Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Communities across the country are experiencing rapid demographic shifts, and foundations that use place-based giving strategies must adapt their grantmaking to recognize these changes. Join us in a discussion about the multiple ways foundations define place-based philanthropy, its potential challenges and advantages, and the various approaches to this work.
Moderator: Ericka Plater-Turner, Senior Director of Member Experience, Diversity and Inclusion, The Council on Foundations
Speakers: Sheri Brady, Senior Associate for Strategic Partnerships, The Aspen Institute
Lori Fuller, Director, Evaluation and Learning, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
- Webinar PowerPoint Slides
- Kate B. Reynold’s Charitable Trust’s Program Officer Profile
- Towards a Better Place: Resources for Effective Grantmaking & Community Partnerships
- For those who may be interested in seeing how a foundation can use its grantmaking to support city infrastructure, visit the Kresge Foundation website to learn more about how they have brokered several cross-sector partnerships to support the revitalization and sustainability of the city of Detroit.
- Code for America is a Kauffman Foundation grantee that leverages private-public partnerships to achieve its mission of building open source technology and organizing a network of people dedicated to making government services simple, effective, and easy to use.