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Philanthropy 101: Three Session Series

Date:
October 4th, 2019
Time:
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Location:
Various
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor
Event type:
Best practices
Member fee:
$200
Base fee:
$300
 
Philanthropy 101 is a three-session series that helps all staff new to philanthropy better understand and work within the sector. Developed by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's Grantmaking School team and Philanthropy New York and presented by Philanthropy Massachusetts for the first time last year, this interactive course will provide an introduction to the field of philanthropy, helping participants to become more effective in their role as a funder.
 
Philanthropy 101 will begin on Friday, October 4th and run every third Friday, ending November 15th. This series is relevant to staff in any position at a grantmaking organization. The series is a cohort-based series with each session building off the prior one, and participants are expected to commit to attending all three sessions.
 
To extend the impact of those who benefit, this series is in partnership with Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island (GCRI) and the Maine Philanthropy Center (MPC) and presented in Massachusetts.
 
Designed For:
Anyone who has joined the philanthropic sector within the last 1 to 2 years or is interested in a refresher; open to the entire range of disciplines within the field, e.g., Assistant to the President, Program Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Human Services Director, Trustee, Program Assistant, among others.
 
Pricing for Three-Session Series:
Members of Philanthropy MA, GCRI or MPC: $200
Non-members: $300
 
Both a light breakfast and lunch are included in the cost of registration.
 
Discount Information: 

A 20% discount applies to each registration if more than one individual signs up from an organization. Please email info@philanthropyma.org if more than one individual from your organization plans to attend and we will send you a discounted invoice. In that email please include the names and email addresses of all attendees, your organization, and your preferred method of payment (PayPal or Check) and we will take care of registration.

Members of GCRI and MPC are eligible for our Philanthropy MA member rate of $200, in addition to the 20% discount for more than one individual from an organization. Our system is not ideally set up to discount members outside of Philanthropy MA's network, so please also email info@philanthropyma.org with the names and email addresses of all attendees, your organization, which network you are in (GCRI or MPC), and your preferred method of payment (PayPal or Check) and we will take care of registration.

Please email info@philanthropyma.org with any questions. 

2019 Sessions

Session 1 – Overview – The Field of Philanthropy and Structures
 
Module One: Basics – Roles/Types/Structures and PSO Infrastructure
Module Two: Fundamentals of Grantmaking

Friday, October 4, 2019, 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: Blue Cross Blue Shield MA Foundation (101 Huntington Ave, 12th Floor Conference Center, Boston, MA 02199)

Presenters to be determined


Session 2 – You’re a Funder – The How Tos
 
Module Three: Governance and Legal Issues  
Module Four: Debates and Discourse

Friday, October 25, 2019, 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: The Nonprofit Center (89 South St, Boston, MA 02111, Conference Room TBD)

Presenters to be determined


Session 3 – The YOU in Philanthropy
 
Module Five: Implicit Bias
Module Six: Power

Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (600 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210)

Presenters to be determined


 

Registration type: 
Normal registration

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