Past Events

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
Webinar
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...
25 Oct 2012

Funder Briefing and Discussion: Five Borough Farm

Thursday, October 25, 2012 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Community Food Funders will have their next funders briefing on Thursday, October 25th. This event will focus on a new report: Five Borough Farm: Seeding the Future of Urban Agriculture in New York City . Explore Conversations and discussions on the...
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23 Oct 2012

Embracing the Power of Education - GFE 16th Annual Conference

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 10:30am to Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:30pm
Join Grantmakers for Education and the nation's largest gathering of education grantmakers at their annual conference, which offers unparalleled opportunities to strengthen your professional peer network, access leading thinkers and practitioners in...
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22 Oct 2012

Accelerating the Upstate Economy: A Series on Entrepreneurship in our Region

Monday, October 22, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Teleconference
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development is creating jobs for agricultural producers, businesses and families. Their grants act as a catalyst for business development and entrepreneurship by providing access to capital and technical...
16 Oct 2012

The New Corporate Philanthropy Challenge: A Leadership Conversation

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 -
8:15am to 10:30am
Today, corporate philanthropy has the opportunity to redefine purpose and value for corporate foundations and giving programs. Visionary leaders have demonstrated that when corporate philanthropy is managed as an investment in society, it can become...
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11 Oct 2012

One Day on Earth - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Thursday, October 11, 2012 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary One Day on Earth , and a brief discussion to follow. One Day on Earth Trailer One Day on Earth is the first film made in every country of the world on the...
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11 Oct 2012

"Excuuuse ME!!!" -- Fostering Understanding and Trust in Challenging Conversations

Thursday, October 11, 2012 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
Have you ever reached an impasse with colleagues, grantees, a family member or a person on the street? Have you sought a solution that was more satisfying, effective and empowering, but felt unable to take the next step? Using curiosity to...
11 Oct 2012

Avoiding Leaky Pipes: Enhancing Donor-Grantee Collaboration

Thursday, October 11, 2012 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
Given the challenging economic times, it’s only natural for donors to want their scarce resources to be well spent. In reality, the pipeline that brings resources from donor to grantee is often leaky, limiting the potential for results. There is a...
09 Oct 2012

College and Career Ready: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
Thousands of young New York City immigrants -- many of them high school students -- waited on line on August 15 to begin the process of applying for deportation deferrals under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While...
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