Each philanthropy-serving organization (PSO), depending on its size, scope of its membership, and needs of its constituents, has something unique to offer to the field of philanthropy. The ability to share this information and these experiences with colleagues is one of the Forum's top priorities. Resources for PSOs in this area are easily accessible on this page including resources around social media, working with the media, and marketing and branding. If you have resources to share, please share them online or by emailing Courtney Moore.
Communications Peer Community
The Communications Peer Community is for those with a communications role at a PSO. Topics for discussion may include newsletter, social media strategy, website and other content curation, writing op-eds, etc.
- Communications Listserv (firstname.lastname@example.org)- You must be a member of the Forum & this Peer Community to post to this list.
- Three round-robin calls per year
- In-person meeting at Forum’s Annual Conference
Interested in joining this Peer Community? Submit your email address on the form at the bottom of the Our Networks page.
Forum Staff Lead:Courtney Moore, (202-888-7428), email@example.com
Steve Levin, Southern California Grantmakers
Steve Levin is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing SCG's brand and communications products, including the organization's website, marketing materials, executive communications, and statewide collaborative projects.
Prior to joining SCG, Steve served as Communications Director at an education reform nonprofit organization and as a Vice President at two Los Angeles-based public affairs firms, where he developed and implemented comprehensive strategic communications campaigns for a variety of corporate, nonprofit, and governmental clients. An attorney by training, Steve also worked at a political and election law firm in San Francisco, and with the Center for Governmental Studies, a think tank and governmental watchdog. He earned his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.
Kristina ("Yna") C. Moore, Senior Director of Communications National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
Yna brings with her over ten years of experience in the nonprofit and public sectors. Prior to joining NCRP in 2006, she served as associate director of communications for the international security think tank Henry L. Stimson Center, which she initially joined in 2004 as program coordinator of the Security for A New Century project. Yna also was a program associate for the International START Secretariat, a nonprofit focused on assisting developing country scientists conduct research on global environmental change, where she was responsible for managing grants and projects. She served as a desk officer for ASEAN Affairs at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila.
Yna holds an M.A. in Technology and International Public Policy from the University of Denver and a B.A. in Social Sciences from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.