Learn about Council for a Strong America (CSA), a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, retired admirals and generals, business executives, pastors and prominent coaches and athletes – totaling more than 9,000 individuals – who advocate for research-based policies that support children, youth and families as well as communities, states and the nation. In Ohio, they currently have over 400 members.
Join Mark Lomax II, D.M.A. and Suzanne Allen, Ph.D. for a thoughtful conversation about the intersectionality of poverty, race and opportunity. Listen in to learn about efforts to create a better future for young men and women aged 18-26 and how foundations can activate their funds to make important changes in community.
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.
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.