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Join this complimentary webinar sponsored and presented by Submittable.
Join Submittable’s Caitlin Stainken as she interviews Lauren Slone, MAP Fund’s Director of Grants & Research, on how MAP Fund has worked to design more agile and equitable systems into its granting process. MAP awards $1 million annually to support innovation and cross-cultural exploration in new works of live performance.
With an emphasis on creating application and review structures that have the potential to welcome diverse applicants, we’ll explore MAP’s process, innovations, and lessons learned over its 30 years of grantmaking. You’ll hear ideas for how to:
Lauren Ree Slone is a lifelong student of dance and a choreographic systems thinker who creates many different ways of connecting people and ideas. At MAP Fund, Lauren oversees the core grantmaking vision, strategy, and operations. She is deeply focused on aligning MAP’s structural practices with its mission and values in efforts to facilitate a truly iterative, responsive, and anti-oppressive resource distribution process.
Caitlin Stainken works with grantmakers, big and small, as part of Submittable’s sales team. She is passionate about helping grantmakers build community and increase their impact, and she’ll highlight some unique, successful strategies to inspire you to find new opportunities in your own process.
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Does your organization value diversity, inclusion and equity? How are those values reflected in your organization's approach to learning and evaluation?
Philanthropy Delaware members are invited to learn more about the Expanding the Bench initiative. We will listen to a webinar with Elizabeth Waetzig and Rachele Espiritu, Co-Directors of Expanding the Bench and Founding Partners of Change Matrix on Tuesday, February 25th. Stay after the webinar for a member dialogue about equity in philanthropy.
Expanding the Bench (ETB) is based on the belief that learning and evaluation have the power to shape policy, programs, and practice and that evaluators from diverse communities increase the likelihood that methods, analyses, and interpretation benefit the communities they serve.
Expect to hear about:
1. A new pathway for diverse evaluators to gain knowledge and experience in culturally responsive and equitable evaluation (CREE), the Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) Program;
2. An exclusive searchable online database for evaluation funders and partners to connect with a diverse group of seasoned evaluators - the Advancing Culturally-responsive and Equitable (ACE) Evaluation Network; and
3. Our field-building movement to advance the practice of culturally responsive and equitable evaluation and that includes partnerships and ETB funding opportunities.
Find out how Expanding the Bench is increasing diversity, inclusion, and equity in evaluation, and how this initiative can support your organization's pursuit of equity.
- In-person: Community Service Building, 100 W 10th Street, Room 6, Wilmington, DE 19801
- Virtual option: Can't make it in person? Philanthropy Delaware members can register and will receive the webinar link to join virtually.
2:30 - 2:40 Welcome
2:40 - 3:15 Presentation by Elizabeth Waetzig and Rachele Espiritu
3:15 - 3:25 Q&A with Speakers
3:25 - 3:30 Webinar Ends
3:30 - 4:30 Philanthropy Delaware Member Dialogue & Discussion
This webinar is possible through the support from partnerships. Philanthropy Delaware is a proud member of Associations Advancing Equitable Evaluation Practices and the United Philanthropy Forum.
Questions? Contact Melissa Micek, Director of Engagement, at 302-333-8004 via phone or Melissa@PhilanthropyDelaware.org via e-mail.
This Census Webinar the 15th installment of the monthly census webinar series. Please join us the Webinar on Questionnaire Assistance Centers and Libraries on Thursday, February 27 at 4PM ET / 3PM CT/ 2PM MT / 1PM PT / 11AM HT.
This webinar will focus on how libraries will play a crucial role as Questionnaire Assistance Centers during 2020 Census operations and the self-response phase. The webinar is recorded, and a recording of the presentation will be shared following the webinar. If you cannot join the live webinar, you can still RSVP to receive the recording afterwards.
Speakers: An Le is the 2020 Census Statewide Network Manager with the Voting Rights and Census program at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus. She had the privilege to work as a legal organizer for the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, a research analyst for SEIU-United Service Workers West and United Healthcare Workers West, and a project director of community engagement at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles. An received her B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and her J.D. from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles.
