Community Events

#PhilanthropySoWhite: Challenging Structural Racism as White Leaders in Philanthropy | Tuesday, September 18
Webinar - Join this webinar on Tuesday, September 18 from 2-3 p.m. ET to explore the unique journeys of three white philanthropic leaders striving toward race, gender and economic equity.
World Class: How to Build a 21st Century School System | September 18, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. ET
Washington, DC - Andreas Schleicher will discuss his new book World Class: How to Build a 21st Century School System and then join a panel of leaders to discuss implications for American schools. The event will also be livestreamed.
WEBINAR: Funder Webinar: Nature-Based Early Learning | September 18, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Webinar - This webinar will present funders with research that shows the benefits of connecting children to nature in early development and current initiatives to promote enviornmental and outdoor education, with an equity lens. Strategic funding opportunities to support these efforts will be discussed.
2018 NCAN Annual Conference: Building Bridges to Success | September 24-26, 2018
Pittsburgh, PA - This year's conference National College Access Network (NCAN) conference will take place Sept. 24-26 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, PA.
WEBINAR: EPIP Briefing: "Dissonance and Disconnects" Report | September 27, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET
Webinar - Attend this webinar to learn about and discuss a new report from Emerging Practioners in Philanthropy. "The report examines the thoughts and feelings of early- and mid- career practitioners on philanthropy and their futures in it... 
Exponent Philanthropy 2018 National Conference | September 28-30, 2018
Philadelphia, PA - Exponent Philanthropy serves foundations, families and individuals who give with few or no staff. The 2018 conference will foster personal and professional connections with colleagues, advisors and field leaders.
WEBINAR: Landscaping the Field: Social, Emotional, and Academic Development | October 2, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Webinar - In this webinar, Grantmakers for Thriving Youth and the National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development (of the Aspen Institute) are releasing a new report: Social, Emotional, and Academic Development Field Landscape Analysis.
2018 EdSurge Fusion | October 2-4, 2018
Burlingame, CA - This year's Fusion will join leading education practioners and nonprofit leaders and "will bridge the gap between theory and practice—focusing not just on technology but integrating what learning sciences, community development and social-emotional research can teach us about the holistic picture of personalized learning..."
2018 Celebración de Excelencia and ALASS (Accelerating Latino Student Success) Institute | October 11-12, 2018
Washington, DC - Join host Excelencia in Education for this two day, two-part event focused on Latino student achievement in higher education.
2018 GIA Conference: Race, Space, and Place | October 21-24, 2018
Oakland, CA - Attend Grantmakers in the Arts' annual conference to network and strategize with other arts funders, and explore the latest efforts within grantmaking for the arts. Held this year in Oakland, CA, expect an exploration of local arts culture to contextualize and add to conference sessions and site visits.
Philanthropy Roundtable 2018 Annual Meeting | October 24-26, 2018
Palm Beach, FL - This annual meeting will convene private grantmaking indidvudals to discuss, debate, and receive how-tos on creating the biggest impact through giving.
One Church One School Partnership Conference | October 24-26, 2018
Chicago, IL - Attend this annual convening with One Church One School, a community partnership program that connects schools to local churches to improve children's academic achievement, social behavior and personal development.
The Politics of Equity: Navigating a Path for Public Education | November 13-15, 2018
Little Rock, AR - Join Southern Education Foundation (SEF) at the Clinton Presidential Center to discuss, debate and collaborate on education policy and practice in the wake of the mid-term elections. SEF is also accepting papers for presentation at this forum; details are on the event website.
Ascend's 2018 Solution Series: Engaging Fathers and Non-Custodial Parents in Parenting and Economic Supports | November 29, 2018, time announced via e-newsletter
Washington, DC - Attend this public event with host Ascend and the GOOD+ Foundation, who will discuss how to engage fathers and non-custodial parents in parenting and economic supports.
BOOST Annual Conference | April 30 - May 3, 2019
Palm Springs, CA - Attend the largest, most recognized and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning and out-of-school time professionals.