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Google Tech Talk July 12, 2010 ABSTRACT Presented by Christine Sherry. Anyone who has tried to give away money faces the question of how to evaluate a request for proposal for funds. How do you know that the group or the idea is one that you should support? This tech talk is designed for Googlers who want to be more effective and strategic in reviewing grant proposals for funding. It is designed for two groups of people: (1) those who want to know more about what to look for as they make choices in their personal philanthropy and (2) Googlers who want to submit a good grant proposal to the Google Corporate Giving Council for funding. Whatever your interest, this tech talk will guide you through what to look for in grant proposals. We will review the elements of a good proposal...
Find out more at http://goo.gl/ieCeRW QUT's Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) prepares you for a career in a nonprofit organisation, or work in the public or private sectors that engage with nonprofit organisations. Our scholarships, grants and bursaries are designed to assist your philanthropy studies and enhance your contribution to the nonprofit sector. The courses are available in class or via flexible delivery so you can study from anywhere in Australia. Develop tradeable knowledge and strategic thinking to advance or change your career. Develop critical skills, such as problem solving, creative thinking, negotiation, ethical practices, teamwork, leadership, networking and information management. Study ethics, fundraising development principles, legal issues a...
Find out more: bit.ly/QUTACPNS Five accomplished graduates of the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies talk about their experience studying and why they would encourage others to undertake studies as well.
Find out more at http://ow.ly/jGVxA Our internationally regarded Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies is the first research centre in Australia to offer teaching programs specialising in philanthropy and nonprofit studies. Our students learn the principles of fundraising and develop skills specific to the nonprofit sector in the areas of marketing, corporate responsibility, management, governance, financial decision making and accounting. The courses can be tailored to meet your needs, with opportunities to pursue practical work-related projects and research.
Find out more at http://www.qut.edu.au/business/about/news/australian-centre-for-philanthropy-and-nonprofit-studies The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) is part of QUT Business School which is internationally recognised for its high quality teaching and research. ACPNS brings together academics and research students with expertise in philanthropy, nonprofit organisations, and the social economy. This, combined with our strong industry links and unique and practical teaching, ensures that we stay at the leading edge of knowledge, providing our students with a teaching and research environment that is up to date and relevant to the needs of students interested in pursuing careers in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
Visit http://bit.ly/1LLU6XY to enroll today! Led by Stanford Law Emeritus Dean and Former President of the Hewlett Foundation, Paul Brest, this course will help students develop successful strategies to achieve their organization's goals and make strides towards meaningful impact.
À PROPOS DE LA CONFÉRENCE Il est temps de redéfinir les normes et de repenser la philanthropie et les affaires. Afin de mieux comprendre le rôle et l'importance de la philanthropie dans le milieu des affaires, les conférenciers partageront leur modèle d'affaires et leur vision pour réussir en s'impliquant dans la société. L’objectif de cette conférence est d'exposer les nouvelles tendances du milieu philanthropique, que ce soit d'un point du vue légal, business et social, afin de le démocratiser. Avec cette conférence, nous souhaitons vous montrer certaines possibilités d’avenir qui s’offrent à vous, autres que celles généralement associées aux étudiants de HEC Montréal, et qu’il est possible de gagner sa vie tout en étant philanthrope et en redonnant à la société ! ABOUT THE CONFERENCE...
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Gates talks about the lack of funding and upstream research studies that are so critical to philanthropic endeavors/efforts. Subscribe to FORBES: https://www.youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1 Stay Connected Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbesvideo Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbesvideo More From Forbes: http://forbes.com Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.
A new report from Credit Suisse and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, entitled, "Strategic Philanthropy: Guide to Evaluation," provides greater context and clarity around evaluation, drawing from a review of best practices, interviews conducted by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and examples from a variety of case studies, to address why philanthropists think about evaluation. The paper also gives an overview of the major trends and practices in evaluation, and provides suggestions on how philanthropists can make evaluation effective for their work. More information: https://www.credit-suisse.com/upload/news-live/000000022546.pdf
Rare Bites is a series of informal and entertaining 30 minute lunchtime talks showcasing items from Rare Books & Special Collections at the University of Sydney Library. Nerida Newbigin is Emeritus Professor in the School of Languages and Culture in the Department of Italian Studies, University of Sydney. She discusses highlights from the Dante collection in Rare Books & Special Collections.
Monday, September 27, 2010 Starr Forum: Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy Speaker: Gara LaMarche, CEO and President, Atlantic Philanthropies Introduction: Deborah Fitzgerald, Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, MIT The bottom-line mentality that swept American life in the last few decades, often overriding considerations of principle and professionalism in business, politics, the arts, higher education, journalism and other spheres, left its mark on philanthropy and the not-for-profit world as well. Along the way the clarity of core values like justice and equality too often gave way to utilitarian approaches based on effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses.These have their place, but only if grounded in a strong moral framework.
Corporate social responsibility doesn't include the leader of a company writing big checks.
ISAS is proud to announce the 4th Sarah Kailath Memorial Lecture - a lecture series on the theme of Women and Leadership. This lecture series has been established in memory of Sarah Kailath (February 5 1941 - October 15, 2008), a long-time supporter of CSAS’s mission and activities and in whose name the center holds an endowed chair titled the "Sarah Kailath Chair in India Studies." Our fourth Sarah Kailath Memorial lecture was delivered by Sudha Murty, Indian Social Worker, Philanthropist, and Chairperson, Infosys Foundation. Sudha Murty is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation in India and a Trustee of the Infosys Foundation USA. She has a master's degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She started her career as a development engineer with ...
Philanthropy plays an outsized role in American K–12 education today. From charter schooling to teacher quality to the Common Core State Standards, philanthropic investment in education has been pivotal in shaping policy, reform, and research. Along the way, philanthropy and philanthropists have frequently become lightning rods for criticism from the left and right. What does research tell us about the nature and scope of philanthropic giving today, what have philanthropists learned about school reform, and what are the positive and negative aspects of philanthropy-fueled school reform? We welcome you to join us at AEI as Rick Hess, editor of the seminal volume “With the Best of Intentions: How Philanthropy Is Reshaping K–12 Education” (Harvard Education Press, 2005), and Teachers Colleg...
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