Past Events

Past EventsThis archive includes materials from past GIST events since 2010.



March 22-23, 2018 - GIST Meeting: 15th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing


April 9, 2018 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: Participate. Convene. Invest.: A Call to Action for the 2020 Census

April 2, 2018 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: April First Monday + Election Series Discussion Holding off the Hackers, Defending Our Democracy

March 8, 2018 - GCIR Cosponsored Webinar: Immigrant Families in America Today: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health

March 5, 2018 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: March First Monday + Election Series DiscussionRethinking Democracy Through Electoral Reform

February 26 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: What Happens After the "Win"? - Lessons Learned from State and Local Money in Politics Campaigns

February 5, 2018 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: Pathways to Effective State Funding Strategies 

January 30, 2018 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: The Supreme Court + Redistricting: Updates from the Frontlines of Litigation on Partisan Gerrymandering

January 18, 2018 - GCIR Cosponsored Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: GCIR MONTHLY IMMIGRATION POLICY CALL: What Will the New Year Bring? 

January 8, 2018 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: 5 Legal Rules Every Foundation Should Know for the 2018 Elections



December 4, 2017 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: Turnout in the 2017 Elections + Lessons for 2018

November 28, 2017 - GIST Webinar: When Worst Case Scenarios Become Reality: A Funders’ Conversation on Opposition Attacks

November 16, 2017 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: KEY 2020 CENSUS MILESTONES: Preparing to Invest in a Fair and Accurate Count

November 6th, 2017 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: Voting Trends + Building Power in the AAPI Community

October 19, 2017 - GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: Fall Immigration Policy Changes: A Review for Funders

October 2, 2017 - FCCP Cosponsored Webinar: First Monday + Election Series Discussion: The 2018 Elections and Nonpartisan Grantmaking

September 13, 2017 - GIST/FCCP Webinar: Winning the Budget and Tax Fights: New Messaging and Civic Engagement Strategies to Protect Working Families

September 12, 2017 - GIST/EITC Funders Network/GCIR Webinar: Families in the Balance:What does the Policy Debate Mean for Immigrant Families' 
Economic Security? 

August 2, 2017 - GIST/FJE/FCCP/Ford Foundation/Wyss Foundation/Open Society Foundations Webinar: What's Next in the Movement for Working Families: Opportunities for Offense and Building Power in the States

July 26, 2017 - Census 2020: New Tools to Support a Fair + Accurate Count 

July 10, 2017 - FCCP/EGA/GCIR/GIST/NFG/, Philanthropy New York/WDN Webinar: Countering State Preemption and Protecting the Power of Local Government

July 2017- GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: July Immigration Policy Call

June 8, 2017 - Digital Security in an Age of Hacking & Cyberthreats: What Grantmakers Should Know

June 2017- GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: Trauma and Resilience: Supporting Immigrant Children, their Families, and Our Communities through Collaboration

May 2017- GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: Recent Policy Developments and Their Impact

April 2017- GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: What is at Stake in the Global Refugee Crisis?

March 2017- GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Workers and their Families?

February 2017- GCIR Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: Perspectives on Sanctuary Policies


October 10, 2017- GIST Meeting: Philanthropy, Racial Equity and Fiscal Policy

March 29, 2017 - Organizing for Wall Street Accountability and Financial Reform Funders' Briefing and Discussion

March 1, 2017 - GIST Meeting - Philanthropy's Response to Our Nation's High Stakes Budget and Tax Debates: 14th Annual Briefing and Strategy Discussion for Grantmakers


November 16-17, 2016 - GIST/ECFC/FJE/WM Meeting: 2016 Post-Election Briefing

September 29, 2016 | 1-2pm ET  - Budget Working Group Webinar: Power, Money, and the Pentagon

September 12, 2016 - EGA/FCCP/GCIR/GIST/WDN Webinar: Roll up Your Sleeves: Rapid Response Needs for the 2016 Elections

August 1, 2016 - FCCP/GCIR/GIST/HIP Election Series Webinar: Determining Destiny: Long-term Opportunities to Empower the Latino Electorate

July 6, 2016 - Budget Working Group Webinar - Government Spending Priorities: Shaping the Conversation

June 27, 2016 - EGA/FCCP/GCIR/GIST/HEFN/NFG/WDN Election Series Webinar: Combating Polarizing Narratives: Proactive Strategies from Anti-Islamophobia Advocates

April 4, 2016 - EGA/FCCP/GCIR/GIST/HEFN/NFG/WDN Election Series Webinar: Ballot Initiatives Making a Mark on Your Grantee's Cause

February 29-March 1, 2016 - GIST/GCYF Meeting: 13th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing: The Future of the Social Safety Net-Secure or Shredded?

