Connecting Leaders to Learning: Data for Change
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Connecting Leaders to Learning: Data for Change

This webinar series provides key community stakeholders with updates on national programs and critical information that can assist municipalities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and other community stakeholders to address issues such as deteriorating neighborhoods, nonprofit keys to surviving and thriving, etc.

When: Thursday, June 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Presenter: Antony Bugg-Levine and Jennifer Talansky (Nonprofit Finance Fund)
Contact: Melissa Albergotti

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What: Learn about nonprofits' health and concerns in these volatile times. This webinar will share the recently released results of Nonprofit Finance Fund's 2018 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey.  NFF's Survey raises the collective voice of thousands of nonprofit leaders in a sector where data remains dangerously scarce.

Survey findings are widely used and cited by leaders and funders in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors, including advocates, policy advisors, journalists, and researchers.

NFF began taking the pulse of nonprofits in 2009, when the Great Recession threatened the viability of organizations of all sizes and sectors, and has continued with generous support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation since 2010.

The 2018 Survey results will show how nonprofits are addressing everything from racial inequity to access to capital to measuring their impact. Kerry Sullivan, President of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, and NFF's CEO, Antony Bugg-Levine, and Managing Director of Knowledge and Impact, Jennifer Talansky, will discuss the 2018 Survey findings.

Key themes to be explored will include:
  • the top challenges facing nonprofits and the communities they serve
  • how nonprofits are managing in the current funding and policy environments
  • nonprofits' financial and operational health

Registration: The presentation will be delivered by means of an online webinar and conference call. When you have registered, you will receive an email with the link to the webinar as well as the bridgeline information. NOTE: If you are a first-time participant, you should make sure that your network is compatible with WebEx. 

Here is the link to register: If you have previously registered for a Bank of America Connecting Leaders to Learning webinar, you can click on the link, login, and click the register for the webinar.

**Registration will be accepted through Wednesday, June 13.**


About the Speakers


Antony Bugg-Levine oversees more than $315 million of investment capital and a national consulting practice, and works with a range of philanthropic, private sector, and government partners to develop and implement innovative approaches to financing social change. A frequent speaker and commentator on the evolution of the social sector and global impact investing, he is the co-author of Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference (Wiley, 2011).

Prior to joining NFF in 2011, Antony designed and led the Rockefeller Foundation's Impact Investing initiative and oversaw its Program Related Investments portfolio. He is the founding board chair of the Global Impact Investing Network and convened the 2007 meeting that coined the phrase “impact investing.” Previously, he was the country director for Kenya and Uganda for TechnoServe, an NGO that develops and implements business solutions to rural poverty. As a consultant with McKinsey, he advised Fortune 100 financial services and healthcare clients and helped develop frameworks for incorporating social dynamics into corporate strategy. He earlier served as the acting Communications Director of the South African Human Rights Commission and speechwriter for the African National Congress.

Antony holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master of Public Affairs in economic development from Princeton University. He is an associate adjunct professor in the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia Business School and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

Listen to Antony discuss the history of impact investing and moving toward an outcomes-oriented social sector on Wharton Business Radio's "Dollars and Change." 

Jennifer Talansky manages NFF’s mission commitment to sharing accessible insights across and beyond the social sector. The activities under her umbrella include NFF’s impact measurement; marketing, communications, and publications; and knowledge creation and analysis including NFF’s State of the Sector Survey, a widely cited barometer of the US social sector’s financial health. Jen leads NFF’s issues-based campaigns, including a major partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to inform and extend the national conversation around outcomes-oriented social services. She also oversees NFF’s IT and legal functions. Prior to joining NFF, Jen held marketing, branding, and sales roles at Credit Suisse Asset Management, Partnerships for Parks, Hearst Magazines Brand Development, and JPMorgan’s Private Client Group. Jen earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Duke University and a Master of Science in social psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


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