Could There Be Good News in the Nonprofit Sector? AFP Charlotte Presents
PMA is looking forward to AFP Charlotte’s first program for 2011 on Wednesday January 19th. Dr. Michael Marsicano, President & CEO of The Foundation for the Carolinas will present, “Could There Be Good News in the Nonprofit Sector?”
Topics covered will include:
- The financial overview of The Foundation For The Carolinas and trends he is seeing in donor giving.
- Civic leadership initiatives of The Foundation, including determining the role of private philanthropy in narrowing the achievement gap in public education.
- Ways local corporations are establishing employee disaster and hardship relief funds.
- Why he predicts that there is good news to come in the non-profit sector!
Michael Marsicano is President and Chief Executive Officer of Foundation For The Carolinas. Managing assets of approximately $850 million, the Foundation holds more than 1,800 charitable funds. In the ten years Dr. Marsicano has been at the helm of FFTC contributions to the Foundation have totaled more than $1.4 billion and grant awards more than $763 million. Dr. Marsicano joined the Foundation in 1999 after serving as President and CEO of the Arts & Science Council in Charlotte, North Carolina for 10 years. During his tenure, the united arts fund moved to the nation’s highest in per capita annual giving.
Dr. Marsicano has previously:
- Chaired – Board of the National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies
- Chaired – University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Served on the Boards of:
- Americans for the Arts
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
- Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte Foundation
- Community Foundations of America
Currently serves on:
- Governing Board of Duke University
- Queens University
- Winthrop University Foundation
- Board – Charlotte Center City Partners
- Board – Nasher Museum of Art
- Board – Vann Center for Ethics at Davidson College.
Where/When: Wednesday January 19, 2011, 11:45am – 1:00pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 201 S. McDowell St, Charlotte, NC 28204
Cost: $25/AFP members, $40/non-members. Register here.