Leadership Development

20 Nov 2019

The Journey of Building Trust: Real Life Lessons in Adopting Trust-Based Practices

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
A growing number of foundations are embracing trust-based practices as a way to be less of a jerk and tackle the power imbalances between foundations and grantees. Many of the practices central to a trust-based approach – such as multi-year...
21 May 2019

Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Studies show that the percentage of people of color in the executive director/CEO role has remained under 20% for the past 15 years, even as the country becomes more diverse. For women of color, the combination of race and gender biases create...
28 Feb 2019

On Nonprofit Leadership Transitions - A Roundtable Discussion

Thursday, February 28, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Program executives and those who lead grantmaking strategy and practice are invited to attend a breakfast conversation about leadership transitions in nonprofit organizations. The idea for this meeting originated from our observations that a number...
14 Dec 2018

Beyond Understanding: Listening for Emergence

Friday, December 14, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:30am
In these complex, challenging times, leaders and good communicators, need to be skilled listeners. Ideally, we are listening to learn, not simply to confirm our presumptions. Many things - environmental and societal factors, our own biases and...
04 Dec 2018

Seeding Power: Leadership for Justice-Based Movements in Food and Farming

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Over the past two decades, food has emerged as a central strategy and focus of nonprofits worldwide concerned with environmentalism and climate change, public health and hunger, community and economic development, human rights, and racial and social...
23 Oct 2018

The Art of Knowledge-in-Action: Building Your Reflective Practice as a Funder

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Experienced funders often say that grantmaking is both an art and a science. To be effective, philanthropy practitioners must continually build their technical skills and content expertise but how do funders keep getting better at the ‘art’ side?...
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22 May 2018

Tipping Points: Philanthropy's Role in Changing the Narrative of Power

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The country is embroiled in heated conversations destined to change the fabric of this country, whether the starting point is race, immigration, climate change, or sexual harassment. While separate and distinct, these discussions converge most...
16 May 2018

Fund the People: How and Why to Invest in the Staff of Grantee Organizations

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
How can funders advance nonprofit equity, performance, impact, and sustainability? By investing in grantee staff and the systems that support them. No matter your size, issue focus or model of your foundation, this skill-building workshop will help...
27 Apr 2018

Philanthropic Assistants & Coordinators Network: Building Supportive Professional Relationships

Friday, April 27, 2018 -
8:30am to 10:30am
We are at capacity for this event. Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org to be added to the wait list. This program is being offered as part of the Philanthropic Assistants and Coordinators Network (PACNET) . ...

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