Community Events

Grassroots Grantmakers: 2019 On the Ground | July 16 - 18, 2019
Indianapolis, IN - In the spirit of inclusiveness, GFE and Grassroots Grantmakers have partnered so that all Grantmakers for Education members will receive the GG member rate for this conference.
2019 Funders Institute | July 22 - 24, 2019
Washington, D.C. - Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to present our annual Funders Institute, held in conjunction with the National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, D.C.
PEAK Florida: Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter? | August 6, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter? is a national study of philanthropic practice that was done to help us understand how we are doing as a field. The study includes key findings which look at how grantmakers’ approaches to racial equity and culture connect to practice.
Family Philanthropy Through Multiple Vehicles | August 8, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Virtual - How can families with multi-faceted philanthropic efforts – those with multiple foundations or funds, who are also using impact investing and other creative strategies – develop governance systems and structures that accommodate this complexity?
A Coordinated Research Agenda for Nature-Based Learning | August 28, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - This webinar reviews a research agenda for nature-based learning and invites a dynamic discussion around the role funders can play in implementing the agenda to inform and improve practice, research, and policy.
A Better Understanding of What Community Engagement Is and How It Can Inform and Add Value to Philanthropy | September 4, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Foundations ultimately want to improve the lives of individuals living and working in their footprint, but they may not always know how. There is value in asking and listening to community members’ ideas, solutions, and what they believe they need to improve their quality of life.
Foresight Philanthropy: 2019 Southern California Grantmakers Annual Conference | September 9, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. PT
Los Angeles, CA - SCG’s 2019 Annual Conference, Foresight Philanthropy, is the gateway for funders to sharpen your grantmaking strategies, invigorate cross-sector collaborations, and get ready to be more dynamic changemakers by using the tools of futurism.
2019 Arts Education Partnership Annual Convening | September 11 - 12, 2019
Alexandria, VA - The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) believes that we can collectively advance arts in education for all students when education leaders from across arts disciplines and the broad education policy field learn and work together.
Exiting Responsibly: Making Wise Choices As You Wrap Up | September 12, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Virtual - Whether your foundation is considering wrapping up a long-term initiative or completely spending down and sunsetting your foundation, this webinar will provide valuable ideas and approaches.
2019 NCAN National Conference | September 16 - 18, 2019
Indianapolis, IN - Racing Toward Postsecondary Success The major topics of discussion at the 2019 NCAN National Conference will be:
CR Connect 2019 | September 23 - 25, 2019
Boston, MA - The Community Roundtable Connect conference is for community practitioners - those engaged in the development, implementation, management, and measurement of community initiatives.
2019 CONNECT Conference | October 2 - 4, 2019
St. Louise, MO - CONNECT is an opportunity to challenge your assumptions while building critical skills for success. Designed specifically for those who work with few or no staff, this conference offers:
2019 Social and Emotional Learning Exchange | October 2 - 4, 2019
Chicago, IL - The Social and Emotional Learning Exchange, hosted by CASEL will provide the opportunity for multiple generations of stakeholders to engage in cross-disciplinary conversations that catalyze new partnerships and drive action.
Council of Michigan Foundations Annual Conference | October 6-8, 2019
Traverse City, MI - Get ready for the largest gathering of philanthropists in the state! This fall, join your peers for quality collaboration time and interactive breakout sessions designed by your fellow CMF members.
National Forum on Family Philanthropy | October 16 - 18, 2019
Chicago, IL - NCFP's National Forum on Family Philanthropy brings philanthropic families and leaders together for two and a half days of peer networking and thought provoking conversations led by some of the greatest thought leaders in family giving.