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PhilanthropyMatters focuses on the "who, how and what" of philanthropy. This programming accentuates the ASU Lodestar Center’s role as a regional, national and global knowledge leader in nonprofit and philanthropic themes. Learn about past events.
Our latest PhilanthropyMatters engagement was in partnership with The Philanthropy Workshop as part of a comprehensive program to teach the core principles of strategic philanthropy.
January 22, 2019 | Hermosa Inn, Paradise Valley, AZ
In partnership with The Philanthropy Workshop (TPW), an internationally renowned leader in philanthropic education with offices in London, New York City and San Francisco, the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation provided content to engage participants in discussion to better understand the role of philanthropy in implementing place-based strategies to solve complex social problems.
To conduct this exercise, the Lodestar Center developed a case study based on the “Maryvale One Square Mile Initiative,” a new endeavor by ASU that focuses on this geographic region just west of downtown Phoenix. Center Executive Director and ASU Saguaro Professor of Civic Enterprise, Dr. Robert Ashcraft facilitated the group’s analysis of the case and approaches based on the TWP framework of a “philanthropic roadmap.”
Elements of the case critical for analysis included:
PhilanthropyMatters was developed to continue advancing the Center’s Philanthropy portfolio. This programming accentuates the ASU Lodestar Center’s role as a regional, national and global knowledge leader in nonprofit and philanthropic themes, building on its growing reputation as the “go to” resource for those seeking understanding about philanthropy and its effective practice.
1 | Philanthropy Forums and Summits
The Center hosts convenings on topics of great interest to the philanthropic sector. These events range in size from intimate salon gatherings to large-scale events. Speaker are nationally- or internationally-renowned and will draw attendees from across the field of philanthropy. The Center also partners with various other stakeholders to create leading-edge programming and promote dialogue on contemporary topics that demand discussion by those in the field.
2 | Philanthropic Research
The ASU Lodestar Center fills a unique research niche as a philanthropic center located in the southwestern United States. The ASU Lodestar Center is developing signature research projects in conjunction with other university partners.
For more information about PhilanthropyMatters, please contact Jill Watts, Director of Capacity Building Initiatives, at 602-496-0189 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.