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29 Jul 2021

Reimagining Systems - Level Changes for Economic Equity - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Thursday, July 29, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We need radical change to ensure economic security for all. Now is the time for philanthropy to lead the way by intentionally investing in structural change using an equity lens. Join AFN webinar for a follow-up conversation with leading funders –...
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15 Jun 2021

Leveraging Philanthropy to Build a Responsive Small Business Ecosystem

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Like many inequities exposed by the pandemic, small businesses owned by people of color have struggled and failed at far higher rates than those of their white peers during the last 12 months. Please join Next Street, Philanthropy New York and Asset...
15 Jun 2021

Why Care About Care? Our Economy Depends on it - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network and Economic Opportunity Funders

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The care economy, historically undervalued and underfunded, is an intersectional and intergenerational issue encompassing childcare, early childhood education, home-based care for older adults and people with disabilities as well as the caregivers...
25 May 2021

Why the Time is Right for a Guaranteed Income with an Equity Lens - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We know that the economic impacts of COVID-19 were not felt equally - individuals working in low-wage jobs, Black and Latinx workers and women were disproportionately impacted. Join us as we hear perspectives from a diverse group of thought leaders...
27 Apr 2021

Strategies for Housing Equity in Greater New York - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Housing security is a foundation of asset building strategy. Please join AFN and PNY for an engaging discussion on tools and strategies for Housing Equity in Greater New York.
24 Feb 2021

Building a Better Ecosystem for Business Owners of Color - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, employing nearly half of the private sector workforce. Join us to hear what we have learned about the effects of specific investments and strategies to support entrepreneurs of color and what...
23 Feb 2021

Investing in Financial Coaching with a Racial Equity Lens - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
As a result of COVID-19, economic insecurity is increasing–especially among Black and Latinx households. Join AFN for an engaging discussion about best practices, effective models, and emerging tools to apply a racial equity lens in the specific...
09 Mar 2021

Next Level Programs and Policies to Close the Wealth Gap - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Why have we failed to address racial equity and inclusion? Despite focused discussion and clear targeted programs and policies, the racial wealth gap has grown wider, not closed.
27 Jan 2021

Connected? Broadband Access Remains a Challenge - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
As we continue to see a record number of COVID-19 cases throughout the United States, it is imperative that we stay in, stay socially distanced, and stay connected through high-speed internet access. Join us to discuss what grantmakers are doing to...
10 Nov 2020

Financial Coaching with a Racial Equity Lens: Recommendations for Funders

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Grantmakers are increasingly applying a racial equity lens to their investments as an essential element to effective philanthropy. This session, in partnership with the Asset Funders Network, will offer an in-depth discussion on best practices,...
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01 Apr 2020

Towards Health Equity: Measuring Health Outcomes in Community-Based Programs - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 -
12:00pm to 12:45pm
What does it take to evaluate health outcomes across a range of community-based programs? In today’s crisis, community health workers are the new frontline against COVID-19, while community-based programs continue to support financial and housing...
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08 Jan 2020

Investing in the Future of Our Community: A Case Study on Funders’ Motivations for Supporting CSAs - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) are important assets for the future of our communities. Philanthropy plays an essential role in the growth and success of CSAs across the country. Yet, we know relatively little as to why investing in CSAs appeals...
26 Sep 2019

When A Job Is Not Enough: Next Generation Benefits and The Role of Philanthropy - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Signs of financial stress among US workers are all around us. Nearly half of employees lack emergency savings - enough savings to cover their expenses for three months – and find it difficult to cover their expense and pay their bills. Over half of...
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03 Dec 2019

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: A Life Cycle Approach

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The factors limiting a woman’s abilty to build and preserve wealth are interconnected throughout her life, so why aren’t the solutions? Research shows that a “one-size fits all” approach to closing the women’s wealth gap is infective. In...
12 Sep 2018

Pathways to Progress: Empowering Youth through Integrated Job Training & Financial Capability - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Today’s young people, ages 16-24, have a harder time making ends meet and achieving financial milestones that were achievable by the generations that came before. Youth are less likely to utilize formal financial products, and they show signs of...
16 Oct 2018

Promoting Long-Term Financial Health through Community Wealth Building

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -
9:00am to 10:30am
In December 2017, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment released a white paper entitled How Neighborhoods Help New Yorkers Get Ahead . The report shares the work and findings of the Collaborative for...
11 Apr 2018

Moving Beyond Financial Education: A Grantmaker's Guide to Investing in Impactful Financial Capability Programs - Webinar

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
For decades, we believed in Francis Bacon's declaration that "knowledge is power" when it comes to increasing financial health. Now we have ample evidence that financial education alone is not powerful enough to change behavior. So, what works?

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