Breakout Discussion

10 Mar 2020

Operationalizing Equity within Philanthropy: Where and How Do I Start?

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Does the thought of refocusing your grantmaking efforts to address racial equity seem insurmountable? Does it appear to be yet another strategy to implement? Are you unclear as to who should lead the charge within your foundation to address racial...
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...

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