Rochester Grantmakers Forum
Rochester Grantmakers Forum offers a variety of programs enabling funders to network with each other and enhance their knowledge and skills, including:
Member Programs -- Programs on topics of interest to funders. They cover:
Community Action Roundtables -- Ongoing or one-time roundtables bringing together funders and community leaders to focus on a current community issue.
Philanthropy Forum – An annual event for the private, public and nonprofit sectors to hear from national and regional speakers and discuss national trends in the field of philanthropy.
Grantmaking Basics -- Training for staff and volunteers from all types of grantmaking organizations. Experienced funders and other presenters cover such issues as ethics and legal responsibilities of grantmakers, developing a strategic grantmaking focus, proposal review, analysis of financial statements, site visits, and program evaluation.
For a complete listing of our upcoming programs see our Calendar of Events .
The Funders Alliance of Upstate New York publishes a quarterly newsletter for all members throughout the region and a monthly e-newsletter with more immediate information of interest to grantmakers. The Funders Alliance also publishes The Family Philanthropist for family foundation staff and trustees twice a year.
The Rochester Grantmakers Forum publishes a member memo twice each year. A complete Rochester Grantmakers Forum member directory is published online for members only.
Research and ReferralThe Rochester Grantmakers Forum maintains an extensive reference library of materials relevant to grantmakers for member use. Staff is available to research issues of interest to members and to provide referrals to other sources of information. In addition, staff and consultants are available to provide assistance to members needing support for strategic planning or grantmaking process improvement.
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Revised: October 19, 2004