Get an insider’s look at corporate philanthropy giving trends in Silicon Valley and the Greater Bay Area, particularly focusing on education funding trends, from Xilinx, Symantec, and Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which manages more than 100 corporate philanthropy programs.
Learn how your education organization can attract — and keep — the attention of corporations that provide funding for technology, with advice from LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Zynga.
What advice can you give to new organizations that are working to scale? This question was posed to panelists Michael Lombardo, Chief Executive Officer, Reading Partners, and Gabrielle E. Miller, Executive Director, Raising A Reader National Office. This is what they had to say.
Learn about Lumina Foundation’s proactive grantmaking, collaborative work, and new strategic plan. This session also includes a short demonstration on how to use the Foundation Directory Online to locate other education funders.
Why do nonprofits need to evaluate their programs and services? Why are some organizations not evaluating? And, what is one simple step nonprofits can take toward meaningful program evaluation?
Foundation giving trends in 2011 for public education, both nationally and in California, presented by Steven Lawrence, Director of Research at the Foundation Center.
Learn from a panel of grantmakers about STEM funding in the Bay Area.
Join us for this one-hour session on obtaining financial aid for your studies. We'll dispel some common myths about foundation support.
Bill Leamon, Managing Director for The Business of Good Foundation, discusses the Foundation's capacity building efforts for those who serve the poor.
Dr. William Hiller, Executive Director, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation talks about funding for education and gives tips on approaching funders.
Vallery Gaines, Area Development Director of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), talks about scholarship and educational funding.
Learn about various sources of financial aid and effective application strategies from program directors and scholarship recipients.
A recent report by the Southern Education Foundation (SEF) finds that the South's public schools have a majority of students of color for the first time in history. Lynn Huntley of the Southern Education Foundation discusses the report and its implications on funding. Grantmakers, grantseekers, and educators will appreciate the insight Lynn has to offer about this report.
Deborah Hoover, president of The Burton D. Morgan Foundation, discusses the foundation's grantmaking priorities, particularly its support of innovation in entrepreneurship education.
Dr. William Hiller, executive director, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, and Dr. Helen Williams, program director for education, The Cleveland Foundation, discuss the role of grantmakers in supporting education and actively engaging in activities to strengthen education policy in Ohio.