ANNUAL MEETING: Taking Philanthropy Outside
2011 Annual Meeting
Taking Philanthropy Outside: How Do We Tell Our Story?
Keynote address by
Director, Philanthropy Awareness Initiative
go outside (v): to make connections, through various means with community, government, business, news media and nonprofit leaders who operate beyond the close orbit of foundations (i.e. not your grantees, grantseekers, or donors)
Maryland Philanthropy Network annually invites our members to celebrate our region's community of grantmakers and elect our board members. Each year a keynote address serves to inspire and challenge local philanthropy to work smartly and passionately to improve community conditions.
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About Mark Sedway
Mr. Sedway leads the Philanthropy Awareness Initiative, a project supported by the Packard, Gates, Hewlett, Irvine and Robert Wood Johnson foundations to engage more influential Americans in the work of organized philanthropy. PAI research reveals a significant lack of public understanding of foundations and identifies ways organizations can build external champions for their work among government officials and other influential leaders.
He also runs Sedway Associates, a consulting practice that helps foundations and philanthropy organizations use communications to achieve greater impact. Clients have included the D5 diversity initiative, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, The Joyce Foundation, The MacArthur Foundation, and The California Endowment. Prior to establishing Sedway Associates, Mark worked for the communications consulting firm Williams Group and served The James Irvine Foundation as its first director of communications. He has a bachelor’s degree in government and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University. philanthropyawareness.org