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Explore ways that your funding can build a more vibrant, meaningful, inclusive, interconnected, creative and compassionate world.

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Tuesday, March 19 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Inclusive Funding and Funding Inclusion

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Several foundations have taken leadership roles in making their grantmaking practices more inclusive, as well as funding inclusion efforts. This panel brings together funders with experience in three areas of inclusion work—LGBT, gender, and people with disabilities—to share their experiences. We’ll hear what progress has been made and what obstacles remain to confront, look at points of commonality across the movements, and explore how you can apply these lessons to your own grantmaking.


Moderators
avatar for Felicia  Herman

Felicia Herman

Executive Director, The Natan Fund
Felicia Herman is the executive director of the Natan Fund, a foundation supported by young philanthropists that supports innovative Jewish and Israeli nonprofits. Felicia recently chaired the Study Advisory Committee for From First Fruits to Abundant Harvest: Maximizing the Potential of Innovative Jewish Start-Ups (Bikkurim, 2012) and co-edited The Jewish Innovation Economy: An Emerging Market for Knowledge and Social Capital (Jumpstart, Natan... Read More →

Presenters
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Christine Grumm

Chris Grumm Consulting Group
Chris Grumm grew up as the daughter of a Lutheran pastor with generations of pastors and bishops in her family tree. She has worked in faith-based and secular organizations to build an agenda of social change and justice, concentrating on change within communities on the ground as well as institutions and systems. Most recently Chris was the CEO/President of the Women's Funding Network. She was co-chair of the Women Moving Millions campaign... Read More →
avatar for Lynne  O'Hara

Lynne O'Hara

Executive Director, Special Hope Foundation
Lynne O'Hara is the president and executive director of the Special Hope Foundation, a family foundation with a mission to promote the establishment of comprehensive health care services for adults with developmental disabilities designed to address their unique and fundamental needs. She is a member of the Disability Funders Network and Association of Small Foundations, where she has presented on strengthening organizational infrastructure. In... Read More →
avatar for David  Rittberg

David Rittberg

Senior Program Officer, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
David Rittberg serves as senior program officer in the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation's Washington, D.C. office, where he works to oversee and advance a national Jewish agenda by supporting organizations and initiatives that empower young Jews to embrace the joy of Judaism, build inclusive communities, support the State of Israel and repair the world. Prior to arriving at the CLSFF, David served as executive director of the... Read More →


Tuesday March 19, 2013 10:45am - 12:00pm
Oakhurst Room Beverly Hilton

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