Upcoming Events

Nov 26th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

A nonprofit organization’s financial statements and disclosures provide a wealth of information and can tell a story, but sometimes you have to do a little digging to unravel the tale. We will get comfortable with the numbers found in the statements, and find deeper understanding by learning to...

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Dec 4th
Audience:
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

From logic models to making your case for support using 2,000 or less characters, this workshop will help you prepare successful paper and paperless proposal narratives including those to the different levels of government. This workshop provides learning opportunities for intermediate to advanced...

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Dec 10th
Audience:
All, Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor

The webinar is designed to help participants better prepared to implement investment strategies consistent with the mission, risk tolerance and liquidity needs of their organizations. Participants will learn about different risks that are embedded in their endowment portfolios and manage them...

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Dec 13th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join Grantmakers of Color (GOC), a network of people of color who work in philanthropy, for a networking lunch.

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In Philanthropy

November 19th, 2019
Source: Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Disasters and humanitarian crises affected millions of people globally in 2017. More »
November 5th, 2019
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Only women’s organizations focused on consciousness-raising, coalition-building, and advocacy can bring the kind of systemic change that women the world over need. The philanthropic community’s preoccupation with impact and the short-term projects that deliver measurable outcomes can distract us... More »
October 24th, 2019
Source: ThinkAdvisor
Family foundations in the U.S. are giving more money but through fewer grants, shifting their emphasis from local giving to addressing public policy issues, doubling their use of impact investing and expanding the diversity and inclusiveness of their boards and staff, according a new study from the... More »
October 15th, 2019
Source: Alliance Magazine
A growing number of foundations are deploying a portion of their capital to mission aligned investment strategies. This is an important trend. Still, only a relatively small number of foundations seek positive environmental and social impact with their investments and often with only a small share... More »

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