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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.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Publication date: 
09/2014

Telling your story to the world is one of the most important things an organization must do to reach potential donors but producing a video can be daunting, expensive and outside your comfort zone and expertise. Learn how to be the executive producer of your fundraising video, from making the decision to choosing vendors or doing it yourself.

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.

Grantcraft Funder Transparency Sponsored by GrantCraft and Glasspockets

Publication date: 
06/2014

Sponsored by GrantCraft and Glasspockets
There is a growing acceptance that transparency as it relates to a foundation’s grantmaking, governance and financial policies, among others, is beneficial. But often, challenges arise when determining where and how to start improving transparency and accountability, specifically when it comes to communication. Join Ohio’s own Jennifer Roller, president of the Raymond Wean Foundation, in conversation with GrantCraft on the topic of communicating well and the new publication, Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency.

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