Past Events

08 Feb 2012

Strengthening Primary Care: Aligning Healthcare with Our Needs

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, NYC
The Health Policy Working Group has identified strengthening primary care as their top priority area for potential collaboration. At this session, funders will be joined by Dan Lowenstein , Director of Public Affairs at the Primary...
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01 Feb 2012

A Spike Lee Retrospective - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of a compilation of Academy Award Winner Spike Lee's documentaries, and a retrospective discussion to follow. Spike Lee is a notable writer, director, producer, actor, and...
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23 Jan 2012

Building Resilient Communities Through Systemic Change

Monday, January 23, 2012 -
7:45am to 11:45am
Disadvantaged communities within the United States, whether urban or rural, are continually struggling to address basic human needs in the areas of housing, healthcare, infrastructure, and jobs. Yet these populations are being overlooked as many...
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17 Jan 2012

Improving Effectiveness in an Age of Uncertainty

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
In this age of austerity, it is more important than ever to ask and answer how foundations’ decisions impact the fields they work in. Can you do better? Heidi Williamson, vice president for grantmaking and communication at the Berks County Community...
12 Jan 2012

Family Philanthropy: Finding Common Ground, Valuing Different Views

Thursday, January 12, 2012 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Families and foundation boards across the country wrestle with diverging values, various religions and different political persuasions. While always a concern, divergent opinions come into sharper focus as the nation heads into the 2012 election...
12 Jan 2012

A Conversation with Jennifer Buffett and Robert F. Sherman

Thursday, January 12, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
As President of the NoVo Foundation, Jennifer Buffett is responsible for the day-to-day creation and oversight of its vision, strategy, and program development, and also serves as NoVo's chief liaison in its partnership building with other...
11 Jan 2012

While We Watch - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for the premiere of the documentary While We Watch and a brief discussion with the filmmakers, followed by a wine-and-cheese reception. The Occupy Wall Street movement has generated a whole new brand of interactive, participatory...
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11 Jan 2012

The Infrastructure of Philanthropy Post-Economic Crisis with Rick Cohen

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm
With foundations only now recovering from the devastating losses incurred from the recession, one part of the nonprofit sector is still reeling from cutbacks in grants—the nonprofit and philanthropic infrastructure. They have always been challenged...
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06 Jan 2012

Young Leaders Breakfast Club Info Session

Friday, January 6, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
We are excited to launch the second year of Philanthropy New York’s Young Leaders Breakfast Club! Piloted in 2010-2011 with the support of American Express, the Young Leaders Breakfast Club is a peer-to-peer networking and group-based mentoring...
07 Dec 2011

Foundation Administrators Network Meeting: Recruitment & Talent Acquisition

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Altman Foundation, 521 Fifth Ave., 35th Fl., NYC
At the next Foundation Administrators Network meeting, Héctor Cariño (Recruiter, People Architects Group) will lead a discussion on recruitment and talent acquisition. How do you find the best candidate pool, narrow the field of candidates, and then...
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