Thursday, March 06, 2014
Elizabeth Wilder, Executive Director, 585.232.2380
Grantmakers Forum of New York engages funders in the quest for philanthropic excellence. The Grantmakers Forum of New York includes members from Lake Placid to Jamestown and is headquartered in Rochester, NY.
Grantmakers Forum of New York unites and empowers funders to achieve their philanthropic aspirations. Through Grantmakers Forum, funders connect to share and increase their knowledge, improve their practice, and address philanthropic opportunities that make a positive social, economic and environmental impact.
Grantmakers Forum members include many different types of philanthropic organizations (private foundations, public charities and community foundations, corporate foundations and business giving programs, federated funds and government agencies distributing funds to community nonprofits, families and individuals). For more information, visit About on this website.
What's Wrong With Charitable Giving - A Response, November 2009.
Grantmakers Planning for a Tight Economy, December 2008
Report: Challenges Ahead: Upstate NY Philanthropy and the Economy
Celebrate National Philanthropy Day, November 2008
Grantmakers Celebrate 20 Years of Giving September 2008.
Letter to the Editor: Don't have to be Buffett to make a difference. The Post-Standard, July 5, 2006
Letter to the Editor: Buffett set a good example of trust in his donation. The Buffalo News, July 6, 2006
National Philanthropy Day is celebrated in November each year.
Grantmakers Forum of New York supports the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon, November 13, 2009, in Rochester and November 20, 2009 in Ithaca.
Foundations on the Hill: On March 16-17, 2010, area grantmakers will participate in a delegation of the Grantmakers Forum of New York when we visit our Congressional members to alert them to issues and opportunities in the nonprofit sector of Upstate New York.
This annual event for Upstate New York funders has become an important focus of our national public policy agenda, one that lets us discuss current legislative and tax issues affecting the nonprofit sector throughout our region.
Grantmakers Forum and its members have educated Senators and Representatives about the effects of regulatory legislation on funders and nonprofits in Upstate New York. To read more.
For more information visit the Foundations on the Hill website.
The Philanthropy Forum is an annual event bringing together funders and nonprofit service providers to address philanthropic issues. Hosted by the Grantmakers Forum of New York, each year this event attracts over 200 people from the nonprofit sector.
Visit our Public Policy section for an analysis of current legislation, charitable reform, and for other current policy issues affecting grantmakers in Upstate New York.
Challenges Ahead: Upstate NY Philanthropy and the Economy, November 2008.
The Origins of Our Philanthropy
News & Events
NEWS Non-profit Revitalization Act signed into law. Read a summary
Introduction to Philanthropy in Upstate NY Register Now
Guide to Grantmakers Update
Other Events of Interest to Funders
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