Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success sheds light on what constitutes a strong funder–grantee relationship, what nonprofits say it takes for funders to foster such relationships, and the crucial role that program officers play in the equation.
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Teens will record residents' stories to make a multimedia map of the Bronx; make, play, and remix wired steel drums; and use a rock camp, audio lab, and planetarium to learn about the science of sound-with grants from the Hive Digital Media Learning...
... of wisdom? In other words: Don’t board members just show up and smile? It would be difficult to convince a ...
By Maria Mottola, Executive Director, New York Foundation (This post was adapted from a keynote address given at the Better Business Bureau Charity Symposium on February 28, 2012.) When I heard the title of today’s symposium, “...
By Dan Lowenstein, Director of Public Affairs, Primary Care Development Corporation There are enormous expectations that primary care—the health services provided at the principal point of consultation and contact with patients—...
By applying behavioral economics theory to philanthropy, we can better manage grantmaker tendencies toward loss and risk aversion, and the effects of other decision-making patterns.
14 Sep 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
This program is the second part of a two-part series. The first part was a site visit to a model summer learning program at PS 48 in Jamaica, Queens. Research has demonstrated that summer learning loss is one of the most significant causes of the...
01 Aug 2018
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1:00pm to 2:00pm
Single women in the United States are increasingly entering retirement with too few assets. In fact, the gender wealth gap is widening for this population.
12 Sep 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
... less likely to utilize formal financial products, and they show signs of less financial literacy. Youth employment is ...
19 Sep 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:45pm
Secure Jobs Connecticut takes a holistic approach to increasing income for families and aims to address the issues at the intersection of employment and housing. What began as a three-year demonstration pilot, is about to enter its next phase and is...
24 Oct 2019
Thursday, October 24, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Children aged 3-17 have many needs to reach their full potential. Two important ingredients, research shows, are children’s overall health and financial well-being.
... of the nation. The most recent years of nationwide data show that New York State ranked in highest quartile of state ...
... in recognizing habitual behaviors that influence how we show up and create positive impact. ...requires the ...
... researchers, at participating New York institutions, who show extraordinary talent in postdoctoral studies. Revson ...
Grantees include organizations focused on keeping housing-unstable New Yorkers in their homes, supporting criminal justice reform, and promoting mental health.
Roadblock Analysis Report In 2017, Open Road conducted an analysis of 102 applications from the past five years to assess trends in its portfolio. The analysis looked at multiple variables, including the size of the organization, project type, sector focus, geographic focus, legal status, and type of original funder. The analysis also coded each application under a taxonomy of “roadblocks” that describe 22 specific challenges that these organizations faced, divided into three broad categories: Organization Misfortune, Acts of God/Market Economics, and Funder-Created...
Edward W. Hazen Foundation President Lori Bezahler says that unless we examine the relationship between privilege and access to markets, we will ignore the constraints that many families face in a market driven education system.
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Citi Foundation President Brandee McHale says that we should consider whether measurement might be preventing philanthropy from asking the big questions.