Breakout Discussion

21 Nov 2019

The Importance of Understanding Implicit Bias and Microbehaviors in Your Philanthropic Practice and Strategy

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Implicit bias can also lead to subtle and powerful messages that we convey to grantees and others. Our microbehaviors, ways in which body and verbal language convey ideology about power and privilege, can be powerful tools in marginalizing or...
20 Nov 2019

Embodying Our Values: Lessons in Deepening Trust With Grantees

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
A growing number of foundations are embracing trust-based practices as a way to be less of a jerk and tackle the power imbalances between foundations and grantees. Many of the practices central to a trust-based approach – such as multi-year...
24 Oct 2019

The Capacity Building Blind Spot: What’s Holding NYC Nonprofits Back?

Thursday, October 24, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Every year, the nonprofits we support are forced to choose. Do they budget more for program or budget to invest in growth of their small donor or fee-for-service programs? What they ultimately are choosing between is performing more program work...
23 Oct 2019

From Intentions into Actions: Bringing Behavioral Design to NYC Nonprofits

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
So often we learn about exciting evidence-based programs and bemoan how difficult and expensive it is to scale up best practices. By contrast, behavioral science offers research findings and design techniques that can be applied fairly easily, at...
16 Oct 2019

Reimagining the Council on Foundations: A Visioning Session With Kathleen Enright

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
What is the highest and best role for philanthropy? And how can the Council on Foundations support its members and the field to be a strong and trusted partner in advancing the greater good? Join Kathleen Enright, President and CEO of The Council on...
11 Oct 2019

Philanthropy 101: So You're Working for a Foundation... Power and Your New Community

Friday, October 11, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
So you are working for a foundation. People are drawn to the field of philanthropy to make a difference. While philanthropic organizations may have a broader commitment to strategy, many individuals may lack an explicit strategy for effectiveness,...

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