1. Tips on Building a Career in Philanthropy

    By Stephen Alexander, Program Manger, Exponent Philanthropy For career-minded professionals working in philanthropy—whether in program or administrative roles at foundations, philanthropy support organizations, consulting firms, or academic centers—the field can be a difficult space to navigate. Career paths tend to be limited and unconventional, and, although funders are making great...

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  2. How Toastmasters is helping me become a stronger communicator

    This post was authored by Alicia Barrett, a Trust Administrative Officer with U.S. Trust, Bank of America. Alicia is also a member of the Washington, D.C. chapter of Emerging Practitioners In Philanthropy. Being a strong communicator is a wonderful quality that every employer, friend and significant other wants you to...

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  3. The Need for Impact Investing

    May 29, 2014 | 6-7:30 pm | Sign up now! The U.S. philanthropic sector pays out about $47 billion per year in grants (Foundation Center Data, 2011). Most foundations are only granting 5% of their total assets. What about the remaining 95%? Foundations invest 19 times more dollars in investments...

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