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Cracking the Funding Code: Tech Corporate Giving Trends

Jun 30, 2015  

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.

How Tech Gives: Strengthening Public Education

Jun 09, 2015  

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.

Meet the Grant Partners: Building Momentum for Your Organization [HIGHLIGHTS]

Jun 24, 2013  

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.

Focus on Higher Education: Virtual Coffee & Conversation with Lumina Foundation

Jun 20, 2013  

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.

Nonprofit Program Evaluation: Why You Should Track Programs and Services

Jun 18, 2013  

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?

Racing to Improve K-12 Education: How Are Foundations Helping to Shape the Future?

Jun 06, 2013  

Foundation giving trends in 2011 for public education, both nationally and in California, presented by Steven Lawrence, Director of Research at the Foundation Center.

Meet the Grantmakers: Picking up Steam with STEM

Jun 21, 2012  

Learn from a panel of grantmakers about STEM funding in the Bay Area.

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education

Feb 13, 2012  

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 Talks About The Business of Good Foundation

Jan 27, 2012  

Bill Leamon, Managing Director for The Business of Good Foundation, discusses the Foundation's capacity building efforts for those who serve the poor.

Funding for Education: A Conversation with William Hiller of The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

Oct 21, 2011  

Dr. William Hiller, Executive Director, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation talks about funding for education and gives tips on approaching funders.

Scholarship and Education Funding: The United Negro College Fund

Sep 16, 2011  

Vallery Gaines, Area Development Director of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), talks about scholarship and educational funding.

Meet the Scholarship Funders: Financing Your Education

Jul 11, 2011  

Learn about various sources of financial aid and effective application strategies from program directors and scholarship recipients.

A New Diverse Majority: Students of Color in the South’s Public Schools

May 26, 2010  

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 on Grantmaking for Entrepreneurship Education at the Borton D. Morgan Foundation

May 14, 2010  

Deborah Hoover, president of The Burton D. Morgan Foundation, discusses the foundation's grantmaking priorities, particularly its support of innovation in entrepreneurship education.

Focus on Education Policy and Reform in Ohio

Jun 19, 2009  

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.