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Panel Presentation: Sports Philanthropy: Current State and Trends


Mar 28, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.



The Nonprofit Management Program, Sports Management Program, and Career Design Lab at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies is pleased to present Sports Philanthropy: Current State and Trends.

Come engage with a panel of experts working and volunteering in the sports industry who are leveraging individual philanthropy and corporate social responsibility to enhance community and athleticism for all. You will learn how to get involved personally and professionally at this intersection of sports and philanthropy, a long established and burgeoning area of interest and career focus. You will also meet individuals working to enhance the missions of local and national sports organizations.

Note: This event is only open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.


Moderated by Jason Rizzi, Director of Major Gifts, United States Olympic Committee and Nonprofit Management M.S. alum, the panel includes: 
Phaidra Knight, USA Rugby and Trustee, Women's Sports Foundation 
Rick Nadeau,VP, MSG Sports Youth Programs & Rangers Community and Alumni Relations at The Madison Square Garden Company 
Brad Preston, Director of Programs, Ice Hockey in Harlem