EPIP members are eligible for a 15% discount at courses offered by the NYU Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education. Educating funders from throughout the USA and 23 other countries, the NYU Academy offers individual courses or a full certification in Philanthropy and Grantmaking. [7 courses.] Different offerings each semester. 5 day courses in January and July. Many of the courses are scheduled so participants can attend for 2 or 5 days.
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The Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education Presents...
Annual January Intensive for Funders
Mini-Intensive for New Philanthropists & Grantmakers January 5 - January 9, 2015 Monday - Friday 9:30am to 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 a variety of funding approaches through presentations, discussions, graded assignments, and problem-solving exercises for groups and individuals. If you are an independent philanthropist, a member of philanthropic family, or a professional grantmaker with just a few years of experience in grantmaking, this intensive is designed for you. This course is coordinated by Richard Marker, an internationally known thought leader in the grantmaking and philanthropy field. He will be joined by several highly respected and prominent philanthropy experts.
This course is not open to professional fundraisers.
Questions? Contact Robert Lesko at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-998-6764
The Academy is the nation's oldest and most comprehensive university based program exclusively teaching philanthropists and foundation professionals; since its inception participants have come from 23 nations and across the United States. Philanthropy Advisors and Community Foundation professionals may wish to consider earning the Certificate in Philanthropy and Grantmaking, a valuable credential in the field.