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02 Apr 2020

Meet and Greet with GEO's CEO, Marcus Walton

Thursday, April 2, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join our partners, the Ford Foundation, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, as we welcome the new CEO of GEO, Marcus Walton. Marcus will join us for a welcoming reception, where he will share his...
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18 Feb 2020

Immigration: When Something So Personal Depends on Policymakers

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Immigration can provoke passionate discussion and debate, especially in this political climate. The decision to leave one’s home country and take a risk on another is a highly personal and difficult decision. Yet, the majority of Americans can trace...

Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Surdna Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation Launch the Tipping Point Fund to Help Scale the Impact Investing Field

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Leaders from the foundation and family office communities today announced the launch of the Tipping Point Fund (“TPF”), a first-of-its-kind donor collaborative geared towards scaling the practice of impact investing.

Monument to Commemorate Destroyed African American Land in Central Park Funded by Ford Foundation, JPB Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund

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A new sculpture will honor the Lyons family, black activists and property owners who once lived in Seneca Village, a community destroyed by the creation of the park.

Foundation Consortium Acquires Historic African American Photographic Archive

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Acquired for $30 million as part of an auction of the assets of Johnson Publishing Company, publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines, the archive includes more than four million prints and negatives and is considered to be the most significant...
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...
28 May 2019

Technology, Inequality and the Future of Work(ers)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Technology has arrived and is rapidly changing the workplace at a magnitude that we have yet to fully grasp. From a projected 36 million American jobs facing "high exposure" to automation, to new jobs being created, to the changing relationship...