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The Foundation Center: Philanthropy Chat

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In this podcast series, the Foundation Center brings you conversations with grantmakers and other experts in the field of philanthropy on topics ranging from arts funding to changing trends in grantmaking to the impact of the economic crisis on nonprofits.

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In this podcast series, the Foundation Center brings you conversations with grantmakers and other experts in the field of philanthropy on topics ranging from arts funding to changing trends in grantmaking to the impact of the economic crisis on nonprofits.

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The Foundation Center: Philanthropy Chat

Latest release on Aug 02, 2016

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In this podcast series, the Foundation Center brings you conversations with grantmakers and other experts in the field of philanthropy on topics ranging from arts funding to changing trends in grantmaking to the impact of the economic crisis on nonprofits.

Guía para escribir propuestas del Foundation Center (traducción de la 5a edición)

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En asociación con Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) de Nueva York (Grabaciones para ciegos & disléxicos), el Foundation Center presenta una nueva versión en audio de la traducción al español de Guía para escribir propuestas, el libro más popular en nuestra serie de Guías para la recaudación de fondos. Es solo la segunda vez que el centro ha lanzado una publicación en formato de audio; la primera fue la versión en inglés de este título.

Aug 02 2016

9hr 30mins

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Guide to Proposal Writing Audiobook

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Audiobook of the 5th edition. Listen/download in parts or as a single large file.

Aug 01 2016

9hr 30mins

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Philanthropy Chat - Year-End Fundraising Crowdfunding and #GivingTuesday - 2015-11-03

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Are you thinking of running a #GivingTuesday campaign? Listen to Dana Ostomel, founder and CEO of Deposit a Gift, as she discusses using crowdfunding and #GivingTuesday to enhance your year-end fundraising.

Nov 03 2015

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Telling Your Story: Maximizing Your Organization's Form 990 - 2014-10-16

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Learn how to make your Form 990 more compelling so your nonprofit can use it as a marketing tool.

Oct 16 2014

1hr 32mins

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Ask the Grantmakers - 2014-10-16

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What makes a grantmaker select one proposal over another? Find out from the people who make the decisions at Washington Gas, The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, Washington Area Women’s Foundation, and Jovid Foundation.

Oct 16 2014

1hr 24mins

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The Puzzle of the DC Region's Modest-Size Foundation Sector in a Wealthy Area - 2014-09-17

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Alan Abramson of George Mason University's Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, and Policy, and co-author Stefan Toepler, present the findings of their research. Members of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers respond.

Sep 17 2014

1hr 32mins

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How to Attract and Sustain National/Large Grantmaker Support – 2014-06-24

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Focus on the "Three Ps" -- Purpose, Process and People -- if your nonprofit wants work with large foundations, says Darin McKeever, Deputy Director of the Charitable Sector at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Jun 24 2014

20mins

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Philanthropy: The Next 50 Years - 2014-04-03

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Distinguished representatives from the philanthropic sector share their thoughts and concerns about the future of philanthropy and respond to audience questions.

Apr 03 2014

1hr 53mins

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Philanthropy Chat - Challenges and Opportunities for Next Gen Nonprofit Leadership – 2013-06-21

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What challenges do young social justice leaders face in today’s changing social sector and how do they approach them? What challenges remain?

Jun 21 2013

9mins

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Philanthropy Chat - Unlocking Gaming Potential - 2013-06-14

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What is important when it comes to forming partnerships with tech organizations? How do organizations approach corporations and other organizations when partnering on a new project? Learn from the NewSchools Venture Fund/Zynga.org Learning Games Accelerator.

Jun 14 2013

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Social Media and Donor Behavior - 2013-02-26

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Julie Dixon and Denise Keyes of Georgetown’s Center for Social Impact Communication discuss the new model of donor engagement and how organizations and fundraising professionals can adjust to them.

Feb 26 2013

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Philanthropy Chat - Grant Collaborations with Libraries - 2012-10-22

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Nancy Kalikow Maxwell describes the unique strengths that libraries bring to grant collaborations and highlights key conditions that are necessary in order to have more collaborations involving libraries in the future.

Oct 23 2012

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Philanthropy Chat - Arts Marketing with Marga Fripp - 2012-10-05

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Marga Fripp discusses arts marketing for the individual artist.

Oct 05 2012

23mins

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Philanthropy Chat - Social Entrepreneurs - 2012-10-03

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Beverly Schwartz, vice president of global marketing at Ashoka, covers topics from her book, Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World.

Oct 04 2012

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Philanthropy Chat - Nonprofit Myths - 2012-10-02

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Deirdre Maloney, president of the firm Momentum, examines the myths and realities of nonprofit management, marketing, and outcomes measurement.

Oct 03 2012

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Philanthropy Chat – Juliana Steele on fiscal sponsorship - 2012-09-28

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Juliana Steele, program specialist for fiscal sponsorship with Fractured Atlas, explains how artists can determine whether their project would be a good candidate to be fiscally sponsored, and how artists can seek out sponsors.

Sep 28 2012

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Philanthropy Chat – Fundraising for documentary filmmakers - 2012-09-25

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Author and filmmaker Faith Fuller discusses her background in fundraising for documentary filmmaking.

Sep 25 2012

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Philanthropy Chat - DCs common grant application - 2012-09-20

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Miyesha Perry Chappell, Manager of Grants and Administration at the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, discusses the newly revised Common Grant Application from the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers.

Sep 20 2012

10mins

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Philanthropy Chat - Cultivating a Grassroots Grantmaking Committee - 2012-08-17

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Rachel Oscar of Grassroots Grantmakers sits down with Sarah Gyorki to discuss implementing a grassroots grantmaking committee.

Aug 17 2012

23mins

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Phlanthropy Chat - Neighborhood Initiatives - 2012-08-09

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Sharon Charters, Grants Manager at the Hamilton Community Foundation (in Ontario, Canada) and David Derbyshire of Wesley Urban Ministries discuss the Foundation's multi-faceted neighborhood initiative.

Aug 09 2012

17mins

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