Blog posts tagged with Event recaps

A “graphic recording” of the Foundation Center’s discussion at Rising Tide: Remix on intersectionality by Johnine Byrne of

Meeting In The Middle: Intersectionality

June 25, 2015

“Talk about intersectionality: too poor, too black, too gay. For all these folk, somebody always thinks they deserve more than them.” LaTosha Brown challenged the audience at Foundation Center Cleveland's Rising Tide Remix to get uncomfortable and to examine who makes them so. Read the recap of this event.

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Proposal Writing Insights

February 26, 2015

Remember these key elements when crafting a grant proposal, according to Miyesha Perry, Manager of Grants and Administration at the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. This is a recap of a special program at Foundation Center Washington D.C.

Benjamin Packard, founder of Retainer Media

How to Make a Video for Your Nonprofit for Under $50

January 28, 2015

People are 17 times more likely to email a friend a link to a video than a link to an article. As a “megaphone for your message,” video are just as important as websites to connect with potential donors or participants. Benjamin Packard, founder of Retainer Media, a boutique video production company that works with nonprofits and social enterprises, provides tips for novices in this event recap. 

Throwing a Fundraising House Party? Here’s What You Need to Know

July 1, 2011

What are the key ingredients for a successful house party? On June 8, 2011, author, community organizer, and veteran fundraiser Andy Robinson visited the Foundation Center to discuss what it takes to put together a house party that brings in plenty of donations while showing guests a great time. Here are a few of his tips from the seminar, Bringing Down the House: How to Plan a Fundraising House Party.