Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews New York Foundation for the Arts' Rory Golden, program officer of external affairs, about NYFA support programs for artists, which includes fiscal sponsorship.
This presentation focuses on a landmark study by Edge Research, Sea Change Strategies and Convio: The Next Generation of American Giving. The research team analyzed the giving habits and communication preferences of Gen Y, Gen X, Baby Boomers, and Matures.
Gregory Cohen and Susan Gabriel of Cause Effective discuss how small and one-person development shops can build powerful partnerships, prioritize, and meet their fundraising goals.
Bonnie McEwan, President of Make Waves, discusses her experience with and advice for using social media tools for career advancement.
Terry Lawler, executive director of New York Women in Film and Television, moderates a panel discussion and Q&A session about strategies for filmmakers seeking funding. Panelists Randall Dottin, film director and faculty at New York Film Academy, Matthew Seig of the New York Foundation for the Arts, and director of production for Arts Engine Angela Tucker share their expertise.
Allan Pressel of CharityFinders shares his tips for using the internet to tell compelling stories about your organization that can help turn interest into action.
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) DC Chapter Chair Jessica Griffin and Vice-Chair Malcolm Furgol talk about the need for an organization for young nonprofit professionals and the services the YNPN provides.
Elaine Luttrull of The Juilliard School and Michael Royce of New York Foundation for the Arts explain how to create clear and useful budgets and use them as the valuable planning tools they are. Fran Smyth of The Arts & Business Council of New York moderates. This is a recording of a live event.
This panel describes their financial aid programs and how to research and apply for scholarships and other types of student aid. This presentation is for educators, parents, and students and includes information for international students. This is a recording of a live event.
Laywers present legal frameworks for international charities or causes that wish to raise funds from U.S. donors. This is a recording of a live event.
Shelley Trott, program officer for the arts at the new Kenneth Rainin Foundation, discusses the foundation's grantmaking and arts portfolio, which will begin accepting applications July 12-August 13, 2010. The Kenneth Rainin Foundation supports inspiring and world-changing dance, theater, and film in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about how arts organizations can apply and submit a competitive application.
Steven Lawrence, director of research at the Foundation Center, discusses findings from the 2010 edition of Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates and the impact of the economic crisis on the nation's more than 75,000 grantmaking foundations. Reflecting on the largest decline in grantmaking ever tracked by the Foundation Center, Mr. Lawrence also explores current and future trends in foundation funding and the nonprofit sector.
Tom Adams, president and co-founder of the national consulting and educational services company TransitionGuides, talks about special challenges related to founder transitions, diversity in leadership development, the "ugly truths" of nonprofit leadership, and other issues covered in his book, The Nonprofit Leadership Transition and Development Guide: Proven Paths for Leaders and Organizations.
Lucy N. Friedman, President, The After-School Corporation, describes how her organization advocates with policymakers and elected officials to shape policy and grow sustainable public funding for after-school, summer and expanded learning time programs. Other speakers include John Albert, Vice President of External Relations, The After-School Corporation, and Mary Anne Cino, Chief Executive Officer, NIA Community Services Network. This is a recording of a live event.
Robert Eckardt, senior vice president for programs and evaluation at The Cleveland Foundation, reflects on 25 years of grantmaking, innovation, and impact in Cleveland, offering insights into community initiatives and projects that are especially promising right now and advice for next generation leaders in philanthropy.
Since April of last year, a combination of factors — the Serve America Act, The NYC Service initiative, and the economy — has significantly increased the number of nonprofit volunteers. What elements go into a charity's decision to accept, train, and choose the right assignment for a volunteer? Learn some of the ingredients of a successful volunteer program. This is a recording of a live event.
Christopher Shearer, associate executive director of the National Geographic Education Foundation, discusses the foundation's targeted grantmaking program and offers practical tips for grantseekers trying to raise funds for educational programs.
Benton Murphy, program officer for the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, explains how grantees can create a proposal that meets the requirements of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers' Common Grant Application. He points out how the form differs slightly for proposals for general operating support, capital campaigns, program support, and capacity building.
Benton Murphy, program officer for the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, explains how grantees can create a Letter of Intent/Inquiry (LOI) that meets the requirements of the Washington Regional Association Grantmakers' Common Grant Application.
Dana O'Neill, program manager for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, discusses the foundation's Young Scholars Program and Community College Transfer Initiative.
John Lippincott, president of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, discusses alumnae giving and its critical role in fundraising for institutions of higher education.
Fundraising consultant and author Jane C. Geever gives insights into the proposal process from the grantmaker's perspective. This is a recording of a live event.
Steven Lawrence, senior director of research at the Foundation Center and lead author of Giving in the Aftermath of the Gulf Coast Hurricanes, summarizes key findings from the report. This is a recording of a live teleconference.
Ralph Lewin, associate executive director for the California Council for the Humanities, discusses the Council's current grantmaking programs, how it is integrating new media technologies into its grantmaking, and tips for artists who plan to approach the Council for support.
Three women describe the giving circles in which they are involved. The ensuing discussion covers the many varieties of giving circles that are emerging, expectations of donor-participants, and typical methods of operation. This is a recording of a live event.