Past Events

16 May 2012

Love Free or Die - Philanthropy New York's Documentary Series

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a wine-and-cheese reception, followed by a screening of the documentary Love Free or Die , and a brief discussion to follow. Love Free or Die, Official Trailer (2011) Love Free or Die is about a man whose two defining passions are...
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16 May 2012

Understanding the Rules of Engagement: Advocacy in an Election Season

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -
8:45am to 11:00am
This new program series begins with an overview of the legalities concerning foundations and advocacy. Many foundations impose restrictions on themselves and on grantee use of funds that are far narrower than required by law. Restrictions in...
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16 May 2012

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Donors Breakfast

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 -
8:00am to 10:00am
Beekman Tower Hotel, 3 Mitchell Place, NYC
To coincide with the 11th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues , First Peoples Worldwide is sponsoring a donor breakfast for New York-based funders. Meet indigenous leaders from across the world working on: Human Rights,...
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15 May 2012

Foundation and Nonprofit Websites as Genuine News Outlets

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, NYC
More and more foundations and nonprofits are producing news-worthy content and working aggressively to get their media viewed by general audiences, as well as leaders in government, business, nonprofits and think tanks. At one end of a continuum...
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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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