The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club would like to partner with EPIP NY to bring programs to their teens. Madison Square Boys & Girls Club provides after-school and summer youth development programming to young people ages 6 to 18 in under-resourced neighborhoods of New York City.Read more
EPIP New York Says Goodbye to 2018!
For the third year in a row, the EPIP NY community dedicated the holiday party to giving back to the community. This year's gift recipient was The Bowery Mission. All party attendees were required to bring items that could be donated to the homeless community in New York City.
EPIP New York Steering Committee Applications Open! Learn more about the opportunity and apply.
Thank you for your interest in joining the EPIP NY Steering Committee! EPIP is a membership-based organization where people of all identities can live full and prosperous lives, supported by a diverse, equitable, inclusive and effective philanthropic sector.
Updated deadline: August 10, 2018Read more
“I really connect my professional with my personal…I can never separate what I do from what I am.” - Wilma Montanez, Jessie Smith-Noyes Foundation
Over 40 women (and one man) gathered at the Wallace Foundation bright and early to hear inspirational words and useful tips on how to navigate philanthropy as a woman. Liz Alsina, program associate at The Mellon Foundation, Jaclyn Le, program & research analyst at Wallace Foundation, Carolina Velasquez, Administrative Assistant at Wallace Foundation, and Kristina Whyte, Senior Accountant at Wallace Foundation, organized the highly attended event, the second one of its kind hosted by the EPIP New York Chapter. Learn more about the event and lessons from it here.Read more
The New York Chapter is seeking new steering committee members! Applications are due Wednesday July 6, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST.Read more
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.Read more
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 technology, philanthropy, and social entrepreneurship.Read more
EPIP-NY Event: Tapping the Crowd to Solve Social Inequity
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 and left attendees with a deeper understanding of crowdfunding’s current impact, and its potential for the future.Read more
This post was authored by Nichole Martini, who is the Co-Chair of EPIP-NY’s Steering Committee.
In the early fall of 2012, EPIP-NY went through its usual onboarding process of new Steering Committee members. I was elected co-chair of the chapter to help guide and direct our activities and work with EPIP National. This was my first time serving in a co-leadership model and I wasn’t sure how it would work.Read more
Check out this perspective from EPIP member and leader, Beth Herz of the Surdna Foundation:
In the weeks following the election, commentators across the political spectrum took note of the evolving face of the voting public. News analysts observed the high turnout among people of color and young people. I heard one reflect: “This is the America of today.Read more