Leading Together
Annual Conference | Dallas, TX | April 23-26, 2017

All Programming

 





  • All Days

  • Saturday, April 22

  • Sunday, April 23

  • Monday, April 24

  • Tuesday, April 25

  • Wednesday, April 26

Saturday, April 22

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Center for Community Foundation Excellence Fundamentals Course - Day 1


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

Sunday, April 23

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Center for Community Foundations Excellence Fundamentals Course - Day 2


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Collaborate & Innovate: Equalizing the Playing Field of Black Business Ownership in the U.S.


Emerald, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Refining the Business Case for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion within the Philanthropic Sector


Topaz, Lobby Level

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Finding New Narratives for Rural America: A Concert of Ideas


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Future of Immigration and the Role of Philanthropy


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Grantmaking into Latin America: Regulatory Challenges, Strategic Partnerships, and Emerging Opportunities


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Philanthropy's Role in Strengthening America's Democracy


Sapphire, Lobby Level

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

ABFE Presidents & CEOs Reception


Obelisk B , Mezzanine Level

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

New Attendee Welcome Reception


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Celebrating Reasons for Hope Networking Reception


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

Monday, April 24

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Wellness Powerwalk


7:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Opening Plenary: Philanthropy's Role in Vibrant Communities


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wellness Chair Massage


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

100&Change: The Surprising Challenges of a $100 Million Grant Competition


Miro, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Americans Speak Out About the Arts


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Developments in Healthcare Coverage and Implications for Funders


Topaz, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Economic Development for Whom?


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Engaging Foundations to Improve Behavioral Health Policy


Monet, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FreshLo - Blending Food, Culture, and Creative Placemaking to Invigorate Communities


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

How Safe Is My Gift? How Safe Should it Be? Charitable Gift Assets in Bankruptcies, Clawbacks and Litigation Claims


Monte Carlo, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Investing in the Arts: Three Models for Creating Community in Mexico


Sapphire, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Six Ideas to Strengthen Community


Emerald, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tax Reform in the 115th Congress


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Global Framework for Mission Related Investment in Energy


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bachman Lake Site Session


12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Board, Career Pathways Alumni, & Working Group Thank You Lunch


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Square - Cottages at Hickory Crossing Site Session


12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Grantmaking Into China: A Closed-Door Dialogue on Strategies under New Foreign NGO Law


Manchester, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: Mindful Messaging: Getting Inside the Brain of Your Audience


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: ESG Framework Investment Approach


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

2020 Census: What's At Stake for Philanthropy


Miro, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Adaptive Community Leadership


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Amplifying the Foundation's Mission Through Impact Investing: the President's Perspective


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Building Audiences for the Arts


Sapphire, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Building Healthy Communities through Housing Stability


Monte Carlo, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

From Ivory Tower to Neighborhood: the Academy and Community Development


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Funding Food, Water, and Women Across Silos and Across Movements


Monet, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

How to Collaborate for Lasting Impact


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Leading Through Times of Change


Topaz, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Race, Faith and Violence: Interfaith Approaches to Compassionate Communities


Emerald, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Value Chain Coordination to Build Food System Infrastructure: Food LINC


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: Can Foundations Influence Legislation Without Incurring Tax or Jeopardizing Exempt Status?


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

International Grantmaking By U.S. Community Foundations


Manchester, Mezzanine Level

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Leadership in Action: Sports Philanthropy in Action and on Impact


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Speed Networking


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: More Efficient Grantmaking and Knowledge Building


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Opening Networking Reception at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science


Tuesday, April 25

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Wellness Meditation and Discussion


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with C.D. Glin


Topaz, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Mary McClymont


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Sandy Vargas


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Sherece West-Scantlebury


Emerald, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Tony Pipa


Sapphire, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Leadership in Action: Harnessing Tragedy to Build a Better Community - Dallas's Leaders Reflect


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Local Collaboration on Global Goals - Bridging Sectors for Collective Impact


Monet, Mezzanine Level

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wellness Chair Massage


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Accelerating Resilient Water Systems through Impact Investing and Philanthropy


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Community Foundations Disruptions


Emerald, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Dallas Faces Race


Monet, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Equity in Action


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Excellent Art in Rural America


Sapphire, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

International Grantmaking in the Trump Era


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Leveraging Data to Inform Strategy


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Salon Discussion with 2017 HUD Secretary's Award Winners: Excellence in Public Partnerships


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Selling Social Change: The Case for Funding Demand Generation


Miro, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Youth Employment: Advancing the Youth Workforce Pipeline through Public-Private Partnerships


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Annual Meeting of the Members & Council Awards


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

AT&T Stadium Site Session


2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Attracting Diverse Talent


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Better and Stronger Together: Grantmaker Collaboration to Improve State Policies for Children


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Catalytic Capital: Maximizing Your Mission through Impact Investing


