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Philanthropy Chat - Unlocking Gaming Potential: Ted Mitchell on the NewSchools Venture Fund/Zynga.org Learning Games Accelerator

00:09:37

What is important when it comes to forming partnerships with tech organizations? How do organizations approach corporations and other organizations when partnering on a new project? Learn from the NewSchools Venture Fund/Zynga.org Learning Games Accelerator.

Philanthropy Chat: Robert Drake on Collaboration

00:14:32

Robert Drake, the Artistic Director of the Academy Theatre, discusses collaboration and the impact on non-profit survival. 

Philanthropy Chat: Jennifer Vollmann on Collaboration

00:08:53

Jennifer Vollmann, Executive Director at New Global Citizens, talks about how her organization started out as Youth Re:Action Corps in Tempe, Arizona, and Youth Philanthropy Worldwide in San Francisco, California.

Philanthropy Chat: Danette Knudson on Collaboration

00:12:40

Danette Knudson, Director of Centers for Student Success at NELA, talks about how her organization's role as member of the Washington Scholarship Coalition's steering committee.

Meet the Scholarship Funders: Financing Your Education

01:14:49

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.

Philanthropy Chat: Christopher Shearer of the National Geographic Education Foundation

00:15:04

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.

Philanthropy Chat: Dana O'Neill on Scholarships for Low-Income Student Achievers

00:14:52

Dana O'Neill, program manager for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, discusses the foundation's Young Scholars Program and Community College Transfer Initiative.

Philanthropy Chat: Kristina Morris on The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta's Scholarships

00:07:13

Kristina Morris, Program Associate for The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, discusses their scholarships program and how individuals can apply to help fund their education.

Laura Fredricks on Raising Major Gifts for Education

01:08:00

Laura Fredricks, author of The Ask: How to Ask Anyone for Any Amount for Any Purpose, talks about finding and cultivating individual donors, with a focus on educational institutions. This is a recording of a live event on June 3, 2009, in New York.

Philanthropy Chat: Eva Blum on PNC Bank's Support for Early Childhood Education

00:13:41

The senior vice president and director of community affairs at PNC Bank and chair of the PNC Foundation discusses the PNC Grow Up Great program, a ten-year, $100 million dollar investment in early childhood education. Ms. Blum also shares information about PNC's additional philanthropic interests in education and other fields.