OSI Seeks Program Officer for Democracy and Power Fund

The Open Society Institute works to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve its mission, OSI seeks to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, OSI implements a range of initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, OSI builds alliances across borders and continents on issues such as corruption and freedom of more >>

6th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers, March 31-April 1, 2009

6th Annual Budget Briefing for Grantmakers
March 31 – April 1, 2009
Hamilton Crowne Plaza
Hamilton Ballroom

June 17 Joint Teleconference on Community Organizing Today in LGBTQ Communities, Register Now


Join us for the June 17 joint teleconference on community organizing in LGBTQ communities and you'll receive special access to one free grantmaking report from GrantCraft (e.g."Funding Community Organizing," "Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens").

Register now and you'll receive the special promotion code following the teleconference: lauren [at] lgbtfunders [dot] org

• Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Funder Briefing - Accountability to Communities: Transforming the Social Landscape through Human Rights

Accountability to Communities: Transforming the Social Landscape through Human Rights
Friday, February 3
Public Interest Projects, 45 West 36th Street | Sixth Floor, New York, NY

Briefing: 12:30-3pm EST (Lunch will be served)
Community Reception: 3-4:30pm EST (Wine and dessert will be served)

Click here to view the full announcement.

Effective Advocacy at ALL Levels of Government

Dear Friends, 
Like Lance Armstrong with prostate cancer, nonprofits must become experts in the cycle of advocacy.  That means while we seek to ensure the right to vote for historically underserved populations through next Tuesday, we need to focus on the challenges that face us in the public policy arena soon after.

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