Past Events

Jan
9

Taking on the Big Issues: How Your Foundation Can Find Focus and Create Impact

January 9, 2020,
9:00am to 10:30am
PST
Online

As a funder looking to effect change within a large scale social, environmental or economic problem, how do you decide as a family what you can do to make a difference? How do you find your role and define impact as you take on problems of an incredible scope? Join these philanthropists who have tackled major issues by finding specific focus areas, taking big bets, or collaborating effectively. Whether you are a small funder or large foundation, this webinar will highlight important actions you can take to have impact and create powerful change towards significant issues.

Dec
12

Passing the Baton: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Family Philanthropy

December 12, 2019,
9:00am to 10:30am
PST
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

In 2020 the National Center for Family Philanthropy will welcome Nick Tedesco as CEO and see the transition of founder and longtime CEO Ginny Esposito to the role of senior fellow. These two leaders will reflect on the past 20 years of NCFP’s work and discuss current priorities, the future of the field of family philanthropy and the continuing role NCFP can play in thought leadership, community building and more.

Dec
12

Philanthropy & the 2020 Census: What a Fair and Accurate Count Means for Ending Homelessness

December 12, 2019,
9:00am to 10:00am
PST

In this webinar, Funders Together to End Homelessness will explore where current Census operations are, why philanthropy investing in housing and homelessness programs should care about the count, what some of the concerns and barriers are to counting people experiencing homelessness, and how funders can be an integral part in fair and accurate Census efforts in their community.

Nov
14

New Trends: Research Findings from NCFP’s Second Family Philanthropy Study

November 14, 2019,
9:00am to 10:30am
PST
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

What are new emerging issues facing philanthropic donors and families? How are families’ funding priorities, governance practices, and approaches to giving and decision-making evolving and changing? How are issues of founder participation, choice of lifespan, and the use of multiple giving vehicles affecting the practices and outcomes of family philanthropy? This webinar will share the results of research findings from the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s second ever Trends in Family Philanthropy study.

Nov
13

Speak Out: Social Justice Advocacy for Private Foundations

November 13, 2019,
10:00am to 11:15am
PST
Online

Not sure how to make the case for funding advocacy for social justice or equity? Uncertain whether you can fund grantees that lobby? Wondering whether or how your foundation can speak out on a particular policy issue such as affordable housing? Join Neighborhood Funders Group for this 75-minute webinar on November 13th to get answers to these questions, as well as real-life examples from a private foundation supporting the advocacy work of its grantees as well as engaging in institutional advocacy itself.

Nov
12

Mission Investors Exchange Webinar: Census 2020 - Why and How it Matters for Impact Investing

November 12, 2019,
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PST

How do impact investors and policymakers use and rely on census data? And what are the consequences for impact investors if the census fails to include all our communities? Join Mission Investors Exchange for a webinar exploring why and how foundations and other impact investors are mobilizing to get out the count for the 2020 Census.

Nov
1

The Foundation for Success is Housing Stability

November 1, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Online

Do you care about health, education, workforce development, domestic violence, economic mobility, criminal justice, or building vibrant communities? Then you also care about housing and homelessness (even if you don't know it yet!). Housing stability influences outcomes across many sectors, and there is research to prove it. Join us on a webinar with Funders Together to End Homelessness, a national partner organization, to hear from funders in our region.

Oct
22

Finding and Keeping Major Donors: Fundraising Boot Camp for Community Foundation Leaders

October 22, 2019,
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT
Virtual

Join us for the second of three virtual exchanges built for community foundation staff, trustees and board members. This call will be led by Maddy Metzger-Utt, Philanthropy Northwest Community Foundation Advisor and former CEO of Community Foundation of Snohomish County. In this series, we'll tackle the most pressing issues as identified by you, our Community Foundation network. This session will focus on donor development and fundraising for community foundations. 

Oct
17

A Conversation with New and Graduating CEOs

October 17, 2019,
11:00am to 12:30pm
PDT
Online

An NCFP Monthly Webinar for NCFP’s Entire Network of Friends & Subscribers

Being the non-family staff leader of a multi-generational family foundation is a privilege and honor. The path to engaging and furthering a family’s philanthropy is a special experience—but it can also be tough. This special conversation for CEOs, board members and donors will feature a discussion between two highly respected CEOs in the process of exiting their long-time roles alongside two new CEOs just entering this role.

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