Learn about Western Governors University’s (WGU) new partnership with the Ohio Association of Community Colleges to help meet Ohio’s attainment goal for 65% of Ohioans having a college degree or credential by 2025. The innovative practice of competency-based education is one strategy that could help Ohio get closer to meeting its attainment goal. WGU -- the nation’s first and largest competency-based university – uses technology to adapt to the needs of students, making post-secondary education more accessible and flexible, making it easier for students to accelerate learning.
Get up to speed on the latest health and education happenings at the statehouse. Hear from Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow at the Center for Community Solutions and Lisa Gray, Project Director for the Philanthropy Ohio Education Initiative.
Explore highlights from the Ohio Immigrant Population profile commissioned by funders for funders amidst continuing national conversations.
Discover how to use social media to enhance your messaging, communications and engagement strategy, define your goals and determine an online engagement strategy that works for your organization and learn how to choose platforms and establish social media accounts.
Noted tax and budget policy expert Bob Greenstein provides an overview on the key provisions in the federal budget, discusses current and upcoming budget debates and battles and offer insights on the potential impact for low income families, workers and communities.
Explore the most recent data and long-term trends related to charitable giving in Ohio. Philanthropy Ohio’s annual Ohio Gives report provides a deep dive into data on charitable contributions made by individuals, corporate, private and community foundations, federated funds and other grantmakers.
Query - We would be interested in knowing if Philanthropy Ohio member foundations measure the efficiency of the organizations they support. Specifically, we would like to know what measure is used (overhead, people served, etc.) and what sources they use (GuideStar, Charity Navigator, etc.)
Sample job description from the Columbus Foundation
Query: A Philanthropy Ohio colleague is requesting suggestions for an auditing firm. They are interested in a company experienced in working with organizations at the $10 million level. Their foundation will be experiencing an annual audit for the very first time.
Do you have an idea worth spreading? Watch this engaging webinar with Ruth Milligan, an expert on the TEDx style of speaking, to better understand what TED-like talks really are and how you can apply them in your work.