Learn about Waterford UPSTART, a technology-based, in-home kindergarten-readiness program. UPSTART’s disruptive innovation approach offers new dimensions of affordability, choice and accessibility for developing school readiness and empowers parents to engage in their children’s education. This program began in Utah and is actively expanding to pilots to Ohio and other states.
Learn about some of the innovations happening in Appalachian Ohio and how funders are coming together with each other and communities to make a difference for the people they serve.
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.
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.
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.
What does it mean to invest in economic development? This webinar will help you better understand the various roles a funder can play in catalyzing the economic development “engine” of a community. Learn more about what to look for and where to start, while learning from two communities that are already on a new economic development journey.
Are you dedicated to developing your personal leadership skills, which takes time and commitment? This thought-provoking webinar pairs two experts in the field – Michelle Vander Stouw and Claudia Herrold – as they dive into how to develop some of the core competencies necessary for the success of tomorrow’s philanthropic leaders.
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.