Philanthropy Chat - Unlocking Gaming Potential: Ted Mitchell on the NewSchools Venture Fund/Zynga.org Learning Games Accelerator
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.
Robert Drake, the Artistic Director of the Academy Theatre, discusses collaboration and the impact on non-profit survival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dana O'Neill, program manager for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, discusses the foundation's Young Scholars Program and Community College Transfer Initiative.
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, 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.
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.