This piece first appeared on the Giving Circles Fund Blog on 8/18/2015 at http://givingcirclesfund.org/blog/guest-grantee-blog-post-saving-innocence/Read more
The Los Angeles Chapter of EPIP is so grateful for the generosity of those members and friends who have participated in our first ever Giving Circle. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Now the fun begins! We’re opening the nomination process to determine which emerging nonprofit organization or project will receive the dollars raised...Read more
In philanthropy, we’re sometimes a step (or two) removed from our nonprofit partners doing such incredible work in the community. But building strong connections to support and champion our grantees is actually at the core of our values as philanthropy professionals. That’s why we are thrilled to partner with the One Percent Foundation to launch the very first EPIP Los Angeles Giving Circle. Please join us on Wednesday, June 18th for a special launch party to learn more!...Read more
This post was authored by Alison Hastings. Alison is an urban planner, a food system thinker and a people person. She's also an EPIP member in Philadelphia.
There’s no denying that we’re in the midst of the holiday season and earnest end-of-year donor appeals from many nonprofit organizations. Of all of the holidays, Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday.Read more
This post appears here as part of the EPIP-JAG blogging partnership, “Wit and Wisdom”. This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month prompted those of us at Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy to dig a little deeper into our history and acknowledge EPIP’s Latino roots and the contributions made by the Latino community to the field of philanthropy...Read more
This post is by Akira Barclay, EPIP member and former EPIP-NYC steering committee member. It was first featured on the Giving in LA blog. African-Americans have a rich history of philanthropy...Read more
On Wednesday, November 30th NYCVPF will host its annual membership kickoff event. NYC Venture Philanthropy Fund (VPF) is a giving circle of individuals who invest in social entrepreneurs focused on tackling persistent social and economic problems in New York City...Read more