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Securing a Government Grant

Consultant Marilyn Hoyt and Jeff Rosenstock, Institutional Development and Major Gifts Officer of Queens College, explain how to set your project and organization apart from others and how to get that extra edge when applying for competitive government grants.

Topic(s) Fundraising Government Giving

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Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

This panel discussion among Bay Area foundation leaders is about supporting local efforts to support Black men and boys, lessons learned, and future directions for this work. Also, hear highlights from a recent report published by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement.

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Philanthropy Blueprint 2017

In 2017, the independent sector faces an increased blurring of the lines between: government and philanthropy; and digital infrastructure and civil society. This video presents a discussion around the topics of Blueprint 2017 and how local philanthropies are reacting to these trends.

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Philanthropic Support for LGBTQ Issues

Rising Tide, explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice -- from a wealth of local and national experts. 

Topic(s) Fundraising Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Philanthropic Support for Black Male Achievement

An overview of the landscape for philanthropic support to black men and boys, and a tour of BMAFunders.org, the newly created portal that highlights the role of philanthropy in supporting black men and boys.  

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Next Gen Changemakers: Youth Driven Philanthropy in the Bay Area

Join Foundation Center West as we explore this new online hub and highlight the work of the Philanthropy Initiative, a unique youth grantmaking program at Lick-Wilmerding High School, in San Francisco. Learn how local philanthropists and inspiring Bay Area youth grantmakers grapple with questions about social justice, equity, and ethics as it pertains to giving.

Topic(s) Fundraising Individual Giving

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Moving Your Board from Good to Great

The board is humming in second gear steady, showing up with clarity about its role, making solid decisions, taking care of business. You and the board leadership have worked really hard to get to this place. How do you move to the next level?

Topic(s) Fundraising Governance

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Model L: Using LLCs in Fiscal Sponsorship

Learn how the use of LLCs (limited liability companies) in fiscal sponsorship can provide benefits of 501c3 status to nonprofit startup projects while limiting the fiscal sponsor’s liability, from attorneys Steven R. Chiodini and Gregory L. Colvin.

Topic(s) Management Finances