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How to Leverage the Law for Greater Impact

Type: Speaking Engagement

How to Leverage the Law for Greater Impact

Do you want to hear first-hand examples from grantmakers and advocates of how supporting legal action as a grantmaker has transformed society? Do you want to learn how you can position support for litigation within any portfolio? Do you want to hear the key questions that some of the most experienced grantmakers in the country … Continued

Stepping Into the Fight: How Health Funders can use Legal Advocacy as a Strategy to Make Change

This Quick Take session will introduce participants to advocacy strategies focused on creating change within the legal environment. TCC Group will share recent work, supported by Atlantic Philanthropies, about considerations for using legal advocacy, how it connects with more traditionally funded strategies, and how to evaluate this work. Attorney Judith Stein, of the Center for … Continued

Service for Impact

Exploring Strategies to Align Corporate Volunteering and Business Priorities As corporate responsibility leaders, we are uniquely equipped to connect our colleagues to solutions that catalyze business benefit and positive social impact. Too often, however, we are tempted to pursue quick, one-off activities—and we end up missing out on opportunities to align volunteering & larger corporate … Continued

Ahead of the Curve Symposium

This event will bring together approximately 200 nonprofit leaders and capacity builders from across the region to explore key issues around: creating effective board and governance structures for the future; new funding and financing tools like impact investments; redesigning and restructuring for organizational success; avoiding nonprofit closure; and planning for CEO succession. Hosts Support Center … Continued

It’s Not Just That You Collaborate, It’s The Way You Collaborate

Come and engage in a dynamic conversation about the ethical principles that should be at the forefront of foundation collaboration! Through peer-to-peer debate and learning, participants will be invited to explore the content of proposed principles and exchange ideas on how they could be applied to advance their own organization’s programming and shared with the … Continued

Making the Case for Inclusion of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian (MASA) communities into Racial Justice, Immigration Portfolios

Making the Case for Inclusion of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian (MASA) communities into Racial Justice, Immigration Portfolios will explore how organizations and activists in the MASA field are identifying as part of the racial justice movement and how funders are aligning funding to MASA and Muslim communities within a racial justice portfolio. The afternoon … Continued

New Frameworks for Measuring Capacity and Assessing Performance

If we start with the assumption that—in order to improve our social sector as a whole—those who do the work to strengthen our communities (the nonprofits) are equally as critical as those responsible for providing the resources for the work to get done (the foundations), then why wouldn’t we expect all social sector actors to … Continued

Communicating Impact: Why We Matter

In this session we will learn why the ability to demonstrate our impact in our communities is an increasingly important part of our case for high-level philanthropic support. In this session we will look at a few different, tested approaches for planning and measuring impact. We’ll also explore examples of how to use that information … Continued

Iris House 14th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit

Iris House has produced thirteen Women as the Face of AIDS Summits over the last decade. Thousands of consumers, health care professionals, non-profit staff members, academics, and policy workers have joined us to present, to listen, to learn, and to share ideas on how to improve the lives of women and men living with HIV. … Continued

How Consultants Can Work With Organizations to Build Evaluation Capacity

New York Consortium of Evaluators, in partnership with Evaluate for Change, is hosting a discussion on the “client/consultant relationship.” Our panel is comprised of individuals from the nonprofit and evaluation consulting fields. They will discuss how consultants and organizations can utilize different approaches to build infrastructure for a sustainable evaluation project. At the conclusion of … Continued