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In last week's episode of Family Philanthropy Radio, we discussed what you need to know before you accept an offer to serve on the Board of Directors of your favorite non-profit. In this week's episode, we discuss how to avoid "Drive-By Philanthropy" in favor of establishing lasting and meaningful relationships with the non-profits you sponsor.
In last week's episode of Family Philanthropy Radio, we discussed how families can increase their giving capacity...
This week, we will discuss how Giving Families can make sure their doantions are being used in a manner consistent with the family's value and vision.
More information at: www.FamilyPhilanthropyDoneRight.com
In last week's episode of Family Philanthropy Radio, we discussed how Giving Families can make sure their donations are being used in a manner consistent with the family's values and vision.
This week, we will discuss what you need to know before you accept an offer to serve on the Board of Directors of your favorite nonprofit.
More information at: www.FamilyPhilanthropyDoneRight.com
In last week's episode of Family Philanthropy Radio, we discussed how charities can engage their high capacity donors.
This week, we will discuss how families can increase their giving capacity.
More information at: www.FamilyPhilanthropyDoneRight.com.
For many years we have discussed the effects of widespread capitalism as a root cause of the current conditions of black folks in America. From chattel slavery to the institutions that were built and created as a result of free capital. With black buying power reaching over $1 trillion dollars, it’s time that we reexamine capitalism through the lenses of fundraising/philanthropy for ourselves to see the institutions and impact that will change our conditions. By pooling our dollars together, fundraising for our causes, we can change the way that we’re viewed and the physical environments that we dwell in. Solution based radio!
On this episode of DEMA LIVE we will be joined by Philanthropy Expert Ron Poindexter, Senior Learning and Development Specialist for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Before taking a management position with the foundation, Ron worked as an Executive Assistant.
During our discussion we will address how PSP’s impact the ability of their Principals’ to be more involved in philanthropy. This can range from researching various charities to see which organization’s values best align with the principal’s, to managing how personal donations are made to the organizations. Not only is this charity work rewarding to the Principals involved, but working on philanthropic projects can have lasting, positive effects on PSP’s.
As Ron delves into his journey from an Executive Assistant to a management position for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, join us live by either logging or calling in and listening. As always, this is an interactive show so make sure you write those questions down and submit them through our Facebook page, Twitter account #DEMALIVE, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or just call in! You can meet Ron at the upcoming 2015 DEMA Conference on Leadership in April by regsitering at www.demaconvention.com.
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He lectures around the world but now is here for you. From the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking, Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver through this economic downturn in the charitable sector to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success.
Expert: Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspirational, and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector.” A consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development, Simone guides countless organizations and professionals through her consulting and coaching, teaching and writing. She works with all types and sizes of nonprofits, speaks at conferences worldwide, and teaches in the graduate program for philanthropy at Saint Mary’s University, MN.
Her books Keep Your Donors, Strategic Fund Development, and Firing Lousy Board Members all receive rave reviews. Simone has also contributed to several other books. She writes for the Nonprofit Quarterly, blogs weekly as Simone Uncensored, and publishes a monthly e-news.
As a volunteer, Simone founded the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, a social justice organization. She regularly serves on boards. Currently she chairs the Advisory Board of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University in the U.K. And, she chairs the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. Simone and her life partner have bequeathed their entire estate to charity. Visit her at www.simonejoyaux.com.
Steven L. Meyers, Ph.D., is Vice President of the Center for Personalized Philanthropy at the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is the primary developer of Personalized Philanthropy, based on the mantra of “the right gift, for the right purpose, for the right donor.”
Steve has published in The Journal of Gift Planning and speaks frequently at national and regional gift and financial planning events on donor-focused giving and “Planned Giving in the Big Picture.” He is a contributing author for the Planned Giving Design Center, as well as for the Elite Advisor Forum of CEG International.
Steve strongly believes in building a pioneering culture of teamwork and collaboration and most enjoys helping donors realize ways they can help make miracles happen at the Weizmann Institute and other organizations close to their hearts. He is the author of the book, Personalized Philanthropy: Crash the Fundraising Matrix (Make the Real Shift to Donor-Focused Giving), and Personalized Philanthropy, and its companion monograph for donors, Personalized Philanthropy and the Four Donors: Parables for Radically Rethinking Your Philanthropy: A New Conversation for donors, gift officers, and advisors.
Carol Thompson Cole is President & CEO of Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), a philanthropic investment organization that helps great leaders build strong, high-performing nonprofit institutions. Cole brings to VPP over thirty years of management experience in the public and private sectors. She served as Special Advisor to President Clinton on the District of Columbia and Executive Director of the DC Inter-Agency Task Force and in the Executive Office of the President.
She is a member of numerous boards, including the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers Board of Directors. Honors and awards include Most Powerful Women of 2011 and 2009 by Washingtonian Magazine, 2010 Sophisticated Lady by Arena Stage; 10 People to Watch in 2009 by the Washington Business Journal; Phenomenal Women of 2008, by the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust; and Washingtonian of the Year in 1990 - Washingtonian Magazine.
Cole earned a BA from Smith College and a master’s in public administration with a concentration in urban public policy studies from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, New York University. She also attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
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