

Philanthropy New York's 34th Annual Meeting, with Shaun Donovan

Friday, April 26, 2013 -
12:30pm to 6:30pm
We are currently oversubscribed for the program and running a waiting list. If you would like to be added to our waitlist, please click on the registration link above. You will be notified if a space has opened up and you can attend. Thank you for...
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23 Apr 2013

Elder Abuse: How Funders Can Make a Difference — Conversations with GIA

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Elder abuse is shockingly common. More than four million older adults are abused each year in the United States; whether the form of abuse is defined as financial, physical, sexual, emotional, neglectful or a combination of these, it is devastating...
18 Apr 2013

Five Months Since Landfall: What Are We Learning from Hurricane Sandy?

Thursday, April 18, 2013 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar
This 60-minute webinar will explore how private philanthropy has played a leadership role in Superstorm Sandy and what it is doing to sustain recovery and rebuilding in New York and New Jersey. A Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program...
18 Apr 2013

The New York Public Library’s Future: A Private Tour for Funders

Thursday, April 18, 2013 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
The New York Public Library 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, NYC
For over one hundred years, New Yorkers and citizens of the world have ascended the iconic steps of The New York Public Library’s Fifth Avenue building to seek out and be inspired by the vast treasures held within its walls. In the coming years, The...
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