New York Chapter

EPIP New York provides programming and leadership opportunities for new and seasoned professionals working in the New York metropolitan area. Committed to contributing to a multigenerational and effective field of philanthropy that supports social change, EPIP NY works to respond to the needs of its membership through content-based and networking events.

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EPIP NYC Steering Committee

Gabby Dizon, Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors [Co-Chair]
Nichole Martini, Martini-Agostino Associates [Co-Chair]

Liz Alsina, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Juan Sebastian Arias, Living Cities, Inc.
Ashley Bowden, Cool Culture
Laura Cantekin, Surdna Foundation
Betsy Edasery, TCC Group
Sadia Kalam, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation [Treasurer]
Alexis King, Open Society Foundations
Serwah Kufuor, Educational Alliance
Katja Kurz, Cultural Vistas
Jaclyn Le, The Wallace Foundation
Sarah Martin, American Express Philanthropic Program
Kayla Ny, Confluence Philanthropy [Networking & Partnerships]
Shin Otake, Surdna Foundation
Stephanie Ramirez-Burnett, Open Society Foundations
Emerson Soto, Gbowee Peace Foundation, U.S.A.
Dustin Sposato, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors [Communications]
Rebecca Wisotsky, Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Rachael Young, Mertz-Gilmore Foundation

  1. Fall 2011 Event Preview…Stay in the Know!

    EPIP-NY is gearing up for an exciting season of programming, networking and professional development opportunities galore! Subscribe to this blog and get notifications about upcoming events like: Back from Summer Mixer Celebrity Philanthropy Panel Discussion Alumni Focus Groups Mentor Matching You don’t want to miss what’s coming! Email and join our Mailing List today!

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  2. Upcoming Event: Lunch and Learn, “The Shared Gifting Model”

    SAVE THE DATEEPIP Lunch & Learn: “The Shared Gifting Model” Wednesday, August 24, 201112:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. RSF Social Finance1002 O’Reilly AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94129 Have you ever wondered what would happen if you turned grantees into grantors?  What would happen if you empowered your grantees to allocate funding to their peers through a gifting model?  RSF Social Finance...

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  3. Report Back from Hayes Valley Farm Sustainability Event on June 29th

    Earlier this month, after days of rain, the sun broke through the clouds just in time to shine down on our chapter’s volunteer outing at the Hayes Valley Farm. Once a freeway on-ramp, Hayes Valley Farm is currently a 2.2 acre non-profit urban permaculture demonstration site. With a small startup grant from the City and fiscal sponsorship from the San...

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New York Chapter Events