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Education Impact: OhioMeansJobs

Publication date: 
12/2015
Education can propel Ohio’s economy by producing the talent necessary to envision, invent, create and fill 21st century jobs that will support Ohioans and their families. OhioMeansJobs helps students and individuals at all levels, K-12 through post-secondary, with tools for college- and career- readiness. Learn about this innovative public-private partnership – the first of its kind in the nation – and how it helps students and ensures training and support for Ohio's in-demand jobs.

2020 Jobs & Gender Outlook

Publication date: 
03/2015
Job growth in our region is not likely to result in uniform prosperity for both genders. A recently-released report, undertaken by the leadership of The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, unpacks this prediction and illustrates the impact for marginalized populations.

Women in Philanthropy Summit

Publication date: 
03/2015
Otterbein University, in partnership with Bowling Green State University and the University of Findlay, hosted a two-day Women in Philanthropy Summit to start the conversation around improving gender equality by investing in women, as well as the power of women in philanthropy. Keynote speakers were Dr. MusimbiKanyoro, president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, and Katie Koch, senior portfolio strategist and chief of staff for the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Office of the Chairman, United Kingdom, in addition to many other speakers and panels.

Ohio’s Education Budget 2016-2017

Publication date: 
03/2015
No matter what your interests – as a taxpayer, funder of education programs, employer or parent – you will benefit from a review of the state’s efforts to prepare the next generation of citizens. Philanthropy Ohio’s webinar will include updates on key education policies and the associated budget considerations shaping early childhood to post-secondary reforms.

Ohio’s Charter Landscape: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Publication date: 
02/2015
It is critical for grantmakers to understand the performance of schools in their local communities and across the state. Thomas B. Fordham Institute shared recent research on Ohio's charter school landscape; school report card ratings and performance; and policy recommendations and recent legislative policies introduced to strengthen charter schools across Ohio.

Let's Talk Philanthropy -- Womenomics

Publication date: 
08/2014
This month’s topic: Womenomics. The term may be new but the concept is simple: invest in women and change the world. From research we know that women control 83 percent of consumer purchases, they globally comprise 66 percent of the workforce, and yet nationally women who work full time earn 81 cents for every dollar a man earns. Investing in the potential of women and girls creates a ripple effect for the community as a whole. Suzanne Allen, President of Philanthropy Ohio, will be your guide and host.

Let's Talk Philanthropy -- PechaKucha: Using the 20x20 Rule to Share Your Message

Using a standard PowerPoint presentation style can be boring not just for audiences but also for the presenter. PechaKucha’s presentation style requires deliver your message in 20 slides, talking for only 20 seconds each, regardless of the speaker or topic. This quick-fire method of sharing a story or report can help you organize and define the main messaging points of your organization or a project.

Let's Talk Philanthropy with Suzanne Allen

This month’s topic: Empowering Communities through Social Enterprise. In its simplest form, a social enterprise is an organization that identifies a community issue and applies entrepreneurial principles and practices to maximize solutions to the problem. Social entrepreneurs and the funds that support this work strive to achieve social change through non-traditional and forward-thinking methods.

Let’s Talk Philanthropy -- Board Development

This month’s topic: Where Boards Go Astray and How to Get Them Back on Track. Building a great nonprofit or foundation board is essential, yet the process is often a challenge. What can you do when the actions of the board don’t meet your expectations? Suzanne Allen, President of Philanthropy Ohio, will be your guide and host.

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