Partnership for After School Education

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August 15, 2017

Introduction to Corporate Giving

On August 23, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Grant Space, a service of Foundation Center, is hosting a free Introduction to Corporate Giving class. Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. The class provides a basic overview of the different types of corporate giving, what motivates corporations to give, and how to find potential corporate partners. Following the in-person class, there is a hands-on 30-minute exercise to help class participants determine if their organization is ready to seek corporate support. Register to attend.

August 15, 2017

Young Women’s Advisory Council​ Application

Girls for Gender Equity, Inc. is seeking applicants for the Young Women’s Advisory Council (YWAC) as part of New York City’s Young Women’s Initiative. YWAC is a forum where young trans and cis women and girls of color and gender non-conforming folks of color, ages of 12-24, come together to advance the recommendations proposed by the Young Women’s Initiative Report. This is a paid position including metrocard, an evening meal, and a stipend to cover childcare costs for young parents. Applications are due August 25, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Apply online or download an application.

August 15, 2017

Building Community between Police and Youth

Afterschool Alliance is hosting a webinar, Building Community between Police and Youth, on August 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT. Across the country, law enforcement officers and communities have been engaging in conversations about what it means to work together as a community. Afterschool programs can play an important role in creating a safe and welcoming environment for these conversations to take place. Webinar participants will hear from a law enforcement officer and afterschool program director who work together to foster constructive relationships between youth and law enforcement. Learn from Police Athletic League how and why they’re building community between youth and police and hear suggestions from all speakers on how to build dialogue between these groups. Register to participate.

August 15, 2017

2017 Summer Learning Scholar Nominations

The New York State Network for Youth Success is seeking nominations for three Summer Learning Scholars to attend their Power of 3:00 Summit on Summer Learning in New York City this November. Summer Learning Scholars will have the opportunity to present on their summer program and share the impact their program has had on their lives and education. The Summit will be attended by state and local elected officials, media, advocates, and supporters of expanded learning throughout New York State. Nominations are only open to students enrolled in a summer program in New York State (including New York City). All travel expenses to and from the event will be covered for each Summer Learning Scholar and their chaperone. Visit the NYS Youth Success website to access the application and nomination forms. Deadline to apply is September 15, 2017.

August 15, 2017

Managing Through Uncertainty: Workshops for Nonprofit Leaders

This fall, the Nonprofit Finance Fund is offering free workshops to help New York City nonprofit leaders manage their finances and advance their missions in the context of today's funding and policy uncertainties. Workshop participants will examine their organization's financial health and readiness, develop scenarios and corresponding action plans, determine how debt can help with financial management, gain an understanding of full costs and how to articulate those needs to funders and stakeholders, and learn from their peers. A workshop will be offered in each of the five boroughs beginning in September. Register to attend. Email with any questions.