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Angela Glover Blackwell is the Founder and CEO of PolicyLink, a leading voice in the movement to use public policy to improve access and
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 2, 2014
In 2012 and 2013, Philanthropy New York worked intensively with funders and other Regional Associations throughout the affected area to coordinate and track philanthropic responses to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. This page is where we posted all the information we were able to collect about our activities and those of others involved in the philanthropic response to Sandy. While we continue to respond to member interest in Sandy-related organizing, our work in this area is mostly complete.
From 2012 to 2013, Philanthropy New York tracked news coverage of Hurricane Sandy response and recovery efforts.
Philanthropy New York compiled information about organizations that established designated funds for Hurricane Sandy recovery and rebuilding.
These are links to some other organizations helping articulate the needs of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.
As an organization, Philanthropy New York promotes effective, strategic philanthropy and supports meaningful collaboration and knowledge-sharing for funders and their g
From our ever-expanding range of programs, to the vital professional networks and funder collaboratives, to the public policy opportunities and philanthropic resources, membership in Philanthropy New York can measurably improve the work of you and
From meeting space and fiscal sponsorships to recommendations and sector research, Philanthropy New York offers members a wide variety of special services designed to help our member organizations.
Fiscal sponsorship is one of the many ways Philanthropy New York is a proactive conduit for bringing member-generated, member-driven initiatives to fruition.
We see policy work as a way to achieve our mission of promoting — and protecting — philanthropy and a strong nonprofit sector in the region. We are strengthening the voice of our foundation community to create greater giving impact.
Philanthropy New York follows a process laid out by our board of directors to determine whether or how to take an official stand on public policy issues. We anticipate taking positions only on issues directly affecting the philanthropic sector or the broadest array of nonprofit organizations, as opposed to issue-specific policy matters on topics like education, health, etc. Our public policy work is just taking shape, however, so we will take our cues from our members on what issues we should consider.
Philanthropy New York has launched several collaborative projects and initiatives to help grantmakers:
Each year Philanthropy New York offers nearly 150 programs and events designed to support the professional development of staff at a range of grantmaking organizations, engage members in discussions about topics key to effective philanthropy, fost
What Do I Need to Know Before I Attend a PNY Program?
Who May Attend & Fees
Philanthropy New York programs are open to members and other funders. Exceptions are noted in the program description.
In keeping with our goal to be a vibrant learning community, Philanthropy New York puts on over 150 programs a year.
Service for Impact was created in spring of 2009, at around the same time New York City first launched NYC Service and, almost simultaneously, President Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act.