Representatives from Time Warner, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, and Target discuss corporate funding for the arts and what they expect from the organizations they support. This is a recording of a live event moderated by Will Maitland Weiss, Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council of New York.
Shelly Cryer, author of The Nonprofit Career Guide: How to Land a Job That Makes a Difference, talks about transition rates in the arts sector, accountability standards, becoming an executive director, and preparing for a career in the nonprofit sector.
Glen O'Gilvie, Chief Executive Officer for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington, DC, talks about Back Office in a Box (BOB), a program that helps nonprofits share quality back office support in the area of financial management and accounting at reasonable costs.
Jennifer Kawar of the Nonprofit Finance Fund and Susan Medak of Berkeley Repertory Theatre discuss best practices in planning your facility project and the impact that building acquisition or renovation can have on an organization's mission, programs, structure, fundraising and financial health.
A filmmaker and a grantmaker demystify the various funding options available for grantseekers in film. This is a recording of a live event.
Three writers share their individual stories and experiences about getting their work published. This is a recording of a live event.
The Vice President of the Nonprofit Finance Fund's Western Region describes actions that nonprofits should take now to ensure a sustainable future. He also describes how the Nonprofit Finance Fund's resources can assist nonprofits in weathering tough times.
Gail Nordheimer, CFRE, was named 2009 Outstanding Fundraiser by the Greater DC Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Executives. Find out what it takes to be an "outstanding fundraiser" and what may be in store for those considering or those already in the development field.
Courtney Bourns, Director of Programs at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), discusses Evaluation in Philanthropy: Perspectives from the Field, a report that examines grantmakers' approaches to evaluation. The Dec. 2009 report co-produced with the Council on Foundations includes case studies.
Philanthropy Chat: Steven Lawrence and Larry McGill on U.S. Foundations Response to Haiti Earthquake
Steven Lawrence, Director of Research, and Larry McGill, Vice President for Research at the Foundation Center, discuss the immediate post-earthquake reactions of top U.S. funders to the situation in Haiti, while shedding light on the reactions and response of U.S. funders to past, grand-scale natural or man-made disasters.
Barbara Harman, president and editor of the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, discusses the publication, which lists some of the best smaller nonprofits in the greater Washington area, chosen by a panel of 90 reviewers from foundations, corporations, larger nonprofits, and government.
The founder and president of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies talk about their book, The Art of Giving: Where the Soul Meets a Business Plan. They discuss donors' motivational values, donor-grantee relationships, philanthropic mistakes, and the decision to spend down the foundation's assets.