Perspectives on Philanthropy

EPIP Boston Breakfast Discussion of 2012 Millennial Report

Join EPIP Boston for an informal conversation over breakfast on the morning of Friday, July 20 from 8:30-10:00 am at the GMA Foundations (77 Summer Street, 9th Floor in Downtown Crossing in Boston). We will eat, network, and discuss the 2012 Millennial Impact Report, recently highlighted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, on how trends in giving impact philanthropy and how the landscape is changing over time.

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Job Opening: Program Assistant, Living Cities

Living Cities has announced an opening for a Program Assistant position at its New York office. For more information, check out the job description. Read more
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Welcome!

Welcome to the new EPIP-NY blog! We hope our readers like this new format and will continue to check us out for the latest news and updates from your EPIP-NY community! Read more
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Grantmakers to analyze implications of Supreme Court health care decision

Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families and The Atlantic Philanthropies will host two learning events, a webinar on July 9 and a conference call briefing on July 19. Read more
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EPIP Boston is recruiting new steering committee members

EPIP Boston works to strengthen the next generation of grantmakers and advance the field of philanthropy in the Boston 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.

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2012 EPIP Conference Reflection - Engaging Foundation Stakeholders

Lauren Tulp, our most recent Co-Chair of EPIP Bay Area and Impact Planning and Analysis Associate at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, shares one of her highlighted experiences from this year’s EPIP National Conference: At this year’s EPIP National Conference I had the opportunity to present a workshop called “Do Nothing About Me Without Me: Engaging Stakeholders for Better Results” with two fantastic staff members of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Andy Freeze and Jason Twiss. Read more
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2012 EPIP Conference Reflection - Learning Tour: Ports of LA

One of our Steering Committee members, Ginger Hintz, attended the Learning Tour of LA Ports at this year’s EPIP National Conference. She shares her reflections here: Philanthropy is about relationships. I think good philanthropy supports and builds long-term connections. These axioms were reinforced on a learning tour to the San Pedro Bay ports (the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach). Patricia Castellanos, Deputy Director and Director of Ports Project at LAANE, and Angelo Logan, Co-Executive Director of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, were our guides into a system that most people never see but are affected by every day. Read more
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EPIP LA Launches Fundraising Challenge with GOOD Maker!

Fundraiser. Art. Music. and Fun. Any amount raised – You receive 100%. EPIP LA & GOOD Maker teamed up to bring all the fantastic LA based nonprofits together for the public to choose who should win our fabulous prize: being the sole beneficiary of Viva la Art‘s annual fundraiser, Art, Drinks, and Music. There’s an art auction, live music, live art, and much much more! Last year, they raised close to $10,000!!!

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6/28: Careers in Philanthropy Event featuring Sherrana Kildun

Join EPIP Seattle Southside at The Russell Family Foundation in Gig Harbor on Thursday June, 28th for our annual “Careers in Philanthropy” event, featuring Sherrana Kildun, Director of Community Programs, at The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation. Read more
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2012 EPIP Conference Reflection - Graduate School

The EPIP National Conference was a few weeks ago, but we’re still talking about it! We asked those of you who attended to send us your highlights, stories, learnings, and “aha” moments so we could share them with everyone. We’ll be posting these throughout the next following weeks. The first response we received was from Susanne Revutsky, who participated in the conference as a career coach and facilitated one of the sessions on Graduate School. She posted her thoughts and research about “Making the Case for Graduate School” on her website, Butterfly Careers. Please add your comments if you attended this session or want to share your highlights and experiences on this topic. We’d love to hear from you! Read more
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