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Conquering Philanthropic Divide: A New Model for Cross Sector Impact in Rural Regions


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Distinguished Service Award Salon


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Funding at the Intersection of Arts Education Advocacy, Policy, and Program Delivery


Sapphire, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Good Bridges Make Good Neighbors: The Foundations of Transnational Community


Emerald, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

How to Simplify Grantmaking with Data Sharing Tools


Manchester, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Learning from the World to Build a Healthy Future Together


Topaz, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Looking Ahead: Foundation Investment and Finance Issues Beyond the First 100 Days


Monet, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

The Importance of Community Foundation National Standards: A Discussion with Leaders in the Accreditation Field


Miro, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Water STEPS: Water Scarcity, Trade, Energy, Politics and Security


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learning Lab: Café Momentum


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tackling Life's Impossibilities: The Giving Pledge and Ambitious Philanthropy in the 21st c.


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Global Philanthropy Reception and Dinner


6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Out @ #COFAnnual: The LGBTQ and Ally Reception


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

Wednesday, April 26

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Wellness Powerwalk


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: How Do You Incorporate Equity into Your Philanthropy?


Monet, Mezzanine Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: Philanthropy Responds to Gun Violence in Chicago


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: Steps Towards Sustainable Seafood


Topaz, Lobby Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: The Intersection of Sports and Philanthropy


Emerald, Lobby Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: Using Collaborative Grantmaking to Reduce Gun Violence in the US


Sapphire, Lobby Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Leadership in Action: Thinking Globally and Acting Locally - Philanthropy Leading Together on Complex Issues


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Learning Lab: NGOsource - The Power of Partnership


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Changing the Culture to Prevent Suicide


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Developing Authentic Relationships with Grantees


Miro, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Legal Aid Relationships Can Enhance Your Grantmaking


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Leveraging Federal Investments to Foster Sustainability in Communities: Lessons Learned and Lessons Earned


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

New Data on International Giving: Opportunities for U.S. Philanthropy to Engage Globally


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Oil Spill: An Unprecedented Opportunity for Philanthropy in America's Sea


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Raising Your Voice in the Public Policy Sphere: The Time Is Now


Monet, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Real Change for Families: Community Foundations Helping to Create Family Economic Security


Emerald, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Serving Communities by Sharing What We Know


Topaz, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Supporting Civic Engagement through Technology and Community-Centered Design


Sapphire, Lobby Level

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wellness Chair Massage


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Listening and Leading in a Divided America


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Center for Community Foundation Excellence Fundamentals Course - Day 1


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Center for Community Foundations Excellence Fundamentals Course - Day 2


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Collaborate & Innovate: Equalizing the Playing Field of Black Business Ownership in the U.S.


Emerald, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Refining the Business Case for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion within the Philanthropic Sector


Topaz, Lobby Level

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Finding New Narratives for Rural America: A Concert of Ideas


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Future of Immigration and the Role of Philanthropy


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Grantmaking into Latin America: Regulatory Challenges, Strategic Partnerships, and Emerging Opportunities


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Philanthropy's Role in Strengthening America's Democracy


Sapphire, Lobby Level

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

ABFE Presidents & CEOs Reception


Obelisk B , Mezzanine Level

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

New Attendee Welcome Reception


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Celebrating Reasons for Hope Networking Reception


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Wellness Powerwalk


7:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Opening Plenary: Philanthropy's Role in Vibrant Communities


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wellness Chair Massage


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

100&Change: The Surprising Challenges of a $100 Million Grant Competition


Miro, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Americans Speak Out About the Arts


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Developments in Healthcare Coverage and Implications for Funders


Topaz, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Economic Development for Whom?


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Engaging Foundations to Improve Behavioral Health Policy


Monet, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FreshLo - Blending Food, Culture, and Creative Placemaking to Invigorate Communities


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

How Safe Is My Gift? How Safe Should it Be? Charitable Gift Assets in Bankruptcies, Clawbacks and Litigation Claims


Monte Carlo, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Investing in the Arts: Three Models for Creating Community in Mexico


Sapphire, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Six Ideas to Strengthen Community


Emerald, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tax Reform in the 115th Congress


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Global Framework for Mission Related Investment in Energy


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bachman Lake Site Session


12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Board, Career Pathways Alumni, & Working Group Thank You Lunch


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Square - Cottages at Hickory Crossing Site Session


12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Grantmaking Into China: A Closed-Door Dialogue on Strategies under New Foreign NGO Law


Manchester, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: Mindful Messaging: Getting Inside the Brain of Your Audience


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: ESG Framework Investment Approach


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

2020 Census: What's At Stake for Philanthropy


Miro, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Adaptive Community Leadership


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Amplifying the Foundation's Mission Through Impact Investing: the President's Perspective


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Building Audiences for the Arts


Sapphire, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Building Healthy Communities through Housing Stability


Monte Carlo, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

From Ivory Tower to Neighborhood: the Academy and Community Development


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Funding Food, Water, and Women Across Silos and Across Movements


Monet, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

How to Collaborate for Lasting Impact


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Leading Through Times of Change


Topaz, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Race, Faith and Violence: Interfaith Approaches to Compassionate Communities


Emerald, Lobby Level

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Value Chain Coordination to Build Food System Infrastructure: Food LINC


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: Can Foundations Influence Legislation Without Incurring Tax or Jeopardizing Exempt Status?


