Community Events

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."
Blended & Personalized Learning Conference | April 4 - 6, 2019
Providence, RI - This event is a chance for educators and leaders to discuss blended learning as it exists today on the ground - both in terms of the day-to-day implementation in blended classrooms, and the strategies and systems that have effectively supported replication and scale across schools and districts.
Council of Chief State School Officers Legislative Conference | April 7 - 9, 2019
Washington, DC - CCSSO’s Legislative Conference focuses continued advocacy for strong state leadership in education, as well as discussions on next steps for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act.
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting | April 5 - 9, 2019
Toronto, Canada - The AERA annual meeting is the world’s largest gathering of education researchers and a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative studies in an array of areas.
Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education | April 16 - 18, 2019
San Francisco, CA - The sixth annual Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education will bring together a diverse and vibrant community of educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and policymakers dedicated to accelerating improvement in education.
Strengthening Principal Preparation Through On-the-Job Training | April 24, 2019 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - A key challenge for policymakers is creating a pipeline of principals who are prepared to serve as instructional leaders. Districts often use the assistant principal position as a training ground for new principals.
World Future Forum: Empowering Student Success | April 25 - 26, 2019
Chicago, IL - World Future Forum is an international conference that provides a platform for research and discussions of excellence in high school and the transition into higher education and career paths.
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.
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.
NewSchools Venture Fund Summit 2019 | May 8 - 9, 2019
Oakland, CA - NewSchools Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering for education leaders who bring important and diverse perspectives in preK-12 education innovation.
2019 CEP Conference: Stronger Philanthropy | May 7 - 9, 2019
Minneapolis, MN - The Center for Effective Philanthropy's biennial national conference "is a can’t-miss event for philanthropic leaders to come together, learn, and leave with resources and inspiration to help their organizations maximize their effectiveness. Space is limited to 500 attendees."
2019 Collective Impact Convening | May 14 - 16, 2019
Chicago, IL - Hosted by the Collective Impact Forum, the convening "will bring together funders, backbones, partners, and community members for cross-sector dialogue and peer learning to tackle complex issues in the collective impact field." GFE member discount.
The Learning Conference 2019 | May 29 - 30, 2019
Seattle, WA - Join this conference with hosts Grantmakers for Effective Organization with Philanthropy Northwest for those in and outside the philanthropy sector.