New York University’s George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising kicks off its “Brown Bag Career Lunch Series” for spring 2006 with Brad Lander, director of the Pratt Center for Community Development, speaking informally on “Careers in Fundraising for Community Development.”
- WHO: Brad Lander, director of the Pratt Center for Community Development
- WHAT: Informal talk: “Careers in Fundraising for Community Development.” Q&A to follow.
- WHEN: Thursday, March 9, 2006, 12:30-2PM
Advance registration is necessary. RSVP to (212) 992-7277. The event location will be provided once your RSVP has been confirmed.
About Brad Lander: Since 2003, Brad Lander has been Director of the Pratt Center for Community Development, which works with nonprofit, community-based organizations to revitalize low- and moderate- income neighborhoods. The Pratt Center was established in 1963 to create a partnership between Pratt Institute’s Department of City and Regional Planning and local community development organizations. Today, the Center continues to make the skills of architects, planners, and development professionals available to local organizations struggling to address issues of urban deterioration and persistent poverty.
Previously, Mr. Lander served as executive director of the Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc. from 1993 to 2003. He serves as chair of the policy committee for the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, and he is also on the boards of directors of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice and the NYC Organizing Support Center.
Editor’s Note: The NYU George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising (www.scps.nyu.edu/phil) is New York’s paramount educator of fundraisers and grant makers. The Center’s comprehensive range of courses provides in-depth education about all aspects of the professions for beginning and advanced practitioners, and for those seeking careers in the field. In addition, Center faculty provides off-site seminars and advisement on all aspects of fund-raising. The Center is part of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies.