Feb. 23rd Webinar: Catalytic Change: Lessons Learned from the Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) and Applied Research Center (ARC) invite you to a webinar:

Catalytic Change: Lessons Learned from the Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 3pm - 4:15pm EST


Neighborhood Funders Group Seeks Executive Director

The mission of the Neighborhood Funders Group is to strengthen the capacity of philanthropy to understand and support community-based efforts to organize and improve the economic and social fabric of low-income urban neighborhoods and rural communities. Founded in 1980, NFG has grown to a network of over 200 grantmaking more >>

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Announces the 2010 EPIP Professional Development Fund


EPIP is soliciting applications for the 2010 Professional Development Fund, a scholarship program designed to increase access to professional development opportunities for young people of color working in the foundation field. PDF is specifically intended to support young people of color, reflecting EPIP's emphasis on ensuring racial diversity within our next-generation work. Recipients must use the award to attend philanthropy conferences and to network and learn from peers and senior colleagues.

The EPIP Professional Development Fund supports:

New California Independent Redistricting Commission Seeks Citizen Members

The new California Citizens Redistricting Commission is now inviting applications for membership. Commissioners will help draw the lines of California's Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization districts. You may qualify for membership. Commissioners will be compensated for their more >>

GrantCraft Releases Guide to Funder Collaboratives

When it comes to funder collaboratives, is the whole truly greater than the sum of its parts? Can foundations make a bigger impact with grant dollars by working together than by going it alone? Yes, grantmakers say, as long as members define their goals, set clear operational guidelines, and work from the start to make the collaborative function well for more >>

Center for Governmental Studies Releases Report: "Loopholes, Tricks and End Runs: Evasions of Campaign Finance laws, and a Model Law to Block Them."

Loopholes, Tricks and End Runs: Evasions of Campaign Finance Laws, and a Model Law to Block Them, a new report issued today by the Center for Governmental Studies (CGS), concludes that while many campaign finance reforms have taken some of the negative influences of money out of electoral and governmental processes, they have been undermined by “loopholes” in existing laws that have allowed candidates and elected officials to raise money far in excess of existing contribution more >>

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