HOUSTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two local organizations collaborate proving partnerships of not-for-profit and for-profit entities can offer a win-win solution for the community. Houston Philanthropic Society, a local charity focused on connecting community, donors and charities to promote philanthropy announced it will be hosting educational sessions and networking events at The Houston City Club.
Educational sessions will feature topics that are critical for not-for-profit charities including marketing essentials, social media, fundraising, grant writing, branding and more. Networking events will include Houston Philanthropic Society members who are non-profit employees, philanthropists, volunteers, social entrepreneurs, corporate philanthropy professionals, industry service providers and an array of individuals who provide support to local charities.
"The Houston City Club recognizes the importance of being a good corporate citizen so partnering with Houston Philanthropic Society is a perfect match," said Charles Bingham, General Manager of The Houston City Club. "Both groups attract members who are community leaders, business professionals and community minded individuals who share an interest in enriching their personal and professional lives."
"We are excited about this partnership because it gives us the opportunity to host important events that will promote education and philanthropy in Houston," said Deena Carstens Munn, President and Founder of Houston Philanthropic Society. "Both members and prospects can attend events creating a complementary relationship for both organizations."
At its core, Houston Philanthropic Society honors local philanthropists for the generosity of their time, money and talents. To learn about upcoming educational sessions and networking events, visit www.houstonps.org.
About The Houston City Club
The Houston City Club is a Member of the ClubCorp Family - The World Leader in Private Clubs®. Since its inception in 1979, The Houston City Club has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching the Lives® of its members. The Houston City Club boasts a state-of-the-art athletic area, around 70 group exercise classes per week, 10 indoor, climate-controlled tennis courts, pilates reformers and three racquetball courts. The club has private dining rooms and a new restaurant, 360, showcasing exquisite, local cuisine. In its six private rooms, The Houston City Club hosts a multitude of events including weddings, board meetings and teambuilding events. For more information, please visit http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Houston-City-Club.
About Houston Philanthropic Society (Houston PS)
Founded in 2009, Houston Philanthropic Society is a registered non-profit organization focused on connecting and educating our community to promote philanthropy in Houston. Houston PS works with local 501(c) 3 charities at no charge to help keep Houstonians up-to-date and connected to charity news, events, jobs, wishes and educational tools for donors. Members include local philanthropists, non-profit employees, social entrepreneurs, corporate philanthropy professionals, industry service providers and an array of individuals who provide support to local charities. For more information, please visit http://www.houstonps.org.
SOURCE Houston Philanthropic Society