Philanthropic & Nonprofit Sectors

08 Jun 2015

Philanthropy New York's 36th Annual Meeting, with Eliasson, Gbowee and Kristof

Monday, June 8, 2015 -
1:30pm to 6:00pm
Global Perspectives, Universal Connections A half-day conference focusing on inspirational stories and practical learning that all grantmakers can apply to their work.

New York State Grantmakers for Census Equity

Publication date: 
07/2018
In 2017, a small group of funders came together to create a learning community about the upcoming 2020 census, and to consider ways in which philanthropy could play a role in ensuring a fair and accurate census count.That group became PNY's 2020 Census Work Group . Working with the membership of PNY's upstate sister organization New York Funders Alliance , an expanded group of funders and philanthropic member associations established New York State Grantmakers for Census Equity , a collaboration through which funders can coordinate the allocation of resources towards census-...

Giving While Living

Publication date: 
09/2017
The common quest of all who seek to achieve lasting improvements in our communities and in our world—whether we are individual donors, foundations, nonprofits or government agencies—is to make the highest and best use of our resources. It requires us to ask questions like: What are our best opportunities to make a difference? What impact can we have and how do we know what impact our grants are having? What are grantee organizations accomplishing? What’s working… what’s not? Or, as Chuck Feeney, founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies, never hesitated to ask, starting with the foundation’s...
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Frameworks for Private Foundations: A New Model for Impact

Publication date: 
07/2017
This GrantCraft leadership series paper produced in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), explores the core frameworks that shape private foundations, and offers a roadmap for funders interested in reflecting on these frameworks to better align purpose, public benefit, and action.
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Race to Lead; Confronting the Racial Leadership Gap

Publication date: 
06/2017
The Building Movement Project released "Race to Lead; Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap." This new report, the first in the Race to Lead series, is based on our survey of over 4,000 nonprofit professionals. The report explores why people of color are still under-represented in nonprofit CEO/Executive Director positions.
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Value, Time, and Time-Limited Philanthropy

Publication date: 
04/2017
Can limiting a foundation's life increase its ability to have impact? In “Value, Time, and Time-Limited Philanthropy,” Tony Proscio of the Duke Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society tackles that question by applying a theory of time and value in philanthropy to three real cases that show what’s possible.
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Foundations Need Capacity, Too: Initial Findings from the Foundation Core Capacity Assessment Tool (FCCAT)

Publication date: 
01/2017
The report shares aggregate results from 54 participating foundations that participated in taking the FCCAT in the spring of 2016. We believe the findings presented here offer an unprecedented look at how diverse foundations assess their foundation's capacity.
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Innovations in Open Grantmaking

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10/2016
Of its $4.1 trillion fiscal year 2016 budget, the U.S. federal government and its grantmaking agencies will give out billions of dollars in the form of grants to states, localities, and individuals, supporting a dizzying array of activities, from scientific research and economic development to arts, culture, and education.
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