2019 Philanthropy 101: So You're Working for a Foundation

When: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm EST
Where: 
Graustein Memorial Fund, 2319 Whitney Avenue, Suite 2B, Hamden
$50.00
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Philanthropy 101 is a five-part series that helps all working in philanthropy better understand the sector.

SESSION 5: So You’re Working for a Foundation: Power and Your New Community

In this concluding session, we discuss the role(s) you play at your foundation, plus personal and professional power dynamics. We also introduce you to the world of philanthropic serving organizations and how they can help you build your professional network.


PRESENTERS

Rebecca Allen
Program Officer
The Melville Charitable Trust

 

Leon Bailey
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Culture
The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven

 


REGISTRATION AND FEES

Please note this series is for funders and grantmakers only.

Session Fees:

CCP Members: Free
Non-members: $50

Series Fees:

CCP Members: Free
Non-members: $200

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Non-members who have paid for this event can receive a full refund up to one week prior to the date of the event. Participants are unable to receive a refund after this date, however they may send another participant in their place. Review CCP's full cancellation policy.

Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the "Register Now" link above.

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Philanthropy 101 is a five-part series that builds on each module and supports staff in developing their professional network. Participants are encouraged to attend as many modules as possible as the series is also designed to support staff in building their professional network.


SESSION TOPICS

Session 1: September 11, 2019 - Speaking the Same Language >>

Session 2: September 25, 2019 - Foundation Governance and Legal Issues >>

Session 3: October 30, 2019 - Fundamentals of Grantmaking >>

Session 4: November 20, 2019 - The Great Debates in Philanthropy >>

Session 5: December 11, 2019 - So You’re Working for a Foundation: Power and Your New Community >>

December 11, 2019 - December 11, 2019 - Philanthropy 101 Lunch >>
To celebrate the completion of our second Philanthropy 101 Series, CCP invites all participants and presenters from both the 2018 and 2019 series to join us for lunch. RSVP to Dee Goodrich by Friday, December 6.

This interactive series a historical overview of philanthropy, reviews foundation governance and legal issues, explains the grantmaking process, debates current big issues in philanthropy, and explores roles and power dynamics. Philanthropy 101 takes place over five modules that build on each other. Participants are encouraged to attend as many modules as possible as the series is also designed to support staff in building their professional network.

The series is for staff who are newer to the field or anyone who is interested in a refresher. It is open to all disciplines in the field including those who work in grantmaking and those who support the work in their administrative, financial, human resources, and trustee roles.

Philanthropy 101 was developed by Philanthropy New York in partnership with the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's Grantmaking School team and customized by CCP leaders for Connecticut philanthropy.


QUESTIONS?

Contact Dee Goodrich, Director of Member Engagement, 860-525-5585.