Community Events

The Story of Us | August 19, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Beginning in 2017, Blue Sky funders and partner practitioners and researchers have co-led the development of a shared narrative to help unify the field and engage new audiences to support connecting people with the outdoors and its many powerful benefits.
Community Schools Research Practice Network Webinar Series: Powerful Learning - Deeper Learning Lessons for Community Schools | August 20, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Join this webinar for the latest research and practice discussion on deeper learning in community schools across the U.S. and for a dialogue on teaching for deeper learning in community schools.
Funder Webinar: A Coordinated Research Agenda for Nature-Based Learning | August 28, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - The Science of Nature-Based Learning Collaborative Research Network, with funding from the National Science Foundation, recently completed a process of developing a research agenda for nature-based learning, drawing input from researchers, practitioners, and funders in the field.
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 - 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.
True Colors United Impact Summit | September 4 - 5, 2019
Washington, D.C. - The Impact Summit on youth homelessness brings together real-life superheroes using their powers for good. That includes young people, service providers, advocates, funders, policymakers, and more!
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 - 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:
Education Equity Forum 2019 | September 18 - 19, 2019
Long Beach, CA - Education Trust–West’s Education Equity Forum 2019, Accelerating the movement for educational justice: Racial equity in California schools and colleges, will focus on the momentum seen in the movement for educational justice, with a specific focus on amplifying the work
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.

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