Dr. Ana Ndumu is the Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland College of Information Studies, is a champion of social justice. She comes to the college with over 13 years of academic library and college instruction experience. Seeking to understand the cross between social identity and information behavior, her research examines the ways in which cultural perceptions are shaped (often erroneously) by available information, but can be transformed through better information access. Dr. Ndumu specializes in the intersection of Black identity, libraries, demography, and social inclusion. Her recent work explores the information worlds of African, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx immigrants living in the U.S. Dr. Ndumu received her PhD in Information at the Florida State University School of Information.
In partnership with LOCUS Impact Investing, this workshop will have a deep diver workshop on local impact investing. Foundation staff and their board members are invited to this interactive and engaging workshop to:
This interactive workshop will allow foundations to:
A follow-up webinar or call will be offered to check-in with Philanthropy Delaware members.
Check out Philanthropy Delaware's Exclusive Member Resources: Reports and Research on Impact Investing.
Refreshments will be provided.
This workshop is intended for Philanthropy Delaware's Philanthropic Members.
By registering for this event, guests at this program allow Philanthropy Delaware to use any pictures taken at this event, without compensation, for promotional and publicity purposes in broadcast, telecast, print, electronic, and all other media.
Questions? - Contact Melissa Micek, Director of Engagement, at 302-333-8004 via phone or at email@example.com via e-mail.
Do More 24 Delaware
24-Hour Day of Giving for Delaware Nonprofits on March 5 - 6
In support of increasing individual donors in Delaware, Philanthropy Delaware is partnering with Do More 24 Delaware. Learn more about philanthropic data through Philanthropy Delaware's resources.
Delaware is home to hundreds of unique, integral and even lifesaving nonprofits - so we're shining a light on them this March! Do More 24 Delaware is back and bigger than ever on March 5 starting at 6PM.
This day of giving is a fun and easy way to impact philanthropy and be inspired to donate to nonprofits serving Delaware.
There is zero cost for nonprofits to participate - you can set a fundraising page up in just a few minutes! Visit website for more information and FAQs: https://www.DoMore24Delaware.org
All participating nonprofits who raise money on March 5 - 6 will be matched on a pro-rated basis from our stretch pool (which currently sits at $35,000). There will also be many prizes and other incentives for participating organizations, including a "How To Do More" toolkit and robust marketing support.
Any questions? Email Sarah Fulton at firstname.lastname@example.org or Schlonn Hawkins at email@example.com for assistance.
Join Philanthropy Delaware for Foundations on the Hill (FOTH). FOTH brings together foundation leaders from across the country for meetings with Congress & Federal Government leaders about key issues of importance to individual philanthropists, foundations, corporations, United Ways, and other philanthropy organizations. FOTH is presented by United Philanthropy Forum. Foundation trustees and staff work with their regional or national philanthropy-serving organization to schedule meetings on Capitol Hill to personally discuss their work with members of Congress.
Foundations on the Hill is the one time each year when philanthropy speaks with a strong, collective voice on Capitol Hill. Our goals are to inform and educate Congress about philanthropy; create visibility for philanthropy on Capitol Hill; advocate on issues affecting foundations and communities; and encourage Congress to view foundations as a resource on key public policy issues.
For more details on attending and joining Philanthropy Delaware’s delegation, please contact Melissa Micek, Director of Engagement, at 302-333-8004 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a follow-up from our previous program "Recent Trends in Education" from November 2019, this will be a discussion among peers working to discuss shared learning, best practices, and opportunities for collaboration.
This discussion will delve into the soon-to-be-released report from Grantmakers for Education - A View from the Classroom: What Teachers can tell Philanthropy about the needs of Schools. When viewed in aggregate, teacher requests reveal equity issues and a shortage of both nonacademic and academic basic needs. When teacher requests are compared to philanthropy's funding priorities from GFE's Trends in Education Philanthropy: Benchmarking 2018-19, the report shows some alignment, but also offers an important opportunity for insight. The report examines:
Review the findings and engage in conversation with peers.
This program is intended for members of Philanthropy Delaware.
