Power in Philanthropy: Lessons of Failure & Success

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm EDT
Inn at Middletown, Middletown, CT
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For staff and trustees of grantmaking organizations.

A program co-sponsored by the Council on Foundations and the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

Join your colleagues to hear comments from Tiziana Dearing, former CEO of Boston Rising, a place-based,anti-poverty, public foundation that aimed to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty by replicating the Robin Hood Foundation and Harlem Children Zone’s models in Grove Hall, a Boston neighborhood inundated with poverty and crime.Over three years, Boston Rising invested $4 Million in residents, promising entrepreneurs and underperforming schools, then - it dissolved.

Tiziana Dearing is now Associate Professor of Macro Practice, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work.

Hear more about: 

  • Specific lessons about the rise and fall of a cutting-edge approach to address an old problem with new solutions
  • Broader lessons about how power is played out in philanthropy
  • What could happen if things were different

View invitation here.

Registration is required on or before Monday, May 18.
contact Talia Rivera with the Council on Foundations. 

Questions? Contact Deb Werner or call 860-525-5585.

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