Governance

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...
11 Sep 2017

The Pence-Kobach Commission's Potential Impact on Voting Rights - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, September 11, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
The Pence-Kobach Commission raises significant concerns that baseless allegations of millions of fraudulent votes in the 2016 election could be used to disenfranchise already marginalized communities and weaken the National Voter Registration Act...
19 Apr 2017

Legal Series - Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest (Family Foundations & Family Offices)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The self-dealing, conflict of interest and related party transaction rules for private foundations are among the most complex and important considerations in foundation operations and governance.
09 Mar 2017

Financial Series - Looking at the 990 Part I (March 9) and Part II (March 16)

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:30am
The IRS Form 990 is used by funders as a tool to track and scrutinize the finances, governance and accomplishments of grant applicants and recipients. The form creates a level playing field for an otherwise diverse sector. What information can be...
17 Nov 2016

Legal Series - Within the Law and Outside the Box

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Many foundations support incredible work through their grantmaking. But the tax code permits a wide range of activities both within and beyond grantmaking. Do you know the rules well enough to navigate all of the options in pursuit of your mission?
17 Nov 2016

Legal Series - More Than Grantmaking: A Legal Overview

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Many foundations support incredible work through their grantmaking. But the tax code permits a wide range of activities both within and beyond grantmaking. Do you know the rules well enough to navigate all of the options in pursuit of your mission?
21 Jun 2016

Diverse Boards: Moving Beyond Rhetoric

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Many nonprofits and philanthropies embrace the values and goals of inclusiveness, but have had mixed success in diversifying their boards. Some have had challenges identifying appropriate leaders from less familiar communities. Some have had...

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