1. NYU Summer Grantmaking Intensives!

    Summer Grantmaking Intensives!   Mini-Intensive for New Philanthropists & Grantmakers July 7 – July 11, 2014 9:30am – 5:00pm    Immerse yourself in a comprehensive learning experience, and fuel your passion for grantmaking and private philanthropy. Faculty members and guest speakers from across the philanthropic community help you to learn how to give more wisely. Explore...

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  2. A Few Thoughts Towards More Inclusive Philanthropy

    By Nadia Owusu, Senior Associate for Knowledge and Organizational Development, Living Cities “I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids-and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.”- Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man Last summer, I...

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  3. New to the field? This one’s for you.

    This post first appeared on the Foundation Center’s GrantCraft blog. GrantCraft, a service of the Foundation Center, taps the practical wisdom of funders to develop free resources for the philanthropy sector. New to the field? This one’s for you. Folks who are new to the field often request a glossary of terms just to make sure...

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  4. Webinar Recap – Catalyzing Change with Communcations and Comedy

    March 26, 2014 EPIP Webinar: Catalyzing Change with Communications and Comedy EPIP spoke with Mik Moore and Miriam Fogelson of Moore + Associates, a cutting-edge communications firm experienced with foundations, nonprofits, political operations and a plethora of well-known public figures. Mik and Miriam led an fascinating 60-minute conversation about how we...

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  5. Register for JAG Unity Summit before 4/15/14 for Early Bird Rates

    JAG Unity Summit Register by April 15th and Save!  Member – Early Bird: $475 Non-Member – Early Bird:  $550 After April 15th:  Member – Regular Registration: $625 Non-Member – Regular Registration: $700 Register now online at:  https://www.greenmoonsolutions.com/jag2014/ Who is JAG? JAG consists of seven identity-based JAG partner organizations – Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE),...

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  6. Webinar Recap – A Chat with EPIP’s Newest Executive Coach, Pratichi Shah

    March 12, 2014 EPIP Webinar: A Chat with EPIP’s Newest Executive Coach, Pratichi Shah EPIP’s newest executive coach and former Chief Talent Officer for Independent Sector, Pratichi Shah joined us for this interactive session. Using EPIP’s “Measure of a Leader” framework, Pratichi offered options and opportunities for practical skill improvement, career...

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  7. Crowdfunding for the Common Good: How Does it Drive Social Change?

    By Rachael Young, Program Officer, Mertz Gilmore Foundation and Steering Committee Member, EPIP-NY Crowdfunding platforms raised an estimated $5.1 billion worldwide in 2013, nearly twice the total for 2012. Although most of this booming investment is in private ventures, mission-driven crowdfunding platforms are also emerging on the leading edge of technology,...

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