Community Events

MCF 2019 Annual Conference: Disruption to Transformation | January 17 - 18, 2019
Minneapolis, MN - Join the Minnesota Council on Foundations for their conference, focused on helping funders engage with and respond to current systemic changes in our society.
Nothing About Us Without Us: How the Need for Cultural Responsiveness is Changing Research | January 24, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET
Virtual - This forum will bring together leading voices from across academia, philanthropy, and government to consider how research can be done with communities rather than to communities, define and provide examples of culturally responsive research, and outline practical strategies researchers can use to address culture and context in their practice.
The Six Conditions of Change | January 24, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Join FSG Senior Consultant Hayling Price, New Profit Managing Partner Tulaine Montgomery, and John Kania, FSG board member, Executive in Residence at New Profit, and coauthor of The Water of Systems Change.
Closing the Equity Gap and Opening Doors for First Generation College Students | January 24, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Join The NROC project for a live conversation with two thought leaders who are inspiring national conversations about promoting first-generation student success.
National Summit on Family Philanthropy: “Our Donor Journeys and Why They Matter” | January 28 - 29, 2019
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Join this fifth bienniel summit hosted in "a stunning, beach-front community that sits at the heart of a thriving, statewide culture of philanthropy. In this beautiful setting, donors will reflect on their philanthropic journeys, learn about the fascinating paths taken by others, and explore the lessons learned along the way."
Looking Ahead to 2019: Policy Opportunities for Children and Families | January 29, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. ET
Virtual - From the Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable. The 2018 election results bring change, new opportunities, and different challenges. Join us as we learn about the policy landscape at both the national and state levels.
Social Impact Exchange Learning Community | February 5-6, 2019
New York, NY - Taking place on February 5-6, 2019 in New York City, this two-day session is the first of a new series from Social Impact Exchange focused not only on scaling social impact but also on the essential tools of systems change and collaborative networks.
NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop | February 10 - 13, 2019
San Antonio, TX - The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop is designed to develop the skills, knowledge, and practices of GEAR UP leaders, practitioners, and partners.
Institute of International Education (IIE) Summit 2019: The Future of International Education | February 17 - 19, 2019
New York, NY - "The Summit will convene more than 500 leaders, influencers, and practitioners from education, government, business, philanthropy, and media for action-oriented discussion as we envision the next 50 years of international education, specifically centered around" five primary themes.
ACCP: The Corporate Citizenship Conference | March 3 - 6, 2019
Atlanta, GA - The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) hosts this conference, which includes general sessions, learning labs (breakout sessions), and Conversations in the C-suite.
PEAK2019 Annual Conference | March 11 - 13, 2019
Denver, CO - Join PEAK for their 14th year hosting "the only conference dedicated to advancing grantmaking."
The Funders' Network (TFN) 2019 Annual Conference | March 18 - 20, 2019
Miami, FL - Join the Funders' Network at their annual conference, celebrating 20 years of TFN. The theme is Power Forward, diving into sustainability and justice in philanthropic "work that has taken on new urgency as we face increasingly challenging times."
Funding Forward 2019 | March 20 - 22, 2019
Tuscon, AZ - Join the annual gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues.
2019 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy | April 3 - 4, 2019
Denver, CO - Join Philanthropy Roundtable for their annual national forum in Denver, a city gaining national attention for "thinking differently about the ways students learn both in and outside the classroom."
LEADING TOGETHER 2019 | April 29 - May 1, 2018
Miami, FL - Join the Council on Foundations for their premier national conference, "where thought leaders go to engage in provocative conversations about the issues, challenges, and opportunities facing philanthropy." Join executive leaders in philanthropy and other sectors to connect and share.

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