Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits, discusses issues facing nonprofits and the public policy questions that must be addressed in order to preserve the viability and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations. A panel discussion follows.
Author Gigi Rosenberg shares top tips from her new book, The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist, which is designed to help artists navigate the process of pursuing funding for their work.
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Tom O'Brien, program director of Neighborhood Connections, talks about how sustained community engagement is one of the most important outcomes he looks for in a successful grant project. Tom also talks about how grantees can get involved with Neighborhood Connections.
Bobbi O'Malley, President of Ohio Prospect Research Network and Director of Prospect Research at Baldwin-Wallace College, answers questions about the field of Prospect Research.
Jenny Walty (Assistant Director of Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, Elisa Velazquez (MOCS General Counsel), and Jose Mercado (Assistant Commissioner Finance for the Administration for Children’s Services) talk about how to manage a New York City contract. This is the second in a series of three presentations by MOCS.
Cause Effective Senior Associates Susan Gabriel and Gregory Cohen talk about what you can do before, during, and after a special event to encourage participants to become year-round supporters, investing in your organization and not just in an evening out.
Judy Wright, Program Officer with The Brush Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, discusses the process of selecting grantees, along with the Foundation’s giving focus and priorities.
Elaine Luttrull, Director of Financial Analysis at The Juilliard School, lays out the “Who”, “What”, “When”, “Why”, and “How” of budgeting for nonprofits. This presentation was presented in collaboration with the Arts and Business Council of New York.
Three representatives from the New York City Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, Jenny Walty (Assistant Directory), Bryan Epps (Senior Policy Analyst), and Caitlin Caporale (Discretionary Award Compliance Coordinator), provide all the information necessary to gain a better understanding of the policies and procedures that go along with the provision of City discretionary funding to nonprofits.
Terri Eason, Director of Gift Planning, and Rev. Dr. Stephen Rowan, Board Member of The Cleveland Foundation discuss the development of African-American philanthropy and its current state, with a particular focus on greater Cleveland. The event was moderated by Celeste E. Terry, Assistant Executive Director of United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland.
From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation Center: VP of Communications Allie Burns shares tips for using Facebook and Twitter professionally for an organization.
From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation Center: VP of Communications Allie Burns shares why it is necessary that organizations utilize both personal and professional twitter accounts for executing communications.
From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation Center: VP of Communications Allie Burns shares tips on how to manage your time to effectively when using professional social media
NY state Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, NY State Senator Liz Krueger, and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer share their insights into how nonprofit arts organizations can work with the government.
From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook Causes and The Foundation Center: Sarah Koch of Causes on Facebook discusses how to best engage supporters online. Koch suggests that organizations provide opportunities for users to actively participate rather than just absorb information in order to foster involvement and excitement.
From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook Causes and The Foundation Center: How can nonprofits best use Causes on Facebook for advocacy, awareness, and fundraising? Sarah Koch shares tips for taking advantage of the tools Causes offers -- from creating compelling content to building a community of supporters.
From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook Causes and The Foundation Center: How can nonprofits raise funds more effectively? Sarah Koch of Causes on Facebook shares her recommendations for online fundraising related to a specific initiative.
Professionals from the William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation, The Saint Luke’s Foundation, Deaconess Community Foundation and Nordson Corporation Foundation engage in a panel conversation discussing ways to improve your playbook and give your team the edge for scoring a Site Visit Touchdown.
Ann Freimuth, program officer of Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, discusses the Foundation and its efforts to assist Greater Cleveland’s organizations and leaders to improve the health and well-being of the Jewish and general communities now and for generations to come.
Tom McLaughlin, author of Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances and vice president of national customized services at the Nonprofit Finance Fund, answers audience questions and provides insight into the ways in which nonprofit organizations can collaborate.
John A. La Rocca, vice president and chief operating officer of the Rensselaerville Institute, discusses how nonprofit organizations can develop frameworks for tracking the outcomes and impact of their work.
Hear several Bay Area corporate givers reflect on corporate philanthropy in the current economic environment.
Coffee and Conversation with a Grantmaker: Adriennie Hatten of The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland
Watch as Adriennie Hatten, Program Officer for Education at The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, discusses the Foundation and its funding initiatives, with a special focus on the Cleveland Promise Neighborhood Initiative.
Fran Smyth moderates a discussion about the role that the arts play in economic development. Megan Gorman offers insight into real estate finances, while Paul Nagle talks about the challenge of using the arts to usher in sustainable development rather than gentrification.