Nonprofit Capitalization: Taking The Plunge Together

Nonprofit Capitalization: Taking The Plunge Together
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Nonprofit Capitalization: Taking The Plunge Together says
This panel will feature the longitudinal experience of a national foundation in a specific sector and two nonprofits that have directly benefitted from deeper capitalization strategies to increase their capacity and mission effectiveness over time. How can capital be aggregated and grown to support more scalable results? What are the tangible links between capacity and results? How is risk calibrated and shared? Join us to learn from the experience of a leading foundation, two nonprofit partners and a national social policy research organization:

Keynote: How Can Funders Best Work Together to Build Organizational Capacity?

- Chuck Harris, Portfolio Manager, Director of Capital Aggregation, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

What We’ve Learned About Tapping Growth Capital

- Dan Cardinali, CEO, Communities in Schools

- Michele Ridge, board member, Nurse-Family Partnership

- Tamar Bauer, Chief Policy and Government Affairs Officer, Nurse-Family Partnership

What Evaluation Can, Can’t and Must Reveal

- John Martinez, Deputy Director of Program Development, MDRC

Local respondents will offer their thoughts on how capitalization strategies and impact investing tools are being applied or considered here in Pittsburgh.

- Gregg Behr, Executive Director, The Grable Foundation

- Leon Haynes, Executive Director, Hosanna House

As always, there will be time for audience questions and dialogue.
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By: Philanthropy Forum at the University of Pittsburgh