Advocacy/Influence/Public Policy


Maximizing the Return on your Investment (Native American Education Series for Philanthropy, Call 3 of 4)

October 21, 2014,
11:30am to 1:00pm

Highlights of opportunities and strategies for economic development in Indian Country. Through an examination of the human, economic and cultural capital along with existing barriers to success, this session will provide considerations for increasing your return on investments.


Lessons Learned on Donor Advised Funds

October 16, 2014,
10:00am to 11:00am

Join RA staff and members to hear from the Council on Foundations about a recent survey from the Urban Institute on Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) managed by community foundations. The survey results will help provide a full picture on the importance of DAFs to communities nationwide and will help to address the questions that lawmakers often have about DAFs. This webinar is open to both RA staff and members.


Back to School Checkin with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

October 1, 2014, 3:00pm PDT
Conference Call
Arne Duncan

The U.S. Department of Education's next quarterly conference call with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1 at 3pm ET/ 12pm PT. This call, intended for leaders from the foundation and corporate sector, will focus on education priorities for this school year.