23rd Oct 2019
In less than two-weeks, the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland will host #PoweredByPhilanthropy 2019, three days celebrating and debating philanthropy's role in diversity and inclusion. But what is it and how can you get involved?
The Community Foundation believes in the importance of giving and philanthropy, matching generous people from all walks of life with the brilliant work of local charities in all areas of our community. #PoweredByPhilanthropy 2019 is about widening the lens of who gets to be in the philanthropy picture, and features a range of events over three days to:
Our events diary from 5 – 7 November 2019
2.30pm, Gosforth Civic Theatre
With keynote speaker Debra Allcock-Tyler from the Directory of Social Change, and showcasing groups from diverse backgrounds, this event kicks off #PoweredByPhilanthropy 2019
6pm, Gosforth Civic Theatre
Celebrating and showcasing a range of arts and cultural organisations from diverse communities supported by the Community Foundation featuring Liberdade, Curious Arts, Curious Monkey, Brundibar, and Voices of Virtue.
8am, Ward Hadaway
A seminar to help professional advisors increase their confidence in speaking to clients from diverse backgrounds about their philanthropy and giving.
2pm, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
A seminar bringing together national experts to outline philanthropy’s strengths and weaknesses in tackling inequality in the past and present.
8.30am, The Comfrey Project
An event to encourage people from diverse backgrounds to become trustees of local charities, run in partnership with the Newcastle Young Professionals Forum.