December 31, 2022      

2022 Community Education and Engagement Events and Resources


2022 Community Education and Engagement Events 

Whether you are a donor, grantee, partner, or all of the above, we look forward to staying connected with you through our events. Check back here often as details and registration links are updated as they become available.

December (12/13) Let’s Talk: Connecting Communities with Christie Thornton, CEO, YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County VIDEO and SLIDES

November (12 – 18) Community Foundation Week

November (11/8) Let’s Talk: Healthy Development of Children & Families with Kate & Melissa, Child Development Council VIDEO

October (10/13) Women’s Fund Luncheon

October (10/11) Let’s Talk: Community Building for Maternal Resilience with, Yael Daphna Saar, Mama’s Comfort Camp VIDEO and SLIDES

September(9/30) Philanthropy Magnified Reception

Recognition of donors’ support of $1,000 or more, and to honor the intentions of Legacy Society Members, a forever planned gift  PHOTO GALLERY

September (9/13) Let’s Talk: Suicide & Crisis with Deb Grantham, NAMI Finger Lakes VIDEO and SLIDES

September (9/7) 2022 Fall Grant Cycle Q & A VIDEO and SLIDES

June – October Impact Connections: Grant Impact 

     Learn first-hand; donors; virtual/online, small conversations

August (8/23) Estate Planning Seminar with Mariette Geldenhuys, Attorney & Mediator

August (8/9) Let’s Talk: Grassroots Action with Jordan Clemons, Unbroken Promise Initiative VIDEO  and SLIDES

July (7/12) Let’s Talk: Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Access with Dawn Cornell and Caroline Praderio, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York VIDEO  and SLIDES

June (6/21) Giving is Gorges 2022

June (6/14) Let’s Talk: Reimagining Public Safety with Karen Yearwood, City of Ithaca Reimagining Public Safety Working Group VIDEO and SLIDES

June (7) Annual Celebration – Annual Report      VIDEO 

May (5/24) Let’s Talk: Resilient Communities with Janet Cotraccia, Community Foundation VIDEO and SLIDES

May (5/18) Women’s Fund Educational Event      Women’s Fund Educational Workshop Resources

April (4/26) Fund Advisors Briefing Philanthropy education and insight for fund advisors/representatives VIDEO and SLIDES

April (4/24) Women’s Fund Beverly Baker Society Tea VIDEO, contact Madeline Rosas for invitation information

April (4/19) Let’s Talk: Human Rights with Peyi Soyinka-Airewele and Ruth Yarrow, Tompkins County Human Rights Commission VIDEO and SLIDES

March (3/8) Let’s Talk: Mental Health, COVID and Community: with Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Health Department, OMH VIDEO

March (3/1) 2022 Spring Grant Cycle Information Session  VIDEO and Grant Opportunities details

February (2/8) Let’s Talk: Local Food System  with Katie Hallas, Tompkins Food Future VIDEO and SLIDES

January Professional Advisors Door Opener Society Recognition Announced

January (TBD RESCHEDULED) Let’s Talk: Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence with Heather Campbell, Advocacy Center