Join PEAK Grantmaking for this complimentary community webinar as we introduce their second Principle for Peak Grantmaking: Narrow the Power Gap. This webinar will explore why this work is important, our learning strategy for philanthropy, and share resources PEAK Grantmaking has available.
Alexandra Desautels, Program Manager at the California Endowment and a Steering Committee Member at Justice Funders, will be on the line to share their story, an exploration of the Building Healthy Communities program, which aims to hear local voices, build trust, and ensure power resides within the community. Time will also be open for Q&A.
Program Manager, The California Endowment
Steering Committee Member, Justice Funders
As Program Manager for Strategy Development and Dissemination at the California Endowment, Alex is responsible for working with key senior-level Building Healthy Communities (BHC) staff to sharpen the core elements of the BHC strategy and disseminate this strategy to key audiences and venues. She also leads strategic initiatives that span multiple BHC sites, including initiatives related to displacement and gentrification, criminal justice reform, and governing for racial equity. Prior to joining The Endowment, Alex served as the Local Policy Manager for the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD). While there, she oversaw the implementation of Place Matters, ACPHD’s first local policy initiative for advancing health equity through social and environmental policy change in criminal justice, economics, education, housing, land use, and transportation. Alex is the recipient of the Mabel Goode Management and Planning Award and the Davenport Research Award for Public Policy. She earned her B.A. in American Studies, with honors, from Wesleyan University in Middleton, CT, and her Master of Social Welfare (MSW) with a Management, Planning and Policy focus from the University of California, Berkeley.
Registration Fee: Free
Philanthropy Plugged In: Creating Community in the Digital Age
Save the dates: March 31-April 1, 2020 in Chicago for the next WPI symposium. Details available later this summer.
The Women’s Philanthropy Institute increases understanding of women’s philanthropy through rigorous research and education—interpreting and sharing our insights broadly to improve philanthropy.
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Rules of Engagement for Advocacy: Within the Law and Outside the Box
To celebrate Census Day, Philanthropy Delaware invites all our members to discuss how they can support issue advocacy in their roles.
What can funders do to support issue advocacy? Not sure how to make the case for funding advocacy for social justice or equity? Uncertain whether you can fund grantees that lobby?
Join us for a member discussion to get answers to these questions and eliminate the myths of foundations supporting advocacy. We will showcase local examples of
This program will provide you with a clear understanding of the kinds of advocacy activities you can safely engage in as a funder.
Refreshments will be provided.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations relies on their peers for fresh ideas and new ways of thinking about tough challenges. That’s why GEO’s 2020 National Conference is the perfect opportunity for grantmakers of all backgrounds to come together, explore the most relevant topics in the field and problem solve with like-minded peers.
Start: Monday, April 27, 7:30 AM
End: Wednesday, April 29, 2:00 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts
Join Mission Investors Exchange National Conference in May 2020 ! Below, Mission Investors Exchange (MIE) share a brief overview of event goals and themes in a letter from MIE's CEO, Matt Onek. To learn more about the event, including details on the evolving schedule, how to register, and more, please visit the Conference resource library. Details will continue to be added through 2020.
Foundations are making unprecedented commitments to impact investing, putting more of their capital to work to challenge inequity, stem climate change, and drive other social and environmental impact. As the field continues to rapidly grow, what will it take to ensure that the impact investing movement remains laser focused on impact?
Mission Investors Exchange look forward to tackling these issues with you at thier upcoming National Conference — Amplifying Impact — in Atlanta on May 11-13, 2020. As a Conference led by and for foundations and their partners, Amplifying Impact will explore the unique leadership role of philanthropy, focusing on our four Conference themes:
Centering on Impact
Advancing Racial Equity
Mobilizing with Urgency
One of the most anticipated events for impact investors in philanthropy, Amplifying Impact is an active, collaborative space to network with peers, share real impact investing examples, hear from leaders in the field, and so much more.
Stay tuned for more MIE and National Conference updates in the coming weeks and months, including the launch of registration. We look forward to partnering with you on Amplifying Impact!
