An update for Pennsylvania funders on national, statewide and local activities currently being undertaken – and where philanthropy can continue to play a role – to ensure a fair and accurate census count.
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Resources from the March Opioid Funders' Workgroup Session.
The Amplifier Resource Library contains materials for every step of the giving circle experience. From recruitment to grantmaking.
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February 12, 2019 Presentation from Opioid Funders' Workgroup Session
Resources from Implementation Science 101 workshop held on February 20, 2019.
Join GWP for an “Off the Record” discussion with Partner4Work’s new CEO, Earl Buford and their board chair, Mark Latterner. Our conversation will be moderated by senior program officer at the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Lisa Kuzma.
GWP dues cover the calendar year and are based on a member organization's grant payout. The dues for organizations that join later during the year are pro-rated. Dues are determined by a formula applied to the average of a three-year payout period.
Funders in Allegheny County pay the calculated amount in full.
Funders located in the Collar County Region pay 75% of the calculated dues amount.
The Collar County Region includes these counties:
Using machine learning and big data from nonprofit IRS 990’s, foundation and other charitable giving, zip code level economic data, and population demographics, we can predict, among other things, which nonprofits will be financially healthy and why. Join us for a workshop with Pete York, evaluation expert and data scientist, who will share how these methods can help program officers, leaders and managers discover precisely what works, for whom and to use on-demand insights to achieve better outcomes.
Use this resource as talking points for your Hill meetings at FOTH. The document includes suggested topics and messages to deliver to your members of Congress to ensure that all delegations are speaking with one voice about the issues that impact the sector.
Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 116th Congress.
The Foundation Center compiles Foundation Landscapes that combine multiple resources, including data visualization tools, original research, and more to illuminate critical issues in philanthropy. This page, focused on racial equity, includes a collection of research, upcoming trainings and webinars, news articles, and blog posts from experts in the field.
Resources from the December 4, 2018 Civic Matters Engagement Workshop
Prepared notes from the session and links to additional resources from 12/17/18 meeting below.
Compiled by Wayne Jones. Not for distribution outside of GWP membership.
GWP Arts Funders' Learning Network Resource for 12-19-18
Grantmakers in the Arts 2018 in Oakland, CA
Theme: Race, Place, Space
Notes and Resources from Tiffany Wilhelm for GWP Arts Learning Network
The greater Pittsburgh region takes pride in its cultural assets, and the philanthropic community has a long history of making investments in them. Through this network, GWP members gather to learn about trends and issues affecting arts and cultural organizations, as well as emerging approaches to strengthening this vital sector of the community.
Administrative Learning Network Resources: Managing Up
One of the primary ways you can exert influence in your organization is through relationships. We'll explore best practices to build strong relationships and how those strategies can increase your influence with stakeholders and staff at all levels. You may have heard the term “managing up” - we'll apply those concepts to all relationships with others who are in a position to influence your work and/or who you want to influence. This approach can improve team dynamics, work processes, and the results you achieve together.
Resources for Assessing Grantees’ Financial Health And Long Term Sustainability Program 12-11-18
List of suggested grantmaking tactics for workgroup discussion. Not for distribution outside of GWP membership.
In the latest edition of its research of corporate social investment has found that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world. It is based on data from 252 companies and not only presents a profile of corporate philanthropy and employee engagement, but also includes a Trends Summary that highlights the prominent features of corporate societal investment.
These two reports show the human and economic toll of the opioid and tobacco epidemics and chart out recommendations for educators, employers, health providers, and effective policy.