Monthly Archives: January 2010

How to Help in Haiti: RAs Respond

On January 12th, a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, one of the world’s most impoverished nations, eliciting a swift and dramatic response from the philanthropic community. Several regional associations have organized their own efforts to connect funders and members of the public eager to help through immediate relief and long-term support. Continue reading


Collaboration at CNJG’s 2009 Annual Meeting

On December 10th, the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG) gathered its members for a day of collaboration towards smarter grantmaking. With presentations by the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s Thomas McLaughlin and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations’ Kathleen Enright, and performances by a strings trio from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and improv actress Gerry Martin, participants saw how working together—both with other funders and with grantees—will lead to a stronger impact and greater change. Continue reading

Foundations on the Hill Site Goes Live

The Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) website is now live.  Please check out our new site and register for the event.

We hope that you will join us for this year’s FOTH event, taking place on Tuesday, March 16 and Wednesday, March 17 at the L’Enfant Plaza hotel located at 480 L’Enfant Plaza, SW Washington, D.C. FOTH is a unique opportunity for grantmakers to demonstrate the power of philanthropy and its impact on American society, particularly in these turbulent economic times. Continue reading