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Advocacy groups are pushing for changes in New York policy to attack what they say is a rising tide of hunger among the working poor, children and the elderly while combating obesity and boosting farming.
AFP, Feeding America, Independent Sector, Land Trust Alliance, and YMCA of the USA on Wednesday issued a joint statement urging passage of H.R. 4719, a bill that would permanently extend key charitable deductions and which is expected to voted on this week.
In the first issue of the New York PhilanthroPost Policy Edition (formerly Philanthropy Connects), PNY's Michael Remaley gives the uninitiated the run-down on all the various local issue-base working groups we support.
Tthe new nonprofit group Philanthropy University, started by Amr Al-Dabbagh, a Saudi businessman and philanthropist, will provide “massive open online courses,” also known as MOOCs, on how to be a better philanthropist and leader of a nonprofit group.
In the aftermath of tragic events perpetrated by people who are mentally ill, such as mass shootings, 88 percent of charities focused on mental-health issues did not alter their fundraising efforts, according to a new study.
Networking, in its simplest form, is learning from your peers and listening to their experienced voices. Through working groups, networks, committees, one-on-one connections, and sector initiatives, Philanthropy New York provides the time and space for relationships within the philanthropic community to grow.
Less is more, says NYS Health Foundation President James Knickman.
Technology is always evolving, whether it’s a new program or updated software— new becomes old fairly quickly. Come and learn from your peers and other professionals about the latest tips and tools available to you in your administrative support role.
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers announced that it has tapped David Biemesderfer as CEO to advance its new strategic direction.