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The Puzzle of the DC Region's Modest-Size Foundation Sector in a Wealthy Area

1:32:51

Alan Abramson of George Mason University's Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, and Policy, and co-author Stefan Toepler, present the findings of their research. Members of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers respond.

How to Attract and Sustain National/Large Grantmaker Support

00:20:47

Focus on the "Three Ps" -- Purpose, Process and People -- if your nonprofit wants work with large foundations, says Darin McKeever, Deputy Director of the Charitable Sector at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Philanthropy Chat: Funding Trends for African Issue-based NGOs

00:43:02

Niamani Mutima discusses funding trends affecting and influencing foundations that are currently funding in Africa. Mutima is Executive Director of the Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group.

Support for Artists: A Resources Seminar by New York Foundation for the Arts

00:46:33

Representatives from New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Elena Dubas and Eleanor Whitney talk about the free resources, fundraising and support programs offered by the NYFA.

Philanthropy Chat: Peter Kim on Nonprofit Funding Models

00:35:02

Peter Kim, a manager at Bridgespan who focuses on growth strategies for nonprofits, explains why funding models are important, describes how to develop them, and discusses when they are most appropriate.

Philanthropy Chat: Jason Saul Discusses the End of Fundraising

00:24:04

Jason Saul discusses key points from his book, The End of Fundraising: Raising More Money by Selling Your Impact. Saul explains why traditional fundraising is expensive to do and describes how the social capital market can support nonprofits.

Philanthropy Chat: Janis Foster Richardson on Grassroots Grantmaking

00:14:02

Janis Foster Richardson, executive director of Grassroots Grantmakers, discusses tactics differentiating grassroots grantmaking from more traditional grantmaking.

Don't Go it Alone: Fundraising for Small/One-Person Development Shops

01:08:47

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.

Capturing the Attention of the Next Generation of Online Donors

01:39:27

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.

Legal Structures for Raising Funds in the U.S. to Support Foreign Charities

00:53:18

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.

A Corporate View of Arts Funding

01:58:37

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.

Getting Published: A Forum for Writers

01:36:00

Three writers share their individual stories and experiences about getting their work published. This is a recording of a live event.

Film, Fundraising, and Social Change

01:24:00

A filmmaker and a grantmaker demystify the various funding options available for grantseekers in film. This is a recording of a live event.

Philanthropy Chat: Morrie Warshawski on How to Raise Funds for Film and Video

00:39:33

Morrie Warshawski, consultant and author of Shaking the Money Tree: How to Get Grants and Donations for Film and Video, shares advice and lessons learned from his many years of helping filmmakers, arts organizations, and other nonprofit groups fulfill their fundraising goals.

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

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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.

Meet the Author: Morrie Warshawski, Shaking the Money Tree

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Author and speaker Morrie Warshawski discusses how individuals, government agencies, foundations, corporations, small businesses, and other nonprofits can be possible supporters for film and video work. He helps grantseekers to assess which of these may be suitable prospects for a project and explains why filmmakers need skills in approaching each of these funder types. This is a recording of a live event.