2015 Events Calendar

Jan. 29-30
Orlando, FL

Florida Philanthropic Network
2015 Statewide Summit on Philanthropy

NCRP's Executive Director Aaron Dorfman and Senior Field Associate Christine Reeves will join Florida's grantmakers. Mr. Dorfman will give a plenary talk, "Civil Discourse? Progressive vs. Conservative Philanthropy." Ms. Reeves will help lead a conversation for the pre-conference dinner on emerging leadership in philanthropy.

Jan. 28
1:00PM EST

Tools for Social Change: The National Equity Atlas

During this webinar, our speakers will take you on a tour of the Atlas and reveal how foundations can employ equity data and policy strategies to foster inclusive growth. Learn how to share this tool with your grantees to strengthen their work and advance your own equity agenda. Exchange ideas with the speakers about how data on changing demographics can advance the conversations and boost strategies needed to build an equitable economy.

Use the #ncrpchat and #equityatlas hashtags on Twitter to engage with the panelists and other attendees, including @PERE_USC @policylink and @NCRP

Featured Speakers:

  • Niki Jagpal,Research and Policy Director, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (moderator)
  • Tarza Mitchell, Public Policy Analyst, NC Budget and Tax Center of the NC Justice Center
  • Justin Scroggins, Data Manager, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity
  • Nonet T. Sykes, Senior Associate, Race Equity and Inclusion Talent & Leadership Development, The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Sarah Treuhaft, Deputy Director, PolicyLink

Jan. 15
2:30PM EST

Fueling the Movement: How Foundations can Support the Fight for Racial Equity

Join NCRP and our esteemed panelists as we explore what foundations can do in response to recent events in Ferguson, New York City and across the country. Hear from grassroots organizers who have been on the ground in the movement about what type of support they need to be successful. Learn funding strategies for supporting the leadership organizations in the movement. And discuss how your foundation can be involved beyond giving grants.

Use the #ncrpchat #ferguson #blacklivesmatter hashtags on Twitter to engage with the panelists and other attendees:@aliciagarza @tymcharris @ZachWNorris @ReverendStarsky.

Featured Speakers:

  • Alicia Garza, Special Projects Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Creator, #blacklivesmatter
  • Tynesha Mcharris, Director of Community Leadership, Brooklyn Community Foundation
  • Zachary Norris, Executive Director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
  • Rev. Starsky Wilson, President & CEO, Deaconess Foundation and Co-Chair of the Ferguson Commission
  • Aaron Dorfman, Executive Director, NCRP (moderator) 

Webinar Materials:

Jan. 9
3:00PM EST

EPIP/NCRP Webinar Supersized Imbalance: Post-2014 Election, What Foundations Should Know

Philanthropy cannot work in a silo or vacuum; philanthropy and the communities it serves are influenced by policy and elections. At the start of 2015, state legislatures will be in full swing with plenty of interesting policy issues on the table. Join us as experts demonstrate effective tools for understanding 4 contemporary policy issues. Plus, we will hear from a foundation that is using data-centric tools to bolster their agenda.

Free for EPIP & NCRP Members, $10 for Nonmembers

Featured Speakers:

  • Christine Reeves, Senior Field Associate, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy & Board Member, EPIP (Moderator)
  • Edwin Bender, Executive Director, National Institute of Money in State Politics
  • Bert Brandenberg, Executive Director, Justice at Stake
  • Tara Malloy, Senior Counsel, Campaign Legal Center
  • Daniel Stid, Director of the Madison Initative, William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

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