“The Nation’s Eyes on Rikers: A Report on Community Leader-Identified Priorities, Opportunities for Funders and Key Organizing Objectives” is an easy-to-scan report featuring strategic takeaways from the Funders Summit on Justice Reform hosted by Philanthropy New York in December 2017. It provides an overview of the justice funding landscape, appraisals of potential funding strategies and additional resources for funders seeking collaboration on justice reform. The report, approved by the Justice Reform Funders Steering Committee at its June 2018 meeting, focuses on six strategic takeaways,...
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17 Apr 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
For our final Democracy Series Session we invite you to a conversation with Ayirini Fonseca-Sabune, New York City’s Chief Democracy Officer. The discussion will focus on efforts in New York City to promote civic engagement and expand opportunities...
NoVo Foundation Co-Chairs Jennifer and Peter Buffett ask this all-important question while examining the fight for equitable treatment of agricultural workers in Florida — an example of where philanthropy can play a crucial role in social change.
... been enough. And if we want to accomplish Global Goal # 5 – achieve gender equality and empower all women and ...
... health conditions  and higher rates of incarceration [ 5 ] . Yet, while investments in affordable housing ... these perverse incentives and shift funding. 5 ) Center racial justice. Whether the philanthropic...
... up to 100 occurrences of severe maternal morbidity (SMM). 5 SMM refers to outcomes during labor and delivery that ...
In addition to taking concrete steps to institutionalize racial equity in our policies and practices, we at NorthLight came to recognize that we must engage in a process of decolonization.
New York Foundation Executive Director Maria Mottola says that we must not be neutral bystanders.
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 Bruce Trachtenberg, Executive Director, The Communications Network and Michael Hamill Remaley, Vice President of Communications & Public Policy, Philanthropy New York (This post originally appeared on PhilanTopic , the...
On June 10th, Philanthropy New York held a panel discussion to help funders consider how to strike their own balance between direct services and advocacy in a way that best matches their goals and achieves the greatest impact. We are pleased to have...
... the developing world. Our activist advisors have awarded 5 ,000 small grants—$500 to $ 5 ,000—in 120 countries, mostly in the global south, in the ...
... sciences and humanities. This year’s commitment totals $ 5 .6 million in philanthropic support. The Andrew Carnegie ...
Philanthropy New York’s Public Policy Committee has voted to recommend that our organization formally approve two separate but related statements concerning indirect costs in government contracts. The next stage in our policy...
On June 04, 2018, Philanthropy New York held its 39th Annual Meeting - Democracy, Demographics & Destiny: All in the Details. The day was spent focused on fair representation and active participation of all Americans, especially those who face...
Thank you for registering for our 42nd Annual Meeting - Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Time of Reckoning. This year's half-day conference will include a pre-conference business meeting, plenary sessions, and concurrent workshops to help to turn...
Philanthropy New York has been working to deepen our own learning, and that of our members, about structural racism and its roots in our history, culture, and institutions. We design programs, curate conversations, and share resources that equip our...
The Racial Equity Working Group, a facilitated peer group, will bring together philanthropic professionals who are building practices, shifting power, and changing systems to advance racial equity within their organizations.
Philanthropy New York invites members to comment on the proposed public policy statement.
At this FAN meeting, Amanda Fugazy walked attendees through the new risks facing nonprofits by misclassifying employees – in particular, consultants, volunteers, and interns. Both the IRS and the Department of Labor are undertaking efforts to identify cases of misclassification in order to recoup unpaid taxes. With back wages, benefits, lawyers and accountant fees, penalties and staff time, the costs can be very high to an organization.