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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.

Supporting Cross-Sector Collaboration

Publication date: 
11/2014
The Fund for Our Economic Future argues that cross-sector collaboration is the key to making progress on big goals like economic development and educational parity. However, the complexity of a collective approach may scare away community leaders who prefer to manage programs in silos and measure progress with simple metrics like “jobs added” or “percent increase in test scores.” Join us for an examination of philanthropy’s role in a process that addresses Ohio’s core issues more holistically and with the assumption of shared investment.

Five Trends on the Philanthropic Horizon

Publication date: 
11/2014
Join our virtual tour of five trends that are likely to affect your philanthropic practice in the next few years. While no one can predict exactly what's going to happen in the future, seasoned philanthropy veteran Kris Putnam-Walkerly promises you a glance into her “semi-opaque crystal ball.”

Understanding Millenials

Publication date: 
10/2014
When you understand generational differences, you can maximize the potential of different age cohorts as colleagues, future leaders, and donors. This webinar provides a foundational understanding of the seven traits that drive today’s twenty-somethings. Content by Columbus-based company Lextant.

Change and Resilience

Publication date: 
09/2014
Constant change means that you need to the skills to quickly redirect your activities and retain focus within your scope of philanthropic work. Our upcoming webinar will help you do just this, as it is designed to help you understand the change cycles we all experience and create coping mechanisms to personally navigate change more effectively.

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.

Investing with Impact Sponsored by Morgan Stanley

Publication date: 
07/2014
Investing with Impact is a strategy that aims to generate risk-adjusted financial returns while supporting positive environmental and social impact. Join this webinar and learn about Morgan Stanley’s Investing with Impact framework, designed to encompass four different approaches including financial and values alignment; environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration; sector exposure; and targeted impact investing.

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