What will it take to keep impact at the heart of the impact investing movement? From catalytic capital to measuring impact, we'll explore big ideas and practical solutions for deepening social and environmental change.
How are foundations challenging status quo systems and using the power of their investments in pursuit of racial equity? We’ll examine foundation efforts to transform cultures, practices, and strategies in their organizations and in the capital markets.
In what ways can impact investors move faster to address the urgent challenges of our time? We’ll highlight how foundations and others are pushing boundaries and taking greater risks in service of people and planet.
How can we challenge ourselves to deploy far more capital for impact? We’ll explore the new products and tools foundations and their partners are using to advance the breadth and depth of their impact investing efforts.
Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated on Conference announcements. And contact Nhadine Leung with any questions on the Conference!
MIE is pleased to be supporting our members and partners who have established a burgeoning impact investing ecosystem in Atlanta and hopes our 2020 National Conference can bring additional focus to the region. Some of our members have expressed concerns about the recent legislation passed in Georgia and elsewhere in the region. We are committed to engaging with our members and partners on critical social and environmental issues and to developing programming at our National Conference on the role impact investing can play in addressing them. Please reach out to MIE's Managing Director, Nhadine Leung, with any thoughts or questions you may have.
This year’s Reinventing Our Communities comes at a critical time. In the midst of an economic expansion, many households and areas have been left out. At ROC 2020, the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia will put equity in sight by highlighting research and local solutions you can use to increase economic opportunity in your community and foster economic equality.
The Federal Reserve of Philadelphia three-day event will inspire dialogue and present ways that communities can expand access to jobs, housing, and wealth, and create lasting economic mobility. At Reinventing Our Communities:
FRAME the ways current systems create and exacerbate disparities and how policy and practice can be reformed to improve economic stability and mobility.
LEARN how to improve your approach to the challenges of inequality by refocusing on local data, needs, and interventions.
APPLY lessons learned to develop local solutions that you can take back to your community.
Reinventing Our Communities is the Philadelphia Fed’s must-attend event for community development experts, policymakers, and thought leaders to discuss how to “reinvent America’s communities.”
Opening plenary: Wednesday, May 27, at 12 noon
Final session ends: Friday, May 29, at 2:00 p.m.
A more detailed agenda will be coming soon.
#GIHac 2020: Creating a Healthy Tomorrow
The Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy is the largest annual gathering of health funders in the country, and the best place to learn from seasoned experts and philanthropic leadership and exchange information, ideas, and insights with colleagues.
Grantmakers In Health’s 2020 Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy, “Creating a Healthy Tomorrow,” will be held in Minneapolis from June 17-19, 2020. The GIH annual conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.
2020 Highlights include:
- Strategies for foundations of all sizes
- Provocative keynotes from today’s leading experts
- Ramped up programming for trustees
- New programming in the areas of Access, Advocacy Strategies, Behavioral Health, Children and Families, Governance and Operations, Health Equity, Healthy Eating and Active Living, Integrative Health, Older Adults, Oral Health, Population Health, and Quality
Funders' Committee for Civic Participation brings together funders and community changemakers for two days of learning, networking, and alignment conversations in this busy and critical year for civic engagement. You will:
Expect a challenging convening of growth and collaboration with practical takeaways to inform your future grantmaking.
The next five years are going to be intense for the sustainability practitioner and profession. The 2030 goals for the UN SDGs and the projected 2024 milestone to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have created a countdown clock. Companies are going to come under intense pressure to do more, do it better, and achieve scaled results.
There will be conflicting pressures too. Volatile economic and political pressures will lead many senior executives to focus more on traditional business operations, potentially cutting back on the staff that lead sustainability functions.
Sustainability professionals need to prepare to raise their approach to the next level. This means innovating approaches, delivering a business case, and demonstrating real impact. The summit will enable peer-to-peer exchange and engagement with leading practitioners and subject matter experts to work in a collaborative way that will help practitioners get tools to develop potential solutions to drive impact.
Vice Presidents, Directors, and Senior Managers of:
Register by June 4 and Save $100
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Tel: (212) 339-0345
Please Note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.
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