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Sep12

Nonprofit Management Institute: “Toward Real Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”

September 12 - 14th, 2018 - Produced by Stanford Social Innovation Review, this year’s Nonprofit Management Institute theme...

Oct1

Book Launch – Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy

October 1st, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy  Interview...

Nov13

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Mobilization and Representation

November 13th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Mobilization and Representation – Aditi Mehta, Tanzila Ahmed, and Alex...

Dec13

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

December 13 - 15th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Past Events

Jun 272018

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

June 27 - 30th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Jun 212018

Nonprofit Handbook Author Workshop

June 21 - 22nd, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Jun 182018

Stanford PACS 2018 Junior Scholars Forum

June 18 - 20th, 2018 - The forum is invitation-only and not open for RSVPs. The...

Jun 62018

Ordinary Social Listening in a Psychotechnological Age

June 6th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Please join us for a talk by Prof. Naomi Waltham-Smith...

May 142018

Policy Responses to Fake News and Junk Science

May 14 - 15th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

May 112018

Accountability for Impact Investing

May 11th, 2018 - 12:45 pm to 2:00 pm - Impact investors seek social change and sustainability. However, for investments...

May 22018

Can Democracy Survive the Internet?

May 2nd, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - Examine the impact of changing technology on political communication, campaigns,...

Apr 302018

US-China Philanthropy Forum 2018

April 30th, 2018 - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm - Fostering Philanthropy Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship Please join us for...

Apr 252018

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

April 25th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - The Elite Charade of Changing the World – a Conversation...

Apr 192018

Social Media and Democracy, with the Social Science Research Council

April 19 - 20th, 2018 - The 2016 American elections intensifed popular as well as scholarly...

Mar 272018

Blurring of the Boundaries – China 2018

March 27 - 28th, 2018 - Stanford PACS co-hosts its annual conference at the Stanford Center...

Jan 192018

Julius Rosenwald: a Philanthropy Legacy in Film

January 19th, 2018 - 1:30 pm - Join the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and...

Jan 172018

Book Launch: Social Startup Success

January 17th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Over the past five years, Kathleen Kelly Janus has traveled...

Jan 112018

Predict-a-palooza: Civil Society Forecast 2018

January 11th, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Civil society – our shared space and work for the...

Dec 132017

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Getting Political

December 13th, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - The Active Citizen in the Digital Age is an ongoing…

Oct 232017

Digital Impact World Tour | New York City

October 23rd, 2017 - The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on…

Oct 102017

Data Dilemma: Shared AND Secure?

October 10th, 2017 - 5:00 pm - Digital data are a double-edged sword for civil society: a...

Sep 192017

2017 Philanthropy Innovation Summit

September 19th, 2017 - Through an intensive day-long event, individual and family philanthropists engage...

Sep 122017

Stanford Social Innovation Review Nonprofit Management Institute

September 12 - 13th, 2017 - Registration is now open! Join Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)…

Jun 132017

Digital Impact World Tour

June 13th, 2017 - Digital data offer a world of possibilities for civil society…

Jun 52017

Rethinking Innovation and Scale

June 5th, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - Join us on June 5th at Stanford University to hear…

May 162017

When are Big Bets the Right Bet?

May 16th, 2017 - Larry Kramer, president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation…

May 42017

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

May 4 - 6th, 2017 - Digital Technology and Democratic Theory is a three-part workshop series and...

Apr 52017

Philanthropy and Democracy: Dangerous Liaisons?

April 5th, 2017 - We tend to think of philanthropy as unequivocally good, but…

Mar 212017

Blurring of the Boundaries – China 2017

March 21st, 2017 - Stanford PACS held its 6th annual conference at the Stanford…

Mar 72017

Philanthropy and Democracy: Dangerous Liaisons?

March 7th, 2017 - Philanthropy in Democratic Societies brings together expert philosophers, sociologists, political…

Jan 172017

Digital Impact: Policy and Practice for the Nonprofit Sector in 2017

January 17th, 2017 - Join panelists Lucy Bernholz, Allen Gunn, Cayden Mak, Riana Pfefferkorn,…

Dec 12016

Challenging Perspectives on Impact Investing

December 1st, 2016 - Join leaders from two pioneering organizations—Matt Bannick of Omidyar Network…

Nov 122016

One-day Continuing Studies Course

November 12th, 2016 - With a record $373 billion in philanthropic donations last year…

Oct 282016

Philanthropy in Democratic Societies

October 28th, 2016 - A panel discussion and book launch event, open to the…

Oct 62016

Stanford PACS Tenth Anniversary Celebration

October 6th, 2016 - Since its inception in 2006, as a project within the...

