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Event Summaries, Resources + Recommendations
RECAP: Raising Philanthropic Capital in Uncertain Times – 360 Degree View

The pandemic has required organizations to adapt quickly to serve their respective communities effectively. However, with the ever-evolving realities of COVID-19, how can leaders find the capital necessary to sustain their social enterprises and support both internal and external stakeholders? To answer this question, the Center for Social Impact Strategy (CSIS) and CCS Fundraising launched “Raising Philanthropic Capital in Uncertain Times,” a three-part interactive webinar series. The kick-off webinar, featured the first installment in the series: Timeless Principles for Fundraising. 

CSIS
July 15, 2020

Event Summaries, Resources + Recommendations
A Summary of our COVID-19 Webinars

Over the past few months, the Center for Social Impact Strategy has been hosting a series of webinars highlighting the work of our global impact community as the world navigates these unprecedented times.

CSIS
July 14, 2020

Alumni Stories, Executive Programs
CSIS Student Spotlight: Shamichael Hallman

A current student in the CSIS Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy, Shamichael Hallman, is the Branch Manager at the Cossitt Library in Memphis, Tennessee. Steadfast in reimagining the civic commons, Shamichael creates inclusive spaces that connect people from all walks of life. Gain insight on Shamichael’s as a social impact leader and learn how the Executive Program is increasing his capacity to generate transformative social change.  

Vaughn Sayers
June 30, 2020

Alumni Stories, Executive Programs
CSIS Student Spotlight: Sweeha Panwar

Sweeha Panwar is a current student in the Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy. While working at The/Nudge Foundation in Bangalore, India, Sweeha has also begun the process of developing her own non-profit organization. Learn more about how Sweeha is utilizing what she's learned in the Executive Program in her professional life.

Julia DaSilva
May 21, 2020

Alumni Stories, Executive Programs
CSIS Student Spotlight: Daniel Condoluci-Smith and Angel Cancino

Daniel Condoluci-Smith and Angel Cancino are two current students in the Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy. After meeting through the course, they realized the potential for collaboration. Learn more about the Executive Program helped them transform their organizations and how COVID-19 has impacted how they’re approaching their ventures.

Eliza Halpin
May 20, 2020

Event Summaries, Resources + Recommendations, Upcoming Events
RECAP: Raising Philanthropic Capital in Uncertain Times-Timeless Principles for Fundraising

The pandemic has required organizations to adapt quickly to serve their respective communities effectively. However, with the ever-evolving realities of COVID-19, how can leaders find the capital necessary to sustain their social enterprises and support both internal and external stakeholders? To answer this question, the Center for Social Impact Strategy (CSIS) and CCS Fundraising launched “Raising Philanthropic Capital in Uncertain Times,” a three-part interactive webinar series. The kick-off webinar, featured the first installment in the series: Timeless Principles for Fundraising. 

Vaughn Sayers
May 11, 2020

Event Summaries, Resources + Recommendations
RECAP: Routine Reset for Social Impact Practitioners

In light of the new realities we are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us find ourselves needing a space for reflection and re-centering. With that in mind, on Thursday, April 9th, CSIS hosted a routine reset virtual gathering to provide an opportunity for social impact practitioners to begin the process of crafting a positive routine that takes into account the current context. 

Julia DaSilva
April 27, 2020

Alumni Stories, Research
Doctoral Fellows Research Featured in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Editor’s Choice

Congratulations to former doctoral fellows Peter Schubert (2019), Dr. Diarmuid McDonnell (2016), and Dr. ChiaKo Hung (2017), for having made the Editor’s Choice Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly’s (NVSQ) top articles from 2018-2019 list. Out of the 14 articles highlighted, NVSQ selected three from Peter Frumkin's summer Doctoral Fellows alumni.

Vaughn Sayers
February 10, 2020

Residential Programs
Accepting Applications for 2020 Summer PhD Doctoral Fellowship!

The University of Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Leadership Program and Center for Social Impact Strategy invite doctoral student researchers to apply for the 2020 Penn Summer Doctoral Fellows Program.

Vaughn Sayers
February 10, 2020

Announcing GSIH 2020 Fellows

Take a look at the Global Social Impact House 2020 cohort. This cohort of 23 Fellows join us from all around the world.

CSIS
January 15, 2020