Community Perspectives

(not philanthropy, but) Vote for Steph!

Our own Stephanie Lai (EPIP-er, AAPIP-er, Packard Foundation-er) is a finalist for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra! Please watch her audition video, and if you like what you hear, click “Vote for this video” (up to once a day until December 17).  Based on voting, the best and most creative performers will be selected to form the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011 and invited to perform in March at the Sydney Opera House, under the direction of world-renowned conductor and YouTube Symphony Artistic Advisor, Michael Tilson Thomas. Read more
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2011 EPIP National Conference Call for Sessions

Register! and submit a workshop proposal for the 2011 EPIP National Conference. EPIP National Conferenceand 10th Anniversary Celebration!April 7-9, 2011 (immediately preceding COF)Philadelphia, PA You can link to highlights from the 2010 EPIP National Conference through this post. Read more
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Job Opportunity: Stuart Foundation

The Stuart Foundation is currently hiringDirector of Communications and Public Affairs Read more
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Free Webinar: Map Your Way to Strategic Philanthropy

Map Your Way to Strategic Philanthropy with Philanthropy In/Sight® Today more than ever, foundations are seeking to leverage their philanthropic investments, maximize their donations, and foster strategic, high-impact giving programs. In response, the Foundation Center has created Philanthropy In/Sight®, an interactive mapping tool designed to help grantmakers make informed decisions about domestic and cross-border giving. Please join us on Wednesday, December 15, at 2:00 pm EST, for a free online webinar hosted by a Foundation Center expert on how you can map out your strategies for success with this powerful tool. By observing a real-time demonstration of its features and participating in Q&A; sessions, you’ll learn how to use Philanthropy In/Sight to increase your knowledge of the philanthropic field, find funding partners, identify potential grantees, assess funding needs, and tell the story of your philanthropy. This 60-minute webinar will cover how users can: Plot the locations of grantmakers and grant recipients on Google maps and view detailed information about their activities and grants awarded and received View aggregated grantmaker and grant data by country, state, county, city, metro area, congressional district, ZIP code, and school district Overlay grantmaker and grant data with demographic, socio-economic, and other data Space is limited, so don’t delay. You won’t want to miss this special opportunity. To register for this webinar, please visit the following page and complete the registration form: http://foundationcenter.org/pins/12-15-10_webinar.html Questions about this webinar? Please e-mail dlc@foundationcenter.org Read more
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Job Opportunities: REDF

REDF is currently hiringAdministrative AssistantEnterprise Development ManagerFarber Program Manager Read more
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Job Opportunity: Program Associate at The Russell Family Foundation

Position Announcement Jane’s Fund Program Associate WANTED An individual that exercises exceptional attention to detail, initiative and sound judgment… To join a small team of colleagues as the Program Associate for the Jane’s Fund Program… To serve as support for the program, providing excellent customer service to internal and external partners…. To work in a team-oriented environment as the administrative ‘glue’, while maintaining a sense of humility, humor and service… To pursue special assignments requiring curiosity, research, verbal & written communications, and critical thinking skills… With a work style consistent with collaboration, accountability and honoring diversity. This employment opportunity is with The Russell Family Foundation in Gig Harbor, Washington, recognized in the Puget Sound region for: Its philanthropic grant programs supporting grassroots leadership, environmental sustainability and global peace. Practicing sustainable business principles including operating in a LEED certified green building and environmentally-focused investing. A unique work culture emphasizing extreme team work. The Russell Family Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. For a detailed position description, visit: www.trff.org Resumes accepted via janesfund@trff.org from December 2, 2010 through January 10, 2010. If you have questions you may either email janesfund@trff.org or call (253) 857-1689 and leave a message. Someone will respond to your email or phone call at the earliest opportunity. Read more
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Job Opportunity: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust is currently hiringProgram Officer Read more
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25 Blogs for Students of Philanthropy

Check out this great list of online resources for students of philanthropy (and any practitioner in philanthropy!). Twenty five great links on how to find an organization to support with your own personal giving, volunteering & caring, and news in the field. What would you add to the list? Read more
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Job Opportunities: The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is currently hiringAssociate Communications OfficerCommunications OfficerEvaluation Officer Read more
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Job Opportunity: Pacific Foundation Services

Pacific Foundation Services is currently hiringProgram Coordinator Read more
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