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

International Grantmaking By U.S. Community Foundations


Manchester, Mezzanine Level

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Leadership in Action: Sports Philanthropy in Action and on Impact


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Speed Networking


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Learning Lab: More Efficient Grantmaking and Knowledge Building


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Opening Networking Reception at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science


7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Wellness Meditation and Discussion


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with C.D. Glin


Topaz, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Mary McClymont


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Sandy Vargas


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Sherece West-Scantlebury


Emerald, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Fireside Chat with Tony Pipa


Sapphire, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Leadership in Action: Harnessing Tragedy to Build a Better Community - Dallas's Leaders Reflect


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Local Collaboration on Global Goals - Bridging Sectors for Collective Impact


Monet, Mezzanine Level

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wellness Chair Massage


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Accelerating Resilient Water Systems through Impact Investing and Philanthropy


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Community Foundations Disruptions


Emerald, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Dallas Faces Race


Monet, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Equity in Action


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Excellent Art in Rural America


Sapphire, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

International Grantmaking in the Trump Era


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Leveraging Data to Inform Strategy


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Salon Discussion with 2017 HUD Secretary's Award Winners: Excellence in Public Partnerships


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Selling Social Change: The Case for Funding Demand Generation


Miro, Mezzanine Level

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Youth Employment: Advancing the Youth Workforce Pipeline through Public-Private Partnerships


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Annual Meeting of the Members & Council Awards


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

AT&T Stadium Site Session


2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Attracting Diverse Talent


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Better and Stronger Together: Grantmaker Collaboration to Improve State Policies for Children


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Catalytic Capital: Maximizing Your Mission through Impact Investing


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Conquering Philanthropic Divide: A New Model for Cross Sector Impact in Rural Regions


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Distinguished Service Award Salon


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Funding at the Intersection of Arts Education Advocacy, Policy, and Program Delivery


Sapphire, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Good Bridges Make Good Neighbors: The Foundations of Transnational Community


Emerald, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

How to Simplify Grantmaking with Data Sharing Tools


Manchester, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Learning from the World to Build a Healthy Future Together


Topaz, Lobby Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Looking Ahead: Foundation Investment and Finance Issues Beyond the First 100 Days


Monet, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

The Importance of Community Foundation National Standards: A Discussion with Leaders in the Accreditation Field


Miro, Mezzanine Level

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Water STEPS: Water Scarcity, Trade, Energy, Politics and Security


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learning Lab: Café Momentum


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tackling Life's Impossibilities: The Giving Pledge and Ambitious Philanthropy in the 21st c.


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Global Philanthropy Reception and Dinner


6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Out @ #COFAnnual: The LGBTQ and Ally Reception


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Wellness Powerwalk


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: How Do You Incorporate Equity into Your Philanthropy?


Monet, Mezzanine Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: Philanthropy Responds to Gun Violence in Chicago


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: Steps Towards Sustainable Seafood


Topaz, Lobby Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: The Intersection of Sports and Philanthropy


Emerald, Lobby Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable: Using Collaborative Grantmaking to Reduce Gun Violence in the US


Sapphire, Lobby Level

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Leadership in Action: Thinking Globally and Acting Locally - Philanthropy Leading Together on Complex Issues


Wedgewood, Lobby Level

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Learning Lab: NGOsource - The Power of Partnership


Tower Mezzanine Foyer, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Changing the Culture to Prevent Suicide


Senators Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Developing Authentic Relationships with Grantees


Miro, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Legal Aid Relationships Can Enhance Your Grantmaking


Obelisk A, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Leveraging Federal Investments to Foster Sustainability in Communities: Lessons Learned and Lessons Earned


Morocco, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

New Data on International Giving: Opportunities for U.S. Philanthropy to Engage Globally


Metropolitan, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Oil Spill: An Unprecedented Opportunity for Philanthropy in America's Sea


Governors Lecture Hall, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Raising Your Voice in the Public Policy Sphere: The Time Is Now


Monet, Mezzanine Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Real Change for Families: Community Foundations Helping to Create Family Economic Security


Emerald, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Serving Communities by Sharing What We Know


Topaz, Lobby Level

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Supporting Civic Engagement through Technology and Community-Centered Design


Sapphire, Lobby Level

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wellness Chair Massage


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Listening and Leading in a Divided America


Chantilly Ballroom, Lobby Level