The Giving Institute Summer Symposium

Program Dates 
July 11 - 13, 2019

Seattle, WA - Come to Summer Symposium in Seattle and leave inspired. This year's meeting promises educational sessions, discussion, and meaningful connection as we work together to invent the future of philanthropy. This year's program will explore many interesting topics:

  • The future of giving days
  • Fundraising in an age of increasing data privacy
  • A model public-private partnership that will transform Seattle’s waterfront
  • The latest research on giving trends, from LGBTQ philanthropy to planned giving
  • Findings from a new compensation benchmarking study of our firms
  • The rise of racial equity as a philanthropic lens
  • The role of impact investing in philanthropy
  • And much more….!

This year's schedule will feature a variety of presentation modes and formats to keep you on your toes, from panel discussions to Ignite presentations, roundtables, and an interactive workshop.