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22 Feb 2021

Bottom-up Climate Policy: How One State Coalition is Influencing Federal Climate Policy

Monday, February 22, 2021 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Passed in 2019, New York's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) has had huge impacts on state policies and on attitudes towards addressing climate change at every level of government. Join federal policymakers and New York Renews...
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...

Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup Pushes Census Turnout

Release Date: 
05/09/2018
Grant makers are gearing up early to counter Trump administration policies surrounding the 2020 census and raising concerns that the White House plans and a general rise in an anti-immigrant sentiment could distort the results of the crucial once-a-...

Group of NY Funders Support History-Making Performance Celebrating Black Choreographers

Release Date: 
03/30/2018
With support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Con Edison, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Brooklyn-based 651 ARTS and RestorationART’s have collaborated to present a history-making presentation of Gesel Mason...
26 Feb 2018

What Happens After the “Win”? - Lessons Learned from State and Local Money in Politics Campaigns - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, February 26, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Funders and stakeholders alike can be so focused on the policy or advocacy campaign “win” that planning for steps after the campaign can take a backseat. And yet, we know that getting a ballot measure or piece of legislation passed is just one step...
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15 Sep 2017

Funders Guide to Climate Week NYC - On Topics Like The Rise of Subnationals and Beyond

Friday, September 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
This September 18-24 marks the 9th Annual Climate Week NYC, a time when leaders from around the globe gather in support of the Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This summit coincides wth the UN General Assembly, and...

Con Edison, Mertz Gilmore, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Support Radical Comedian's Latest Work at New York Live Arts

Release Date: 
03/21/2017
FCA Recipient and 2014 Doris Duke Impact Awardee Adrienne Truscott , the radical comedian, activist and performance artist best know for her blistering satire about rape culture, will premier her latest work THIS at New York Live...
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Con Edison, Bank of America, Mertz Gilmore, Howard Gilman Support New Programming at Queens Theatre

Release Date: 
03/10/2017
Queens Theatre is launching its Winter/Spring 2017 Season with a diverse array of presentations, including the acclaimed Dance Company Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers and a new Queens Theatre production of the...
13 Oct 2016

Why is Wage Theft on the Rise as the Minimum Wage Increases to $15?

Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Despite recent minimum-wage hikes around the country to $15 an hour, why are workers facing more wage theft than ever? An estimated $50 billion a year is stolen from workers' wages, affecting workers of all types of industries, including low-wage...
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