May 252016

Making Markets Work: Program-Related and Other Strategic Investments for Impact

May 25th, 2016 - A discussion of program related investments (PRI) with philanthropy leaders...

Apr 252016

Collaboration for Scaling Global Education

April 25th, 2016 - Featured speakers Vasundhara Raje Julia Gillard Shiv Vikram Khemka Rebecca...

Apr 122016

Reich & Reich: Capitalism and Democracy

April 12th, 2016 - Robert Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor (1993-97) and Chancellor’s Professor...

Apr 42016

Giving in Time

April 4th, 2016 - Perspectives From the Front Line Rob Reich moderates a discussion...

Mar 172016

Philanthropy and Social Impact Summit – China 2016

March 17th, 2016 - Conference themes The State of Philanthropy: China and USA Strategic...

Mar 162016

Blurring of the Boundaries: 21st Century Philanthropic Leadership – China 2016

March 16th, 2016 - 8:30 am to 1:30 pm - Conference themes Blurring of the Boundaries: 21st Century Philanthropic Leadership When...

Mar 72016

Jane Mayer: The Koch Brothers and the Weaponizing of Philanthropy

March 7th, 2016 - 7:00 pm - Jane Mayer, author of Dark Money, in conversation with Rob...

Feb 222016

Smart Citizens, Smarter State

February 22nd, 2016 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm - A public talk and book read by Beth Simone Noveck,…

Jan 72016

Building a New Future: The Role of Foundations in Addressing Inequality

January 7th, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Join Rob Reich, professor of political science at Stanford University…

Oct 132015

Getting Beyond Better with Sally Osberg

October 13th, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - You are invited to launch the book Getting Beyond Better: How...

Oct 72015

Kickstart Your Career in Social Impact

October 7th, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm - A Cardinal Careers Event October 7, 2015 | 6:00 –...

Sep 152015

Ethics of Data Conference

September 15th, 2015 -   THIS CONFERENCE HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE. CLICK HERE TO...

Jun 262015

Strengthening Urban Resilience with Technology

June 26th, 2015 - Launch of a Global Dialogue on Emerging Technology for Emerging...

Apr 282015

The Hunting Ground Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

April 28th, 2015 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Please join the Clayman Institute and the Stanford Center on...

Apr 82015

The most good you can do

April 8th, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University...

Mar 172015

Building Capacity of Philanthropy and Nonprofits – China 2015

March 17 - 18th, 2015 - Conference themes 21st Century Trends of Philanthropy In China How Chinese...

Nov 12014

Giving Wisely: 1 Day Course

November 1st, 2014 - 10am to 4am - GIVING WISELY: PRACTICAL STEPS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR...

Oct 272014

The Innovation Learning Curve

October 27th, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm - The Innovation Learning Curve Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos, with Kevin Starr...

Jun 192014

Junior Scholars Forum

June 19th, 2014 - Junior Scholars Forum In Civil Society, the Nonprofit Sector, and...

Apr 282014

The Anatomy of Innovation

April 28th, 2014 - Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair are engaged in research that...

Apr 212014

Scaling Impact

April 21st, 2014 - GOODS, SERVICES & JOBS FOR THE GLOBAL POOR Market-based solutions...

Mar 172014

21st Century Perspective on Philanthropy and Civil Society – China 2014

March 17th, 2014 - Conference themes Stategic Philanthropy: A Decade of Outcome Oriented Philanthropy Archiving...

Aug 282013

China-US Strategic Philanthropy

August 28th, 2013 - CHINA US STRATEGIC PHILANTHROPY WORKSHOP CUSP Workshop IV The 4th...

Mar 202013

The Promise of Philanthropy in China for the 21st Century – China 2013

March 20th, 2013 - Scholars, Practitioners and Leaders Discuss Trends and Issues in the Field...