On May 16th, Carolyn Duronio, partner at Reed Smith and a national expert on exempt organizations, filled GWP in on the ramifications of the IRS’s new guidelines governing program-related investments.
GWP Program Materials
During a GWP session on March 31, we learned about two related strands of research that have shaped the understanding of the Pittsburgh Promise and the support systems needed to prepare students to use the scholarships.
Resources from the workshop: Assessing Grantees’ Financial Health and Long Term Sustainability: Nonprofit Financial Statement Analysis Training
Each year, Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce (GIST) and Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families (GCYF) co-sponsor an Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for their members. This year, to increase the reach of this discussion to grantmakers who are unable to travel to Washington DC, the keynote address from this annual briefing, featuring Bob Greenstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, was made available to GWP members via live webstream.
Below you will find a copy of his presentation.
On Friday, January 29th, Grantmakers of Western PA, along with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, was pleased to welcome the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative to Pittsburgh. We were joined by Marc Chena, JoAnn Hannah and Erin Dalton over breakfast at the Duquesne Club for the opportunity to meet the Jim Casey team and hear about the latest developments in the field of foster care youth.
On December 1, Grantmakers of Western PA, Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Foundation, and Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) hosted a webinar to share information about recent developments in meeting the needs of PA's population of undocumented immigrants.
GWP Members celebrated its 30th annual meeting on November 16 and these are the materials discussed and shared at the meeting.
Many foundations of all sizes have begun to use investments, as well as grantmaking, to expand their philanthropic impact. At the same time, governments, nonprofits and other mission-driven organizations continue to expand