Boston has a broad array of philanthropic institutions including philanthropic structures like family, community and corporate foundations, public charities, and government grant programs. Have you ever wondered the distinctions between these various institutions and how they are impacting social change? Join us as we explore the philanthropic landscape, lifting up examples of its impact in our community.
We'll discuss how these establishments distinguish themselves, their strategies, and trends in the sector.
Laurel Mitchell, Assessment Tools Senior Coordinator for Center for Effective Philanthropy, will provide an overview of the philanthropic landscape and the following representatives from different Boston area philanthropic organizations will offer their distinct perspectives during an interactive panel moderated by Leah Staub-DeLong,
Manager, Portfolio Investments at New Profit Inc.:
Andrea Forsht, Manager, Corporate Citizenship at DentaQuest Foundation, corporate foundation perspective
Cuong P. Hoang - Director of Programs at Mott Philanthropic, family foundations/support agency perspective
Elizabeth Pauley -Program Director, Education to Career at The Boston Foundation, community foundation perspective
Patrick St. John – Director, Multimedia Communications at The Schott Foundation for Public Education, public charity perspective
Rick Edwards – Partner, Capital Markets at Third Sector Partners, for-profit impact investing perspective
This event is part of City Awake:
A 10 day social impact festival is coming to Boston! From December 4- 13, City Awake will bring together more than 170 partner organizations to connect and celebrate Boston's dynamic social impact community. Featuring over 50 planned events including panels, presentations, and hands-on workshops, City Awake aims to showcase and strengthen the diverse and impactful work being done by Boston's impact sector.
Learn more at http://cityawake.is