1. EPIP NY is Recruiting for their Steering Committee

    EPIP NY works to strengthen the next generation of grantmakers and advance the field of philanthropy in the NYC area. We provide local philanthropy professionals with opportunities for networking and professional development, connecting members with their peers and providing access to senior leaders for learning and development. EPIP particularly serves those under...

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  2. 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...

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  3. Event Recap and Podcast – Tapping the Crowd to Solve Social Inequity

    EPIP-NY Event: Tapping the Crowd to Solve Social Inequity January 22nd With generous support from the Surdna Foundation, our EPIP-NY chapter partnered with Housing Works Bookstore Cafe to host a fascinating panel discussion on crowdfunding for social change.  The distinguished panel explored a number of issues in the emerging field...

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  4. When “I” Turned into “We”: Changing Aspirations

    This post was authored by Nichole Martini, who is the Co-Chair of EPIP-NY’s Steering Committee. Nichole  currently serves as the Director of Development and External Affairs at Equality Charter School, a middle school serving underserved students in the Bronx, and is Co-Chair of the Grants Committee of the NYC Venture Philanthropy...

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  5. More Than a Good Proposal: Building Grantmaker Relationships That Pay Off

    Young Nonprofit Professionals Network & Opportunity Knocks host an event that will explore the often tricky relationship between grantseekers and grantmakers. Writing a solid proposal isn’t always everything. As you’ll learn from this engaging session presented by John Hicks, President & CEO of the New York City-based development consultancy firm,...

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  6. Caring Across Generations: A Campaign for Jobs, Justice and the Transformation of Care

    Caring Across Generations:  A Campaign for Jobs, Justice and the Transformation of Care September 27, 2011, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street Presenters include Ai-Jen Poo, Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Sarita Gupta, Executive Director of Jobs with Justice. The Ford Foundation’s Quality...

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  7. Connect Across Affinity Groups

    New York Meets National JAG When: Monday, September 26 from 6-8 pm Where: Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 225 What: An opportunity to learn about the national Joint Affinity Groups (JAG), NY-area JAG, and chances to engage in joint work. See below for more details. You’re probably familiar...

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  8. Call for Chapter Volunteers & New Steering Committee Members (Application Attached)

    The New York City Chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) has opened it’s volunteer application process for 2012. The following three documents will be helpful in determining your interest and eligibility for a position as an EPIP-NY volunteer. The first document is an information sheet supporting the chapter volunteer application process...

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  9. 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 newyork@epip.org and...

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