Past Events

13 Dec 2012

Awarding Prizes: A Unique Tool for Philanthropic Impact

Thursday, December 13, 2012 -
8:00am to 11:00am
In recent years, a growing number of foundations have developed the awarding of prizes as a strategy for achieving their philanthropic goals. Prizes have the potential to advance a foundation’s mission in ways that can substantially augment the...
11 Dec 2012

Wagner's Dream Screening and Q&A with Award-winning Filmmaker Susan Froemke and Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 -
4:30pm to 9:00pm
National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avenue, NYC
Join arts and media funders for a special reception, tour of the new National Opera Center and screening of Wagner's Dream , followed by a Q&A session. Wagner's Dream: Official Trailer Wagner's Dream is a sweeping documentary showing a behind-...
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06 Dec 2012

Detropia - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, December 6, 2012 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary Detropia , and a brief discussion to follow. DETROPIA Trailer Detroit's story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century -- the...
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03 Dec 2012

The New Rapid Deployment: Resources for Returning Veterans

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 4:30pm to Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 3:00pm
Thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are returning home to New York City. Though few funders consider veterans’ issues to be a direct part of their mission, many of our members still want to support these returning New Yorkers. We invite you...
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29 Nov 2012

Social Media: Promising techniques used by social media-savvy funders

Thursday, November 29, 2012 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Locating the most appropriate information, and managing it strategically, becomes a challenge when we are increasingly bombarded with seemingly limitless streams of data. This webinar series will help foundation staff navigate the information...
27 Nov 2012

Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 5:00pm to Friday, November 30, 2012 - 6:00pm
Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers (ESS) provides an introduction to grantmaking and philanthropy for program officers with less than two years of experience in the philanthropic sector. The three and a half day course will help...
27 Nov 2012

Social Impact Bonds: The Brains Behind the Buzz

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 -
7:45am to 11:00pm
Are Social Impact Bonds the future of social change financing? Many of us in the sector have heard about them. The City of New York, in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Bloomberg Philanthropies, recently announced a major initiative to reduce...
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16 Nov 2012

Philanthropy's Next-Stage Response to Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
For day-of registrations, please email . Please join us for the third call in this series convening Philanthropy New York members to communicate and collaborate around recovery funding, both in the...
14 Nov 2012

A Cultural Exploration of Russian Arts: Performance at BAM & Dinner

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 -
4:30pm to 9:30pm
Members are invited to a special dinner, talk and performance of Donka: A Letter to Chekhov , part of BAM’s 30th Next Wave Festival. Featuring a spectacular melding of acrobatics, juggling, clowning and music, internationally renowned circus artist...
13 Nov 2012

-- POSTPONED -- Social Media: What is it and Why Should I Care?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 -
1:45pm to 4:30pm
You have heard the phrase “Social Media.” Do you know what it is and how your grantees can use it? Is social media something your organization could use? Join NY-GIA and Philanthropy New York for a panel discussion on effective use of social media...
08 Nov 2012

Searching for Sugarman - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, November 8, 2012 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary Searching for Sugarman , and a brief discussion to follow. In the late ‘60s, two celebrated producers, were struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic...
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08 Nov 2012

Working Together For Common Purpose: Family Offices and Family Philanthropy

Thursday, November 8, 2012 -
7:45am to 11:00pm
As the field of family philanthropy evolves, the options available to families for managing and making the most of their giving continue to keep pace. One option that a growing number of philanthropic families are considering is the creation of a...
02 Nov 2012

Learn and Let Learn: Supporting Successful Learning Communities

Friday, November 2, 2012 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Scaling What Works initiative invites you to join an interview with participants and leaders of one of the learning communities featured in their forthcoming publication, Learn and Let Learn. GEO will...


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