Past Events

July
23
2019

Saving the Vaquitas: Screening and discussion of National Geographic’s new film, Sea of Shadows

Media Impact Funders, Philanthropy New York and the Environmental Grantmakers Association invite you to a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film Sea of Shadows, that follows undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists and the Mexican Navy on their last minute effort to rescue the Earth’s smallest Whale — the Vaquita– from extinction.

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July
15–17
2019

United Philanthropy Forum’s annual conference

The United Philanthropy Forum’s 2019 annual conference will be the nation’s largest gathering of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs). It brings together the leadership and staff of all PSOs working to advance, inform and support the nation’s philanthropic sector. It’s the only conference where we can delve into our unique role as CEOs and […]

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May
31
2019

High-impact radio and audio journalism

Radio is one of the oldest forms of mass media, and its reach is growing. Broadcast radio listenership has held steady over the past decade, while online radio and podcasting listenership continues to climb, according to the Pew Research Center.

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May
24
2019

Reinventing local journalism: An Open Space conversation

How is philanthropy catalyzing the reinvention of local journalism? That is our guiding question as we gather our journalism funders network for a day of programming and conversation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 24 at the National Constitution Center.

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May
23
2019

The 2019 Media Impact Forum

This year’s Media Impact Forum will explore the intersection between the arts, culture and media, and will focus on the impact of creative expression through media. In particular, we’ll take a close look the connection between radio and community, and how this format continues to promote civic dialogue to the broadest audiences possible.

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May
7–9
2019

The Center for Effective Philanthropy’s biennial conference: Stronger Philanthropy

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP)’s biennial national conferences bring together foundation leaders and major donors to engage with the most pressing issues in philanthropy.

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April
25
2019

Dissecting rape culture: A screening & discussion of Roll Red Roll

As part of our collaborative film series, Media Impact Funders and Philanthropy New York invite you to a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film Roll Red Roll, which intensely examines rape culture in America through the lens of an assault on a teenage girl in small-town Ohio.

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April
23
2019

Listening abroad: Reports from the international journalism community

We’re dedicating this month’s Journalism Funders Network webinar to discussing the themes and highlights of a few big gatherings for the international journalism community: April 3-9—The International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy April 9—Media Impact Funders’ one-day pre-conference funder gathering at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford, England; April 12-13—The 20th annual International Symposium on Online […]

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April
12–13
2019

2019 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ)

Since 1999, journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world have had an annual meeting in Austin, Texas to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on journalism.

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April
9
2019

Storytelling & media funders pre-conference gathering at the Skoll World Forum

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

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