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2014 - Re-Imagining Impact

Leadership Strategies for Greater Results - Foundation and nonprofit leaders share strategies for making a greater impact, including insights about collaborations and ways to define and measure outcomes at the 2014 Charity Effectiveness Symposium. Keynote address delivered by Melissa Berman, President & CEO, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

Resilient New York:
How Nonprofit Leaders are Managing the Unexpected

Keynote address delivered by Sheena Wright, President and CEO, United Way, New York City

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Thinking Out of the Box:
Meeting Challenges with Creative Leadership

Keynote address delivered by Maria Mottola, Executive Director, New York Foundation.

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Mastering the New Normal:
Strategies and Insights from Change Leaders

Keynote address delivered by Doug Bauer, Executive Director of The Clark Foundation.

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Transforming Ourselves:
Building Effective Leaders, Organizations, and Communities

Keynote address delivered by Victor De Luca, President, Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation and Mayor of Maplewood, NJ.

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State of the Philanthropic Union: Meeting Effectiveness Challenges

Keynote address delivered by Lorie Slutsky, President, The New York Community Trust.

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View symposia video and read whitepapers for Charity Effectiveness Symposia prior to 2009.

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What Is the BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium?

Since 2006, the BBB Education and Research Foundation of Metropolitan New York has presented the BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium, as well as related programs. At the symposium, prominent leaders and experts from foundations, nonprofits, consulting firms, and government agencies gather to discuss the latest thinking about charity impact and effectiveness issues. Each symposium is filmed and the proceedings are summarized.

Why Does BBB Provide Charity Effectiveness Programs?

BBB Education and Research Foundation educates nonprofit leaders about charity effectiveness and nonprofit management issues, in order to help them improve outcomes and understand how to meet the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability.