Past Events

14 May 2012

Conversations for Grantmakers: Our Returning Veterans

Monday, May 14, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Teleconference
Find out how the Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester, NY, is using a collaborative approach to treatment; a national model, that cares for the whole person. Veterans receive the breadth of services needed to regain their mental, physical and...
10 May 2012

Strengthening All Families: Spotlight on LGBT Families of Color

Thursday, May 10, 2012 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The intersection of inequitable laws, social stigma, and race-based discrimination collide in ways that create significant challenges for LGBT families of color. Children of color are more likely to be raised by de facto parents like grandparents,...
10 May 2012

Family Philanthropy: At the Wheel - Women in Family Philanthropy

Thursday, May 10, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
In nearly 90 percent of high net worth households, women are either the sole decision maker or an equal partner in decisions about charitable giving, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Study of High Net Worth Women's Philanthropy...
10 May 2012

Family Philanthropy: At the Wheel - Women in Family Philanthropy

Thursday, May 10, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Teleconference
In nearly 90 percent of high net worth households, women are either the sole decision maker or an equal partner in decisions about charitable giving, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Study of High Net Worth Women's Philanthropy...
09 May 2012

Citizenship: New Pathways to Economic Opportunity, Civic Participation, and Immigrant Integration

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 11:00am
Carnegie Corporation of New York
In the United States, an estimated 8.2 million immigrants are currently eligible for citizenship. After California (2.5 million), New York is home to the second largest naturalization-eligible population in the United States (950,000).* Immigrants...
02 May 2012

New York Not-for-Profits: What is on the Horizon?

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 -
3:45pm to 6:00pm
Nixon Peabody LLP, 437 Madison Avenue 24th Floor, NYC
This year brings new rules governing NY nonprofits. After public scrutiny that was more far-reaching than anyone originally expected and new state regulatory and budget mandates, nonprofits need to know what’s changed and what they can expect going...
25 Apr 2012

Navigating the Storm: Developing the Capacity to Manage Change

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th Floor, NYC.
Nonprofit leaders must routinely navigate a host of changing and often competing interests. Changes resulting from technological innovations, globalization, and the effects of a devastating recession have challenged organizations to be creative and...
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24 Apr 2012

Post Penn State: Strategies for Ending Child Sexual Abuse

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
In the wake of the Penn State child sexual abuse case, the issue of child sexual abuse has entered the national spotlight like never before. A wave of legislative activity has followed this story—and with 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys sexually abused...
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19 Apr 2012

Beyond the 990: Effective Nonprofit Financial Data Analysis

Thursday, April 19, 2012 -
9:00am to 10:15am
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
What trends and metrics are most critical to understanding whether a nonprofit organization is prepared to pursue new opportunities and manage future risks? In this webinar, a financial expert from the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) will provide...
18 Apr 2012

Improving Teaching: What’s Evaluation Got to Do with It?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm
A debate* over the methods and purpose of teaching evaluation has been roiling in the national and many local media for months. In New York as elsewhere, the media have largely focused on the points of dispute and the contentious use of value-added...
17 Apr 2012

Are You on a Board? The Art of Good Governance

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Great board members at nonprofit organizations make all the difference, particularly in the midst of difficult times. It’s not always obvious how to be a great board member – or even exactly what the job entails. This session will help define how to...
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17 Apr 2012

Innovations in Corporate Employee Engagement Programs

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -
8:15am to 10:00am
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Employee engagement can be used as a powerful tool to build loyalty, develop talent, and increase the value of current relationships with nonprofit partners. Research shows that an engaged workforce can be linked directly to business success. Join...
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12 Apr 2012

Family Philanthropy: Diverse Voices in Family Giving

Thursday, April 12, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
While little is certain about the future of giving, one trend is clear: the diversity of voices active in family philanthropy will reflect the increasing diversity of society at large. What are the emerging trends in this area, and how can existing...
10 Apr 2012

Breathing Life into Numbers: Introducing a Human Index for Funders

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
By using data to create compelling narratives, the American Human Development Project Index has helped garner support for people-centered policies. This easy-to-use, yet methodologically sound tool is an alternative to GDP and other money metrics...
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04 Apr 2012

GrantCraft is Back!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 -
8:45am to 10:30am
Created as a project of the Ford Foundation , GrantCraft was designed to increase the collective knowledge of the field and improve the practice of philanthropy by tapping the "practical wisdom" of experienced grantmakers. Over the past decade,...
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