February 25, 2016 - EGA/FCCP/GIST/NFG/Piper Fund/WDN Webinar: The New SCOTUS: A Seismic Change in the Judicial Landscape

February 1, 2016 - EGA/FCCP/GCIR/GIST/HEFN/NFG/WDN Election Series Webinar: Creating a Representative Electorate Through Nonpartisan Voter Registration

January 11, 2016 - EGA/FCCP/GCIR/GIST/HEFN/NFG/WDN Election Series Webinar: The 2016 Elections and Nonpartisan Grantmaking


December 17, 2015 - PSFG/FCCP/GIST Webinar: Opportunities for Stronger Collaboration Around Budget Issues 

December 8, 2015: GIST/GCYF/GIH Communications Collaborative Webinar: Narrative Update Webinar Series: Part 1 - Emerging Communications Capacity Building Initiative

November 4, 2015: GIST/GCYF/EITC Funders Network Webcast: Two-Generation Approaches to Poverty Reduction and the EITC

November 2-3, 2015 - GIST Meeting: Making Waves: Philanthropy, Communications Investments and Creating Change

September 11, 2015 - GIST/Workforce Matters Webinar: The Victories of the Paid Leave Movement - Will Legislative Wins Reach the Low Wage Workforce?

June 9, 2015 - GIST Webinar: Building an Economy that Works for Everyone - Why You Should Care About the Federal Reserve

May 19, 2015 - GIH/GIST Webinar: Health Reform Five Years Later: Philanthropy Steps Up 

April 15, 2015 - GIST/GCYF/EITC Funders Network Webinar: Making Work Pay: Understanding the Impact of the EITC and Other Tax Credits on the Lives of Low Income Families

March 20, 2015 - GIST/GCYF Webinar: How to Capitalize on New Research on the Growing Inequality Gap: A look at Robert Putnam's newly released book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

February 24-25, 2015 - GIST/GCYF Funders Meeting - 12th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing

January 27, 2015 - Communications Collaborative Webinar: Moving the Persuadable Middle: Lessons from the Colorado Narrative Project


December 2-3, 2014 - GIST/NFG/Workforce Matters Funders Meeting - The Future of Work and the Workforce

November 6, 2014 - Communications Collaborative Webinar: A Window of Opportunity: Media and Public Opinion on Poverty in America 

October 22, 2014 - Communications Collaborative Webinar: Mapping a Strategy for Proactive Tax and Revenue Proposals

July 29, 2014 - GIST Webinar: GIST Mapping Project

June 30, 2014 Communications Collaborative/FCCP Call: Unifying National Narratives

May 21, 2014 GIST/AFN Webinar: Building Assets through the Tax Code – Proposals for Reform 

May 7, 2014 - Communications Collaborative Meeting - Unifying National Narratives

February 27-28, 2014 - GIST Meeting - 11th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers: The Role of Government and Philanthropy in Reducing Poverty and Inequality and Restoring Mobility


November 6, 2013 - GIST/AFN/Workforce Matters/WFSN/EITC Funders Network Meeting - 2013 ISD National Conference Grantmaker Pre-Conference Session & Site Visit

October 28-29, 2013 - GIST Meeting - State of the States Funders Briefing

September 30, 2013 - GIST/NFG Webinar - How Can Civil Legal Aid Support Effective Grantmaking for Economic and Social Justice?

September 24, 2013 - Funders Convening - The What and Why of Narrative- A Powerful Tool for Social Change

September 23, 2013 - GIST/Ford Meeting - What Does Polling Tell us About the Future of Fiscal and Social Safety Net Issues?

August 2, 2013 - GIST Webinar - New Tools to Help Families Enroll in Health Insurance -
Enroll America Webinar

July 18, 2013 - GIST/GIH Webinar - CMS Update on Health Insurance Marketplaces

July 12, 2013 - Communications Collaborative Webinar
Ford Foundation Jobs Quality Initiative Update

June 21, 2013 - Communications Collaborative Webinar
How to Talk About Medicaid Expansion in Your State

May 29, 2013 - Communications Collaborative Webinar
Prelude to the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty

May 23, 2013 - GIST Webinar
Work Support Strategies: Improving Work Supports in Diverse State Governments

March 18-19, 2013 - Beyond the Cliff: Charting a Sound Course- 10th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers

February 8, 2013 - Communications Collaborative Webinar
The Emerging Electorate, Their Values and the Issues that Move Them


December 17-18, 2012- Post-Election Philanthropy: Votes, Values and Vision

October 10, 2013 - GIST/NFG/SAFSF Webinar
Real Cuts with Real Consequences: An Update on the Farm Bill and Proposed Cuts to SNAP

October 1, 2012 - Communications Collaborative Webinar
Aligning Our National Narratives During an Election Year and Beyond

June 5, 2012 -Communications Collaborative Webinar
Why A Strong Public Sector is Important to Philanthropy

Webinar presentation
Speaker bios
Public Works handout
Communications Collaborative handout
Click here to access a mp3 recording of the webinar.

February 28-March 1, 2012 -9th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers


October 3-5, 2011 - Moving Forward in the States: Proactive Organizing and Communications Strategy

February 22-23, 2011 -8th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers
Watch a video of the briefing here.


September 27-28, 2010 - Fall Policy Briefing

June 15, 2010- Benefits Access Funders Briefing
Meeting Summary

February 25-26, 2010 - 7th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers
Meeting Summary

January 11, 2010 - Funders Discussion on Social Innovation Fund
Click here to access a mp3 recording of the conference call.