Community Perspectives

Member Spotlight: Cultivating Your Career

...Below are some exercises, advice and reminders of what it takes to be keenly engaged in building your career. Whether you have a desire to enter or make a change within the field of philanthropy, my hope is that you will find the following recommendations advantageous as you continue to strive for success.  ...

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Members on Issues: The Opportunity to Address Affordable Child Care and Promote Economic Mobility

Member Hilary McConnaughey on child care, economic mobility and the opportunities for philanthropy to contribute to meaningful change. 

In nearly half of states across the U.S., child care costs more than college tuition. Having access to affordable child care is a challenge for people across the socio-economic spectrum, but it is especially daunting for low-income families. As part of the T Lab program at Tipping Point Community, a grant-making organization that fights poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area, I recently spent six months immersed in the East Oakland community and learned about the challenges these families face regarding access to affordable child care. Through in-home interviews with many local residents, I learned just how devastating the financial impact of child care can be to a person’s economic mobility. In fact, the logistical and financial burdens that child care puts on low-income families could be considered a key contributor to the country’s cycle of poverty. I’d like to share my findings and invite philanthropy to support reform on this issue. ...

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Webinar Recap - Financial Health Dashboard Orientation

Originally aired July 13, 2016.

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EPIP DC Breakfast Club Recap - Partnering for Capacity Building

On June 16, 2016, EPIP DC members and friends gathered at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) to participate in the June Breakfast Club: “Partnering for Capacity Building.”  

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EPIP DC - Member Spotlight

Marlene Corrado, Manager Development & Marketing, National Center for Family Philanthropy

Interviewed by Alison McNeil, May 24, 2016

 

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Recent Events: An Open Letter to EPIP Members

The past few days and weeks have been especially tough for many in our community. If there’s anything we can do to support you as you’re processing what you’re going through, or as you’re trying to figure out how to respond as a leader for social justice, we’re here.

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Guest Blogger: Derrick Shallcross of EPIP Boston

Blogpost by Derrick Shallcross, Steering Committee member for EPIP Boston

 

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Webinar Recap - Level Up! Learn the management skills that will help you thrive in your career when passion is not enough

Originally aired June 22, 2016.

Webinar Recap - Level Up! Learn the management skills that will help you thrive in your career when passion is not enough

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Apply to Join the EPIP New York Steering Committee

Interested in taking a leadership role in EPIP as a New York Chapter Steering Committee member? Learn more about what the chapter is seeking, who they are and how to apply here.

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Three Ways Evaluation Dashboards Can Help Amplify Your Impact - Guest Post from Arabella Advisors

Creating effective evaluation dashboards can increase learning, enhance communication, and improve decision making.

A blog post by Julie Slay and Marissa Guerrero from Arabella Advisors

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