AUGUST WEBINAR: Advocacy and Family Philanthropy: Leveraging Limited Dollars for Impact (July 2012 FGN)


Ashley Smith Juarez, Executive Director, The Chartrand Foundation

Ashley Smith Juarez, Executive Director, The Chartrand Foundation

New research from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy shows that family foundations are a leading source of support for nonprofits active in policy advocacy and civic engagement. Why do family foundations choose to invest in these strategies to advance their mission? What kinds of impacts are they achieving, and how do they measure success? What legal parameters guide their advocacy grantmaking? Find out by tuning into this timely and important webinar!

Featured presenters include:

  • NCRP’s Executive Director, Aaron Dorfman, will share findings from three years of research in 13 states on the return-on-investment of foundation-funded policy advocacy benefiting underserved communities.
  • Abby Levine, Legal Director of Advocacy Programs at the Alliance for Justice will talk about the legal rules governing advocacy grantmaking and resources for foundations that want to learn more.
  • Family foundation leaders will share their own stories of impact and describe how their trustees came to embrace these strategies. Speakers include:

Kathleen Pierce, Managing Trustee, Kirkpatrick Family Foundation;
Ashley Smith Juarez, Executive Director, Chartrand Foundation;and
Jenny Straub Corrigan, Board President and Regina McGraw, Executive Director, Wieboldt Foundation

Learn More and Register for this Exclusive Webinar for Friends of the Family and our Family Philanthropy Online Community Members.

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