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Job Opportunity: The Christensen Fund

The Christensen Fund is currently hiringProgram Associate Read more
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Job Opportunity: Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

AAPIP is currently hiringCommunity Philanthropy Director Read more
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Save the Date for EPIP’s New Year Celebration

Come and have a drink on us! Meet other members of the Bay Area EPIP chapter, and learn about our programs for 2011 Thursday January 27, 2011Casanova527 Valencia Street, San Francisco(one block from 16th Street BART) Read more
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Job Opportunity: Conservation Science Program Officer, Wilburforce Foundation

Applications are due on January 26, 2011 for the Wilburforce Foundation’s Conservation Science Program Officer. Click here for the full job description. The Conservation Science Program Officer is expected to work closely with the Foundation’s Conservation Science Advisor, Foundation staff, and with scientists, grantees, policymakers and consultants to effectively carry out the Foundation’s Strategic Framework. The Program Officer’s work falls into four broad categories: 1) developing and implementing the Foundation’s conservation science goals and strategies; 2) asserting leadership that furthers the Foundation’s interests in conservation science issues; 3) advising and collaborating with Foundation staff and grantees; and 4) preparing and delivering reports or other presentations to the Foundation Board, staff and external audiences. Read more
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Job Opportunity: Pacific Forest & Watershed Lands Stewardship Council

The Stewardship Council is currently hiringYouth Investment Administrative Assistant Read more
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Fellowship Opportunity: The San Francisco Foundation

The San Francisco Foundation is now recruiting for the 2011-2013 Multicultural Fellowship Program Read more
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Job Opportunity: The James Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation is currently hiring Program Associate, Youth Program Read more
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(not philanthropy, but) Vote for Steph!

Our own Stephanie Lai (EPIP-er, AAPIP-er, Packard Foundation-er) is a finalist for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra! Please watch her audition video, and if you like what you hear, click “Vote for this video” (up to once a day until December 17).  Based on voting, the best and most creative performers will be selected to form the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011 and invited to perform in March at the Sydney Opera House, under the direction of world-renowned conductor and YouTube Symphony Artistic Advisor, Michael Tilson Thomas. Read more
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2011 EPIP National Conference Call for Sessions

Register! and submit a workshop proposal for the 2011 EPIP National Conference. EPIP National Conferenceand 10th Anniversary Celebration!April 7-9, 2011 (immediately preceding COF)Philadelphia, PA You can link to highlights from the 2010 EPIP National Conference through this post. Read more
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Free Webinar: Map Your Way to Strategic Philanthropy

Map Your Way to Strategic Philanthropy with Philanthropy In/Sight® Today more than ever, foundations are seeking to leverage their philanthropic investments, maximize their donations, and foster strategic, high-impact giving programs. In response, the Foundation Center has created Philanthropy In/Sight®, an interactive mapping tool designed to help grantmakers make informed decisions about domestic and cross-border giving. Please join us on Wednesday, December 15, at 2:00 pm EST, for a free online webinar hosted by a Foundation Center expert on how you can map out your strategies for success with this powerful tool. By observing a real-time demonstration of its features and participating in Q&A; sessions, you’ll learn how to use Philanthropy In/Sight to increase your knowledge of the philanthropic field, find funding partners, identify potential grantees, assess funding needs, and tell the story of your philanthropy. This 60-minute webinar will cover how users can: Plot the locations of grantmakers and grant recipients on Google maps and view detailed information about their activities and grants awarded and received View aggregated grantmaker and grant data by country, state, county, city, metro area, congressional district, ZIP code, and school district Overlay grantmaker and grant data with demographic, socio-economic, and other data Space is limited, so don’t delay. You won’t want to miss this special opportunity. To register for this webinar, please visit the following page and complete the registration form: http://foundationcenter.org/pins/12-15-10_webinar.html Questions about this webinar? Please e-mail dlc@foundationcenter.org Read more
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